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VaynerMedia • London

Director, Platform Partnerships

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4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

We’re VaynerMedia! We are a contemporary global creative and media agency built for the now. Born in social, our work is now full service, simply loving big ideas that connect and create real change for our clients. We are independently owned, founded in 2009 with offices in London, Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Mexico City. We are recognized for our work in Cannes Lions, the Clios, D&AD and The Webbies to name a few.

Culture is our key and Empathy is how we build it. VaynerMedia EMEA is strong with a world-class combination of diverse backgrounds collaborating to put forward innovative, creative and strategic solutions to the one advantage that stands the test of time - PEOPLE. Day in and day out, we propel some of the biggest brands in the world to the intersection of attention and culture. In EMEA, we are proudly 250+, servicing multi-brands across the region.

The PITCH.

As a Director of Platform Partnerships at VaynerMedia EMEA, you will drive growth and strengthen the company’s impact in the EMEA region through partnerships with platforms such as TikTok, Pinterest, Snapchat, X, Meta and Google, as well as keeping an eye on emerging platforms.

Your main responsibilities will include building and maintaining strong relationships with these platform partners, executing joint business plans, leading internal education sessions, and collaborating with internal stakeholders in order to increase their platform and cultural understanding and application.

Here’s where you come in…

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with platform partners such as TikTok, Pinterest, Snapchat, Meta and Google.
  • Help get the agency first mover advantage when it comes to BETA’s with the platforms, creating joint business plans for our clients alongside the platforms.
  • Lead internal educational sessions to improve Vaynermedia EMEA’s understanding of the platform partners’ latest products and offers, working closely with the creative team to execute our platform missions.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in product, marketing (events and PR coverage), and sales to drive growth and support the region’s business.
  • Work closely with client services and global ops teams to support the development of VaynerMedia EMEA’s products and services.
  • Act as the local point of contact for partner programmes and initiatives.

We treasure Personality and Experience yet we do know that these qualifications lead to what WE KNOW as a success:

  • At least 5 years of social experience, whether from a community management or social media or media manager background.
  • Strong technical understanding of how social platforms operate from a consumer, product and monetisation perspective.
  • Familiarity with the ad-tech and mar-tech ecosystem.
  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Here’s how We Support You

We regularly review our benefits and are committed to providing a comprehensive programme for our people.

  • 27 Days Paid Leave + 1 Day Birthday Leave.
  • Cash Plan with Medicash - Level 2 cover, option to add partner.
  • Virtual GP, Skinvision, 24/7 Health and Stress Helplines, Discounted Gym, Medicash Extras.
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection, Group Personal Pension.
  • Cycle to work scheme and PerkBox (online discount platform with 250 perks available).
  • Employee Assistance Program (Financial, Mental and Physical Wellbeing).
  • Unum Help@Hand (Remote GP, Second Opinion, Mental Health Support, Physiotherapy Support, Life, Money and Wellbeing Support).
  • Sanctus coaching sessions, Journey private and team class sessions.
  • NABS and BIMA UK access in events, classes, coaching and mentoring sessions.

What you SHOULD KNOW about VaynerMedia

Think “lab” and not “agency”. We get excited about solving business problems, not creating advertising for the sake of making advertising. Our entrepreneurship DNA runs deep. We’re willing to break rules, try new things, and test hypotheses if it means better understanding our craft. It’s fun!

We believe 100% that brands can be built on digital platforms and part of our model is built bottom up, flipping the traditional advertising model and process on its head. We don’t play to agency/industry norms and our culture and energy reflects that.

Our environment (and pace) feels much more like a start-up than most agencies you might be used to. Hopefully that, and the opportunity to collaborate with the talented and enthusiastic crew, work with big brands excites you, as it does us. We can’t wait to meet you.

VaynerMedia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that VaynerMedia provides equal employment opportunities to all staff members and job applicants without regard to gender, pregnancy, marital or civil partnership status, gender reassignment, race, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief, part time or fixed term employment, age or any other legally protected class.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.K.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – for up to 4 weeks a year
27 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Summer Fridays - Finish at 3.00pm in July and August
Curious Days - 1 Wednesday a quarter off to learn and upskill.
Location
81%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
71%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
70%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
70%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
78%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
80%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at VaynerMedia

Company employees

170 (across EMEA)

Gender diversity (male:female)

39:61

Office locations

London & Amsterdam

Hiring Countries

France

Germany

Italy

Netherlands

Spain

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Media & Agencies

Media & Agencies

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023