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Convene // conference & meeting spaces
Sales, Full Time    New York, New York    Posted: Friday, March 26, 2021
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About You:

The Account Executive for Partnership Channels will play a key role in the development, implementation, & execution of Account & Channel Partner Management strategies that are aligned with Convenes unique business objectives. You will manage key relationships with Channel Partners, including hotels, conference centers, & others who are in a position to refer revenue opportunities to Convene in an effort to identify  & convert recurring revenue opportunities across all Convene products. 

In this role, you will drive business opportunities to the Convene Virtual & Hybrid Meetings Products as well as cross sell & referral into other Convene products, like WorkPlace.

The Account Executive for Partnership Channels will report directly to the Vice President of Partnership Sales, work day-to-day with Convene Sales leadership, Account Management team, as well as cross-functionally with Convenes Virtual & Hybrid Delivery, Legal, Revenue Management, Marketing, & other teams as necessary. 

What Youll Do:

  • Cultivate lasting relationships with established & target channel partners, including assigned hotels, hotel companies, & venue partners as well as certain partners to drive net incremental revenue.
  • Build detailed account plans for each partner to map out organizational structure & identify key leadership contacts,
  • Collaborate closely with VP of Partnership Sales, SDR, & others, including Marketing, to thoughtfully manage outreach strategies through direct-sell prospecting efforts, nurture campaigns, hosted events, & product demos,
  • Account Executive will thoughtfully deliver opportunities to Inside Sales & Account Management teams & collaborate to ensure high sales conversion rates,
  • Establish, implement & execute a holistic channel-based Sales Strategy to drive portfolio opportunities:
    • Aggregate & record key account intel, metrics & feedback in Convenes instance of Salesforce to maximize insight,
    • Optimize channel partner experience, operating frictionless referral & sales processes, and
    • Maximize reseller revenue opportunities.
  • Negotiate & execute Partnership Agreements that support revenue growth strategies across Convene products, with a heavy emphasis on virtual & hybrid. 
  • From time to time, & when it is safe to do so,  travel to execute property familiarization tours, pitches/presentations & dissemination of key account intel to support Channel & strategic partner sales strategy.

What We Look For: 

  • 5+ years of experience in Sales with a demonstrated track record of success in B2B sales in technology software & solutions and, preferred, experience selling solutions to hotels & hospitality organizations,
  • Relationship-focused approach with proven account & channel management skills,
  • A strategic thinker with meticulous attention to detail; the ability to understand the overall business & strategy, & drive execution of strategy into tactical action. 
  • A proven ability to create strong & productive relationships at multiple buyer levels within channel partner organization. 
  • Proven closer & history as a collaborative seller
  • Demonstrated hands-on proficiency in 
  • Thoughtful teammate with excellent collaboration skills & the ability to influence & motivate team members across functional areas, 
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize & effectively manage various projects based on rapidly changing business requirements & landscape. 
  • Ability to flourish in an extremely fast-paced, high-growth, constantly changing organization & business environment. 
  • Ability to travel domestically & potentially internationally up to 5-12 days a month (when travel is permitted)  

Leadership Capabilities:

  • High degree of personal drive & able to pursue own intuition & vision 
  • Exceptional track record of sales relationship & account leadership with a willingness to be a player more often than a coach 
  • Responsive to demands from multiple internal & external stakeholder groups 
  • Must be challenging & diplomatic; able to influence those outside own reporting structure 

Who We Are:

Convene is a premium work experience company that includes a network of 25+ meeting, event, & office locations, & Virtual & Hybrid Meetings products. Were creating premium, hospitality-driven, & tech-enabled meeting & event experiences through our proprietary technology platform & network of premium workplaces. Join us at the forefront of improving how people meet & work.

Were Here For You: 

At Convene, youll receive:

  • Excellent health coverage for you & your family 
  • Medical & insurance navigation support through Eden Health
  • Generous paid time off, including an extra day off for your birthday 
  • 401K plan with company matching
  • Professional development support 
  • Access to healthy meals & snacks at work (when in the office) 
  • A chance to be part of a dynamic, growing team 
  • The opportunity to have a significant impact on your team & the business in the work that you do 

Convene is committed to building an inclusive & diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer & welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities & perspectives.

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