Cisco Partner Development Representative in London, United Kingdom

Partner Development Representative

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom

  • Area of Interest Sales - Product

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center

  • Job Id 1231147

With the acquisition of Meraki, Cisco formed the Cloud Networking Group and we have built the fastest growing group within the company. We have rapidly become known as the most successful acquisition in Cisco’s history. We are exceeding our sales targets and continuing to win new logos, and we are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Partner Development Representative to join our team.

Are you looking for an exciting workplace in which to really develop your career? Are you comfortable speaking to new people, managing a wide range of relationships and presenting to groups of people? Are you ready to be a part of a dynamic, growing and industry leading company? Read on to find out more about the role you can play as a PDR at Cisco Meraki.

As a PDR for the Cisco Meraki, it will be your responsibility to identify, develop and qualify new Meraki partners to the point of handoff to the sales force. You will maintain a deep understanding of Cisco Meraki’s products and services, partner and customer needs in order to identify appropriate prospects and swiftly establish effective contacts.

This is a high-energy position requiring an individual who is deeply motivated, enthusiastic and results-orientated. Attention to detail is highly important as you’re responsible for winning Meraki focus with new partners. A critical part of the role will be to conduct business dealings with prospects in a way that builds an excellent partner/prospect experience. This will set the stage for future product sales with Cisco Meraki. Once you’ve secured interest, your focus is to help build the Meraki practice in these partner organizations from the ground up. You will be communicating with a wide variety of contacts in any given organisation and should be able to lead these contacts well.

You Will:

  • Conduct high volume prospecting/calling into multiple partner organizations via cold-calling, networking, e-mail, distributor and competitor partner databases. Utilize internet information sources to build and maintain a developing partner pipeline

  • Articulate Cisco Meraki value proposition to partners (owner/principle to sales management) to assess interest in becoming a Meraki partner

  • Clearly communicate Cisco Meraki products and solutions with prospective partners to successfully manage and overcome objections

  • Meet and exceed daily, weekly, and quarterly goals consisting of partner sales opportunities

  • Heavy use of Salesforce.com, and additional applications to manage all partner data and ensure data integrity

You Are:

  • Open and Trustworthy you think the best of those around you, ask questions to confirm this and avoid jumping to conclusions. You treat others with respect.

  • Self-aware – you understand how others perceive you, and have the ability to understand a situation from the perspective of others.

  • Results Oriented you identify areas where we can improve as a team, and raise and address them directly.

  • Accountable – you take ownership of yourself and your circumstances

  • Collaborative - you share early and often to engage those around you

You Have:

  • Minimum 1 year of sales experience required

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Obsession with organization, detail, multitasking and time management

  • Bachelor's degree required - extra-curricular involvement a plus!

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and fun start up environment (Red Bull and coffee provided)

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.