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Director of Strategic Alliances

The Director of Strategic Alliances is responsible for driving the success of JazzHR’s strategic & technology partner programs. You will initiate, launch and manage JazzHR partnerships designed to promote the company’s products to the SMB market, with a key focus on driving quality referrals and revenue for all stakeholders.

The Director of Strategic Alliances at JazzHR reports directly to the President and is a member of the executive leadership team. Strategic vision, strong execution, and a “builder” rather than “manager” mindset are key components of this role.

What you'll be doing:

  • Initiate and launch JazzHR strategic alliance partnerships to promote and drive sales of JazzHR products
  • Expand and manage relationships with JazzHR’s extensive network of technology partners.
  • Continually optimize the performance of existing alliances designed to better penetrate partners’ SMB relationships
  • Establish monthly and quarterly performance goals with each partner;
  • Employ creative “win-win” methods for incenting partner organizations to refer and resell JazzHR solutions.
  • Develop and grow a small team
  • Collaborate with corporate and cross-functional JazzHR teams to execute partnership deliverables
  • Travel based on the needs of the business. Approximately 4 nights per month should be expected.

What You'll Bring:

  • 15+ years software industry experience in roles related to strategic alliances, partnerships, business development and/or channel sales
  • Proven success achieving partner launch objectives and sales goals
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving, high growth organization w/ $20M - $100M annual revenue
  • Gravitas to drive hard-charging execution. Interpersonal skills to do so in a positive, constructive, fun manner
  • Ability to conceptualize, design execute & manage successful partnerships
  • Strong financial analysis & forecasting skills
  • Deeply ingrained “we win by delighting our customers” mindset
  • Competitive spirit with a strong desire to achieve greatness
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills, and a sense of humor
  • Comfortable both leading and rolling up sleeves & getting into the details
  • Human Capital Management industry experience preferred

This position is ideally based in our Pittsburgh, PA or Waltham, MA offices.  Must be able to commute periodically or be willing to relocate without assistance.


About JazzHR:

Since 2009, JazzHR has raised the bar in the recruiting software industry, with many of our innovations becoming industry-standard. We’re the first company to put powerful, yet easy-to-use recruiting software in the hands of startups, growing companies, and small businesses from all industries.

We’re called JazzHR because we feel it’s a powerful metaphor for the way our software breaks the rules of our industry. Jazz music doesn’t fit into a box. Jazz fans don’t fit in a box. Our company certainly doesn’t fit in a box, either! We're in constant pursuit of improvement. We're always developing new tools, features, and integrations to help over 7,000 businesses that trust us to help them recruit and grow their businesses.

JazzHR has offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Waltham, MA. Most recently, our team was named "Company of the Year" by the Golden Bridge Awards, a Leader in G2's Fall 2019 Reports and part of the Pittsburgh Business Times' 2019 "Fast 50" List. JazzHR was also included on the Inc 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies for the third year, chosen for TrustRadius's 2019 Top Rated Award and named a 2019 "Rising Star" by the ADP Marketplace. We're proud of our accomplishments - click here to see more!

Our team is at the center of everything we do. If you want to contribute to a growing organization, be challenged, and see the results of your efforts, apply to one of our open positions today!

JazzHR is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are solely based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, gender, religion, ethnicity, age or any other status protected by the laws and regulations where we operate.

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