Senior Manager, Partnerships and Licensing
Job Details
Full Time
4 Year Degree

About Us:

At Nearpod, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on and We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We've adopted a remote-first culture. Our diverse team is based across the US with many working out of our office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Location: Remote


Position Overview:

Hundreds of publishers and brands want to partner with Nearpod to deliver their content. As Senior Manager, Partnerships & Licensing, you will oversee all aspects of our content partnerships and digital rights management. You will evaluate partnership opportunities, negotiate contracts, and oversee management of our partnership portfolio of over 50 partners. In the long term, you’ll work with the team to build a strategy and scalable process for partners to work with us. You’ll collaborate closely with our content team to ensure that all third party Intellectual Property in our lessons is done according to terms of our contracts.  As a member of the Content team reporting to the VP of Product Strategy, this role will manage a small team (currently one direct report). 




Own our content partnership strategy 

  • Evaluate and seek out partnership opportunities 

  • Negotiate contracts, coordinating closely with our legal and finance teams 

  • Oversee relationships with our existing content partner portfolio

  • Oversee royalty payments and data reporting for partners

  • Monitor and manage our relative royalty and licensing costs and seek out ways to optimize costs while ensuring partners continue to benefit  


Build our future partnership strategy

  • Collect, analyze and present data and market-driven insights regarding the impact of our partnerships

  • Develop a vision and strategy for what partnerships with Nearpod should look like and build a scalable process to achieve it


Oversee Digital Rights Management and licensing

  • Manage processes for all licenses and digital rights assets  

  • Work with the team to ensure that all 3rd party intellectual property in our lessons is in accordance with the terms of our contracts

  • Oversee periodic audits of 3rd party IP in our lessons



  • Minimum 7 years of experience building business partnerships 

  • Demonstrated experience in reviewing and negotiating contracts

  • Experience managing strategic projects

  • Strong desire to work on a mission-driven team 

  • Ability to oversee complex projects with many pieces

  • Extremely strong eye for detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Fluency in analyzing data

  • People management experience is a plus


Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
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