Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Marketing and PR
    Management & Business Others
    Finance and Economics
  • Languages
    English German
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Noord Holland
    • Date Posted
      September 15,2020

    Channel Sales Manager

    At TomTom

    Youll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrows mobility for the better.

    We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

    We are looking for an ambitious and self-motivated Channel Sales Manager to join our Enterprise Business Unit team in Amsterdam. In this role you will be responsible for the recruitment and development of channel partners for our location-based services. You will support these channel partners during the onboarding and help them to grow their business with us. The right person for this role will have experience working in channel sales combined with business development skills in setting up new types of businesses.

    What youll do

    • Develop and communicate a clear and concise channel sales strategy for your regions in the European market

    • Qualify potential channel partners, create proposals, negotiate commercial conditions with them and ensure successful onboarding

    • Develop business plans with individuals channel partners outlining success metrics, goals, and activities to drive accelerated growth and partner satisfaction

    • Collaborate with channel partners to identify and understand partner-initiated sales opportunities and drive the sales pipeline

    • Support channel partners with end-customer projects ensuring successful implementations leading to high customer satisfaction both for the channel partner and end-customer

    • Work with product marketing, finance, customer program management, and the product units to create and sharpen our channel offering

    • Maintain relationships with decision-makers at the executive and management levels

    • Build a strong product knowledge of TomTom Product offerings and being able to use this knowledge to build convincing propositions and proposals for our channel partners and their end-customers

    • Develop relationships with Product Units to ensure European market needs are addressed

    • Define KPIs to track progress, take corrective actions when necessary, and achieve sales objectives

    • Evangelize TomToms channel strategy and value proposition and create awareness within our target market

    • Maintain the TomTom CRM ( regarding sales pipeline, account activity, and revenue forecasts

    What youll need

    To be successful as a Channel Sales Manager, this is the kind of profile we have in mind

    • Bachelors degree preferably in Business, Engineering or Computer Science

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in channel sales in the software or cloud industry

    • Hands-on experience in sales and an ability to deliver an excellent customer experience

    • A clear understanding of channel partner business models, channel programs, pricing models, channel marketing, and a proven track record of recruiting new channel partners

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze the market, create new value propositions and implement them leading to successful new business

    • Experience and comfortable to engage with c-level and different stakeholders across customers organizations

    • Experience with location technology, location-based services, and Maps APIs and the key players in this market

    • Effective communicator, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent team player

    • Self-motivated, driven and results-oriented

    • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities

    • Excellent negotiation, presentation, and closing skills

    • Produce high quality and accurate work consistently

    • Experience using a CRM system, preferably Salesforce

    • Fluent in English and preferably also German and Dutch

    • Ability to travel on a regular basis

    Your team

    Is TomTom Enterprise. On this team, youll bridge offline and online worlds, providing developers and businesses big and small with the location technologies they need to build next-generation location experiences including the full suite of TomTom Maps APIs for Maps, Traffic, Search and Routing, as well as the TomTom Maps SDK for iOS, Android and web. We know that one size doesnt fit all, working closely with every business customer to fully understand their needs and provide a tailored, scalable location technology solution.

    Achieve more

    We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, were guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create its how we make a difference; we are confident, but dont boast; we keep it simple because life is complex enough; and we have fun because lifes too short to be boring.

    Ready to move the world forward?

    After you apply

    Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through onboarding.

    TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

    TomTom is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity, thrive on each others differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.

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