Director of School Relations

Waterford - Multiple Locations or Remote - Full time

We’re looking to expand our sales department with someone who has a passion for education, a winning attitude, and an outstanding work ethic. We’re especially interested in candidates who have experience working and maintaining contacts with school administrators in respective territory. If you’re looking for a rewarding career with the chance to make a difference in early childhood education, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Top-Down: Establish and maintain relationships with district, school, and community leaders.
  • Own the Room: Use strong leadership and people skills while conducting Waterford product or service demonstrations.
  • Top of the Stack: Exceed quarterly and annual sales goals thanks to your work ethic and inventive business strategies.
  • Master the Space: Become an expert in PreK-12 markets and industry trends–if something new revolutionizes the Ed Tech field, you’re the first to know.
  • Dominate the Competition: Develop in-depth knowledge of our competitors and use your insight to promote Waterford software as the better product.
  • Dale Carnegie meets Dwight Schrute: Study the Waterford brand, your target demographic, and educational pedagogy to become a consultant among sales reps– in short, “somewhere between a snake and a mongoose… and a panther”
  • Sharpest Knife in the Drawer: Identify problems as they arise and find innovative, yet practical solutions.
  • Use the Tools: Provide accurate forecasting with daily CRM updates–Salesforce experience preferred.

If you’re asking yourself “Why Waterford?” here are a few reasons employees love working with our dynamic sales team:

  • Monthly commission payouts for renewal, growth, and new business.
  • Healthy work-life balance with flexible scheduling opportunities.
  • Medical, dental/vision, disability, and life insurances.
  • Fulfilling mission and workplace environment.
  • Cloud-based solutions and SaaS business model.

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Our programs are backed by substantial educational research and proven to help students succeed in school. Waterford was recently awarded a prestigious $14 million EIR Expansion Grant to further expand our kindergarten readiness program. "https://www.waterford.org/news/waterford-wins-eir-grant-to-bring-waterford-upstart-to-five-states/"

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Locations

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nebraska City, Nebraska
Wichita, Kansas
St Louis, Missouri
Salt Lake City, Utah
Remote

Role

Sales

Experience Level

Senior Level

Waterford

Waterford.org is a nonprofit education partner that has a mission to blend the best aspects of learning science, mentoring relationships, and innovative technologies to form a community, school, and home programs that deliver excellence and equity for all learners.

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