Content Partnerships Manager, YouTube
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

As a YouTube Content Partnerships Manager for South Africa, you’ll have a unique opportunity to define and lead our content strategy and create long-lasting strategic partnerships.

You will be responsible for establishing content strategies and related plans within South Africa to develop and drive initiatives that enhance the position of our YouTube business and support partner success.

You'll contribute to a broad array of tasks and engagements, including facilitating new partnership agreements, optimizing current activity, resolving business issues, and analyzing and tracking key metrics to identify trends.

You’ll also be responsible for a portfolio of partners - both new and existing - and will be tasked with overseeing their onboarding and ensuring their ongoing success.

While responsible for driving our efforts around the content ecosystem in South Africa, you'll also coordinate with Product, Sales, Policy, and PR to help our business continue to thrive.

Your expertise regarding YouTube's products and our partners' businesses will allow you to identify new opportunities for their growth, launch new products, and expand the impact of our clients' work.

You'll have relationship-building skills and be adept at working effectively with Google's partners in order to best represent our users, products, and programs and drive growth.

At YouTube, we believe that everyone deserves to have a voice, and that the world is a better place when we listen, share, and build community through our stories.

We work together to give everyone the power to share their story, explore what they love, and connect with one another in the process.

Working at the intersection of cutting-edge technology and boundless creativity, we move at the speed of culture with a shared goal to show people the world.

We explore new ideas, solve real problems, and have fun and we do it all together.


  • Manage strategic plans and programs in South Africa for our content partnerships to foster and support partner growth.
  • Manage day-to-day operations and partner relationships, fielding and prioritizing incoming requests, troubleshoot and assist partners / stakeholders around reporting, content management, and creating business plans and reports (external and internal) on partner and vertical performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product, Sales, PR, Marketing, Finance, Legal, and Policy, and work on Google cross-functional team projects such as hosting events and workshops.
  • Define, analyze, and communicate milestones and metrics to enable vertical and partner success.
  • Manage a portfolio of partners, and onboard partners who are new to the platform and help to educate and develop them.
  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in analyzing data to derive business insights.
  • Experience managing strategic partnerships, client management, client focused communications, in TV / media, internet and / or content creator ecosystems.
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently.
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Content creation, strategy, and management experience.
  • Experience in digital / creative entertainment in the relevant market(s), with established relationships within the industry.
  • Experience in discussing strategic media agreements, with a track record of initiating and successfully driving new business opportunities / partnerships in the media and / or digital space.
  • Experience working with publishers, creators, and influencers, and in maintaining business relationships.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and to drive organizational consensus / alignment in a cross-functional and fast-paced team environment.
  • Demonstrated discussion, analytical, and communication skills, with the ability to appropriately adapt communication style depending on the audience.
  • Report this job

    Thank you for reporting this job!

    Your feedback will help us improve the quality of our services.

    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Application form