Partner Program Specialist

Okta San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 7 months ago

At Okta, Partners are at the center of what we do and the Partner Success Team is responsible in providing Partners with programs, tools and resources to help them build a successful Okta practice.

Okta is looking for an experienced partner program professional to help drive an innovative and successful global Partner Success Program for our partners. This position will be developing relationships with cross functional teams and partner to provide partners with the best partner experience and partnership. You will be responsible for 3 critical areas: Partner onboarding experience, expanding Partner readiness to ensure are effectively growing as Okta Partners and the management of Okta Partner Connect from content creation to Manage Okta Partner Advisory Board.

Partner Onboarding

  • Research and apply industry standard practices for onboarding Partners

  • Identify onboarding program as part of the Partner Success Program to help Partners initiate their partnership with Okta throughout the operational process

  • Define, track and report on key metrics that indicate partner onboarding effectiveness, improvements and execution

Partner Readiness

  • Develop and execute comprehensive Partner readiness programs for Partners by leveraging all partner teams to ensure consistent collateral, messaging, toolkits and enablement are available to Partners

  • Build drip campaigns to nurture partners through their Okta journey

  • Act as an "Okta Partner Connect Concierge" where you will communicate regularly with new and existing partners on all things Okta/the Okta Partner Connect Program in an effort to lead them into the next stage of the partnership. This includes providing the necessary information, education, tools and resources to assist our Partners with regards to the program, marketing, selling Okta and services, etc.

  • Regularly seek to evolve and refine the Okta Partner Success Program based on internal and external needs as well as feedback from conversations, surveys and interviews

  • Develop assets/pages on the Okta Partner Community to ensure that Partners understand their journey to success in partnering with Okta.

Okta Partner Partner Program Management

  • Responsible for all Okta Partner Connect and Okta Partner Success content creation and edits

  • Work closely with branding and Partner Marketing on key assets and communications

  • Work with enablement team on the Content Management System for Partners usage

  • Manage Okta Partner Advisory Board

  • Drive adoption through Okta Partner Connect Programs such as Okta for Partners, Demos, etc.

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years work experience in SAAS company, preferably working with Partners or Internal Communications, Marketing background preferred

  • Organized, detailed oriented and able to juggle multiple projects

  • Excellent skills in drafting content, writing and editing

  • Outstanding verbal communication skills and detailed project management skills are required.

  • Ability to move quickly, take initiative, multi-task and work cross-functionally

  • Self-starter and excellent problem solver via collaboration

  • Interest in understanding of Identity landscape

  • Demonstrated experience navigating cross functionally across organization.

  • A high degree of honesty, integrity and sound judgment

  • Willingness to listen, learn and incorporate other ideas into all aspects of job.

  • Thrive in high growth, ambiguous environments

  • Comfortable with travel up to 10%

  • BA/BS degree, MBA or Masters degree

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Iot Specialist Partner Solutions Architect

Amazon.Com, Inc.

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-14T00:00 Note: This position can be based in Seattle, New York City, or the San Francisco Bay Area. Other locations may be considered. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a Solutions Architect to work with Internet of Things (IoT) partners. You will be working with a global community of software, hardware, and consulting partners that use AWS products such as AWS Greengrass, Amazon FreeRTOS, and the AWS IoT family of services. This position will be primarily focused on the hardware and OEM space, helping bring AWS to the edge and microcontrollers everywhere. AWS is one of Amazon's fastest growing businesses, with tens of thousands of partners and millions of customers all over the world. We are reshaping the way that enterprises consume information technology and powering the developers who are building the next generation of industry leaders. AWS customers include some of the most innovative startups like Netflix, Airbnb, and Instagram, as well as some of the largest global enterprises like Intel, GE, Shell, and Samsung. AWS partners include the world's top technology and consulting companies such as SAP, Siemens, C3IoT, Splunk, and Accenture. The ideal candidate is as comfortable white boarding complex software architectures with a roomful of engineers as they are briefing an executive audience. You will get the opportunity to work with a wide array of AWS partners, from well-established tech giants to innovative startups that were born in the cloud. You will also have the opportunity to write whitepapers, deliver technical webinars, speak at events and file patents for what could potentially be a future AWS product or feature. Candidates should be a technical domain expert, with experience in embedded systems as well as having in-depth knowledge of IoT solutions in the cloud. Experience working directly with customers is required, and prior experience working with partner ecosystems is a plus. Previous experience with AWS is desired but not required. You will get the opportunity to work directly with senior engineers at both customers, partners, and AWS service teams. This position can be based in Seattle, New York City, or the San Francisco Bay Area. Other locations may be considered. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. aws-partners-na * LI-JM5 Amazon.Com, Inc. San Francisco CA

Partner Program Specialist