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Partnership Success Manager - Leeds

Ref: 214 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jun 2021
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Salary up to £35k dependent on level and experience


Our company is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Having recently taken investment, we are a fast growing, award-winning tech startup working on cutting edge web performance and security projects. We are looking for a full-time Partnership Success Manager to join our growing team. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in achieving our ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives through partnership creations, whilst managing existing accounts and growing their revenue by upselling and cross-selling within accounts.

Core Skills

● Highly motivated and proactive, with proven leadership ability

● Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

● Strong client presentation writing skills

● Ability to confidently present to audiences of senior decision makers

● Taking accountability for targets and have the ability to build upon our current success

● A consultative sales focus – selling with a short and long term view

● Strong organisation skills and planning ability

● Direct sales/partnership experience, preferably within the area of IT tool sales

● Be an accomplished sales professional with a high level of initiative and vision, commercial acumen, strategic skill with the ability to drive sales and add value to a successful business

Bonus Experience/Skills

● Sales and Partnerships in a SaaS Environment

● Technical Skills (i.e. understanding of Programming)

● Experience in managing complex enterprise deals

● Digital/technical selling experience

● Tools: Hubspot, LinkedIn

● Networking and building key stakeholder relationships


What will the role be like?

The role includes working on both our existing client and new client pipelines,

● Engage with prospective companies to position ourselves as a strategic value solution

● Lead the delivery of new partnership work, including the setup of referral routes and presenting to new partners.

● Developing an overarching strategy that means outcomes exceed expectations

● Delivering engaging presentations that showcase our work to our partners.

● Working closely with the tech and sales team, to contribute ideas that improve the tool and services provided by us

● Acting quickly on incoming leads via all channels (website, internal, lead generation)

● Organising demos and meetings with new clients

● Use prospecting skills to build a future pipeline with targeted sales tactics

● Managing customer interactions in HubSpot & report quarterly projections weekly

● Maintaining and developing key client relationships

● Plan and execute face-to-face meetings, where possible, with key decision-makers

● Provide input on current collateral materials and ideas on how to improve them

● Ability to influence and communicate at C-level within prospect companies

● Ability to balance competing priorities

● Manage several time-sensitive projects

● Goal oriented and self-motivated with ability to work independently

● Work with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment

● Work with the team to help create an amazing product experience

● Interact with our social media content on a regular basis 

Ideal Candidate

We are open to interview anyone who has a proven interest in technology, the right attitude, shows great communication skills and has a technical aptitude. People who are degree educated or with relevant work experience will all be considered. The ideal candidate will be passionate about tech and the internet. They have a good grasp of web performance, and quickly be able to explain website monitoring. They’ll be a great team player who is happy to work on large and complex partnership deals against their targets.

Working for us

Our office is in Leeds city centre, 5 minutes walk from Leeds train station. We currently practice flexible distributed working with plenty of scope for home working - along with assistance for setting up your home office environment. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with core hours being 9am-5:30pm.

Details & Perks

● We offer a competitive salary, progression, training and good flexible benefits

● Competitive commission referral plan (individual & company targets)

● A relaxed and fun working atmosphere

● Gym membership to promote a healthy lifestyle

● Regular social events, lockdown rules permitting: nights out, BBQ, games nights

● A chance to make a difference in a company that is going places

● Increasing responsibility for those who want it What are the next steps?