Vice President , Partner Marketing

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We are looking for a Vice President, Partner Marketing to deliver multi-million-dollar marketing partnerships with Fortune 500 companies that will drive brand relevance and growth in our listener base.  The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to think strategically and analytically about business and product opportunities, and a demonstrated track record of initiating and driving high-value partnerships from ideation to integration.  This role is located in our Oakland, CA office and reports into the Chief Marketing Officer.


  • Proactively engage top tier brands and current Pandora partners to drive marketing that deliver listener growth, subscription revenue and brand relevance.
  • Analyze the needs of the business and of prospective partners to build a partner marketing strategy and roadmap.
  • Work closely with Business Development and executive management to identify the strategic partner list, define KPIs and drive success against them.
  • Develop insight-driven, client-facing narratives that prove the value of Pandora.
  • Assure strong and accurate reflection of Pandora’s unique differentiation and story-telling in all partner and joint marketing campaigns at launch and ongoing.
  • Close alignment with all marketing efforts (Growth and Retention, Brand Marketing, Product Marketing, Advertiser, Artist).
  • Lead team of high-performing marketing partnership team members.
  • Define strategy and prioritization around Brand Relevance / Lifestyle partnerships for either Business Development or Marketing Partnership team to negotiate.

Required Skills:

  • 12+ years experience in B2B and B2C partner marketing
  • Track record of developing and executing winning B2C marketing strategies, across marketing disciplines and channels.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage partner relationships that drive meaningful growth through marketing.
  • A strong track record of developing and maintaining highly collaborative 
cross-functional relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional initiatives.
  • Track record of successfully rolling out complex and large scale partner marketing programs.


  • Confident yet humble; dynamic, audacious, aggressive, proactive, focused on driving results.
  • Demonstrates excellence in execution; aligns key stakeholders to decisions; highly collaborative with cross-functional partners and customers; knows how to get desired stories told.
  • Insights driven, innovative; champions breakthrough ideas and initiatives.

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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