Referral Partner Manager

Job Description

Who We Are:

At AuditBoard we inspire each other to innovate and are proud of what we are producing. We spend each day thinking of new ways to delight our customers and contribute to the greater good of our company and our surrounding communities. We are all about assisting each other and breaking through barriers to create the most loved auditing, risk, and compliance platform by our customers. This is how we have become one of the 100 fastest-growing tech companies in North America for the second year in a row as ranked by Deloitte!  

AuditBoard transforms how audit, risk, and compliance professionals manage today’s dynamic risk landscape with a modern, connected platform that engages the front lines, surfaces the risks that matter, and drives better strategic decision-making. More than 30% of the Fortune 500, including 6 of the Fortune 10, leverage our award-winning technology to move their businesses forward with greater clarity and agility. And our customers love us: AuditBoard is top-rated on and Gartner Peer Insights.

Why This Role is Exciting:

The Manager of Referral Partnerships and Alliances will build and drive revenue-based relationships with key national and regional risk advisory firms.  This position will report to the Senior Manager of Partnerships and Strategic Alliances.  This role will closely collaborate with AuditBoard’s sales organization, as well as executive leadership, to develop strong, lucrative, and positive relationships with partner firms. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and owning new partner relationships
    • Tracking of KPIs for these partners and driving action to achieve target KPIs
    • Identifying new partners that fit into our partner ecosystem
    • Miscellaneous support activities for Deloitte
    • Building out joint recurring Pipeline Generation (PG) Programs and Field Days with the designated partners and the AuditBoard field team
    • Business travel a prerequisite to build relationships with key designated partners nationally
  • Relationship management:
    • Checking in on a regular cadence (bi-weekly or monthly depending on the partner)
    • Monitoring partner health via a Partner scorecard
    • Identifying where partners need more sales enablement and bringing in resources as appropriate (education, collateral, etc)
  • KPI tracking:
    • Setting quarterly and annual referral targets with each partner
    • Tracking performance to these targets on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
    • Tracking sales rep activity (joint events, pipeline reviews) with our partners
    • Tracking referral activity back to the partners (if applicable) to ensure partners are incentivized to work with us

Attributes for a Successful Candidate:

If you are the ideal candidate, you will already possess key relationships with national and regional risk advisory firms and have extensive background knowledge of how their risk advisory practices operate.  You also possess the audit, risk and compliance domain expertise that will enable you to explain the AuditBoard value proposition and demonstrate product benefits.  You also have a natural ability to network/build rapport with senior executive partners and can qualify prospective sales opportunities through probing questions. 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-7 years of experience in sales type of role
  • 1-2 years specifically in a partnership and alliance function
  • Financial industry experience a plus, but not required
  • Proficient in Salesforce


  • You’ll be launching a career at one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in North America!
  • Hybrid/Remote work environment
  • Lunch and snacks when you are in the office
  • LYBL! Live your best life! $200 a month to spend on anything that enhances your life.  
  • Unlimited Access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Additional stipend for learning courses or certifications
  • Celebrate your birthday with the day off
  • Charitable giving - get paid to volunteer for a day
  • All the traditional goodies….health, dental, vision, PTO, holidays
  • Stock options
  • Bonus program
  • 401k to save for your future
  • Fun company and team outings!