Partnership Manager, Apple Watch

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 3, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200073677

Are you passionate about Apple Watch app development? Do you enjoy partnering with teams to help create compelling products? Apple is looking for a dynamic, focused, nimble, and highly motivated individual to join the Worldwide Developer Relations Partnership Management team.

As the Partnership Manager for Apple Watch, we are seeking someone who will champion Apple Watch third-party apps worldwide. This hybrid role between Partnership Management, Technology Evangelism, and Product Marketing serves as a liaison and developer advocate across all marketing teams. You will be responsible for cultivating relationships with strategic software developers, inspiring watchOS technology adoption, and fostering the delivery of world-class third-party products for Apple Watch across every category in the App Store.

Dynamic, creative people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. We are looking for a passionate person to join this amazing team and if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you

Key Qualifications

  • Product management and/or partner relationship management experience
  • Project management skills with remarkable follow-through
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong familiarity with Apple's Human Interface Guidelines
  • Solid understanding of user interface and experience design
  • Keen eye for what makes a great app
  • Effective presentation skills for various audiences (one-one-one, small and large groups, C-Level to engineer, designer, or developer)
  • High emotional intelligence, diplomatic approach to communication
  • Curious, creative thinker, and storyteller
  • Passion for excellence, keen attention to detail
  • Self-directed, comfortable working independently, and with teams
  • Adaptable to quickly shifting priorities and deliverables
  • Knowledge of Apple Watch industry trends
  • Demonstrable passion for Apple platforms preferred

- Champion and in-house expert on Apple Watch third-party apps worldwide
- Evangelist of latest and greatest watchOS technologies, internally and externally
- Work with cross-functional teams to identify, develop, and celebrate world-class third-party Apple Watch apps
- Maintain a deep understanding of third-party products and the watchOS ecosystem
- Champion leading watchOS apps for marketing opportunities
- Advocate for developer needs and perspective in first-party product road mapping
- Deliver critical, compelling messaging internally and externally to promote best practices
- Provide product strategy and UI/UX guidance to third-party developers with apps in development, alongside Partnership Management and Evangelism
- Attend industry conferences to stay current on trends and competitive landscape

Education & Experience

BS / BA degree

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