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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

Affirm is committed to building lasting partnerships with merchants for long term growth and ongoing revenue generation. As a Strategic Alliances & Partnerships Manager, you will work with some of Affirm’s largest and most strategic partners to drive revenue, GMV, and users. The Strategic Alliances & Partnerships Manager position is a high-profile, partner-facing role requiring outstanding relationship management and strategic planning skills to influence internal and external stakeholders and create strategic opportunities. The Strategic Alliances & Partnerships Manager acts as the central contact for Affirm partners and is responsible for driving business growth through strategic partnerships, helping to expand Affirm’s reach while creating value for both Affirm and its partners.

This person will report to the Director, Strategic Alliances & Partnerships.

What You’ll Do

You will manage a large Affirm partner and will be responsible for developing and driving strategic initiatives to drive business growth and create new opportunities for Affirm.
You will be responsible for managing expansions, optimizing existing programs, and setting the strategic direction for projects and programs.
You will deliver a proactive client management strategy to drive incremental gross merchandise value (“GMV”), revenue, and users, and expand Affirm’s relationship coverage and influence with the partner.
You will analyze partner performance and recommend programs to increase product adoption, grow up-funnel awareness and visibility, and sell into expansion opportunities.
You will orchestrate cross-functional teams across our Product, Technical, Credit, Analytics, Marketing, and Risk teams to execute partnership initiatives and drive business results.

What We Look For

5+ years of B2B client-facing experience; preferably in a high-tech environment
Experience negotiating and closing commercial contracts (e.g., RFPs, renewals)
Excellent customer relationship management skills with the ability to manage strategic accounts
Experience in managing cross-functional projects with a high attention to detail
Strong written (e.g. proposals, memos, e-mails) and verbal communication (e.g. presenting) skills
Excellent analytical abilities to review merchant performance and report on the impact of specific programs to internal and external stakeholders.
Knowledge of consumer finance offerings, integrated software solutions, and e-commerce preferred
Comfortable using Salesforce and BI tools

Pay Grade – USA50

Employees new to Affirm or promoted into a new role, typically begin in the min to mid range.

USA On Target Earnings (CA, WA, NY, NJ, CT) per year:

Min: $225,300

Mid: $247,800

Max: $270,300

USA On Target Earnings (all other U.S. states) per year:

Min: $202,800

Mid: $223,050

Max: $243,300

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and you can work almost anywhere within the country of employment. Affirmers in proximal roles have the flexibility to work remotely, but will occasionally be required to work out of their assigned Affirm office. A limited number of roles remain office-based due to the nature of their job responsibilities.

We’re extremely proud to offer competitive benefits that are anchored to our core value of people come first. Some key highlights of our benefits package include:

Health care coverage – Affirm covers all premiums for all levels of coverage for you and your dependents
Flexible Spending Wallets – generous stipends for spending on Technology, Food, various Lifestyle needs, and family forming expenses
Time off – competitive vacation and holiday schedules allowing you to take time off to rest and recharge
ESPP – An employee stock purchase plan enabling you to buy shares of Affirm at a discount

We believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

[For U.S. positions that could be performed in Los Angeles or San Francisco] Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, Affirm will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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