Director, Partnership Development



Sales & Business Development
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
Who We Are
Ontic makes software that corporate and government security professionals use to proactively manage threats, mitigate risks, and make businesses stronger. Built by security and software professionals, the Ontic Platform connects and unifies critical data, business processes, and collaborators in one place, consolidating security intelligence and operations. We call this Connected Intelligence. Ontic serves corporate security teams across key functions, including intelligence, investigations, GSOC, executive protection, and security operations.
As Ontic employees, we put our mission first and value the trust bestowed upon us by our clients to help keep their people safe. We approach our clients and each other with empathy while focusing on the execution of our strategy. And we have fun doing it.
Who You Are
The Director of Partnership Development will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our partnership strategy to drive revenue growth and enhance our market presence. Leveraging existing partnerships, contractual agreements, and a developed pipeline, this role will focus on fostering and expanding relationships with key strategic partners, identifying new collaboration opportunities, and ensuring the success of partner initiatives.


  • Partnership Management: Oversee and enhance existing partnerships, ensuring alignment with organizational goals
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize partner integrations and joint initiatives
  • Develop and implement strategies to deepen relationships and drive mutual business success
  • Commercial Partner Development: Identify and create potential revenue streams across Ontic’s existing technology partner ecosystem
  • Lead negotiations and contract discussions to establish new partnerships
  • Pipeline Optimization: Manage and optimize the existing partnership pipeline for maximum revenue impact
  • Identify and prioritize high-value opportunities within the current pipeline
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create campaigns that support pipeline growth
  • Performance Measurement: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of partnership initiatives
  • Analyze and report on the performance of partnerships, providing insights and recommendations
  • Work with analytics tools to track and measure the impact of partnership activities
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with sales, marketing, product, and customer success teams to ensure seamless execution of partnership strategies
  • Contractual Management: Manage and optimize existing contractual agreements with partners
  • Ensure compliance with contractual obligations and negotiate renewals as needed
  • Work closely with legal and finance teams to ensure all agreements are aligned with company policies


  • 3-5 years of experience in commercial partnership development within the SaaS industry
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and expanding partnerships
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively convey complex concepts to internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven experience in negotiating and structuring partnership agreements and working with senior executives to drive mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Track record of achieving and exceeding partnership development targets
  • Ability to drive measurable business impact through strategic partnerships
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to derive insights from data and make data-driven decisions
  • Familiarity with analytics tools and metrics tracking
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Ontic we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
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Ontic does not provide sponsorship for employment visas or work authorization. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship, now or in the future
Ontic Benefits & Perks
Competitive Salary
Medical, Vision & Dental Benefits
Stock Options
HSA Contribution
Learning Stipend
Flexible PTO Policy
Quarterly company ME (mental escape) days
Generous Parental Leave policy
Home Office Stipend
Mobile Phone Reimbursement
Home Internet Reimbursement for Remote Employees
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Ontic is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors protected by applicable law.