SmartBear is hiring a

Channel Sales Manager

Galway, Ireland

SmartBear is rapidly expanding its EMEA Sales Team in Galway and looking for an experienced Channel Sales Manager. In this role you will champion our award-winning software to develop new channel partners, achieve and grow EMEA channel billings targets and manage on-going relationships across multiple technology products. This role gives you the ability to advance your career at a company that is high growth, firmly established and an industry leader.

Our award-winning technology solutions allow businesses to build and deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. We equip every member of a software development team with tools to ensure quality at every stage of the development cycle. Leading research predicts companies worldwide will spend nearly $3 billion on Development, Test, Monitoring, and API management solutions over the next five years.

Specific Sales Responsibilities

  • Identify and qualify new partnering opportunities and overseeing partner onboarding process.
  • Assist in building suitable partner coverage by geography and product solution across focus EMEA markets.
  • Build and maintain strong positive working relationships with partner’s management team, sales and operational personnel.
  • Create and manage sales plans with existing distributors, focusing on growing an indirect reseller base and associated sales revenues through distribution.
  • Create and manage sales plans with select large direct VARs, focusing on Smartbear solution adoption and sales revenue growth.
  • Understand and continually assess the Smartbear value proposition to partners, identifying ways to accelerate growth through product and channel sales & marketing enhancements.
  • Achieve specified quarterly and yearly channel sales targets in EMEA.


  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with software channel sales business development.
  • Capable of building and maintaining strong relationships with a diverse set of internal and partner constituencies including senior level executives.
  • Experience of partnering with distributors to grow indirect reseller revenues.
  • Experience with large VARs and understanding their business to grow partnership revenues.
  • Willing and able to travel (10-20%).
  • Proficient in German (preferred), Spanish, or French.
  • Authorized to work in Ireland.
  • Bachelor's degree or other significant business experience.

SmartBear Is A Destination Employer

  • Invest In Our Employees - We care about the success of our employees and provide guidance and tools to help them grow their careers and succeed. We seek to continuously learn and evolve and strive to be the company of choice.
  • Open and Collaborative Environment - We have an inclusive, creative, passionate, fun, and successful environment.
  • Award Winning Technology - SmartBear is a market leader and has won numerous, prestigious industry awards for its software solutions, including “Top Innovator and Leader In Software Development”.
  • Invested Leadership Team - Our executives have a proven record of success, are passionate about the success of the employees and the company, and are focused on supporting the sales organization.
  • Ideal Location - We are conveniently located in the heart of Galway, overlooking Galway Bay and steps away from the vibrant city centre and Eyre Square’s emerging tech start up scene.
  • Strong Benefits - Robust annual leave and public holidays, health insurance, and pension.
  • Community Service and Philanthropy - SmartBear is committed to giving back to the community. We offer employees a day off to serve the cause of their choice or work in teams to support an organization. SmartBear also contributes time and donates to meaningful organizations, such as aiding at-risk children and combatting homelessness.

About SmartBear

SmartBear is a combination of a start-up, high growth culture and environment, with an established, financially strong, 300 employees across six global locations company. We provide leading companies with the technology to help them build some of the greatest applications, high performing websites, electronic shopping carts, SaaS and cloud-based software solutions throughout every step of the development cycle from coding, to testing, to launch, to monitoring performance. We work with companies such as Google, Disney, Apple, jetBlue, Johnson & Johnson and leading venture-backed, start-ups (as well as 25,000+ other companies). We have a community of over 4 million users that leverage our software and solutions. Please visit for more information and where you can find out the origin of the SmartBear name.