Manager, Channel Sales (Central)

Dallas, TX, US


Inside Sales Manager (Central Region)

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.


Main Duties


Territory Management

  • Manage a team of Inside Sales
  • Lead Weekly Team Meetings with Inside SE and extended team
  • Consistently meet and exceed quota
  • Manage relationships for owned business in the territory
  • Understand your territory space and the partner landscape for your space
  • Drive regular communication with the team and channel partners


End-User Sales Management

  • Work with SDRs on prospecting and campaigns for 1-500 Users
  • 10 new or CUT biz meetings/demos a week, excluding straight renewal business
  • Build a pipeline and execute on each phase of the sales process
  • Build and maintain end-user relationships for owned business
  • Focus proactively on the pipeline to build new business for space
  • Appropriately map specific solutions to prospects needs
  • Drive the sales opportunity by providing leadership and orchestrating internal and external resources
  • Hold end-users accountable for stated and agreed upon outcomes
  • Identify Top Target Prospects for owned business (ongoing)
  • Leverage relationships with key customers in the patch and position cross-sell/upsell
  • Manage with  all Sales business, New, CUT & Renewal for 1-500


Partner Sales Management

  • Ownership of Silver Partner Lifecycle, recruit, enable, onboard, and drives business through the channel
  • Identify the Silver partners with high growth potential and double down efforts with them
  • Work with your top National Reps on account mapping and develop a regular cadence where you pass leads and ask for some in return
  • Build and maintain Silver partner relationships
  • Identify preferred authorized and silver partners as early as possible within every sales cycle
  • Articulate the sales strategy and action plans to all partners
  • Hold partners accountable for stated and agreed upon outcomes
  • Schedule and complete with Inside SE  partners training both Sales and Technical per quarter


Operational Management

  • Manage Forecast for Territory in Clari (At least once a week)
  • Properly document all real-time sales-related sales activities in SFDC including win/loss data
  • Use Zoom Info and other tools to help in proactively prospecting both prospective customers
  • Keep an up-to-date calendar


Enablement Management

  • Engage in continued learning and personal development (Sophskills are mandatory)
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of industry, territory, target accounts, top/target partners, and competitive landscape
  • Share best practices regarding tools, sales techniques, and opp management with team members
  • Participate in all enablement activities including stand & delivers
  • Continuously updates and leverages knowledge of Sophos products, resources, sales process and tools to drive revenue


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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth