Cloud Partner Program Specialist

Partner Ecosystem

Remote, India

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the role:The Confluent Partner Ecosystem team is looking for a Cloud Partner Program Specialists located in India to increase the Cloud “flywheel” motions that drive more demand and growth for Confluent.  This individual will be critical to the Cloud Partner team to assume administration responsibilities and support the partner cosell activities for our cloud partners: Google Cloud, and Microsoft. This will include data entry into the cloud partners tools, to free up the time of the Cloud Partner Managers to drive more high value engagement with our Cloud partners to support Confluent sales. 

As a Cloud Partner Program Specialist, you will work closely with Confluent’s Partner Ecosystem team and our cloud platform partners on maintaining partner influence and partner source integrity. Our primary objective will be to increase the engagement with partners by enabling the Cloud Partner Managers to scale and grow the opportunities to achieve our growth targets.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of Confluent’s xCloud Provider Partner Portal including registrations, royalty reports, pipeline reports etc. 
  • Work closely with Confluent’s CSP Pod Team and Confluent’s direct sales team to execute joint GTM Strategy
  • Account mapping and sales team connections
  • Drive proactive reach out to xCloud Provider sales teams to discuss strategic accounts and ownership of scheduling calls between sales teams 
  • Work closely with Confluent’s Partner Sales Manager (PSM) team to ensure key opportunities are understood and next steps are clearly defined
  • Support partner sales to achieve pipeline and partner sourced goals
  • Facilitate proactive outreach on all cloud deals to increase the connection on partner influenced deals and qualified opportunities 
  • Understand the cloud provider on all cloud opportunities to facilitate proper alignment 
  • Actively engage on Marketing Qualified Leads from XCloud Provider leads to support xCloud Provider campaigns to progress from marketing to sales leads in 15 days or less 
  • Confirm data accuracy and maintain integrity of partner sourced and partner influenced leads 
  • Evaluate the partner’s performance via quantitative and qualitative metrics
  • Train and enable partner selling teams to cosell with xCloud Providers 
  • Own and evangelize our joint value propositions

What We're Looking For:

  • Self-motivated, innovative, and creative with time management skills.
  • 3-5 years of direct sales and/or partner sales experience in a SaaS environment
  • Developing co-sell, influence and referral selling strategies is ideal
  • Track-record of cosell activity and engagement Organized and internally driven with the ability to navigate and execute across multiple teams in a fast-moving organization
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Exhibits a growth mindset, curiosity, and ambition
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a cross functional team and work independently.
  • Experience working with cloud partners (AWS, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba)
  • Reporting on partner lead targets 
  • Experience with CRMs (preferably Salesforce) and / PRMs 
  • Experience with AWS ACE, Microsoft Cosell, Google Cosell preferred
Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Benefits

Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

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At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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