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Junior Channel Account Manager (Inside Sales)

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP

Sales

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

 

Job Purpose:

As a Junior Channel Account Manager you will work with Sophos Partners, managing their accounts with Sophos through telephone and email contact, driving revenue and partner satisfaction.   

 

Main Duties:

  • Provide Account Management to Sophos partners via the phone and email, ensuring that they receive an excellent service 
  • Offer knowledgeable advice to a base of Sophos resellers 
  • Provide fast response times to quote requests and queries 
  • Identify upsell and cross sell opportunities and work with your partners to close 
  • Ensure partners deal register new business opportunities 
  • Develop and maintain detailed knowledge of Sophos products, services and also that of Sophos competitors 
  • Assist with partner education and training appropriate to your partner’s needs 
  • Enable partners to use Sophos Partner Portal 
  • Keep in contact with partner through regular calls and emails 
  • Profile the partner base to identify potential partners for the Solution and Development teams 
  • Negotiate with (and through) Partners in competitive situations in order to ensure that Sophos is the preferred vendor 
  • Drive high renewal rates by ensuring partners focus on their renewals and, if necessary, contact end users directly. 
  • Adherence to CRM (Salesforce) ensuring all activity is logged and accurately updated  

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Secondary education
  • Telephone Skills 
  • Previous use of CRM system 
  • Familiar with Excel 
  • Working in a sales or customer service environment 
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written 

 

Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

 

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.