Partnership Manager, Apple Watch

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200073677
Are you passionate about Apple Watch app development? Do you enjoy partnering with teams to help create compelling products? Apple is looking for a dynamic, focused, nimble, and highly motivated individual to join the Worldwide Developer Relations Partnership Management team. As the Partnership Manager for Apple Watch, we are seeking someone who will champion Apple Watch third-party apps worldwide. This hybrid role between Partnership Management, Technology Evangelism, and Product Marketing serves as a liaison and developer advocate across all marketing teams. You will be responsible for cultivating relationships with strategic software developers, inspiring watchOS technology adoption, and fostering the delivery of world-class third-party products for Apple Watch across every category in the App Store. Dynamic, creative people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. We are looking for a passionate person to join this amazing team and if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you.

Key Qualifications

  • Product management and/or product partner relationship management experience
  • Project management skills with remarkable follow-through
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Passion for technology and familiarity with software development
  • Solid understanding of software user interface and experience design
  • Effective presentation skills for various audiences (one-one-one, small and large groups, C-Level to engineer, designer, or developer)
  • High emotional intelligence, diplomatic approach to communication
  • Curious, creative thinker, and storyteller
  • Passion for excellence, keen attention to detail
  • Self-directed, comfortable working independently, and with teams
  • Adaptable to quickly shifting priorities and deliverables
  • Knowledge of Apple Watch industry trends
  • Demonstrable passion for Apple platforms preferred


- Advocate of latest and the greatest watchOS technologies, internally and externally - Work with cross-functional teams to identify, develop, and track world-class third-party Apple Watch apps - Maintain a deep understanding of third-party products and the watchOS ecosystem - Track leading watchOS apps for marketing opportunities - Advocate for 3rd party developer needs and perspective - Deliver critical, compelling messaging internally and externally to promote best practices

Education & Experience

BS / BA degree

Additional Requirements