Strategic Sales Search
July 12, 2019
Within Bay Area Or Major Airline Hub City, United States
Job Type


Seeking a highly motivated and experienced software sales professional to join the team as a Channel Sales Manager.  This position may be based in Palo Alto, California, at headquarters, or could be at a major airline hub elsewhere in the US.

Key Tasks:

  • Develop and manage channel partners to drive deal registrations and revenues.
  • Engage partner sales / account teams to identify opportunities for new business.
  • Develop, manage, and report on partner sales funnel. Accountable for deal registrations and revenue target.
  • Work hand-in-hand with partners through entire sales process including sales collateral, joint customer meetings and demos.
  • Presentations, tender preparation, pricing, negotiating, contracting, etc.
  • Assure partners have up-to-date knowledge of new products, features, roadmap, etc., provide regular training.
  • Close deals and supervise deployments until invoicing and collection is completed.


  • 3+ years experience working at a channel partner organization preferred. Also consider a candidate who has been working with channel partners in a co-sell and resell environment and complex channel relationships (Co-sale, resale, OEM/Licensing).
  • Strong sales background – Proven sales ability including: pricing, relationship building and management, consultative selling.
  • Hands on individual, self-starter.
  • Significant experience and track record in selling enterprise software solutions to System Integration Partners and Value Added Resellers.
  • Experience selling  enterprise security software and services; cloud-enabled file sharing and enterprise collaboration software solutions a plus.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving. Strong human and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills is a must.
  • Can operate with a high degree of independence within agreed policies, targets and budgets.
  • Enjoys working in a team environment and being part of a fast growing company pioneering leading-edge technology.

Success Metrics:

  • Deal Registrations.
  • Revenue (booking and billing).
  • Strategic partner/Reseller partner development.


  • Some travel required for closing sales as well as industry and partner events. (30%)
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