• Alliance Manager

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee | US-VA-Reston | US-IL-Westchester | US-IL-Lincolnshire | US-IL-Chicago | US-MN-Minneapolis
    Job ID
    2018-2546
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Create lasting, positive impact.

    By considering Wipfli LLP, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. At Wipfli, we create positive impact and lifetime relationships by leading and working with an outward mindset. As a member of our team, you will be inspired to think freely and follow your passion, grow as a professional by developing your skills and commit to serving our clients, channel partners and communities with honesty and integrity.

     

    Wipfli has a broad national footprint with offices coast to coast — and we’re still growing! As an associate, you’ll have access to skill development and career opportunities, whether you want to move up or transition into another area of specialty. You’ll also have the flexibility and technology to work wherever you are, whether it’s at home or in our clients’ offices, or switching Wipfli offices if you’re looking to move across the country.

     

    Join a company focused on giving back to the greater good — at Wipfli, we’re committed to supporting the communities we do business in. To learn more about our volunteer efforts, who we are and what we do, visit wipfli.com.  

     

    Wipfli is currently seeking candidates for the role of Alliance Manager. Under the direction of the Growth Organization, the Alliance Manager builds and maintains our relationship with key alliance partners such as Microsoft. They will ensure the alliance partner(s) understand who Wipfli is, understands Wipfli strategy within the markets we serve, and understands Wipfli capabilities. In addition, they will serve as an execution liaison between our Wipfli strategies, our delivery team, and Microsoft to ensure that we are driving results.

    Responsibilities

    • Works with our Microsoft Partner Development Manager (PDM) on Business Planning and providing updates on performance, issues, and needs.
    • Works with Microsoft PDM and Key Leadership to understand available programs and ensure Wipfli sales, marketing, and service delivery teams have the information they require to successfully utilize the programs.
    • Assists Wipfli teams in utilizing and staying in compliance with Microsoft One Commercial Partner program, Solution Accelerators, and AppSource/solution marketing tools.
    • Manage our strategic relationship with Microsoft overall. Providing connectivity and leadership into appropriate regional and national Microsoft executives.
    • Assists our Business Development resources with getting connected with Microsoft’s Account Executives and supporting field sales organization.
    • Drives usage of the regional Microsoft Technology Centers by creating awareness of the center capabilities and how to effectively utilize the resource with our clients.
    • Ensures our consultants are getting the appropriate training and readiness to perform their roles whether it be sales, delivery, support or innovation.
    • Coordinates Microsoft Conference attendees working with the Resource Managers from each area and manage the objectives and outputs for each attendee.

    Qualifications

    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or other job related major, or an equivalent level of job related experience
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience. Preferred previous experience with the channel partner (Microsoft) if possible
    • Understanding of and experience in consulting
    • Direct experience as an Alliance Manager
    • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Requires skill in database systems and microcomputer software
    • Deep understanding of Microsoft execution engines
    • Deep understanding of Wipfli organization

     

     

    Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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