ISV Business Development Manager at App Direct in San Francisco, United States

AppDirect is the cloud service commerce leader making software and products accessible globally. The AppDirect cloud service commerce platform unites providers, developers and consumers of cloud services into a single ecosystem. This makes it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage and monitor cloud services from a central location and delivers new opportunities to distribute, sell, and market cloud services.

AppDirect-powered marketplaces, billing and distribution, and reselling services help providers – including Telstra, ADP, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom and others – connect millions of businesses to solutions from Microsoft, Google, Box and more. AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices across North America, Europe, and Asia.

As a member of our ISV Business Development team, you will be responsible for supporting the growth of AppDirect’s Application Developer ecosystem. You will work cross-functionally to identify, recruit and execute net-new strategic partnerships with ISVs to bring their services into the AppDirect distribution catalog. We look for entrepreneurial spirit and those who bring experience from well-established technology companies. You have a reputation for integrity, accountability and responsibility, and are a strong team player with experience in channel, consulting, direct sales, business development and/or partner management.

​What you will do and what will make you shine:

  • Build relationships with leading cloud software vendors to bring them into the AppDirect platform.
  • Negotiate and close distribution contracts and guide partners into AppDirect’s distribution programs.
  • Oversee and maintain a large pipeline of partners and manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Build business case to proactively invest in new API integrations to accelerate growth.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to facilitate growth activities (marketing, sales, programs, etc) aimed at maximizing transaction volume generated on the platform.
  • Act as an advocate for our ISV partners and grow their revenue by brokering new distribution opportunities throughout our network of resellers and channel partners.
  • Source new distribution opportunities through our ISV partners to identify new marketplace opportunities for our Channel Sales Team.
  • Manage ongoing relationships to measure and maintain high NPS for AppDirect’s growing catalog of ISVs

​Your profile:

  • Track record of overachievement in a new business sales, business development or partner management role for at least 5 years.
  • Strong communication & presentation skills, technical knowledge, leadership ability and quantitative analysis acumen.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and engage internal leadership while managing external partners.
  • University degree in either business, technology or marketing


At AppDirect, we strive to create a work environment where team members are motivated to amplify our culture.

In addition to a competitive benefits packages, we offer wellness programs, catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, and regularly sponsored events. Our newly renovated global offices create relaxed, open atmospheres where you can easily collaborate with colleagues or find solo contemplation.


We are headquartered in San Francisco with 10 global offices across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

And we continue to grow, helping businesses harness the power of cloud software around the world—in the Americas, in Europe, and in Asia. At AppDirect we are building a company not just with global reach, but with global presence.


Work alongside talented, but humble people as you help transform the cloud software industry.

At AppDirect, we work to create an environment where each individual is motivated and challenged everyday. We encourage team members to bring creative solutions that reflect their diverse experiences and personalities.


We strongly believe a company’s success depends on its culture.

That’s why we've established a comprehensive set of core values that every team member must exemplify.They guide everything we do and provide a solid foundation for continued growth.

TRUE NORTH: Seek empirical truth to disrupt subjective convictions and align priorities for long-term success.

HUMILITY: Focus on the mission, not egos; listen before being heard, stay open to being wrong, and don’t take credit, give it.

INTENSITY: Invest the energy to consistently outpace the impossible through speed and perseverance.

PMA: Affect change through positive thoughts and actions; never criticize, condemn, or complain.

OWNERSHIP: Take full responsibility for your actions and never make excuses in the face of epic challenges.

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