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Partner Manager

  • Location:

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Sales

  • Job type:

    Permanent: Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40,000 + bonus (£80,000 OTE) + car allowance

  • Contact:

    Robyn Warwick

  • Contact email:

    careers@sarahwest.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01392 873813

  • Job ref:

    VR/3680

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

​This is an incredibly exciting, brand new opportunity for our hugely successful, growing client. We are looking for an ambitious individual with a technical background who understands selling to large, corporate organisations, enjoys securing new business and can successfully manage relationships.

The organisation's looking for someone ideally in or around the Bristol area as many of the partner companies are located along the M4 corridor, the main office is in Exeter, so there will be a need to travel to that office from time to time.

This role will all be about identifying potential partnership opportunities and building alliances with organisations where both parties benefit from the relationship. Whilst this is essentially a sales role, you are not selling the company’s products! Your role is all about building up relationships with desirable partners which increases the benefits that the company are able to offer to their customers which in turn brings business to the partner company.

Key responsibilities

  • Identify and act on new partnership opportunities

  • Develop strong relationships with partners and support them in selling the service

  • Produce and present quarterly business reviews

  • Regular travel across the UK to meet with current and potential partners

  • Support partners internal sales teams - providing training etc.

  • Meet and exceed targets to assist with the company growth plan

The person

  • The ability to pitch confidently and passionately in an engaging way

  • Experience selling technical products/services

  • A talent for spotting and grasping strategically sound business opportunities

  • The right mind-set & enthusiasm to successfully seek, develop and nurture business relationships

  • Strong interpersonal / people skills

  • The ability to comfortably liaise with director level within large organisations

  • Previous experience building high-value, strategic partnerships would be preferred but is not essential.

  • Self-motivated, ambitious and highly organised

  • Commercially-minded

  • Honest, credible and trustworthy

Interested in learning more? Contact Robyn for more information but sending your CV to careers@sarahwest.co.uk