Channel Account Manager - North Central

Sales Remote - United States


Channel Manager 

General Position Description: Sales

Job Type: Full-time. Work from home

Reports to: Director of Channel and Distribution

Company Description

Join an energetic team in one of the hottest growing sectors in software—cybersecurity. VIPRE Security Group, a part of Ziff Davis (NASDAQ : ZD), is a global, highly rated, award-winning security, privacy and data protection company protecting millions of consumers and businesses supporting some of the largest brands. Backed by cutting-edge machine learning, one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds and real-time behavior monitoring, the VIPRE Security Group delivers unmatched protection against today’s most aggressive threats. The group operates under various brands, VIPRE™, STRONGVPN™, IPVANISH™, SafeSend™, Inspired eLearning™, Livedrive™, SugarSync™.

Join our team and help us fight the cybercriminals and protect our customers by delivering innovative solutions that help keep families and businesses and their data, digital identity, employees, websites, emails and applications private and safe. 


This key sales role is responsible for cultivating business to business relationships with resellers to build a portfolio of net new business. The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated individual who can thrive in a dynamic, high growth, industry. 

The role is directly responsible for the dealings with both resellers and their customers in finding and building a pipeline of net new business. The ideal candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the channel and reseller market, operational processes, and partner community ecosystems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hunter mentality
  • Manage the assigned accounts to consistently perform at or above quota
  • Maintain a high retention rate as a priority
  • High velocity out-bound sales
  • Identify new prospective channel partnerships and opportunities
  • Develop growth strategies and a business plan 
  • Manage and educate channel partners regarding our full line of products 
  • Daily call, email and demonstration tasks required with activity reporting
  • Present effective QBR’s to executive management 
  • Identify and implement programs/activities to supplement desired outcomes; coordinated with marketing
  • Manage partner issues and escalations.
  • Manage partnership reporting
  • Stay current on company and industry product knowledge
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years channel sales experience 
  • Able to work independently
  • Sales or professional work experience in sales, marketing, or customer service 
  • Track record of success in strategic planning and managing sales forecast in meeting of exceeding goals
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong persuasive skills and ability to influence decision makers
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Working knowledge of
  • Minimal travel required

Preferred Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 5+ years channel experience
  • Extensive knowledge of channel market and SaaS products, including antivirus, endpoint protection, and security awareness training
EEO Statement:

At Ziff Davis, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work. Ziff Davis offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k and ESPP, employee-focused engagement and education programs, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then this is the place for you. Ziff Davis, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.