Strategic Partner Manager

    • Chicago, IL

OVERVIEW

As we continue our fast growth, we are looking to add to our Business Development team. We are hiring a Strategic Partner Manager to run select retailer relationships. In this role, you will have responsibilities including, but not limited to create a detailed strategic plan for your retailer, manage external and internal stakeholders, drive key business insights, implement new operational processes and manage client needs.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Own senior-level executive relationships at retail partners; build relationships in partners' organizations
  • Achieve key performance indicators and business goals for your retailer(s)
  • Negotiate agreements with retail partners
  • Collaborate with senior management on developing strategic plans to meet retail partners' needs and grow their business on Instacart
  • Establish a deep understanding of Instacart's business operations, including internal processes, functional group strategies, and competitive context
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to guide implementation of strategic plans and accomplish goals on tight deadlines
  • Perform data analysis to drive key business insights, scalable growth strategies, and detailed execution plans
  • Engage, educate, collaborate, and problem solve with external partners at all levels of the organization

ABOUT YOU
  • 7+ years previous experience; MBA preferred, but not required
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex issues
  • Experience with large data sets and ability to extract business insights from analysis (Experience in SQL, Tableau preferred)
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a rapidly evolving business landscape
  • Solid stakeholder management skills, both for internal and external stakeholders
  • Quick communication response times
  • Ability to manage across functions and present to leadership
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Positive, energetic, and influential relationship builder
  • Some travel required


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