Director, Partnerships

Visa, Mentor OH, US

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The Director of Partnerships will be responsible for growing our partnership sales division through sales, education, market/business development and expanding partner and merchant adoption of CardinalCommerce products and services and increasing share of transacting merchants.

What you'll do:
• Develop and maintain the tier 1 channel partner relationships for resellers and referrers of CardinalCommerce’s core business products and services to optimize short-term and long-term transaction volumes and revenue
• Present and sell the CardinalCommerce suite of products and services to VP through C level contacts, both tactically and strategically using a consultative approach
• Focus on strategic business development and growth through global and regional pipeline review with partners
• Determine the technical capabilities of the partner and Cardinal integration to ensure compatibility
• Identify and develop new opportunities within existing partner relationships using phone calls, emails, social media, on-site client meetings and networking
• Train the channel partner sales teams, increase awareness of the CardinalCommerce solutions in the market and create sales opportunities for our channel partners
• Create go-to-market strategies, marketing plans, sales, and marketing collateral for Cardinal Partners
• Report on Partner’s pipeline, opportunities, and ongoing services of Cardinal’s solutions
• Maintain comprehensive contact history and communication through Salesforce and other reporting tools
• Assist in hiring and training new team members

What we need you to have:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related field
o In lieu of degree, a high school diploma/equivalent with four or more years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
• 6+ years of experience in of sales, channel development or account management
• Ability to prioritize multiple projects and function under tight deadlines
• Advanced experience and skills with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and CRM
• Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills with strong writing and editing skills
• Strategic thought and planning

What we would like you to have:
• Experience training external clients on the product you sell
• Experience managing your own book of business
• Experience and knowledge selling software as a service
• Experience within the eCommerce or payments industry
• Experience with frequent travel and/or managing accounts internationally
• Experience with advanced reporting tools


COLORADO APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position in Colorado is 75,400 to 96,100 USD.  Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position is eligible for annual bonus and equity.

Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position is eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.   

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This position can be performed in a remote work arrangement for any candidate located outside the greater Cleveland area, or any Visa office. To foster community, connection, and collaboration, it is expected that candidates within a 50 mile commute of our Mentor, Ohio location adhere to a hybrid working model. Hybrid work is also expected for any candidate within a 50 mile commute of a Visa office. This hybrid model includes in office and work from home days each week.

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.


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