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Facilities Management Express

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Sales – Columbus, Ohio
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you a highly motivated problem-solver with a strategic mindset? Are you passionate about building impactful, meaningful relationships? Are you looking to make a splash as part of a small but growing team? Then we’re looking for you!

We’ve recently added our 1000th customer and are looking to grow our portfolio of services by adding a Director of Strategic Partnerships to lead the cultivation and implementation of FMX’s strategic partnerships.

The Director of Strategic Partnership will be responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships and designing policies that allow partnerships to thrive. This role will see partnerships through from the development stage to implementation/go-to-market and through to scaling, via identifying opportunities, developing and executing partnership plans, and negotiating contracts with strategic partners, followed by continuing to manage relationships post-implementation to ensure partnership success. 

The ideal candidate for this role will have experience conducting market research, building relationships, developing and presenting proposals, negotiating contracts, and working cross-functionally across many teams. In this role, you'll be working in a fast-paced, high-energy, and collaborative environment, where you'll be expected to show up every day and impact the strategy and culture of the company in a positive way. 



  • Map out the FMX ecosystem to use as a benchmark for vetting out potential partners 

  • Build and manage a partnership opportunity pipeline while identifying synergistic relationships and building rapport with potential partners

  • Lead conception, implementation, and optimization of strategic partnerships with the objective of driving growth and engagement

  • Manage partnerships post-implementation; liaise with partners to solve issues, communicate needs, and maintain ongoing synergy

  • Build an organizational network through targeted outreach and strong project planning

  • Analyze and report on partner initiatives, forecast for strategic changes, and report on key metrics 

  • Assist with the development of key metrics/KPIs 

  • Manage relationships with customers and vendors to build the brand and the business

  • Work cross-functionally across all departments of FMX to successfully execute partnerships 

Experience & Qualities:

  • You have a BS/BA or MBA degree in business, administration/management, communications or a related field

  • You have 5+ years of experience in sales or a strategic partnership-based role

  • You have a strong background in marketing 

  • You are a strategic thinker who thrives on problem-solving

  • You maintain exceptional attention to detail, task management, and organizational skills

  • You have experience identifying, structuring, and scaling strategic partnerships 

  • You have excellent written and oral communications skills

  • You can build relationships quickly with anyone

  • You are self-motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment

  • You embody our core pillars: We value our work ethic, we are disciplined in our processes and responsibilities, we are coachable and seek out constructive criticism, we value results and are performance-driven, we treat each other and everyone we meet with respect and integrity. 

  • NOTE: Candidate must currently reside in Columbus, Ohio. No relocation will be provided for this role. 


Life at FMX:

  • You’ll make a big impact: You’ll have significant influence over the direction and future of our company.

  • We value learning and mentorship: We have a training and incentive program and mentorship opportunities.

  • We have flexible working hours: Have a dentist appointment at 8:30 AM? Need to tack on an extra 15 minutes at lunch to squeeze in that workout? As long as you're getting your work done, we are flexible around the traditional "8-to-5" workday.

  • You’ll enjoy a collaborative culture and a close-knit team: We're a team of hard-working, high-fiving, friendly folks. We take collaboration, transparency, continuous improvement, and work/life balance seriously. 

  • You can wear jeans and tees: Feel free to keep it casual, we do.  

  • You’ll enjoy free noms: We keep our break room stocked with free snacks and drinks 24/7. We also have an office kegerator and a catered breakfast once a month.

  • You’ll enjoy an easy commute: We’re located in Grandview Yard right off 315 and are close to great apartments, restaurants/bars, and a gym. 



FMX is founded and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio and develops a cloud-based, software-as-a-service facility maintenance and management product. FMX serves education, property management, manufacturing, and other markets and is one of the fastest-growing companies in its space. Check us out at: https://www.gofmx.com/

Note:  All other company requirements are documented in the FMX Employee Handbook.

FMX is an equal opportunity employer. 

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