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SLED Partner Account Manager - Public Sector

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You will establish and execute the core competencies of Splunk’s partner program in alignment with our SLED initiatives. You will work closely with our sales organization in a fast-paced environment facilitating cooperative account and opportunity development leveraging our partner ecosystem. The position will require travel throughout our SLED region.

Role:  SLED Partner Account Manager - Public Sector

Location: Northeast, US

Your responsibilities:

  • Work with the SLED team (Regional Directors, Account Managers, SE’s, Business Development and Inside Reps) to maximize partner leverage across SLED region
  • Meeting and exceeding set sales quotas while adhering to Splunk’s sales and partner rules of engagement.
  • Manage and be the main point of contact for partners as they engage in contract capture, RFP responses, and dedicated campaigns
  • Aggressively work to maximize Partner oriented sales pipeline potential through best practices, training and support.
  • Communicate masterfully with partners on products and service offerings.
  • Work with marketing to drive programs and events to extend the relationships to new prospects and increase awareness in the SLED East region.
  • Continually learning about new products and improving selling skills.
  • Provide weekly reporting of partner pipeline and forecast using the SalesForce automation tool.
  • Keep up to date on major SLED programs and map Splunk to solution requirements utilizing partner ecosystem
  • Keep abreast of competition, competitive issues and products.
  • Attend and participate in sales meetings, business reviews, product seminars and trade shows.
  • Prepare and present company initiatives, product overview, partner program framework, and programmatic SLED campaigns
  • Deep understanding of SLED contract vehicle landscape
  • Define and execute partner business plans and regular progress checkpoint reviews to ensure success


Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • 5+ years channel and/or direct selling experience selling IT infrastructure solutions and services to the SLED marketplace.
  • Track record of success and knowledge with partners in the Public Sector.
  • Very comfortable in the “C” suite with a track record of enabling partners to close six and seven figure deals
  • Strong executive presence and polish
  • Exceptional, interpersonal, written and presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment
  • Able to work independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate
  • Relevant software industry experience in IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management


Education: Got it!

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but equivalent professional experience will be considered
  • Must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis

 We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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