Manager, Channel Development

  • San Francisco, California, United States
  • Sales
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About AppDirect:

AppDirect is the leading cloud service marketplace company dedicated to revolutionizing the way businesses run. We offer a cloud service marketplace and management platform that enables companies to distribute web-based services. The global network of AppDirect-powered marketplaces allows businesses to find, buy, and manage the best applications the cloud has to offer.

With our award-winning platform, service providers can launch a state-of-the-art online application store within a matter of weeks, while developers can integrate once and make their software available across multiple marketplaces worldwide. Our products offer more advanced features and tools than any other competitive solution, putting AppDirect at the forefront of the rapidly evolving market for cloud services delivery.

AppDirect powers the cloud marketplaces of trusted companies around the globe—including Deutsche Telekom, Bell Canada, Appcelerator, and more—and has helped to connect millions of companies with today’s leading web-based applications.

Who we're looking for:

We’re looking for talented yet humble individuals who are smart, passionate, and want to drive disruption in the IT industry. If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative workplace, AppDirect provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every day. If you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table that reflect your experience and personality, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.

What we offer:

AppDirect offers a casual work environment, plenty of social interaction, and fun activities. Our office is located in the heart of the Financial District in San Francisco and is easily accessible by BART, Caltrain, and Muni. We offer competitive salary and equity, full benefits, gym memberships, premium snacks, and catered lunches on Fridays.

To learn more about us, visit our Careers page.

 

About the Role:

The Manager Channel Development - will be the Channel sales lead for the company with a focus on key channels including leading telco’s, cable providers, ISP’s and major retailers like Best Buy or Costco and financial services and media companies. He/she will be building and expanding the AppDirect network and achieving maximum market penetration through strategic alliances, channel penetration, and customer and user conversion programs. He/She will drive revenue and profitability objectives utilizing their in-depth knowledge and understanding of channel needs and behavior and their knowledge and ability to take advantage of opportunities in any key market with innovative approaches, ideas and solutions. 


This executive will refine, expand and enhance the market segmentation and customer acquisition programs, short and long term growth initiatives and partnering approach to fuel targeted growth for the company. He/She will work closely with the CEO and other key executives to ensure that the appropriate actions take place to realize the strategic vision and plan.  


This person will have a clear understanding of SaaS applications and the cost and time efficiencies they deliver and belief that AppDirect’s seamless and elegant solution will reinvent the approach businesses will take to discover, buy and use business applications. He/she will also thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where new ideas and visions are born every day. 

As a key member of the executive team the Manager, Channel Development is responsible for driving channel acquisition, revenue conversion and client retention for AppDirect’s network.

 

About You:

The ideal candidate will have the following professional qualifications: