Strategic Partnerships, Program Manager at Bread

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Strategic Partnerships, Program Manager

Bread is a technology company that aims to transform the world of paper credit card applications and hidden interest rates by providing leading point-of-sale financing options for merchants across the e-commerce journey. We build tools, technologies and APIs that allow merchants to integrate an installment loan financing and checkout experience anywhere in their customers’ shopping journey. Bread was started in 2015 by financial technology veterans, and has experienced explosive growth to date. We’re backed by top investors including Menlo Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Kinnevik, among others.

We’re seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to join the Partnerships Team.This role will be responsible implementing and launching strategic partner deals successfully and on time.

The position reports to Head of Partnerships and is based in New York.

Things you’ll do:

  • Responsible for the management of the strategic partner lifecycle from kick off through implementation and launch
  • Manage simultaneous project workstreams internally and externally and is accountable for completion of assigned projects within agreed schedules.
  • Take ownership of projects and initiatives, carefully managing business case, scope, schedule, risks, decisions, interdependencies and interim milestones
  • Act as a point of contact for all stakeholders throughout the strategic partner implementation lifecycle
  • Build and maintain strong partner relationships
  • Build partner trackers, document processes and outcomes, and provide updates to all stakeholders
  • Deliver on milestones and objectives in line with overall project plan
  • Coordinate and participate in quality internal and external project meetings including providing agendas and meeting minutes
  • Troubleshoot and solve partner-related implementation problems in real-time, and
    assign to other team members or escalate as appropriate
  • Work closely with Product, Operations, Sales, Success, Risk, Finance and Integrations and other functional teams

You’ll have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5+ years of experience in partnership management preferred, or project management in payments or lending.
  • 2+ years of experience in a partner and client facing capacity
  • Experience launching or managing products that drive business impact
  • Ability to work cross functionality and seamlessly across business, product and engineering teams
  • Ability to solve complex problems in an organized and swift way
  • Exceptional communication skills and an ability to confidently and effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Team-oriented with an ability to work independently in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, project planning, due diligence, judgment, decision-making and problem-solving skills

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has a great attitude, a strong work ethic and possesses an unwavering commitment to success and learning.

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In the heart of the Flatiron district in between both Madison Square Park and Union Square Park.

An Insider's view of Bread

What are some social events your company does?

We love celebrating all that we can from our monthly happy hours, DI&B events to our summer/winter holiday parties. Our team is extremely thoughtful about how we gather together to ensure everyone is excited about and included in all we do. It fosters collaboration in a more strategic yet relaxed way which helps build relationships.


Head of Employee Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

A typical day at Bread is different depending on the engineer. While some engineers enjoy more autonomy, I enjoy collaborating on projects with other engineers and coming up with great solutions together. We strike a balance between stability and innovation through code reviews and guest lectures. I feel supported in my career growth here at Bread.


Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Bread encourages us to empower ourselves from the very start of our careers by offering every employee a stipend to seek educational resources and support. If you envision a role we don’t currently offer, or aspire to transition internally, we aim to give you the tools needed to meet your goal.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of the great things about working at Bread is the cross-functional collaboration with other teams. As an integrations engineer, I have not only learned how to intentionally build a product in a thoughtful manner from the Engineering and Product teams, but also how to be effective in a client facing role from our Sales and Success teams.


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What are Bread Perks + Benefits

Bread Benefits Overview

100% Paid Health, Dental & Vision
Stock Options
Flexible Vacation Policy
Team Events
Weekly Lunches
Learning & Development stipend
Bi-monthly Yoga
Bi-monthly chair massage
Life events and milestone celebrations

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
We have in office yoga once a week!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Bread sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Friday.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Bread offers employees professional development opportunities like annual individual budget for training, the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Bread hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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Continuing Education stipend
We offer $$$ annually for continuing education.
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