Head of Global Channel Partnerships


31st August 2022

Akero is Net Natives’ AI-powered automated advertising platform and provides education marketers with a fully integrated solution for planning, delivering and reporting on student advertising, marketing and recruitment.


We are looking for a Head of Global Channel Partnerships who will be responsible for the strategic growth of Akero’s partnerships with our key agency partner, Edtech technology and data platforms, and other emerging partners.


It’s essential that the person in the position is a champion for channel partnerships, operating with a consultative mindset, and building value-based relationships.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Optimise referral activity from both the existing and new-to-Impact channel partners (agency, technology platforms and other)
  • Support effective referrals between partners and Akero Sales team
  • Facilitate Akero knowledge share, enablement and training across channel partner types and teams
  • Identify and evaluate channel partners against corporate metrics of success
  • Sustain productive channel partnerships through business reviews, regular networking and stakeholder alliances
  • Build trust and encourage greater pipeline sharing and collaboration with strategic channel partners
  • Uphold data hygiene within the internal CRM delivering accurate reporting on all channel partner activity
  • Represent Impact on an industry-level, attending events and supporting Marketing with comment/opinion contributions


You’ll live our values, to be accountable for your own tasks, to be brave and try new things and to be curious, staying up to date with industry updates and the latest developments. All the while working in a team that is recognised as one of the most supportive in the industry.


Location: Brighton. Remote applications also accepted from locations throughout the UK

Salary: £70,000


Sounds good?


Great, here’s what we need from you…



  • Advanced experience in Digital Marketing for Higher Education
  • Advanced experience in commercial partnership development
  • Expert understanding of the Higher Education partnerships space
  • Expert understanding of Ed tech competitor technology and business models
  • Demonstrable success in identifying, maintaining and growing partnerships activity


Company Information:

We are Net Natives and we’re on a mission to use data, technology and creativity to transform the way students connect with higher education institutions. Each year we connect millions of students with the courses and institutions that change the world.


Over 100 creatives, strategists, technologists and analysts in the UK and USA have built a revolutionary data driven technology platform that predicts and automates student advertising. Whilst our creatives and strategists develop concepts and content that inspire students for some of the world’s leading education brands.



Our culture is based on our simple ABC values (Accountable, Brave, Curious). We are accountable to providing you with the best working environment we possibly can.

Our enhanced benefits package has been designed with our people in mind. We have focused on seeing and hearing what our global employees want. Here are some of our fantastic benefits.

  • Start with 25 days holiday which increases with your length of service
  • An additional 3 days off for Christmas shut down
  • Buy additional holidays or Family and Dependent Days
  • No one should work on their birthday… have a paid day off!
  • Contribution towards your home workstation setup
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Tests and contribution towards glasses
  • Self-Care Fund
  • Access to our Employee Engagement Platform which provides Rewards and Recognition, Benefits, Discounts, and Concierge Service
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Regularly staff entertaining, gifts and awards
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing – Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Time off for Charity / Volunteering work
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity or Adoption Pay and Maternity ‘Self Care Days’


Plus we know that your personal development is fundamental to our mission and so we tailor a progression path personalised to you.


Net Natives is an equal opportunities employer. We passionately believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and our DEI group is continually looking at ways we can encourage every Natives to be brave in their expression and belief in themselves.


Our hiring process is pretty simple…

  • You found this job because you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity or got sent this job ad because someone thinks you’re amazing and really cares about you
  • You’ve made it this far into the job advert and you know you want to find out more so you tell us you’re interested (apply – send a cover letter and up to date CV)
  • You have been invited for an interview – we like to start with a call with our CEO. Then further interviews with our CTO and Product Success Director. You will be required to do an interview task.
  • You come in and meet some of your new team (virtual or face to face)
  • If you are successful, you land yourself an amazing job and amazing things start to happen!


Apply on the company LinkedIn page here