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What you’ll be doing...

As the Manager Channel-Strategic Partnerships you will lead relationships with strategic channel partners with objectives to deliver incremental revenue for VBG. This position will report to the Sr Mgr - Strategic Partnerships. You will demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of the Channel landscape in addition to strong interlock with the product and sales organizations . Through an ongoing performance management cadence, and in lock-step with BU Sales Leadership, Channel Strategy & Sales Enablement and Channel Operations & Program Management teams, you will hold cross-organization and cross-BU teams accountable to delivery timelines and update leadership on a weekly basis to ensure the proper prioritization is given to operational and sales initiatives.

  • Owns relationship with Partners for the associated program (e.g., Sell With, iFill, BoBo, BuSS).
  • Assists partners with pipeline planning and/or identifying additional opportunities to drive incremental revenue for VBG.
  • Provide partners with the relevant enablement materials as well as the appropriate training and certification programs.
  • Negotiates margins and contracts with partners when required.
  • Holds regular business reviews with Partners to monitor and assess performance.
  • Engages with VBG sales across all BUs to drive sales opportunities.
  • Runs analyses and manages partner performance, identifies opportunities for growth, and puts together account plans with actions to grow partnerships.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience managing Partnerships and/or directly interfacing with channel partners.

  • Willingness to travel up to 75% of the time.

  • Five or more years of pre-sales and post sales support experience and / or business sales experience.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Ability to work closely with external partners and create a positive partner experience throughout the life cycle of partner relationship, understanding partner needs and proactively recommending solutions.

  • Ability to identify opportunities and create actionable strategies to drive growth in the partnership program.

  • Ability to draw insights from partnership performance to recommend improvements during performance reviews.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of different stakeholders (e.g., Program Strategy, Program Management, Field Sales) as well as the BU, to manage and refine Partnership programs.

  • Detail orientation, with ability to manage competing Partner needs.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize work with minimal direction, communicate and troubleshoot issues, and complete tasks on time.

  • Demonstrated flexibility to easily adjust to changing business demands.

  • Previous telco experience, ideally in a Channel-specific role.

Notice(s)

Verizon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative.

Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.