Account Manager

eSpark Learning - Chicago, Illinois - Full time

About eSpark

At eSpark, we are building the next generation of tools to help students succeed in school and in life. Using teacher insight and empirical data, we curate the best learning resources to create a personalized experience for each student. We continue to demonstrate meaningful achievement results among students from all backgrounds.

Account Management at eSpark

As an Account Manager, you will be a key member of the Customer team developing relationships and strategies to expand the number of eSparking students within existing strategic partnerships. If you’re passionate about revolutionizing education and thrive in a fast-paced, forward-thinking team environment, then join us!


As an Account Manager, you will be expected to achieve assigned renewal and expansion sales goals within assigned strategic partners through:

  • Vision - Develop a vision for successful district partnerships and manage/align the right eSpark resources to make that vision a reality and best serve partner needs
  • Relationships - Develop and manage relationships with key decision makers and influencers at school districts
  • Funding - Research the state and district funding landscape and work with the various decision makers to unlock funding to expand our partnerships

Travel is expected about 2 days a week on average.

You will be successful if you can bring:

  • Executive presence and relationship building with senior leaders (school Superintendents and their cabinets)
    • Strong internal and external communicator with excellent interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent orchestration, influencing, and negotiating skills;
    • Strong judgment and instinct with clients; Comfortable having tough and financially focused conversations
  • Ability to manage cross-functional teams and complex projects; Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced environment and changing requirements. Startup experience a plus.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty and ambiguity
  • A passion for education and strong desire to use your skills to change the world!

Some perks and benefits of working at eSpark

  • The opportunity to work with a passionate team
  • Unlimited vacation. We're all adults (kinda). Take time when you need it.
  • Stocked pantry, coffee & espresso in office locations, and your favorite dessert on your birthday!
  • Progressive insurance and benefit options that are built for both individuals and families, including a significant portion covered by eSpark
  • Competitive salary, equity options, and 401(k) plan

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