Swedish Strategic Partner Manager

Boost.ai is a leading conversational AI company specializing in building virtual
agents that automate customer service and internal support channels, enhance
human efficiency and drive revenue through engaging conversations.
Headquartered in Stavanger, Norway and Los Angeles, USA, our accomplishments to
date include recognition by Gartner as the youngest vendor in the conversational AI space,
established partnerships with leading professional services firms across the globe and
deploying more than 200 virtual agents that have successfully automated over 20 million
conversations with customers, users and employees in Europe and North America.
One of boost.ai’s main channels to market is through our network of partners. We work
closely with global players, such as Accenture, Capgemini and Deloitte, but also deliver
virtual agents with local superstars, such as AVO Consulting (Norway), Softronic (Sweden),
Front.ai (Finland) and Glia (USA). Our partner program has been a resounding success so
far, but we can become even better, and want more partners that are even more
committed to selling and distributing boost.ai’s world-class conversational AI around the
world.

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Job description

We are looking for a Strategic Partner Manager with a real interest in emergent
technologies, excellent experience in expanding a market, and in managing channel
partner relationships, and a strong network in Sweden.
The Strategic Partner Manager will combine in-depth business and operations knowledge,
customer intuition, and strong analytical thinking to deliver strategies and solutions that
drive incremental business revenues and optimal client experiences of boost.ai’s solution.
Your daily tasks will be varied and you will work with a young, dynamic, multicultural,
multilingual team of colleagues who share a common mindset; to deliver a world-class
product in a nascent and ever-evolving sector.

 

Your responsibilities:

Develop and strengthen key partner relationships to optimize value for clients and
secure growth in Sweden.
□ Actively improve boost.ai’s interface with partners to help facilitate their success
and build their reputation for delivering quality outcomes with boost.ai’s software.
□ Develop new and existing partners to increasing levels of independent operation
through strong relationships and support partners to strengthen and grow
boost.ai’s market position.
□ Establish and maintain a comprehensive overview of the market and competition
□ Actively develop and implement boost.ai’s local and global partner strategies.
□ Oversee the structure and processes for ongoing partner management.
□ Play a key role in the overall global success of our company through proactive and
strategic partner management.
□ Lead the strategy for partner communication, including easy access to education
and support materials and inbound partner events such as webinars, seminars,
workshops etc.
□ Use data from project delivery and sales in the strategic development of partners to
increase sales and improve project implementation.
□ Manage the team of partner success managers dedicated towards the relevant
market. The SPM is responsible for the performance of the entire team, for the
individual development of all its members and for facilitating strong collaboration
within the team and towards other teams and/or divisions.

Qualifications

Business savvy that will allow you to work closely with partners to help them
establish and extend their client base. Previous experience in channel partner
management within the tech industry would be a distinct advantage.
▫ Ability to work in a structured and targeted way to establish and execute short- to
mid-term market strategies, that will ensure that we achieve outstanding results
and, ideally, the track record to back this up.

A strong network in Sweden, preferably towards potential clients and partners.
▫ Confidence in communication and an understanding of how to prioritise quality over
quantity.
▫ Swedish as your mother tongue is beneficial. You will also have strong English
language skills to business-level proficiency.

 

Personal qualities

An intuitive understanding of how to lead a team to work motivated towards joint
targets and how to bring out the true potential of talented team members.
▫ A thirst for knowledge which means you are interested in your own continuous
improvement – and in ours.
▫ A true team spirit and willingness to collaborate and share in our successes – joining
forces with the SPMs of other markets, and the whole partner team, will be
essential in our quest for a globally scalable partner strategy.
▫ Diplomatic and political awareness; ability to manage sensitive situations.
▫ Reliable and trustworthy
▫ Highly motivated team player who is able to work independently when required
▫ Ability to work in a structured and targeted way to achieve outstanding results
▫ Emerging leadership skills
▫ Ambitious
▫ Self-starter and creative problem-solver with an ability to work productively

 

What’s in it for you?

▫An engaging work environment with people who share a common mindset; to
deliver a world-class product in a brand new, up-and-coming industry.

Leading-edge technology: in just three years we have grown from 6 employees,
with no clients to over 100 employees and more than 170 clients
▫ More virtual agents in live production than any other conversational AI company in
the world.
▫ A list of impressive enterprise clients in Northern Europe and the USA, and we are
rapidly expanding into the rest of Europe
▫ Young, dynamic, and extremely motivated colleagues in all departments, both
professionally and socially.
▫ Challenging, varied, and engaging work tasks.
▫ Room and encouragement to be independent and innovative.
▫ Opportunities for a very steep career path.
▫ Competitive salary and exciting bonus schemes.
▫ In-house gym and other benefits.

 

Sounds good?

Please submit your application using the appropriate form – we’re looking forward to
hearing from you and what you can bring to our company!

 

Please note:

As a young and rapidly expanding company, boost.ai offers endless possibilities to the
right people. Our delivery team is rapidly conquering the conversational AI market in
Europe and this role offers the right candidate the ability to significantly influence this work.
By joining boost.ai you embark on a technological career adventure that you will be
guaranteed the freedom to shape.
During the recruitment process, we interview the appropriate candidates quickly and
continuously – until we find the right candidate. We recommend that you submit your
application as soon as possible.

It is an absolute requirement of the position to be able to work on-premise in Stavanger,
Norway. We do not hire anyone for remote positions.
Working as a team is pivotal to the success of these roles. It is therefore a requirement of
the position to be able to work on-premise at our HQ in Stavanger, Norway, and to have a
high level of flexibility to travel.

For more information please contact:
Signe Bøhn Bleivik
Head of Partner Strategy
signe@boost.ai

 

APPLY HERE: https://www.boost.ai/career/?rmpage=job&rmjob=64&rmlang=UK