Vice President, Channel Sales

Lucid is a market research platform that provides access to authentic, first-party data in over 90 countries. Our products and services enable anyone, in any industry, to ask questions of targeted audiences and find the answers they need – fast. These answers can be used to uncover consumer motivations, increase revenue, and measure the impact of digital advertising. Founded in 2010, Lucid is headquartered in New Orleans, LA with offices in Dallas, New York, London, Sydney, Singapore, Gurgaon, Prague, and Hamburg.



The Vice President, Channel Sales will be tasked with developing a partner-led sales strategy and culture, executing that strategy in collaboration with other lines of business and their leaders.  This role will be responsible for leading global expansion of Lucid’s supply team, including establishing relationships with new partners, growing existing partners, and ensuring the success of integrations. This person will play a key role in helping to establish the strategy and to also drive execution activities on bringing our new products to market.

This position would be required to work out of our Headquarters in New Orleans. Relocation assistance is available and we welcome the opportunity to discuss details surrounding relocation opportunities further.

Responsibilities

  • Develop partner strategy and build and manage enablement programs focused on recruiting, educating, and empowering new partners while ensuring the success of existing ones  to confirm the profitability and growth of the company’s products
  • Create a uniform and consistent approach to programmatically identify, target, and recruit global, national and regional partners that align with the company’s overall goals and objectives.
  • Partner with marketing, sales, and product teams to ensure the execution of programs and events to drive partner leads, pipeline and deal progression.
  • Lead and manage Global partner sales and operations teams 
  • Lead meetings with partners and help drive the relationships forward to increase sales and strengthen relationships. 
  • Perform analytical tasks such as business case development and budgeting, create and lead presentations, develop project plans, and manage execution of deliverables.
  • Grow and maintain a sales channel made up primarily of Value Added Resellers, systems integrators and strategic partners from which most sales orders are fulfilled. Manage top deals and very important clients within territories. Build and nurture C-level relationships across top partners.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of relevant competitive solutions, products, and services.

Requirements

  • 10-15 years hands on experience with significant sales experience in a technology or media organization.
  • A history of successfully developing and leading multiple strategic partnerships and driving repeatable solutions, technical wins, and / or practice wins.
  • Proven track record of closing strategic partnerships and transactions.
  • International experience in managing and growing business in both developing and mature markets.
  • You are both strategic and detail oriented. You can see the full picture, understand opportunities and risks, and you develop strategic roadmap with that in mind. You can turn that strategy into action plan to develop results. You are willing to be hands-on when needed.
  • You must be able to positively and professionally interact with all levels of Management, customers, outside vendors, and co-workers in order to create strong working relationships. Effective people developer. You value investing in your team, developing career paths, creating growth opportunities, providing regular feedback as a coach and partner to your team members.
  • Other projects and assignments may result and be assigned to accommodate the changing needs of the department and the company.
  • You are results driven. You and your team are focused on high impact areas, you are organized, effective, efficient and strive for results.
  • Extensive experience presenting to and negotiating with senior level management (internal and external).
  • Must be flexible and able to excel in a fast-paced, fluid environment.



At Lucid we foster a collaborative and inspiring workplace.  We pride ourselves in doing this by recruiting, hiring and retaining diverse, passionate, and forward-thinking talent. Lucid is committed to and encourages an inclusive environment and we are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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