Partnerships Manager - Kinkly

Media · Edmonton, Alberta
Department Media
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Company Introduction


In the world of pleasure-based sex ed, the internet is still one of the most powerful tools out there. Kinkly.com is a sex education site that aims to help people pursue pleasure in ways that are safe, healthy, consensual - and fun! (You can learn more about us here.) As a top website in the sexual health and wellness space, we’re seeking a Partnerships Manager to help us find suitable partners in this space who are aligned with our values. As the Partnerships Manager, you’ll work with our Revenue team to prospect, nurture, & convert cold leads into clients, while also ensuring existing partnerships renew.


Please note: This position is remote within North America.

About Janalta

Kinkly is a Janalta brand. We’re a small team who believes in working hard, getting the job done and enjoying a (virtual) company social on Fridays. We are always looking to innovate, launch new ideas and find new ways to engage with and expand our audience. We’re a place where self-starters thrive and are given plenty of autonomy to test their initiatives, but our culture stresses relying on data and user feedback to determine what success looks like.


Job Description

As a Partnerships Manager at Kinkly, you will be responsible for enhancing relationships with our existing clients, as well as closing existing leads and generating new ones. Our clients come from a variety of niches within the industry, have varying experiences in digital marketing, and a wide-ranging set of needs. You should be comfortable working with all of them and calibrating your approach to each. You must be flexible with your working hours as you will occasionally be required to hop on early or late phone calls with overseas prospects & leads. Finally, you must have a light-hearted sense of humor and be passionate about the intersection of sex education and technology, the web, and media.  

Responsibilities:

  • Handle inbound prospects from end-to-end (cold calling/emailing, nurturing, qualifying, and most importantly - converting) 
  • Approach new prospects via various outbound strategies online (e.g. cold emails) and offline (e.g. tradeshows)
  • Educate prospects of all backgrounds and sizes on advantages of online marketing and our unique solutions
  • Respond to formal and informal proposal requests in a timely manner
  • Engage prospects, leads, and clients (inactive and active)
  • Generate new ideas to attract and convert leads
  • Renew campaigns and partnerships of all sizes
  • Work closely with the Content, Product, and Revenue teams to deliver optimal results for clients.


  Skills and Experience:

  • 2-3 years experience in the adult or sexual health space in a digital media business development role
  • Must have demonstrable experience in managing and growing a portfolio
  • Has worked remotely with teams and cross-functionally
  • Understanding of Salesforce (or other CRM), Excel, and Google Apps
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoys working and speaking with people - you will be emailing and on the phone a lot
  • Comfortable with processes and frameworks (e.g. sales funnels)
  • Coachable - you should thrive on feedback, and always be seeking to improve yourself
  • Organized, focused, reliable
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with data
  • Gritty, iterative, tenacious
  • Industry contacts a bonus


Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job.  We’ll let you in on a secret - there is no such thing as a perfect candidate.  

Janalta is working with the latest technology to create web properties and products in niche industry verticals.  No one is an expert yet, but no one is standing still when it comes to learning.  As long as you are continuing to push your growth and development, then consider applying even if you don’t check all the boxes on our posting.  


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  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Department
    Media
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level