Lightspeed is hiring an

App Store Manager

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lightspeed is looking for a tech-savvy, sales driven App Store Manager / Partner Manager for the EMEA region to join our dynamic Strategic Alliances team. Located in Amsterdam and reporting into the Manager, Strategic Alliances & Enterprise Sales EMEA, you will build and expand our BLX/UK/DACH App Store with great partner products and make strategic deals that are valuable to the company.

On a daily basis you will work with other companies (varying from e-commerce/retail start-ups to enterprise) that are - or might be - attractive to partner with. You then activate these partners to build on our platform and close a commercially attractive deal. You will support partners during app development, and aid to launch and market the new apps to our merchants. You sort of play technical product manager for our upcoming apps and themes. You have a business mind-set, are an excellent communicator, and understand API’s/coding and technical product management. You work to succeed and get paid to help other companies thrive on our platform!

Want to have a look at what we are currently offering? Visit http://lightspeedhq.nl/ecommerce/apps

Now we get to brag about us: Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while creating a better customer experience. More than 36,000 businesses processing over $12 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile POS and newly acquired eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Investissement Québec (IQ). With our recently acquired eCommerce platform SEOshop, Lightspeed is growing into an omnichannel solution for mid-market businesses worldwide. Our culture is focused on enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new app partners on an on-going basis: manage onboarding and enablement processes and develop go-to-market strategies for each app in cooperation with the partner
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the App Store & Integrations in the region
  • Research the enterprise app market to determine new apps, pricing & analyze competitive market places
  • Responsible for delivering defined ROI, key learning’s, reporting and evaluation of partnership impact to drive market share growth, brand awareness and sales
  • Strong understanding of current trends, patterns, and events in the industry 

 

Requirements:

  • Fluent in Dutch/German and English
  • University degree in Engineering/Business/Marketing or other relevant studies
  • 2+ years of related work experience – ideally with partnerships in software companies
  • Excellent communication skills - you are a true relationship builder
  • Passion for software technology / e-commerce / retail / horeca
  • You take initiative, you’re a self-starter and you act with confidence and conviction
  • You are ambitious and driven to accomplish your goals
  • You are a team player 
  • You have a strong attention to detail

 

Assets:

  • Understanding/experience with API's, Coding, HTML
  • Fluency in other languages
  • Knowledge of the retail/e-commerce industry

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