EMEA Channel Sales Director
Coupa - San Mateo, CA
Contract, Commission

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Do you want to work for a company that has been named one of The Wall Street Journal top 50 startups and one of the 25 top start ups to bet your career on by Business Insider ?

Coupa is building a world-class Alliances organization of experienced professionals. We are looking for an EMEA Channel Sales Director who will report to the Vice President Alliances. While Coupa’s main office is located in San Mateo, CA, this position is located in the United Kingdom with some regional travel required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a commissioned sales role closing revenue contracts with Partners and Partner Customers - achieve and exceed assigned revenue target and other objectives based on Coupa’s and the Partner’s business plans.
  • Need to effectively communicate Coupa's value proposition, vision, product and service capabilities to Partners and Partner targets.
  • Evangelize both internally and externally to support channel and Partner harmony.
  • Drive Partner sales opportunities as necessary, including conflict resolution.
  • Manage interface between Partners and Coupa.
  • Introduce Partner to new Coupa products and services as they become available – enable Partners to effectively sell and close opportunities.

Skills and Experience:

Know Coupa’s business and how Partners’ businesses work; know the competition and how to position Coupa.

Communication - understand and communicate complex contract requirements and develop proposals - proficient in understanding and communicating all product financial ROI, TTV, TCO and technical information.

Customer Focus - proficient in assessing and exceeding customer needs – assure Customer Success.

Decision Making and Problem Solving - assess key decision makers' needs and determine, and deliver, the appropriate sales message and service offerings to meet Partner Customer needs.

Initiative - increase sales to existing Partner customers by identifying additional needs - lead Partner and Coupa sales initiatives, where applicable, by developing account plan, identifying necessary resources and leading customer interface - create leads through networking and following up on others' efforts - anticipate problems/opportunities.

Integrity - honest even when self-damaging - able to influence others - recognizes the need for tact - encourages ethical work environment.

Negotiating - proficient in managing complex negotiations - identify and address hidden agendas.

  • Bachelor’s degree with extra consideration given to candidates with a Master’s Degree or better.
  • 15 years business experience (spend management preferable) with 10 years successful experience in commissioned sales roles.
  • Demonstrated experience in account management.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement business plans and achieve required results.
  • Knowledge of team concepts and principles; sales and marketing strategies, management of resources, analytical problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to win in highly competitive sales situations - strong executive and consultative relationship selling background.

In addition to a very competitive salary, Coupa offers a solid stock option program, impressive company paid health benefits, 401(k), generous PTO and a startup environment that allows for creativity and a chance to have fun at work while making a difference in the business world.

If interested, please contact Natalie Cedeno, Director of Human Resources for additional information or assistance at careers@coupa.com or 650-539-3872 .
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Coupa is the leading on-demand provider of solutions that control and streamline purchasing for organizations beyond the Fortune 500. Coupa...