Global Partner Marketing Programs and Communications Specialist (R7963)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

Elastic seeks a dynamic Global Partner Marketing Programs and Communications Specialist to drive our partner marketing initiatives. In this fast-paced role, you will craft and implement compelling campaigns that amplify our partner ecosystem. With your strategic mindset and creative flair, you will develop innovative programs that cultivate strong relationships with our valued partners and fuel our mutual growth. This is an opportunity to leave your mark on our partner marketing efforts, propelling Elastic's success through effective communication and collaboration.

This specialist will help build content to drive awareness and curiosity about Elastic with and for the Partner community. You will build and deliver coordinated campaigns that encompass the entire marketing mix and span across the Partner Marketing organization. You will bring both the ability to lead coordinated projects and handle vendor relationships, while rolling up your sleeves to brainstorm and deliver new storytelling formats.

What you get to do in this role:

Build within a Partner Marketing Department: As the communications coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in coordinating the creation of promotional materials to build and develop a strong brand identity across various areas. Your responsibilities will include developing partner-focused content and collateral, such as compelling case studies, success stories (win wires), and an engaging web presence, with the aim of driving partner channel sales and awareness. Additionally, you will actively promote partner engagement by meticulously planning and producing awareness activities, including content creation, events, and targeted campaigns. Furthermore, you will take the lead in developing comprehensive partner marketing program strategy for promoting the brand and encouraging successful partnerships.

Champion Partner Marketing Growth - Relationships and Pipeline: Maintaining positive and productive relationships with key partners is essential for success. You will proactively develop joint marketing plans that align with market trends and customer needs, fostering a collaborative approach. You will build robust internal and partner sales enablement programs for joint solutions that empowers both teams to effectively promote and sell the combined offerings. Your strategic approach will allow you to offer insightful recommendations for existing and new partner opportunities, improving their potential. Working closely with the partner business development teams, you craft quarterly partner plans that generate market awareness and drive opportunities both directly and through the channel, ensuring a cohesive and impactful go-to-market strategy.

Emphasis on Results: As a savvy marketer, you understand that a marketing strategy is only as good as the research and development that drives it and the pipeline and positive metrics it produces. You diligently evaluate the performance of programs and recommend improvements to enhance their effectiveness. Keeping a close eye on leads generated from partner events, you meticulously track and report on program performance, analyzing the sales pipeline data to ensure a positive return on investment for all marketing efforts and expenditures.

What you've done / who you are:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in marketing, public relations, business management, partner management, advertising or a similar field.
  • 5+ years of writing and storytelling.
  • Experience with Google Suite
  • Highly organized with attention to detail. You can plan a project without missing a beat and work independently or part of a team. Intellectually curious and unafraid to roll up your sleeves analyzing what’s working and what’s not - Not afraid to ask questions.
  • You’ve worked with multiple tech Partner types; IE: GSIs, MSPs, OEMs, Cloud Partners etc.

Optional Experience:

SFDC, Tableau, Management Board, Graphic Design/Web Editing, Advertising experience on Linkedin, Facebook, X, and Paid Media.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Increase your impact - We match up to $2000 (or local currency equivalent) for financial donations and service
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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