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Partner Development Associate, Commercial Partnerships



Sales & Business Development
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, December 29, 2023

Meet Gorgias, the customer service platform designed for ecommerce merchants, and built to provide amazing experience to shoppers at scale on Shopify, BigCommerce, and Magento. Our product empowers merchants to manage all their customer service in one place over email, live chat, voice, Facebook, Instagram, and SMS.

Everything we do is for our customers, and we’re currently serving over 12,000+ ecommerce merchants, including : Steve Madden, Timbuk2, Decathlon, and Sports Illustrated. They love us for our innovative product, our focus on their ecommerce needs, and, of course, our lightning-fast customer service response time.

We raised $25 million in our Series B round in December 2020 and $30 million in our Series C round in 2022. We more than doubled in size in every meaningful way: annual recurring revenue, the size of our customer base, and the size of our Gorgias team, for starters.

We’re still growing fast and looking for new teammates who want to grow with us.

Join our team for the opportunity to:

👩🏼‍💻Work with smart, passionate people every day

💪 Get extreme ownership over your work and results

🧠 Be treated like the expert you are

Partnerships at Gorgias

  • Agency is the #1 growth channel at Gorgias generating over 25% of all new revenue

  • Commercial Partnerships is the fastest growing partnerships team at Gorgias

  • 150 Tier 1 Agency Partners, 700 Tier 2 Partners, and 1000+ Tier 3 Partners

  • Average contract value: $3k+

  • Close rate: 40%

  • Sales cycle: 30 days to close

  • Growth: 100%+ YoY

  • This position is office based in Toronto

What You'll Do

The Partner Development Associate role is focused on sourcing new partners to fuel the agency channel growth. As a Partner Development Associate on the Commercial Partnerships team, you will own:

  • Meetings booked with new Tier 1 + Tier 2 agency prospects. You will hold a quota and be responsible for optimizing your pipeline of agencies to hit that quota.

  • Creation of highly personalized copy and multi-channel sequences to convert our most valuable agency prospects

  • Collaboration with the broader partnerships team to find creative ways to scale partner acquisition

  • Become a thought leader about all things eCommerce

Who You Are

  • You want to step up to a challenge and maximize your impact to scale agency acquisition at Gorgias

  • Growth mindset: You love driving new experiments and optimizing current ones to maintain fast growth of our partner program

  • Experience in sales and partnerships. You can handle objections and have a demonstrated track record of meeting and exceeding quotas.

  • Strong copywriting and communication skills. You're able to understand our audience's needs and craft compelling stories on how we can grow together through partnership.

  • Very tech savvy and comfortable leveraging automations to boost efficiency

  • You are comfortable solving problems and using data to make decisions

  • You have a strong ability to influence. People trust you for your matter expertise

  • Passion for learning! You know that you don't know much, and you want to improve every day

Perks & Benefits

  • 💰 Competitive salary (60th percentile of the market) and equity packages (65th percentile of the market)

  • 🏖️ 4-week vacation

  • 🤕 Paid sick leave

  • 🧸 Paid parental leave

  • 💻 MacBook Pro

  • 🍽️ Personal credit card to buy lunches (you’ll have your own Gorgias credit card)

  • 🏥 We provide private health insurance and retirement pension

  • 💆🏻‍♀️ Get up to $900 CAD to set up your workstation at home (working from home should feel breezy)

  • 📚 Get up to $2600 CAD of learning material per year (includes books, courses, and training sessions that are easily identified and linked with your job scope. This also covers individual coaching!)

  • 🥰 Every quarter, we organize an online company-wide summit to discuss where we’re going and strengthen social bonds. Once per year, we organize offsite team retreats and company retreats! (Here is the photo album from our last company retreat in Mexico in 2022, when we were a total of 200 people!)

Why join us?

🚀 We're among the fastest-growing startups in the eCommerce ecosystem

🦄 We've built an extremely efficient go-to-market engine

🥇 Work with a talented team you'll learn a lot from

🙏 Join a company where automation and good & clean data are core beliefs shared by all

🎥 Here is an interview with one of our team member’s experiences from our most recent company retreat to Cancun!

More cool things to know about Gorgias... 😁

Gorgias ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Gorgias is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact accommodation@gorgias.com