Position Description:Okta is looking for a Regional Alliance Managerwith strong deal, strategy & relationship management experience to accelerate our Field Alliance ecosystem, with the objective to extend Oktas reach & revenue & strengthen our partner channels across the NY Metro area.
The ideal candidate will possess a strong sales, alliances & channel marketing background that enables them to engage with partner sales organizations at the VP/SVP level, interact with a wide variety of companies who operate with different business models & marketing strategies (e.g. resellers, referral partners, systems integrators & solution providers) & Oktas field sales teams.This candidate will be laser focused on revenue generation, but strategically aligning to build long term, scalable GTM partnerships.
Candidate should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically & analytically about business, product, & technical challenges, with the ability to build & convey compelling value propositions & work cross-organizationally to build consensus. We are looking for candidates that are creative, aggressive & looking to expand & advance their alliance sales responsibilities.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- Work with regional Okta Sales team in the NY Metro to define go to market plan for partners in territory.
- Recruit, enable, & manage a set of regional resell & referral partners in assigned territory.
- Engage & connect focused technology alliance partners in region & enable them on the Okta value proposition, value of our integration. Leverage technology alliances partners to drive joint pipeline.
- Leverage strategic systems integrators in region to ensure coverage in Named & Enterprise accounts.
- Build strong working relationship with all named & enterprise sales, service, marketing & enablement teams.
- Drive influence & partner sourced deals with defined partners in order to achieve quota.
- Manage & report pipeline on regular basis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- 8 years minimum channel & alliance experience. Preferably in SAAS & IAM space.
- Familiarity with Global & Regional SIs in Cyber Risk & Identity Practices.
- Familiarity with Oktas technology alliances partner ecosystem. Ability to articulate our partnership & Integration value proposition.
- Track record of having & achieving channel/alliance quotas.
- Willingness & ability to travel within territory.
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.