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IBM WW Security Ecosystem Sales Readiness Leader in Atlanta, Georgia

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Security Ecosystem Sales Readiness Leader owns and drives the agenda to prepare Partners to accelerate near-term revenue from new Security product and route (e.g., marketplaces) launches.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Create and execute plans that prepare Ecosystem sellers and Partners to drive revenue from new product and route launches

  • Coordinates with WW Sales, Ecosystem and Product Management to plan and ensure all collateral, assets and enablement are partner-accessible/friendly at time of launch

  • Advocates Partner requirements to product management for all new launches

  • Coordinates with product management to accelerates adoption of Security solutions on VAD and Hyperscaler Marketplaces

  • Identify readiness gaps, develop and coordinate mitigation plans, and communicate priorities and risks to all stakeholders including executive leadership and cross-functional teams

  • Develop case studies and become an advocate of partner success on new market and product offerings

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years of sales experience with Security

  • 2+ years partner or business development experience

  • Aspire to transition into product management role within 2-4 years

  • Solid track record in relationship and business management, developing and maximizing new business and technology strategies

  • Excellent written and verbal communications, as well as influencing skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands

  • Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and work independently

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively and display commitment and work ethic

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience developing and implementing innovative sales and business development strategies

  • Experience with IBM Security technologies

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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