Director of Partnership Sales

About Niche
We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Niche is the best place to research U.S. colleges, schools, neighborhoods, and companies. Every month millions of people use our easy-to-read and comprehensive reports cards, rankings, and reviews to choose the right schools, neighborhoods, and companies for them. is all about finding where you fit in and that mission inspires how we operate every day in our office. On top of that, we want Niche to be a place people truly enjoy working.

About the Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic director level candidate to lead the partnerships team at niche. Our partnerships team manages all revenue-generating partnerships that don’t involve schools - from test prep to student loans to real estate listings. The director of partnership sales is responsible for leading our partnerships team in deliveing revenue growth from these channels primarily through performance marketing, display advertising, brand partnerships, and data licensing.

What You Will Do

  • Own the revenue number for our Partnerships channel and help the company hit our total bookings goal - Find ways to expand existing revenue channels and close new business opportunities.
  • Develop and execute the company's short and long-term Partnership Roadmap.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Sales, and Marketing teams to ensure alignment on company strategy and fuel Partnership growth.
  • Lead a small, but growing Partnerships Team and build a framework for scalable growth.

What We Are Looking For

  • A hands-on, down-to-earth leader, who naturally rolls up his/her sleeves to make things happen.
  • Demonstrated success in driving revenue growth for a Sales or Business Development team with a background in digital advertising sales/partnerships.
  • Track record of closing and retaining large, customized deals that are unique to the client / opportunity.
  • Proactive problem-solver with strong analytical skills - able to identify opportunities in numbers and drive sales growth from them.
  • A change agent who relishes a fast-paced, highly energized environment and is able to work through complexity and ambiguity to drive clear strategic thinking
  • Inclusive leader who is an excellent communicator and active manager who can develop and grow the Partnerships team.

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee.
  • 20 PTO days, 10 Paid Holidays and 3 Volunteer Days Off per year
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options and 401K
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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