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Spot (by NetApp) is looking for a superstar Strategic Alliance Manager to drive our growth across the US, Canada and Latam. This role reports directly to the Head of Strategic Alliances, and is an opportunity to join a young Rocketship company that hit its first $10M ARR in under one year, with no sales team, and is now on a very steep growth trajectory as part of NetApp.
Our Alliances team has built deep and very productive partnerships with NetApp (who acquired us), the three major Cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure), and a network of other partners including several major PE/VC firms. As we scale these efforts, and broaden these partnerships while exploring new alliance opportunities, we seek a high calibre alliance manager to build relationships, programs, and execute in the market.
Cultivate strong working relationships with our existing alliance partners
Effectively "map" large organizations, coordinating engagements between partner and Spot Sales team
Execute upon the strategy for our successful alliances with several partner ecosystems, including the three major Cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure), and a network of other partners including several major PE/VC firms
Coordinate and quarterback a wide range of initiatives and programs generated from these alliance ecosystems: including referrals into large new customer deals, marketing opportunities, and areas of focus for product
Work closely with senior management at some of the largest companies in the Cloud ecosystem, and show versatility in building these productive partnerships
Support and execute channel-driven sales plans with partners' systems engineers, and reps
Deliver on revenue and new-logo pipeline targets while enhancing partner and customer satisfaction and adoption
Travel as necessary within your area and to company-wide meetings
3+years experiencegrowing sales through Alliance and Channel relationships in a B2B software/SaaS environment
Experience enabling and aligning alliance and channel partners, defining partner strategy, signing new partners
Strong entrepreneurial bent and ability to juggle BD and Channel responsibilities
Results-oriented leader who also possess a classic BD skillset
Experience in the Cloud industry preferred
Experience in tech, particularly SaaS, preferred
Startup experience preferred
Strong Analytical base
In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world's biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities.
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations. We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.
If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us.
Colorado Residents Only: If the Company determines this role will be performed in Colorado, the starting On Target Earningfor this position is 175,500. This role could be eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid Time off (PTO), Company bonus, Employee stock purchase plan, *. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors such as location, qualifications, certifications, relevant work experience and other factors, consistent with applicable law.
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