Partnerships Manager (Contract) (all genders)

Native Instruments team


For 25 years, Native Instruments has been at the heart of musical innovation. We’ve created communities, pushed technological boundaries, and opened new creative horizons for amateurs and professionals alike. Guided by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, Native hardware, software, and digital services provide fully-integrated solutions for musicians, producers, and DJs of all genres and levels of experience. Native Instruments is part of Soundwide, whose mission is to make music and audio creation a more joyful and inspiring experience for creators everywhere by helping them to find, and stay in, their creative flow. Soundwide’s collective vision is to inspire and empower creators to express themselves and reimagine the future of sound.
Our B2B Partnerships team is the access point for content around the NI ecosystem in order to inspire creators to shape the future of music. We are looking for an experienced Partnerships Manager (f/m/x) who is passionate about music technologies and trends. In this position you will be serving as the primary interface between developers utilizing Native Instruments technologies (NKS, Kontakt, Reaktor).
This position is a temporary, part-time role with the need being from Dec.1, 2022 - Feb. 28, 2024 at 80% capacity.
What You'll Do
  • Taking responsibility for the on-boarding of new NKS, Kontakt, Reaktor and featured NKS shop products from our partners and overseeing their progress through the sales funnel
  • Developing and growing reliable, long-term B2B relationships by unlocking value for the company and our partners
  • Leveraging data, insights and feedback to contribute to sales forecasts and the planning of marketing campaigns
  • Execution of sales campaigns


  • Significant experience in partnerships management and/or sales within the context of music technology
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and develop long-term, reliable relationships
  • Strong reasoning skills and the ability to contribute to reports and financial forecasting
  • Outstanding negotiation skills and the ability to consistently find the best outcome for all parties involved
  • You are a self-starter who enjoys working both on your own as well as in teams
  • You are an excellent communicator in written and spoken English
  • Broad knowledge of the music technology market and its dynamics and trends and experience with music production workflows and working with KONTAKT based libraries and iZotope plug-ins would be a huge plus

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Native Instruments

For over 20 years, Native Instruments has been the backbeat to the music industry. As leaders in digital music creation and performance, we’re right there on stage and in the studio with global stars and legends in the making. Driven by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, our hardware, software and digital services provide innovative, fully-integrated solutions for music producers of all styles and genres. We are based in the heart of the German capital’s creative hub employing more than 400 people across our seven offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Toronto, Paris, and Shenzhen.

Job Details

Posted on Oct 26

Berlin, Germany