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Partner Sales Manager DACH

  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Sales
  • Added


Here at Appian, our core values of Respect, Work to Impact, Ambition, and Constructive Dissent & Resolution define who we are. In short, this means we constantly seek to understand the best for our customers, we go beyond completion in our work, we strive for excellence with intensity, and we embrace candid communication. These values guide our actions and shape our culture every day.  When you join Appian, you'll be part of a passionate team that's dedicated to accomplishing hard things.

The best sales organizations achieve the most when they are selling outstanding products, solutions, and services backed by an extraordinary company. That’s what you get when you’re part of selling for Appian. We are passionate about driving digital transformation by bringing Appian solutions that provide speed, agility, and efficiency needed to compete and grow. Are you inspired by the chance to solve your customers’ biggest challenges? You can make that kind of difference here. Join our team, where you can not only grow your career, but share the success of an industry pioneer.


This role will work in alignment with Appian's  DACH  Sales leadership to develop a market partner GTM strategy for driving incremental revenue and excellence in implementations according to our partner programs . This role will target, recruit and manage key partnerships with local integrators, as well as select large integrators who focus on key sectors in the DACH region .


To be successful in this role, you need:

  • To enjoy building vs. maintaining and thrive on achieving superior results
  • You have a confident, competitive, thorough, and tenacious attitude
  • Have worked as a Partner Manager and have experience in the DACH  market previously and are looking for your next organization to leave your mark
  • Build Trusted advisor relationships with the partner through a deep understanding of the partner's local strategy and business imperatives.
  • To be skilled in partnering with service providers to construct compelling "practices" around specific software products
  • Have a working knowledge of business process automation with a history of qualifying client solution areas and orchestrating multi-departmental solution sales
  • You are experienced as successful Partner Manager, selling to CxO and decision-maker levels
  • Define the DACH  partner  GTM  strategy executing  and  joint business plans per partner  which include marketing, pipeline development, educations and certification programs
  • Work and collaborate  with Sales, Marketing,  Solution Consultants teams  to generate incremental revenue to achieve your ACV quota  
  • Share expert knowledge of Appian’s strategy, partner model, partner programs, value proposition,  sales goals, solutions, driving alignment between partner and Appian .
  • Manage and review Appian partner programs and certifications requirements 


Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include: 

  • Training: Start with Value, which is our 2 week training program focused on equipping our sales new hires with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful out in the field.
  • Growth:   Growth opportunities available through promotion and participation in different programs like Appian MBA, a development program devoted to shaping managers in the areas of leadership and communication.
  • Product:   Our Appian product is driving digital transformation and with our Appian Guarantee, our customers can even have their first project completed in just 8 weeks. With the market research firm Forrester estimating the low-code platform market will be around $14 billion by 2024, it is no wonder why more and more customers are turning to low-code with Appian. Hear more about our passion for the product from our Director, Solutions Consulting here. 
  • Culture:   You will directly contribute to our double-digit year over year growth backed by a world-class collaborative sales organization. In addition, Appian offers a competitive salary and generous benefits; including a flexible time off allowance and great perks. Read more about how our sales culture values openness, curiosity, and collaboration here.


Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science or Business
  • 5+ years of enterprise software sales experience,  5 + years in Partner Management  in the technology industry.
  • Experience managing either within a software, distributor or system integrator company
  • Fluent in both English & German

Tools and Resource 

  • Training and Development: During onboarding, we focus on equipping new hires with the skills and knowledge for success through department-specific training. Continuous learning is a central focus at Appian, with dedicated mentorship and the First-Friend program being widely utilized resources for new hires. 
  • Growth Opportunities: Appian provides a diverse array of growth and development opportunities, including our leadership program tailored for new and aspiring managers, a comprehensive library of specialized department training through Appian University, skills based training, and tuition reimbursement for those aiming to advance their education. This commitment ensures that employees have access to a holistic range of development opportunities.
  • Community: We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Appian fosters inclusivity through our 8 employee-led affinity groups . These groups help employees build stronger internal and external networks by planning social, educational, and outreach activities to connect with Appianites and larger initiatives throughout the company.

About Appian

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