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Berlin, Germany

Business Development & Partnerships Manager (m/f/x)

Finance & Growth   |   Job ID  2183866
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Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

We are looking for a Business Development & Partnerships Manager to be responsible for supporting the Audible team in order to positively impact Audible's brand awareness, perception and customer interaction. One area of utmost importance for this role is to also approach our Amazon relationship with an untethered, highly ambitious and creative stance to maximize exposure, and overall business impact from this unique universe. Our ambition is to set new, unprecedented standards in these dimensions.

As a Business Development & Partnerships Manager, you will...
  • Support creative, ambitious partnership marketing strategies, with special focus on third parties and Amazon as our key partners.
  • Build high level relations with Amazon Stakeholders (BD team, Music, Book, Amazon Advertising, AWS) to establish comprehensive mechanisms and campaigns with the aim of achieving highest performance in exposure, conversion and customer acquisition from Amazon networks.
  • Leverage external agencies working on mass consumer partnerships agreements.
  • Negotiate agreements.


  • Professional experience (7+ years) in business development and acquisition marketing in a digital environment, with strong focus on partnership management.
  • Robust track record of establishing and executing highly creative and massively impactful business partnerships for innovative products and services.
  • Experience as a skillful negotiator and communicator, decisive on project implementation, strong diplomacy and leadership to gain buy-in and support from external and internal leaders and stakeholders.
  • Strong background in reporting and proven record of KPI and data analysis. You value data as a translation of success. Also, you know which numbers to look at when measuring success in acquisition marketing.
  • Business fluency in English, both written and spoken.


  • Entertainment, publishing or media company background.
  • Combination of start-up and corporate environment experience.
  • Fluency in Italian German or Spanish, both written and spoken.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify large-scale, creative business opportunities and develop them to success.

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. Audible offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). Some teams will work mostly at hub, some mostly at home and others hybrid. For more information, please visit

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, gender, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual identity, or any other legally protected status. We therefore ask you to exclude unnecessary information, such as a photo, date or place of birth, gender identification, family and marital status, nationality, religion etc. from your CV or resume. Thank you for doing your part to create equal opportunities for everyone.

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