Senior Regional Channel Account Manager, Germany

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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in 2021, is looking for a Senior Regional Channel Account Manager. BigCommerce is the world’s leading cloud ecommerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses. Combining enterprise functionality, an open architecture and app ecosystem, and market-leading performance, BigCommerce enables businesses to grow online sales with 80% less cost, time and complexity than on-premise software. BigCommerce powers B2B and B2C ecommerce for more than 60,000 SMBs, 2,000+ mid-market businesses, more than 25 Fortune 1000 companies, and industry-leading brands including Molton Brown, Harvey Nichols, Travis Perkins, Royal Dutch Shell, La Perla, HMD Global (Nokia) and Zumnorde.


Our Senior Regional Channel Account Manager is responsible for recruiting, onboarding, and managing Systems Integrators, Digital Agencies, and eCommerce consultants focused on enterprise ecommerce - existing partners include Wunderman Thompson Commerce, Accenture, Deloitte Digital, EPAM, PFS LiveArea, Born Group, Tacit, Greenlight Commerce and E2X. You will work closely with Sales and Marketing to manage the enterprise channel pipeline and go-to-market activities that bring new clients to the BigCommerce platform. Your passion and success will help enable our mission to democratize commerce and change people’s lives through our platform. You will have experience of acquiring, managing and developing partners across multiple European countries with specific knowledge of the Benelux, Nordics,French, German, Italian or Spanish markets being especially useful. 


What you’ll do


  • Drive indirect sales revenue by recruiting, onboarding, and maintaining successful relationships with decision makers at the executive and management levels at Systems Integrators, Digital Agencies, eCommerce consultants, and Technology Partners.  
  • Partner with Sales to drive lead volume and close deals.
  • Lead and collaborate with the BigCommerce Marketing and Product teams to develop and implement effective go-to-market strategies (new integrations, new features, new markets) with new and existing partners. Responsibilities include working with and communicating across multiple team functions within BigCommerce and within partner organisations.
  • Work with Partners to drive joint marketing initiatives through events and other marketing campaigns.
  • Work with the Partners to develop Partner success metrics, including specific KPIs that drive merchant adoption and revenue growth for both BigCommerce and the partner.
  • Work closely with the BigCommerce Enterprise Sales, Product, and Client Success teams (Onboarding and Account Management) to ensure smooth onboarding experiences and servicing processes of acquired merchants using partner integrations via the BigCommerce platform.   
  • Deliver compelling capabilities demonstrations of the BigCommerce platform and address high level technical questions, serving as a subject matter expert around how eCommerce platforms fit within overall digital commerce ecosystems.
  • Act as primarily point of contact / product owner for solution and partnership.
  • Plan, organize, lead, and control balanced revenue growth, continued merchant awareness and customer satisfaction with a long-term, multi-year focus.
  • Serve as a role model, source of inspiration, and coach for less experienced peers.
  • Assist leadership in cultivating an environment of teamwork, openness, creativity, and continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with the GM Europe and Strategic Business Development Director, Europe to project manage our European entry and execute on our strategy.

Who You Are


  • Someone with a demonstrable network of existing systems integrators and agencies within country
  • Successful Software or SaaS Sales Professional
  • 7+ years software, ecommerce or SaaS sales experience with a focus on consultative solutions selling in a rapidly growing and fast-paced environment
  • 3+ years experience in a quota based Channel Sales
  • Experience working in a Recurring Revenue or SaaS organization
  • Keen understanding of the ecommerce vendor competitive landscape
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in business or similar field preferred.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects related to European market entry and expansion. Ability to prioritise activities, remain focused on strategic objectives whilst meeting tactical objectives 
  • Fluent in German and a good level in English
  • Driven Achiever - You thrive on challenges and have a proven history of successfully, consistently achieving revenue goals and objectives, within a complex client acquisition driven business, preferably in the mid-market or enterprise space.
  • Action Oriented - You have a passion for getting things done, carry out responsibilities with minimal direction, enjoy working hard, are full of energy for challenges, and seize opportunities more than others.
  • Sales Star and Master Negotiator - You are a great salesperson with sales methodology knowledge who will be the role-model of sales excellence for the team. Your extensive experience will allow you and others to skillfully negotiate wins internally and externally while maintaining strong relationships.
  • Master Communicator - You provide the information people to the right people at the right time in the right way, adjusting your approach to fit the audience and setting (one-on-one, small and large groups, peers, direct reports, and leaders inside and outside the organization). Excellent communication (written and verbal), presentation, and client / partner relationship skills are critical. You will have one or more foreign languages that include either French, Italian, German or Spanish.
  • Customer Focused - You have a passion for eCommerce and helping businesses become wildly successful and are dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. You get first-hand information and use it for improvements in products and services, act with customers in mind, and establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, gaining their trust and respect.
  • Strategist - You have perspective and can see and discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future, recognize what can/should be done now to affect future performance, and see and understand the challenges between the current and the ideal situation.
  • Business Acumen - You know what to prioritize, creatively solve complex problems, and use data to make decisions. You have a deep level of knowledge about how businesses work, keep up with relevant practices and trends, and know the competition.
  • Organized - You can marshal the resources you need to get things done, simultaneously manage multiple priorities and/or projects, and deliver key milestones on time. 
  • A Planner - You have strong attention to detail, accurately scope out the length and difficulty of tasks and projects, anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks, and easily develop and maintain schedules.
  • Collaborative - You have demonstrated success working cross-functionally in matrixed organizations.and have the ability to forge strong bonds and work collaboratively with key external and internal partners such across Product Development, Channel, Marketing, other sales channels.
  • Composed - You know how to remain collected in a fast-paced, high pressure, dynamic environment and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction.
  • Flexible - You not only cope with change, you thrive on it and can shift gears comfortably. 
  • Personable - You are a high energy professional with a resiliently positive attitude and deep personal confidence that exudes a strong sense of teamwork by working effectively, respectfully, and efficiently with all team members.
  • Technically Adept - You pick up on technical things quickly, enjoy learning new skills and knowledge, and are adept at staying ahead of the curve on relevant industry, company, product, or technical knowledge. You have deep understanding of Salesforce.com and CRM best practices and ideally have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS and internet technologies (shopping carts, web hosting, email, and online marketing tools). Technical knowledge and/or ability to write code is a plus.
  • Courageous and Ethical - You possess professional courage, steadfastly persevere through challenges, are ambitious while humble, have high standards for ethics and integrity, and do the right things the right way.
  • Travel Flexible - Ability to travel domestically or internationally as needed. This job may require upwards of 25% travel to meet with partners which may require overnight stays or week long stays at locations (depending on project).


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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
 
Our dedication to DEI is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.
 
Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the internal job board to apply for openings
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Location

Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Daily sync
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
BEmpowered for women, non-binary people, and allies; BProud for LGBTQ+ and allies; B-United for Veterans and allies; BCinColor for people of color and allies; BigFamily for caregivers and alli
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Unlimited vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for non-exempt team members.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees parking in a garage on the property.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
BigCommerce offers a variety of opportunities for learning and development from training sessions and workshops, to different conferences to attend.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

We empower our employees to define culture in the areas of wellness & fitness, community & volunteerism, and team building through local culture clubs to help our employees connect. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) support our diverse workforce through supportive, inclusive networks that help develop awareness and respect across the company. Additionally, we use programs to support our learning culture including our Learning Through Sharing Program, Lightning Talks, Lunch and Learns, Book Clubs, and guest speakers. We sustain our culture by understanding what drives our employees' engagement, measuring that engagement, and implementing initiatives to continue to make BigCommerce an even better place to work

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