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Director, Channel Sales (Remote, USA)

Grafana Labs

Grafana Labs

Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

The Director of AMER Partners is responsible for recruiting, developing, and managing strategic Channel and SI partnerships to accelerate the growth of Grafana Labs. This role will be responsible for running a plan, building out the territory, developing the partners within the region, building and driving field collaboration, working complex enterprise sales cycles, while focused on the Grafana software and services offerings. The ideal candidate will have experience generating net new enterprise business through channel and SI partners and growing the partner ecosystem, as well as working with Cloud partners on go-to-market execution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate partner sourced pipeline and revenue by developing go-to-market strategies with Channel and SI partners in the region.
  • Develop joint business plans with strategic Channel & SI partners and deliver against joint targets.
  • Establish thought leadership with focus partners to influence their GTM and sales strategy to be in alignment with the Grafana offerings.
  • Work closely with regional partners and sales teams to identify mutual prospects, resulting in new business meetings and partner sourced pipeline.
  • Establish enablement plans to help focus partners develop technical pre-sales and post-sales capabilities which drive customer success.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive regional partner plan.
  • Recruit, onboard and enable new partners into the Grafana Labs ecosystem.
  • Work closely with Grafana field teams to drive partner collaboration and alignment.
  • Participate and support the AMER business reviews with Sales Teams
  • Help to build and promote the AMER partner communities.

About You

  • Passionate about developing and working with the partner ecosystem.
  • Established Channel relationships in the AMER region. Proven revenue track record of quota achievement with reseller and SI partnerships.
  • Proven track record in building and managing successful teams.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully establish partner strategies which generate partner-led customer engagements.
  • Established relationships with Channel and SI partners.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and demonstrated ability of outlining and establishing partner strategies.
  • Prior experience in MEDDIC based sales methodology.
  • Prior experience working in a start-up environment.
  • History of accurate forecasting and business reporting.
  • Experience working with Salesforce and other sales oriented tracking tools.
  • Demonstrate leadership that promotes and embodies the Grafana Values.

In the United States, the OTE compensation range for this role is $307,000- $343,000. Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed here.

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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