Carrier Sales Lead - US Carrier Sales

Cupertino, California, United States
Sales and Business Development


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200551171
The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries! It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it! The US Carrier Sales team is seeking an experienced sales professional with a passion for technology and innovation to lead efforts in the rapidly growing attach categories within a major US Carrier Account. We collaborate with partners to seek opportunities, develop account plans, and implement programs to grow the business, resulting in extraordinary customer experiences and expanded adoption of the Apple ecosystem. As a Carrier Sales Lead, you will be selling iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, Beats, and Apple-branded accessories from pitch to close, including: defining the individual account strategy; driving consumer offers and deals through negotiation and analytics; and navigating cross-functional teams to ensure timely and successful launch of a new offers and programs.


In conjunction with the Worldwide team, Finance, Legal, and other cross-functional teams, you develop strategic plans and tactical activities with the US Carrier that will result in growing the Carriers’ attach business, including iPad, Watch, AirPods, Beats, and Accessories. We work closely with demand planning, merchandising, operations, finance, legal, business development, and the marketing organization to define a comprehensive strategy for the Carrier partnership. You are designing promotional strategies, offers, and incentive programs, developing essential channel assets, managing supply availability, and ensuring new products are launched successfully. You oversee the drafting of legal agreements and negotiate commercial terms. You achieve or exceed assigned sales quotas and other critical metrics while thriving in a dynamic, pressure-filled environment. We maintain excellent business relationships and work with cross-functional teams that deliver a productive alliance to achieve mutual strategic outcomes. You are aware of competitors’ activities, account history, and emerging partner and market trends while understanding how to capitalize on these opportunities. Design, recommend, and negotiate assortments of critical SKUs. Manage a pipeline of multiple products. Articulate compelling placement and merchandising strategies. Prepare presentations and analyses to support sales initiatives (Keynote and Excel skills). Track progress and provide regular reports to management. Perform assigned administrative tasks, including meeting scheduling, sales and inventory reporting, promotional tracking, and files/forms/information creation and management.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • You have a performance-proven sales background, including 7+ years of sales management and/or account management experience or equivalent.
  • You bring strong analytical skills to analyze opportunities from many angles— both quantitative and qualitative, to drive sales results. You understand partner economics and the value drivers to better align strategies.
  • You build meaningful relationships and partner effectively with all levels of management. You are trusted and comfortable in tough situations. You can settle disputes, negotiations, and contracts to deliver outcomes and results.
  • You bring experience in sales, with an understanding of merchandising strategies and assortment planning.
  • Your areas of expertise include: business development, data analysis, problem-solving, negotiating terms, tactical execution, account development, forecasting, presentations, business solutions, multi-task management, and administrative planning & organization.
  • Your engagement style is highly collaborative and inclusive, seeking to deliver superior outcomes regardless of the status quo or perceived boundaries.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills (including proficiency with Keynote)

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BA/BS or minimum of 6 years Reseller Sales Management experience or equivalent

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.