At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the worlds largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month. Cloudflare protects & accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance & a decrease in spam & other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer & named to Entrepreneur Magazines Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious & empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves & learning new skills, & we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse & inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential & support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
About the Department
Channel Account Managers, Account Executives, Business Development Representatives, Solution Engineers, Customer Success, & Sales Operations - all working together help our customers adopt Cloudflare & create great Internet-enabled experiences. The sales team at Cloudflare helps customers solve real, technical problems while creating the revenue streams that help the company provide free service to millions in our community.
What you'll do
We are looking for a seasoned channel sales professional to help us build out the channel organization across the NEMEA region. This is a great opportunity to be our first Channel Sales person for the region & play a critical role in establishing Cloudflares presence in the market.
In this role, youll identify, recruit & operationalize new reseller & systems integrators partner organizations to help expand Cloudflares indirect sales reach within an assigned territory. You will build a regional partner business plan with quantified goals & milestones to achieve partner sourced revenue metrics to meet all quarterly sales requirements.
As the first Channel Sales Manager, you will develop a comprehensive regional partner map, outlining target partners to recruit. You will work with partner stakeholders to drive sales enablement & coordinate technical training of Cloudflares solutions, work with respective field teams on demand generation initiatives & campaigns, as well as working with direct sales on various Channel oriented opps.
Additional responsibilities will include:
- Maintain & report an accurate sales forecast in SFDC.
- Manage contract negotiations.
- Maintain a robust sales pipeline.
- Develop long-term strategic relationships with key partners.
- Ensure customer satisfaction.
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge & experience
- 7+ years in Software/SaaS/Security Sales & Channel management.
- 5+ years of experience & a proven track record developing a partner ecosystem VARs, SI's, MSPs/MSSP's, within a SaaS model.
- Understanding of cloud infrastructure ecosystem & cloud security is highly preferred.
- Direct experience in recruiting, onboarding & enabling resellers/SI's.
- Experience working in a start-up environments.
- Ability to travel 30-50% of the time.
- Technical competence strongly preferred.
What Makes Cloudflare Special?
Were not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. Were a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free & open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically & artistically important organizations & journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflares enterprise customers--at no cost.
Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state & local governments have the highest level of protection & reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information & voter registration.
Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.
Sound like something youd like to be a part of? Wed love to hear from you!
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