Knowbe4 Partner Engagement Desk Specialist

Partner Engagement Desk Specialist
The Partner Engagement Desk Specialist is often the first person that prospective partners engage with at KnowBe4 and plays an important role in ensuring partners have a positive experience with KnowBe4 from their initial interaction and continuing to support partners during various parts of the partner lifecycle. The ideal candidate will conduct outbound and inbound calls to engage with prospects and conduct initial discovery, educate them on KnowBe4 products and partner programs, and pass qualified partners to the Channel Sales team.  This individual will also call out to existing KnowBe4 partners that are not currently transacting to reignite their interest in selling KnowBe4 products to their customers.


  • Identify and qualify prospective partners who are a good fit for KnowBe4’s global partner program, this includes both outbound and inbound calling
  • Develop and execute on a strong prospecting plan of attack to introduce KnowBe4 to a target partner list
  • Educate prospective partners on the partner program, requirements, and deliverables
  • Complete the partner discovery detail in and provide a basic assessment
  • Follow up and recommend the most relevant program per the partner ‘type’
  • Develop opportunities for the Channel sales team from prospecting and marketing generated leads
  • Respond, engage, and qualify inbound leads and inquiries
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing team members on strategic sales approach
  • Develop and execute on a strong prospecting plan of attack, including email and call scripts
  • Track all relevant qualification and lead management activity using
  • Ensure successful follow through of sales cycle by maintaining accurate activity and lead qualification information in
  • Provide in depth information to the Channel Account Managers to enable the most qualified and productive demos
  • Follow policy and procedure regarding following up on leads
  • Pass qualified partners to the Channel Account Management team
  • Reignite existing KnowBe4 partners that are not currently transacting to renew interest
  • Pass reignited partners that are invested in generating new business to Channel Account Management team
  • Review partner deal registrations to validate deals that can be registered and approved to move forward
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree a plus
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the IT Security Field a plus
  • Experience with Gmail and Google Docs
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Good computer skills
  • Friendly phone voice
  • “Pleasantly persistent” as it can take multiple tries to reach a prospect
  • Ability to leave an engaging message and sound interested
  • Must be highly organized and results-oriented
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