Partner Account Specialist

Sales Keele, Staffordshire


Position at J2 Cloud Services

VIPRE is a leading provider of advanced security solutions and layered protection, purpose-built to safeguard people and businesses from today’s most costly and malicious threats. Leveraging over twenty years of industry expertise, our award-winning software portfolio includes comprehensive cloud-based email, web and endpoint security delivered in simple, easy-to-use solutions.

We are looking for a Partner Account Specialist to join our VIPRE® team in the UK.  As a member of our Partner Sales team you will be allocated partner accounts to manage and develop in order to identify cross-sell, upsell and new business opportunities along with securing the renewals sales. Our suite of services includes email filtering, email archiving, endpoint, web filtering and hosted exchange - so experience in IT sales is preferred, but not essential.

This role is based at our VIPRE office in Keele, Staffordshire - 45 Minutes South of Manchester, 50 Minutes North of Birmingham on the M6 just off J15.


  • Development and management of the VIPRE Partner channel, working with VARs and engaging with their customers in the UK and Ireland.
  • Supporting the development of sales and technical skills to equip partners to reach their goals with VIPRE.
  • Supporting the business planning and quarterly review process.
  • Building partner rapport, and communicate solutions values of products and services
  • Conducting product demos.
  • Prospecting, qualifying and closing leads.
  • Generating quotes.
  • Forecasting opportunities based upon realistic assessments.
  • Maintaining accurate data entry in the CRM system.


  • Ideally you will have 3+ year’s sales experience managing reseller accounts and driving sales opportunities.
  • Experience of working with large established resellers, Manage Service Providers and System Integrators.
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM is preferred, but not essential.
  • Excellent business partnering skills.
  • Proven successful experience with business development and pipeline activity.


About VIPRE:

VIPRE is a leading provider of internet security solutions purpose-built to protect businesses, solution providers, and home users from costly and malicious cyber threats. With over twenty years of industry expertise, VIPRE is one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds, delivering unmatched protection against today’s most aggressive online threats.

Our award-winning software portfolio includes comprehensive email, web and endpoint security, along with threat intelligence for real-time malware analysis. VIPRE solutions deliver easy-to-use, comprehensive layered defence through cloud-based and server security, with mobile interfaces that enable instant threat response. A proud Advanced Technology Partner of Amazon Web Services, VIPRE operates globally across North America and Europe. VIPRE® is a brand of the J2 Cloud Services™ division of J2 Global, ® Inc. www.VIPRE. com

J2 Global, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.