EMEA Director Channel Sales

Mendix, Rotterdam

We help enterprises achieve their digital goals

Mendix is on a mission to fundamentally reinvent the way applications are created, by abstracting the process and enabling everyone who has a stake in an enterprise’s digital future — business people and analysts, web developers, software engineers, even CEOs — to meaningfully participate, thereby creating better applications faster. Our goal is simply to create the future of software development.

Our EMEA Channels team is responsible for identifying and building relationships with partners in the region. Our ecosystem is core to our exponential global growth strategy and as such needs a leader that can drive this growth by combing Mendix’ market leading technology with the expertise and scale of a carefully selected partners community in EMEA.
As the Director of Chanel Sales EMEA, you will be part of our EMEA Sales Leadership team, expand an existing team of Partner Managers in the region and grow that team into new regions and countries. We are looking for a leader with a proven track record of success in building a fast growing partner community that focuses on delivering exceptional value to its customers and partners. Your teams’ responsibilities will span partner recruitment & enablement all the way to revenue generation and customer success.



  • Evolve and own the strategy the EMEA partner ecosystem, leveraging global, regional, and local partners to expand market opportunity and increase pipeline and revenue
  • Maintain and nurture relationships with executives across the partner ecosystem
  •  Manage a team of partner sales managers to exceed pipeline, revenue and delivery capacity objectives
  • Lead development and execution of repeatable go-to-market activities focused on combining the partners position in the market with the industry leading offering from Medix. This includes business planning, proposition development, field events, conferences, campaigns.
  • Evangelize the partners unique value proposition within our sales teams to ensure awareness, collaboration, and field engagement
  • Own the forecast for partner pipeline generation and revenue
  • Work with our Global Sales Enablement team to develop enablement and training plans to ensure partners are equipped to position the joint value proposition.
  • Actively contribute to key leadership activities as a member of the EMEA sales leadership team
  • Be a coach to your team and continuously drive to improve performance
  • Collaborate with Marketing to drive demand generation programs and campaigns


  • 10+ years of enterprise software sales, channels, and/or alliances experience
  • Great command of the English language; other European languages are a plus
  • Ability to travel (throughout Europe)
  • Experience with direct and indirect sales and go-to-market initiatives with PaaS/SaaS platforms
  • Demonstrated track record of successful quota attainment in a sales or channel sales role
  • Experience working with partners, channel, and integrators to build strategic programs that drive demand and sales
  • Ability to engage with and motivate other leaders in the organization to support partner related activities
  • Expansive experience with partner business models, and the recent developments with SaaS and cloud.  Develop, negotiate, and implement partner business plans that drive partner revenue goals
  • Strong technical understanding of modern software development and the various technologies and solutions used to develop ad deploy enterprise grade applications
Our Values
While we live on different continents and work on different things, we are one team with a shared mission and set of values. We are passionate and strive for new heights, professionally and personally. We value collaboration, initiative and hands-on creativity. Above all else, we believe in a culture of growth, respect, and fun.

Make your career at Mendix.
There are precious few jobs that let you create the future. But you’ll find one at Mendix. We pioneered low-code software development technology, which is arguably one of the most transformative technologies of the 21st century for building applications. Already, Mendix is the engine powering digital innovation for thousands of enterprises. The world of software will never be the same, thanks to Mendix. Neither will you, once you start making the future as part of the Mendix team.

Important to know: Mendix is a Siemens business, which means we’re backed by the resources and stability of one of the world’s largest and most forward-looking enterprises. Think: job security.

Since our company was founded in 2005, our aim is to create a great work environment for people at all stages in their careers. That’s why we are so pleased and honored that we were rated a top Cloud Computing Company to work for in 2019, based on feedback from our employees on Glassdoor. Our organization is growing, in 2018 we added 200 new employees and opened new offices in the U.S., Germany and the Netherlands and we have plans to open a new office in the U.K. in 2019.

About Mendix

About us We are creating an application platform that empowers people to build and continuously improve apps at unprecedented speed and scale. Who we are We’ve been in your shoes We know firsthand how hard it can be to quickly build software your users love, while maintaining the control you need. Having worked with hundreds of enterprise customers, we also understand how difficult it is to successfully execute a digital strategy. Our mission Our founders created Mendix to solve the biggest challenge in digital innovation: to empower IT and Business teams to collaborate like never before, while experiencing unmatched speed and control. These principles are architected into the very core of our platform, and they drive our relentless focus on your success. We are here to help We love helping you build breakthrough digital experiences, rejecting the conventional approach of merely doing the same things faster. We seek a long-term partnership with your team so we can help you deliver transformative value through applications. Our conviction—and your success—is powered by a diverse team of passionate and exceptional talent.

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