ISV Senior Business Development Manager



Sales & Business Development
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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Department Description: provides a compelling opportunity for OEM/ISV Sales Professionals with a proven track record exceeding quota in technology sales. Our goal is to build an organization of intelligent, trusted, OEM/ISV Partner Account Managers committed to our vision of changing the OEM/ISV sales and software landscape. With 95% customer satisfaction, a best-in-class CRM and OEM/ISV Platform, and a fiercely loyal customer base, it’s a powerful combination for sales success. Top sales talent across the world join us for our “change the world” mentality; the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced, performance-based, team atmosphere.

Role Description:
We are looking for a high-energy, driven professional with excellent business acumen, strong technical aptitude, consultative sales solution experience, and preferred front-line leadership experience to join our ISV Partner Recruitment team. This role will require a passion for the Salesforce platform and products and an interest in proliferating the AppExchange ecosystem. You will be recruiting and contracting new ISV Partners, and managing a team of Business Development Reps. Ideal candidates should be eager to advance in our organization by demonstrating their ability to be tenacious self-starters every day. Salesforce offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be provided the tools, resources, and leadership to recruit new ISVs and take your career to the next level.


Individual Contributor:

  • Help build and define recruiting motion for high visibility or complex ISV lead onboarding

  • Onboard and contract specific companies to become ISV Partners

  • Enable partners to launch on the AppExchange and drive initial revenue for partnership

  • Identify partners with high potential to drive ACV

  • Work in sync with the AppExchange Technical Solutions team to validate the Salesforce platform and to assist in ISV Partner efforts to build solutions on the platform

  • Work across business development, Partner Account Management, Legal, ISV support teams, and other internal stakeholders such as direct sales to manage onboarding.

  • Achieve targets and metrics outlined by the business


  • Driven self-starter who has a passion and knack for problem-solving.

  • Proven consultative sales solution skills, including contract negotiation and the ability to drive urgency and a deal forward to execution

  • Ability to run executive leadership meetings and manage multiple internal stakeholders.

  • Displays ample business acumen and executive presence

  • Consistent track record of building, developing, and managing high-performing teams

  • History of building strong internal relationships in a highly matrixed, global organization

  • 5 years of applicable Partnership/Sales leadership experience

  • Positive, proactive attitude, goal-oriented

  • Comfortable in high-pressure environments

  • Strong time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Passion and commitment to partner success

  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment

  • People management experience preferred


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