Partner Marketing Manager at edX

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edX seeks a Partner Marketing Manager to enable and inspire our university and industry partners. Working with internal and external stakeholders, the Partner Marketing Manager will develop and execute specific partner marketing programs. This position will maximize the scale and impact of our partner relationships by driving partner awareness and supporting the adoption of edX’s strategic initiatives, such as new product lines (credentials), business strategies (e.g., subscription model), and content acquisition priorities. Working in close collaboration with our Partner Success, Product, and Partnerships teams, this role reports to the Director of Enterprise Marketing.

We are looking for a results oriented, highly collaborative marketing professional who thrives on creating successful partnerships. The ideal candidate has experience managing multi-channel communications programs and working in an account- or client-facing role, preferably with some international experience. This is a high-impact role with uncapped opportunity to benefit edX partners and learners.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a communication strategy to improve partner awareness of the edX brand and key company initiatives.
  • Create marketing plans to support and enable new partnerships.
  • Develop and maintain marketing toolkits to enable partner marketing efforts.
  • Work closely with the Partner Success team to deliver quarterly business reviews, including the creation of reports, presentations, and key messages.
  • Develop and implement partner enablement tools to drive mutual business value of partnership.
  • Create content and identify communications vehicles to support the efforts of the Partner Success and content acquisition teams, including messaging, presentations, newsletters, in-person and virtual events, and announcements.
  • Define partner marketing KPIs and implement regular reporting and analysis to track success.
  • Act as the main interface between the Partner Success and Marketing teams.

Skills

  • 6+ years of marketing experience (account marketing and product marketing experience preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A customer-focused mindset, innovative ideas, and a deep appreciation for edX’s mission 
  • Highly collaborative; excellence in building cross-functional relationships and alignment across diverse stakeholders 
  • Passion for results, measurement, and optimization, with a capacity to relentlessly adjust as necessary to improve performance
  • Ability to think out of the box and test new, creative approaches and strategies
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

About edX

A non-profit founded by MIT and Harvard, edX offers a world-class education to everyone, everywhere, allowing learners to gain in-demand skills and knowledge to support career and lifelong success. We are based in Cambridge, MA, and provide more than 30 million people with access to education from the best universities and institutions in the world, including Harvard, MIT, and Oxford. edX offers a highly competitive benefits plan, a pension program, free daily lunches, and numerous other fun perks. Are you ready to be a part of our mission?

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

edX is right near the MIT campus in the Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge, MA. There are cafes, bars, restaurants, gyms, and a T stop nearby!

An Insider's view of edX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Always fun and collaborative. I've never worked at a place where so many co-workers greeted me by name after just my first day.

Jim

Sales Development Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

My work focuses on enabling course teams at partner institutions to create high-quality learning experiences on edX.org. Right now couldn't be a more critical time for this work as we ramp up the amount of Master's degrees we are offering this Fall. I work with faculty, instructional designers, media producers, and project managers.

Ben Piscopo

Learning Designer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Working at edX has given me invaluable experience that has allowed me to explore and develop my career. I’ve been able to take on challenges and learning opportunities that have helped me discover the work I’m most passionate about. In my time at edX I’ve grown into a new role and continue to learn more about my work and myself.

Mary Mooshian

Associate Product Marketing Manager

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At edX, getting your work done is very important, but the company also understands that your life and well being outside of work is directly correlated to productivity during work hours. This is clearly communicated across all levels and departments. There is also lots of company wide fun activities that help us get to know our coworkers outside.

Juliana

Software Engineer I

What are edX Perks + Benefits

edX Benefits Overview

edX employees are eligible for all MIT benefits. Enjoy the benefits of an established benefits program, but still live startup life.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
edX volunteers for the Charles River Conservancy for a Cleanup day and is deeply embedded in the local edtech community.
Partners with Nonprofits
edX partners with Year Up and She Geeks Out.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
edX has a Sustainability committee, various employee resource groups, and an edX Cares committe involved in giving back to the community.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We have a pension plan too!
401(K) Matching
5% match
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
edX's summer party is for the whole family!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive _40__ hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
edX hosts two company outings per year - in the summer and in the winter. There are department-specific outings throughout the year!
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Recreational Clubs
edX has a running group and a pickup basketball team.
Fitness Subsidies
edX has access to the MIT gym at a great rate!
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We have a $5,000 tuition reimbursement (per calendar year) through MIT's benefits. Additionally, we have a $200 stipend (per calendar year) for edX courses.

Additional Perks + Benefits

As employees of MIT, we have some of the best benefits around! Free lunch every day (of various catered cuisines) brings people into the cafeteria to enjoy lunch as a group, and opens up edXer's culinary horizons.

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