Lifestyle Partners Lead - Food

Job description

Are you ready for a positive and life defining P&P challenge?

‘Empowering people to live their passions’

Our purposeful mission: reimagine Communities of Passion and propel them into Self- Perpetuating Economies.

Personally & Professionally, all of us at AAQUA will ensure that Aaqua (the proposition) will be a vibrant and fluid mix of ever-evolving Passion Communities where we focus on inclusiveness, authenticity and creativity, whilst always ON, keeping it real.

We naturally respect and embrace cross- cultural diversity and encourage reimagining experiences by out- of- the- box thinking, striving to make the impossible very much possible.

We enable our people to contribute to Aaqua’s purpose by bringing their own passion to our workplace community, collaborating with a team of like-minded people from all walks of life who love what they do.

Your Purpose

Your role as Lifestyle Partners Lead (food) will assist in all areas of Lifestyle, including Content, Brand and Commercial Partnerships. You will take responsibilities, including but not limited to industry research, prospecting and closing new business and potential partners, and fulfilling partnerships.

Your Focus

Your contribution will include:

  • Domain expert in the Lifestyle Industry in APAC across Food, Dining and Lifestyle.
  • Lead tactics and prospecting of potential partners across Food Lifestyle genres
  • In partnership with M.A.G.I.C. Director set GTM approach for partner acquisition across brands, publishers, creators and IP owners across the Food Lifestyle genres
  • Develop and cultivate strong business partnerships with brand/IP owners, owning C-Level account relationships while defining and driving achievement of key partnership OKRS
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and best practices for brands, publishers and creators in the Food Lifestyle space
  • Collaborate internally with cross-functional stakeholders including Members, Community, Proposition and Partners, to deliver best-in-class execution of all projects and campaign
  • Generate business and consumer insights to improve partner results
  • Provide guidance and training to junior team members.
  • Bring curiosity, grit, creativity, empathy, and passion every day to the team and this role

Job requirements

Your Journey

Ideally your career journey to date will have given you experience in or exposure to the following:

  • 5+ years of work experience in content strategy, business development or related work for food media, brands, consulting or technology companies
  • Deep understanding of Food and dinning trends and a passion for the industry.
  • Proven track record in business development and partnerships with an ability to close deals
  • Tactical thinker with strong analytical skills who can dissect complex issues and make recommendations and action plan to an Executive Level.
  • Exceptional analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • High-energy, team-first attitude: Motivated to work hard in a fast-paced, ever-changing start up environment
  • Experience working with Events and/or Social media is a plus

Your Knowledge

Given your epic background, you will have a deep passion for Food, Dining and Lifestyle and experience in content and GTM roadmaps. The ideal candidate has relationships with brands, creators and IP holders across the Food landscape. As we are a global team to truly connect and collaborate, your business English skills are a must.

Your Qualities

Your qualities are seen, heard and observed every day through your words, actions and behaviours. They are a key part of our DNA.

We seek our team members to be:

• Agile
• Authentic​
• Collaborative​
• Courageous
• Curious​​
• Passionate
• Resourceful

Your Attitude

Your attitude is a big part of what you bring to Aaqua. It contributes hugely to our culture, which is why cultural fit is something we take very seriously when we bring on new team members.

We expect everyone to play their part in:

• Putting Members First
• Building an Inclusive Community
• Delivering the Unexpected
• Be Always Evolving, and
• Keeping it Real

Why work with us

At Aaqua we are committed to real economic value distribution and this extends to our people. Aaqua is creating a work culture that caters to all your YOU's. Our total rewards package is highly attractive, with generous compensation, options programs, comprehensive medical coverage and workplace flexibility.

Developing our people is a given and the exposure you will get at Aaqua will see you always evolving, creating opportunities for rapid career advancement. By putting our "members first" (that includes YOU), you will deliver the unexpected every day. Aaqua's agile focus drives collaboration, ideation and allows you to be your true self, empowers our people and delivers a passionate and fun team.

Aaqua is a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to be reflective of our members and commit to a non-discriminatory culture that does not judge by; age, gender, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, race and colour, disability, religion and beliefs, pregnancy and family responsibilities, education level and all of your YOU's.

Aaqua is the place for all YOUR ‘YOUS’!

Feel like YOU are a fit for this opportunity?

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