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Brand Partnerships Manager

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Role Description

We are seeking experienced partnership professionals to help build and grow our brand relationships. As a Brand Partnership Manager (fixed term contract), you’ll be responsible for helping your assigned brands define success on eBay, building a strategy across all of eBay Ads’ suite of products to help them achieve that success, and then following through to ensure it happens. 

You will report to a Head of Brand Partnerships, and will leverage your client side and agency relationships, consultative approach, and deep understanding of e-commerce and e-commerce media to act as a strategic partner for your clients. 


  • Identify partnership and business development opportunities with Brands that are consistent with the eBay Ads strategy

  • Define terms, negotiate and execute deals in complex situations

  • Define key metrics for success

  • Collaborate across cross-functional teams at eBay to ensure partner success

Minimum qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of e-commerce media, Shopper Marketing, digital media, and partnership development

  • History of success closing complex business deals

  • 5+ years of leading client relationships, and working with senior client executives

  • Distinctive creative, strategic and analytical capabilities with a strong track record of setting and delivering against measurable metrics. 

  • Strong communication skills in both business and technical stakeholders, as peers and upwards, on cross-functional teams  

  • Proven track record of high-level negotiation 

  • Ability to work within a highly matrixed organization with widely varied stakeholders

  • BA/BS 

Ideal profile: 

  • 10+ years experience in digital media, with a focus on client direct relationships

  • Deep understanding of search, display, ad-tech, and other media issues

  • Strong working relationship with consumer-facing product and engineering teams, ideally within the advertising space 

  • Demonstrable experience to thrive in a highly matrixed and multilayered environment; executive presence 

  • MBA or equivalent 

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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