Channel Sales Manager, Eastern Europe & Russia
Cloudflare, London, UK
Help us build a better Internet
At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers trillions of requests per month. Cloudflare protects and 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 and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and 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, and Sales Operations - all working together help our customers adopt Cloudflare and 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 Eastern Europe & Russia. This is a great opportunity to be our first Channel Sales person for the region and play a critical role in establishing Cloudflare’s presence in the market.
In this role, you’ll identify, recruit and operationalize new reseller and systems integrators partner organizations to help expand Cloudflare’s indirect sales reach within an assigned territory. You will build a regional partner business plan with quantified goals and milestones to achieve partner sourced revenue metrics to meet all quarterly sales requirements.
As a 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 and coordinate technical training of Cloudflare’s solutions, work with respective field teams on demand generation initiatives and campaigns, as well as working with direct sales on various Channel oriented opportunities.
- Support building out and establishing the channel organization across the EER region.
- Identify, recruit and operationalize new resellers and systems integrator partner organizations to expand indirect sales reach within the EER region
- Build regional partner business plans with quantified goals and milestones
- Work with stakeholders to drive sales enablement and coordinate technical training
- Maintain a robust sales pipeline
- Manage contract negotiations
- Develop long-term strategic relationships with key partners, and ensure customer satisfaction
- Proven experience in Software/SaaS/Security Sales & Channel management.
- Language skills pertinent to region
- Proven experience navigating and working with partners within the EER region
- Proven experience and a track record developing a partner ecosystem VARs, SI's, MSP’s/MSSP's within a SaaS model.
- Understanding of cloud infrastructure ecosystem and cloud security is highly preferred.
- Previous experience in recruiting, onboarding and enabling resellers/SI's.
- Ability to travel 30-50% of the time
What Makes Cloudflare Special?
We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.
Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and 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 you’d like to be a part of?
We’d love to hear from you!
Deadline: 10 August 2020
Cloudflare is the simplest way to make websites faster, safer and smarter. Millions of websites have signed up for our service, including large enterprises, major consumer destinations, and government agencies. With offices in San Francisco and London, Cloudflare operates a highly-available global network that has security measures built into every layer and regularly clocks in lightning-fast speeds.
We're on a mission to build a better web - and we need smart, talented people to join our team. Our team works on the forefront of leading technologies including nginx, Go and Lua programming languages. We're a strong supporter of the open source community and regularly share our technology learnings at https://blog.cloudflare.com.
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