Partner Marketing Manager - Public Clouds

  • Canonical
  • Home Based - Americas
  • 29 May, 2024

Job Description

The role of a Partner Marketing Manager at Canonical

Canonical is looking for a partner marketing manager who will be responsible for developing our Canonical co-marketing relationships with our public cloud partners (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Oracle…). Canonical partners with the leading companies in technology across public cloud, silicon (ARM, Intel, Qualcomm, Mediatek, Nvidia, Xilinx…), hardware vendors (Dell, HP, HPE, Lenovo). As our business increasingly depends on partners, the scope of our partnership grows every year (GSI, software vendors, IoT…). We are thus looking for an individual, who will not only drive successful marketing activities with our public cloud partners but also shape our partner programs.

The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, technology marketing and the use of technology in marketing. They prefer to work in an environment that emphasises ownership of campaigns, collaboration, learning, curiosity and a drive to continually improve oneself / the team / the organisation. They love to problem solve, get hands-on, experiment, measure and use automation to make daily life easier.

This role sits in the Marketing team reporting to the Head of Partner Marketing.

Location: This role will be based remotely in the Americas region.

What your day will look like

  • Grow public cloud sales through integrated partner marketing programs
  • Establish & support relationships with public cloud across sales, channel, and marketing teams
  • Develop & maintain a deep understanding of partner business strategies and objectives.
  • Craft co-marketing strategies and programs that benefit both Canonical and partners, from messaging to program delivery
  • Scale replicable campaigns globally across geos and verticals leveraging MDF 

What we are looking for in you

  • Experience in B2B marketing and experience working with strategic corporate partners to develop co-marketing initiatives. Experience with public cloud vendors preferred
  • Strong customer/partner relationship management skills.
  • Proven analytical skills, able to assess opportunities and make decisions on ROI/advantages of programs & investments.
  • Track record of delivering strong results and innovation.
  • Growth mindset - someone who is not afraid to think big and take on risk.
  • Willingness to roll up their sleeves.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a self-starter, fast-paced and changing environment
  • Love for diverse work assignments and the opportunity to try new approaches

What we offer you

Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation. Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.  

In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, you can ask in the later stages of the recruitment process.

  • Fully remote working environment - we’ve been working remotely since 2004!
  • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000 USD per annum
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual holiday leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at ‘sprints’
  • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events

About Canonical

Canonical is a pioneering tech firm that is at the forefront of the global move to open source. As the company that publishes Ubuntu, one of the most important open source projects and the platform for AI, IoT and the cloud, we are changing the world on a daily basis. We recruit on a global basis and set a very high standard for people joining the company. We expect excellence - in order to succeed, we need to be the best at what we do.

Canonical has been a remote-first company since its inception in 2004.​ Work at Canonical is a step into the future, and will challenge you to think differently, work smarter, learn new skills, and raise your game. Canonical provides a unique window into the world of 21st-century digital business.

Canonical is an equal opportunity employer

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity, we will give your application fair consideration.

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