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We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000 cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
We are looking for a Senior Partner Sales Manager that will be responsible for the key, global partnership with Verizon. Your goal will be incremental joint funnel growth with Verizon through enablement, account alignment, and joint value proposition positioning. You will be joining a highly collaborative dynamic team and an environment requiring self-starter skills and working through ambiguity.
Partner Relationship Management
Identifies and establishes contact/relationships with sponsors within prospective partners
Ensures the designation and bi-lateral alignment of Executive sponsors
Aligns cross-functional internal supporting teams with their peers residing at the partners
Integrated Solutions/ Joint Value Proposition
Engages partner and Equinix cross-functional team members, such as Sales Engineers, Solutions Architects, and Product Management, for technical positioning, alignment, and packaging
Facilitates development and alignment for joint value proposition and bundled offer Go-to-market
Achieves agreement on how the companies will communicate during sales pursuits
Engages Channel Marketing and coordinates development of initial go-to-market and first deal strategy
Development / Activation & Enablement
Responsible for GTM Execution: pipeline development, sales targets, sales plan, deal management, Day 2 support, billing, ordering support, and QBRs
Conducts or participates in the process of Reseller Activation
Participates in Global Joint Business Planning
Oversees deal registration / tracking process
Works closely with Equinix Field Sales, Corporate Sales, Sales Engineers, Marketing, Customer Fulfillment and Support, Sales Operations, Operations, and IBX staff
Coordinates development and approval of Marketing Plan, targets, strategies, activities, and co-marketing investments to support Channel Partner Business Plan with Platform Partner alignment
Educates Strategic partners on how to engage Equinix resources (including GSA, SE, CSM) to define, quote, and order solution
Facilitates cross-functional review of partnership performance, including sales, operations, and marketing, as established in Partner Business Plan
Leverages executive sponsors appropriately Communications
Tailors message and partner pitch to partner company on how partnering with Equinix can help to grow their business
Delivers relevant message to confirm mutual interest in moving forward, uncovering interest and motivation of prospective partner stakeholders, identifying their business driver to partner with Equinix
Expertly articulates business value of joint value proposition with Equinix
10+ years of proven success in channel sales for a technology related company
5+ years of industry specific experience
Bachelor's Degree required
The targeted pay range for this position in the following location is / locations are:
• California (Non-SF/Bay Area), Connecticut, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Washington state: $266,000 to $396,000
Our pay ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hire pay for the full-time position determined by role, level, and location. Individual pay is based on additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and/or training.
This position may be offered in other locations. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
The targeted pay range displayed reflects On-Target Earnings or OTE, which is base pay plus commissions, and does not include equity or benefits. Equity may be offered depending on the position.
As an employee, you become important to Equinix’s success. To help you achieve professional and personal goals, we provide competitive compensation and benefits programs that include a blend of rewards to attract, motivate, recognize, and retain talented people like you. We offer you key rewards including base pay and incentive pay, benefits for health and wellness, retirement plans for your future, and recognition programs. We’re committed to our employees by providing ongoing dialogue, education and resources that enable you to thrive and make informed decisions at each life stage.
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