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Senior Partner Account Executive

Sales Operations
019232 Requisition #

About the Job

Alliance Sales Executives are responsible for the strategic sales of Akamai services in partnership with AT&T client executives. You will be responsible for working closely with AT&T sales executives in multiple industry verticals, creating a business plan for success that includes pipeline development, business development, strategic selling, and closing new business and revenue opportunities. This job requires a highly experienced and driven sales executive with strong technical acumen, ability to develop deep product knowledge, excellent customer presentation, and business development skills. This Alliance Sales Executive must be highly motivated to take on new challenges in a high visibility, high growth team environment.


* Ownership of revenue plan, in partnership with AT&T, to grow revenues in existing customer base by identifying and selling additional services.
* Identify, develop and close new business at prospective Akamai customers.
* Deliver joint value proposition through in-person meetings, conference calls, sales activities, trainings, and other events.
* Coordinate/collaborate with AT&T and Akamai sales executives on all opportunities.
* Drive the development and coordination of short and long-range channel sales strategies to assure incremental revenue growth.
* Champion and maintain a superior relationship at the executive level with the channel and Akamai’s field sales teams.

About the Team

AT&T combines Akamai's industry leading content delivery platform with its world-renowned IP network to deliver a suite of global acceleration and security solutions that are jointly marketed, managed and supported by the two companies. With high levels of executive visibility across both organizations, this team is collectively responsible for the growth and success of the AT&T and Akamai Strategic Alliance. This high growth team sells and supports white-labeled Akamai services into AT&T’s prospective and existing customer base.

Required Education and Experience

* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Technical discipline or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Business, Marketing or Technical discipline

Desired Experience

* 8+ years of experience with direct or indirect/Channel sales of Internet, Network, Security, and Web application services and products.
* 5+ years of experience with channels sales management and/or business development in the SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS space. Experience with cloud technology, security, and telecommunications.
* 5+ years of business development experience with large, global Enterprise partners.
* Successful sales track record and quota achievement in both direct and indirect sales role.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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