Business Development & Partnerships Manager - US West

Job post summary
Location Americas
Team Partnerships and Business Development

About the role

Shopify’s innovative products are changing the commerce landscape, and our team is writing a new chapter in Shopify’s growth story. As a Business Development & Partnerships Manager - US West, you will be responsible for helping develop & drive the strategy for (and implementation of) scaling SMB merchant adoption of Shopify through public, private, and non-profit partnerships. This is a hybrid role, blending partnerships, sales enablement & operations. 

We’re looking for a Business Development (BD) & Partnerships Manager to join the team, bringing your ideas to the table, as we build our BD and Partnerships strategy for the US West region. If you are creative, view starting from a blank sheet of paper as an opportunity to build something truly unparalleled, and are experienced in building successful, scalable, programs and partnerships from zero to thriving - we want to hear from you!


  • Seasoned business development and partnerships professional. Previous experience in commerce highly valued.

  • Proven ability to develop unique, scalable, high-impact, partnerships for shared value. 

  • Ability to uncover, develop, and own opportunities from blank slate through execution.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills - simultaneously able to maintain focus on the big picture while remaining attentive to detail.

  • Experience building and managing a range of partnerships. 

  • Ability to thrive in uncertainty, resolve ambiguity, and think quickly on your feet.

  • Knowledge of how to develop go to market strategies with multiple types of organizations.

  • “Yes, and…” thinker who is equal parts creative and relentless commitment to go beyond metrics to impact. 

Closing date: Monday, July 26 (11:59PM EDT.)

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our 2020 Sustainability Report to learn more about Shopify's commitments.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
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