Hostway Business Development Manager in Austin, Texas

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

We are first and foremost a service company, enabled by technology… not the other way around. We believe that service is the core to creating a vibrant, “built-to-last”, organization. If what I’ve said isn’t a mission you can get behind, or you are looking for a big paycheck to do more “directing” than “doing”… stop reading.

Still with us? You likely believe that there is more to a job than just getting paid, and that the mission really matters. Good. Because we believe that too.

Hostway Corporation is a leader in Cloud, Managed, and Hybrid Hosting. Hostway delivers reliable, secure, and scalable Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions to over 500,000 customers worldwide. Hostway has emerged as one of the largest cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers in the world due to the company’s expertise in developing secure, multi-tenant hosting environments and is committed to providing SMB's and large enterprises with cost effective business solutions. Hostway’s core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Web Hosting and Email and Applications. For more information about Hostway, please visit http://www.hostway.com.

POSITION PURPOSE:

To take a position in our Global Partner business development team and assist the Sr. Director in driving our business development sales efforts. Take a leadership role in prospecting new relationships with major partners. Working with Hostway will give you a unique opportunity to join a leading hosting and internet services company and play an integral role in growing our Global Partner channel and building on Hostway’s current A-list partner portfolio.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Sr. Director to develop and implement new business lines and business models for web services delivered by Hostway for and through global partners

  • Continuously develop an extensive set of relationships at VP and Director level across target companies and industry categories

  • Research, prospect, qualify, negotiate and close new major partnerships and clients

  • Prepare business cases and financial models to continuously evaluate and improve the profitability of partnerships

  • Draft and present proposals outlining Hostway’s products and partnership strengths

  • Track partner requirements and engage the appropriate resources within the group and other departments to ensure all requirements are fulfilled

  • Participate in the analysis and vetting of new product development opportunities

  • Work closely with the account management team to seamlessly transition won partnerships to dedicated account management

  • Prepare deal overviews and contract summaries for key stakeholders

  • Travel when necessary to meet potential partners and clients – must be willing to be on the road up to 50% of the time

Requirements

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-7 years in strategic sales/business development, ideally for a leading hosting or Internet services company

  • BA/BS in business management or related field; MBA preferred, but not required

  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, carry through and close major partnership deals

  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and think outside the box in terms of new business opportunities, deal structure and framework

  • Ability to assess client needs effectively and address those needs through current or expanded products and services

  • Demonstrated ability work with cross-functional teams to effectively engage with potential partners in a fast-paced entrepreneurial internet company

  • Proven track record delivering on or exceeding revenue and profitability goals, ideally from within the internet and ecommerce industry

  • In depth knowledge of the hosting and Internet, and a technical understanding of hosting infrastructure

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models and analyze outputs

  • Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, team-oriented, creative, and possess outstanding communication and negotiation skills

  • Hands-on approach to tackling tactical as well as strategic work

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

Benefits

HostwayoffersacompetitivesalaryandbenefitsincludingPaidTimeOff,Medical, Dental,retirementplan,andmuchmore.Ifyouareinterestedinjoiningaprofitable, growing,anddynamiccompany,wewanttohearfromyou! HostwayisanEqual OpportunityEmployeranddoesnotdiscriminateonthebasisofrace,color,religion, sex,age,nationalorigin,disability,veteranstatus, sexualorientationoranyother classificationprotectedby Federal,Stateorlocallaw.

Hostway thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.