Partner Sales, Senior Manager - Commerce Cloud
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We are looking for a highly motivated leader and teammate to join the Marketing Commerce Retail Consumer Goods (MCRC) Partner Sales team to design, launch and support a plan to accelerate and scale the growth of our business with our Leading Marketing Cloud SI and ISV partners.
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 Marketing Cloud partner ecosystem across all US Business Units. Additionally, you must be a highly motivated individual with expertise working in a fast-paced, cross-functional manner. You have deep Salesforce Marketing Cloud expertise. You have the ability to establish broad senior-level relationships. You have a proven track record of delivering results and getting things done. You will demonstrate solid business acumen, have excellent communication skills and are able to effectively build relationships with SI, ISV partners and executive leaders in the partner ecosystem.
This professional will focus on the Salesforce Marketing Cloud full stack of solutions, while also needing to maintain a deep understanding of all Salesforce core technologies. Part of your role will be to articulate 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 in the assigned territory.
Manage to make an impact within your first 90 days. Drive to succeed and results-focused
Excellent understanding of growing and sustaining businesses in a highly competitive and changing marketplace
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.
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 Marketing Cloud and B2B and B2C Commerce Cloud, CRM, and Platform projects.
Ability to liaise with and motivate individuals at all levels of partner relationships.
Politically astute, a good understanding of business, and able to ascertain key decision-makers
Work with marketing to plan marketing events
Deep Salesforce Marketing Cloud subject matter expertise
Strong track record of exceeding partner revenue targets
Sound business acumen skills; thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Strategic problem solver who can 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 significantly influenced revenue through SI / ISV partnerships.
Comfortable working with multiple internal teams, from individual contributors to senior executives, and 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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