Partnerships, Enablement Lead

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

The Partner Enablement role is responsible for creating and executing scalable on-boarding programs that benefit Square and Square’s Partners. You will be primarily focused on helping our Partnerships organization sell-through our partners’ products into Square’s merchant base, working very closely with Square’s Sales and Marketing teams. You will become an expert on our partners’ products, and be competent with training our internal Square Sales teams on how to market and sell partner products. This is an exciting opportunity working with Square partners across omnichannel commerce ecosystem. You will secondarily be responsible for helping our partners sell Square’s products into their customer bases. This will require a knowledge of Square’s products and value propositions.

This is a critical role on the partnerships team, and you will be required to have a good mix of abilities that include: ability to understand and explain multiple products’ value propositions, strong communication and presentation skills to create and own training programs, an ability to be a confident public speaker and product expert, and a desire to drive for significant growth in our business. 


You will:

  • Be a liaison between Business Development, Partner Management, Product Management, and Sales

  • Create a Partner Enablement Roadmap and help ensure that new partners are engaged in activities outlined in the roadmap

  • Monitor, document and communicate Partner Sales & Enablement progress to partners

  • Work closely with partners and product marketing teams to strategically deliver product training, assets, and collateral during product releases and updates

  • Assist with partner recruiting

  • Operate with little oversight, be an executor, and be able to drive excitement and consensus across variety of teams across Square

  • Lead and grow a small team




You have:

  • Leads with Vision and Purpose: Communicates a compelling and inspired vision and sense of common purpose. Invests time to look beyond what’s possible today. Sets clear milestones and holds people (and self) accountable to deliver

  • Executes Effectively: Successful track record of planning and execution. Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions. Delegates well. Sets clear goals and measure, monitors process, progress, and results. Designs feedback processes into work to always stay on track.

  • Works Effectively with Senior Leaders: Can build relationships, sell and deal comfortably with executives. Can craft approaches that are perceived as positive and successful. Knows how to deliver to build credibility

  • Leads Change: Successful record of leading organizational change. Passion for helping others succeed, especially in a sales-specific or business related function. Dedicated to helping other improve, find purpose in the day-to-day, and coaching others

  • Fantastic public speaker. Inspirational and motivational: comfortable delivering trainings, speaking engagements, hosting events, and managing a classroom filled with diverse background and unique content

  • Ability to drive and manage cross-functional initiatives at scale

  • 6 + year sales experience and/or Partner Enablement experience, preferably with a successful track record of managing people and/or project teams

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.