Curriculum Specialist - California

Discovery Education - Multiple Locations - Full time

Curriculum Specialist - California

Who We Are:

As the global leader in standards-based digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving more than 5 million educators and 51 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms and primary schools in the UK, and more than 90 countries around the globe. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement.

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What You'll Do:

A Discovery Education Curriculum Specialist serves as a professional presenter supporting field-based Partnership Managers in a variety of roles, including but not limited to, delivering high-quality, compelling sales presentations, conducting pilots, representing Discovery Education at Publisher fairs and events, workshops etc. The overall goal is to drive sales of Discovery Education’s Techbook products.

  • Deliver compelling, competitive and informative presentations to district selection committees, administrators and other influential groups of leaders.
  • Conduct presentations, workshops and sessions at conferences, sales events, exhibits, publishers fairs etc.
  • Facilitate and deliver high quality individual and small group customer meetings demonstrating a strong understanding of Discovery’s programs and their place in the competitive landscape.
  • Develop customized, dynamic presentatations that best postion Discovery in the market for success as a digital leader.
  • Attend partnership meetings to understand market drivers and district goals and communicate Discovery Education’s capacity to support strategic priorities.
  • Complete responses to committee rubrics and Q&A from districts, ensuring that the Discovery’s products are positioned for success and well represented in the competitive landscape.
  • Support other key projects needed to generate revenue and support California campaign efforts.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to provide responses to district inquiries and calls for specific requests.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree and above or an equivalent combination of skills, training and experience
  • Expertise and experience in presenting and delivering sales presentations as well as product pilot support presentations
  • Experience working in a sales environment and demonstrated deep understanding of role in supporting a sales team and building partner relationships
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills essential
  • Position requires a high degree of flexibility and the ability to react quickly to changing needs
  • Proficiency with presentation programs such as Prezi, Microsoft Office and other related products/systems
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team and cross-functional teams
  • Strong sense of personal initiative & urgency to accomplish tasks
  • Expertise in industry trends and research
  • Must live in California
  • Travel (regionally in California) up to 90% required

Discovery Education is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery Education is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but also a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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Experience Level

Senior Level

Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Our services are in half of the classrooms in the U.S. and UK, and reach over 5 million educators and 51 million students in over 90 countries.

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