Partner Sales Manager - Financial Services
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We are looking for a highly motivated leader and team player to join the A&C Business Unit Partner Sales team to design, launch and support a plan to accelerate and scale the growth of our business with SI and ISV partners within our Financial Services business. This role will report to the RVP Sales Lead for the Financial Services OU.This is a key and strategic role that requires a balance of strategy, sales and a roll-up your sleeves and "get it done" attitude. Success requires the design and execution of a plan to develop and accelerate the growth of our partner ecosystem.
Additionally, you must be a highly motivated team player with expertise working in a fast paced, cross-functional manner. You have the ability to establish broad senior level relationships. You have a proven track record on delivering results and getting things done. You will demonstrate a strong business acumen, have outstanding communication skills and are able to effectively build relationships with SI, ISV partners and executive leaders in the partner ecosystem.Key to the position is effective collaboration with multiple cross-functional stakeholders, including sales, alliances, marketing, legal, operations and SI / ISV partners. Maintains a deep understanding of Salesforce technology and articulates Salesforce value propositions to new and growing partners. This individual will hold the accountability for achieving and exceeding the performance targets jointly established with SI / ISV partners.
Perform all aspects of partner development, including: identification of partner segments, relationship definition, launch activities, partner competency
Execute the development of our SI / ISV Partner Sales strategy
Provide consistent partner management to ensure that our Systems Integrator partners are developing their sales, pre sales and delivery capabilities in line with Salesforce strategy.
Recruit, develop and manage a partner base
Work with Salesforce SI / ISV partners to generate new business in existing accounts and in new markets, as well as ensuring our partners assist in delivering successful CRM and Platform projects in a defined territory or region.
Liaise with and motivate individuals at all levels of the partner relationships
Initiate and conduct sales readiness training events
Work with marketing to plan marketing events
Strong FINS background
Strong track record of exceeding partner revenue targets
Sound business acumen skills; thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Strategic thinker who is able to blend consulting and business strategy to develop compelling plans for new partner initiatives.
History of successfully developing and leading multiple strategic partnerships
Good knowledge of Salesforce technology and applications products/solutions, platform and SaaS
Must be comfortable with complexity, and thinking on multiple levels of abstraction; demonstrates use of critical thinking techniques.
Excellent spoken and written communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills
Ability to work both independently and with a team
Experience with creating and building differentiated relationships with partners in the SI / ISV community.
Demonstrated ability to drive significant influenced revenue through SI / ISV partnerships.
Comfortable working with multiple internal teams, from individual contributors to senior executives, as well as building/maintaining relationships with clients, partners, etc.
Willing and able to travel.
Broad-based business and technology expertise with 10+ years in either alliance management, consulting, or sales with a track record of driving successful business development activities
Experience of working with SI consulting organizations in multiple cities/verticals.
Experience working with multiple Sales teams driving and building the partner ecosystem.
Highly motivated and independent contributor.
High energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the business.
Business, Computer Science or Engineering Bachelor's degree (MBA degree is preferred)
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