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Partnerships Manager

  • full time
  • Linz or Vienna
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Want to support hundreds of millions of people in their fitness journey? Join the Runtastic team and work for the adidas Running app

As our Partnerships Manager it will be your responsibility to partner with industry leaders and help drive our partnership ambitions of getting more people active on our adidas running app. You will be responsible for building joint business plans with our existing and new partners to help increase awareness of adidas Running amongst new audiences and bringing partner benefits to our highly active members. This is a parental leave cover with a limited period contract until March 2025.

You’ll contribute by:

  • Developing our annual partnership strategy together with our wider Marketing team  
  • Creating and managing meaningful partnerships through the initiation of joint business/activation plans
  • Approaching, pitching and onboarding new partners
  • Preparing analytical reports to identify business opportunities and showcase partnership performance
  • Guiding and managing internal stakeholders (e.g. from Marketing, Product, or Engineering) as well as external ones (such as third party companies) to drive partnership operations
  • Defining KPIs on the basis of the partnership strategy and regularly monitoring performance
  • Collaborating with adidas partnership teams to ensure the presence of the adidas Running app in the brand membership strategy

What makes you the right match:

  • 4+ years of experience in Partnerships, Marketing or similar B2B roles, in the sports or tech industry
  • Proven track record of creating and executing partnership activation plans, preferably with high profile partners
  • A natural relationship builder with experience in project management and working with internal as well as external stakeholders
  • Affinity for sport and digital products as well as familiarity of app space/API integrations
  • Analytical thinker who takes ownership of KPIs and displays a data-driven mindset
  • Excellent communication and English skills, as well as a proactive and user-oriented attitude
  • Creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to self-start in sometimes ambiguous circumstances
  • Valid work permit for Austria

About Runtastic:

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  • 6 weeks of paid vacation (instead of the Austrian standard of 5 weeks)
  • Fancy offices with plenty of space for creativity and informal meetings, including the obligatory table tennis and foosball area
  • Workations (work remotely from abroad for up to 20% of your annual working time while getting to know a new place or visiting friends and family)
  • Learning and development budget for courses or conferences, in-house soft skills trainings and subsidized German language courses
  • Attractive discounts on adidas products and access to our corporate benefits platform that contains over 1.500 different discount offers and shops
  • Working café, terrace, and a play zone with table soccer for the well-deserved breaks
  • Ongoing company parties and sponsored team events
  • Quarterly "days of new ideas" (DONI) to try out new concepts & work with a variety of team members
  • Holistic health package including subsidized massages, free psychological support, and health screenings
  • Free in-office yoga classes, a calisthenics park on the rooftop terrace in Linz as well as budget for participating in sports events
  • Grocery vouchers of € 2 per working day as well as fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy snacks, ice cream (during summer time), and beverages all day long in our offices
  • All-team breakfast or brunch, provided by the company, every 2 weeks
  • Visa sponsorship (incl. assistance from our in-house experts) and relocation package
  • Hybrid work approach with 3 days (60%) per week home office possibilities and 2 days (40%) per week office fun


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And here’s the fine print: Compensation throughout the company includes fixed and variable monetary compensation as well as our benefits package. Our fixed salary for this position starts at EUR 51,000 gross per year (based on a 38.5 hours working week).Your actual offer depends on your skill set and experience. As variable component we have a Short-Term-Incentive plan in place. 

Additionally, learn more about our benefits package here.

Sarah Koblmüller
Your contact
Sarah Koblmüller
Head of Talent Acquisition
+43 660 661 60 69