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Strategic Partnerships Development Associate

Posted By Jess LinningLondon - Hybrid


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£37.50 per hour PAYE

Start Date:


Job Title: Strategic Partnerships Development Associate
Location: London, UK
Duration: ASAP until Jan 31, 2025
Work Schedule: Hybrid (Remote on Monday & Friday, Onsite on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for building and maintaining strong partnerships? Join our client as a Strategic Partnerships Development Associate and become a key player in driving business growth and success through effective partner relationships. As part of their team in London, you will work on end-to-end partner engagement, manage project components, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute prioritized project work, ensuring timelines, goals, and objectives are met.
  • Deliver full pieces of partner projects with minimal assistance.
  • Contribute to the identification, creation, negotiation, and implementation of effective business development agreements.
  • Support partner engagement by tracking business metrics and building business forecasts.
  • Work with Product, Engineering, Legal, and other cross-functional teams to drive successful project outcomes.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with external partners.
  • Own the end-to-end partner experience, including negotiating and finalizing contracts, executing account plans, and resolving partner issues.
  • Develop partner strategies, conduct industry research, and contribute to product strategy.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Ability to understand stakeholder needs through dialogue and make strategic recommendations.
  • Experience in interpreting legal documents and collaborating with attorneys to ensure contract accuracy.
  • Strong questioning techniques to understand underlying beliefs and motivations during discussions.
  • Ability to combine technical and financial data to differentiate and position company products and solutions.
  • Experience in navigating through the sales process and reaching mutually agreed outcomes.
  • Knowledge of managing several related projects or programs with the intention of signing deals.
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with different stakeholders and businesses, demonstrating approachability and authenticity.
  • Confidence in interacting with senior leaders, addressing difficult questions, and maintaining professionalism in high-pressure situations.


** This role is available for a limited time only. Next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates by Friday 26th April ** 

Client Description

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.