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Partner Account Manager

Company: AvePoint
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Are you looking for a role where you can develop, enable and grow successful strategic partner relationships? We are seeking someone who will own, lead, build and manage regionally a partner eco-system with a focus on key strategic partnerships that will drive growth for the company. You will be given an entrepreneurial opportunity in a rapidly growing enterprise infrastructure software company to further define the appropriate regional partner eco-system in support of our go-to-market plan, customer engagement lifecycle and value-based delivery approach and then execute on it.

What will you be doing?

The Partner Account Manager is responsible for driving partner enablement programs along with the development of partner business development plans. He/she will continue to support and nurture existing partnerships including working active opportunities with them, managing the pipeline and leveraging the partner's customer base for AvePoint's products, solutions and services. 

This role will be measured primarily on the amount of sourced pipeline and sourced bookings from the partner eco-system along with achieving the overall booking goals of the regional business unit. The targeted types of partners in the desired eco-system include: system integrators and managed service providers who are either solely dedicated to the Microsoft technology stack or have a significant portion of their business that is driven by it, and will provide either complementary services and contracting vehicles to accelerate the deal cycles. We operate in a co-sell environment currently with these partners. 

In addition, the Microsoft partnership is the most significant partnership that needs to be developed and focused on as it can drive the highest growth trajectory for AvePoint. In addition, we do want to broaden our partnership relationships where they can deliver deployment services around our products outside the basic migration offerings and increase the technical enablement of their consultants. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and prioritizing the relationships with partners that will ultimately drive increased sourced pipeline and bookings for AvePoint
  • Ensuring effective and timely co-selling motions with our direct sales force and the partner eco-system
  • Establishing yourself as the point person for day to day account management inquiries and performance concerns. Being present and available to partners to continually build customer loyalty and ensuring ongoing enablement of our solutions and value propositions
  • Modeling exceptional partner account management that delivers sales and service excellence
  • Driving the growth and development of mutually beneficial working relationships with account team and key internal partners, and leverage work from and collaborate with other teams

OK, I'm interested... is this the job for me?

We look for people who value agility, passion and teamwork; those who can bring fresh ideas to the table and want the opportunity to learn, grow, and expand their careers. Bring your aptitude and build upon what you do best for our customers, partners, team, and you.

Other qualities you'll need to be a fit for this role include:

  • 5+ years of proven track record in building alliance partner programs within enterprise software markets, preferably infrastructure
  • Successful track record of exceeding, business development and booking goals
  • Experience in personally managing end to end partner enablement plans, both business development and technical product training/knowledge transfer
  • Experience working collaboratively with internal direct sales & services team in successful closing of deals
  • Ability to develop with partners a quantifiable business case that will both establish and drive a strong mutually beneficial partnership that drives the partner's investment of both time and money
  • Ability to build strong relationships with senior executives and owners within partner community
  • Exceptional listener, highly empathetic to partner needs and perspectives
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize accordingly

About AvePoint 

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

AvePoint promotes and maintains a drug-free workplace. 

Keywords: AvePoint, Jersey City , Partner Account Manager, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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