YouTube Partner Manager overview

The YouTube Partner Manager team exists to help you get the most out of your YouTube channel. Our invitation-only programme supports creators in various ways. Creators who are looking to learn growth strategies, connect with like-minded creators or chat with someone knowledgeable at YouTube will benefit.

What is a Partner Manager?

A Partner Manager's job is to help creators unlock their potential. You can think of a Partner Manager as your own personal YouTube expert.

These are just a few of the ways that a Partner Manager can help you to succeed on YouTube:

  • One-to-one support: Partner Managers meet with you regularly on a one-to-one basis. You can talk about crafting personal channel goals or channel optimisation strategies, and ask any questions that you may have about running a successful YouTube channel.
  • Exclusive invitations to creator events and workshops: With a Partner Manager, you can expect ongoing invitations to connect with like-minded creators at YouTube-sponsored events and educational workshops.
  • First look at new creator programmes and offerings: Be one of the first to know about new creator programmes, like access to new YouTube features or taking part in experimental pilot programmes.

Our partner management programme is an invitation-only, limited-time privilege. We offer it for a six-month period to certain channels that meet our eligibility criteria. We determine partner eligibility according to channel size, channel activity and adherence to YouTube Community Guidelines. Learn more

Learn more about the benefits of having a Partner Manager on the YouTube Creators website.

YouTube Partnerships team FAQs

Who can get a Partner Manager?
Our Partner Manager programme is currently invitation-only.
In general, we work with channels that:
  • Are located in countries and regions where Partner Managers are available
  • Are in the YouTube Partner Programme
  • Have potential for growth
  • Don't have any Community Guidelines strikes
  • Have no more than one unresolved copyright strike
  • Adhere to our advertiser-friendly guidelines
What countries and regions are eligible for the Partner Manager programme?
If you're in the following countries and regions, you may be eligible to have a Partner Manager:
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • The Netherlands
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
Does a Partner Manager cost anything?
No, having a Partner Manager is at no cost to you.
I'm affiliated with an MCN (multi-channel network). Can I still sign up?
Yes, creators affiliated with an MCN can still be assigned a Partner Manager.
I've found out that I'm not eligible. What should I do?
There are many resources that you can still use to grow your channel: workshops, YouTube Pop-up Spaces and more! Be sure to explore the Creator Hub to see what's available for you.
How do I know that the emails I'm receiving are really from YouTube?
We know that you might get a lot of people contacting you about your channel. Here's how you can check that an email is actually from the YouTube team:
  • Check the email domain: Make sure that the email is from an @google.com, @youtube.com or @partnerships.withyoutube.com email address. Emails from any other domains that claim to be from YouTube or Google are likely to be fake.
  • Check the links: Make sure that the URL of links or forms included in the email end with youtube.com, withgoogle.com, withyoutube.com, youtube.secure.force.com or youtube.force.com.
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