SAP Recruiting Event Specialist Job in Scottsdale, Arizona

Requisition ID: 121045

Work Area: Sales

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Partner Recruiting Event Specialist


SAP is the global market leader for business software and thus contributes a considerable part of the world's economic power grid. At SAP you get your chance to put your ideas into action with maximum impact. The Recruiting Event Specialist supports the North American channel expansion initiatives by assisting with the identification and development of a pipeline of prospective SME partners in order to grow SAP’s software license revenue. The target is to extend the ecosystem of SAP, to find partners within the scope of a well-defined partner strategy, and to assist in the recruitment process. The position reports to a leader in the SAP NA Partner Management Team and is aligned to a specific solution. The position will work collaboratively with an extended team that includes global recruitment teams, Inside and Field sales (Account Executives), marketing, development, product management and technical resources - as one SAP.


The focus of the Partner Recruiting Event Specialist is to assist in growing SAP’s ecosystem into the areas aligned to the North America channel expansion strategy. This will be accomplished by identifying and assisting in the recruiting of scalable, financially-healthy partners, as well as, by raising the activity-level of existing partners using new SAP Go-to-Market partner models.

The Partner Recruiting Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in the identification and/or development of both virtual and live events that support the recruitment strategy

  • Work collaboratively with the SAPPHIRE and LOB event teams to host partner recruitment events on-site

  • Manage the execution for partner recruitment events from concept to registration and then the on-site logistics

  • Coordinate recruitment messaging / sales plays with the solution GTM leads

  • Support the Referral Partner Program as required

  • Assist the overall recruitment team in the digitial and social demand motion in order to build pipeline recruitment and event exposure


  • Minimum of 3 years of overall business experience with 1 year experience in related events / marketing role

  • Understanding the principles of solution & cloud selling through Partners

  • Knowing or having successful experience in multi-channel go-to-market models

  • Knowledge and understanding of Partner dynamics

  • Effective communication and virtual presentation skills at a mid-level / executive level

  • High energy - brings innovative ideas to the team and champions best practices

  • Proven capability to work in a team and collaborate; with independent accountability

  • Local market knowledge and understanding (software industry, trends, vertical market industries, etc.

  • Business level English


  • BA or higher degree in IT/ business/ economy or another related field.

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Very detailed oriented, with good time management and organizational skills.

  • Able to operate in complex matrix environment of SAP and US Market Units.

  • Strong value system for building trust, alignment and engagement across the organization

  • Ability to perform and remain objective and stable under pressure and stressful conditions, maintaining high levels of energy, ethics, communication, transparency and leadership.


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA