Head of Revenue

TalkingPoints - Remote - Full time

About TalkingPoints

TalkingPoints is an award-winning education technology non-profit organization with the mission to unlock the potential of low-income, underserved families to support their children’s learning by partnering with their children’s schools. COVID-19 remote learning environment has made our mission ever more urgent and important. We’re building a one-of-a-kind product in the market, a multilingual family engagement platform that connects families and teachers using human and artificial intelligence powered, two-way translated messages and personalized supports — eliminating language, time limitations, and know-how as barriers to school/family connection.

Millions of teachers and families are using TalkingPoints in their classrooms, schools and districts across the U.S. TalkingPoints works with key school district partners such as Oakland Unified, Seattle Public Schools, Boston Public Schools, Buffalo Public School, Wake County and NYC DOE. We have won awards from NYU, MIT, Google, Forbes and are backed by Google, Eric Schmidt, AT&T, Cisco, and Stanford University to name a few.

We're at a critical inflection point in the organization's growth, our user base has grown exponentially in the past year while our team doubled and will double again over the next year. It's an important time to join our team and build on our momentum and ability to support students and families during this critical time in which education equity gaps are more concerning than ever. Learn more.

Diversity: we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it!

The opportunity

We are seeking a Head of Revenue to join our team. As our growth champion, you will act as a strategic partner to the executive team and will be responsible for overall sales (earned revenue) for the organization, including growth, partnership activation, and revenue maximization. You will work closely with all functions, including Marketing, Product, and Finance to ensure we are aligned in all activities to achieve our growth objectives.

  • Responsible for owning the overall sales (earned revenue) goal for the organization, projected to grow to tens of millions of ARR in the next 2-3 years.
  • Develop and refine revenue growth strategies with the leadership team and key stakeholders; build out and execute on short-term and long-term revenue growth strategies
  • Responsible for organizational design (team structure, compensation) including processes and systems, workflows to ensure efficient running and evolution of revenue function and cross-functional collaboration with other functions of the organization
  • Monitor the strategies and processes across the revenue cycle from partner acquisition to engagement, renewal, expansion and pricing, across partner segments, to create sustainable growth.
  • Propel Sales Leadership to develop and implement robust revenue driving strategies that create long-term partner value.
  • Drive Marketing Leadership to create and execute winning marketing strategies to drive profitable growth.
  • Create accountability within the company by accurate forecasting and developing appropriate metrics and coordinating goals, resources, and comp plans accordingly.
  • Build and manage a partnerships playbook for current and future partners and coordinate its implementation across sales, partner success, and marketing..
  • Drive a lean start-up-style environment of constant experimentation and learning.

Who you are

  • You are an experienced and ambitious revenue growth leader with a proven track record of growing and delivering substantial and sustained growth within a B2B SaaS/Enterprise Software environment, specifically in the K-12 education space.
  • You are an experienced revenue leader having run and grown revenue teams responsible for 8-digit ARR in the organization (including sales, partner renewals, expansions etc), including setting up processes and systems for the revenue teams.
  • You are passionate about sales and revenue growth with demonstrated experience of sales strategy processes, sales accountability processes.
  • You are data-driven with a proven capability to regularly measure and analyze productivity and effectiveness leading to actionable insights.
  • You have strong business acumen, regularly informing product road maps, market positioning, and determining budget trade-offs to drive sustainable growth.
  • You are results-oriented, obsessing about key customer metrics and insights to ensure we provide the highest possible customer outcomes profitably.
  • You strive for organizational excellence, demonstrating by doing and thereafter ensuring the highest standards of execution across your teams.
  • You have demonstrable leadership capabilities, able to credibly lead and influence across a complex dispersed workforce in a high-growth environment.
  • You are committed to contributing to the culture of our organization because you believe in our mission and our values.

Overall fit with our org culture - we look for team members who are

  • User and mission-oriented: we are devoted to our mission with empathy towards the communities we serve.
  • All-in together: we go above and beyond the job description, working together as a team.
  • Agile & action-oriented: we get things done, knowing that our progress is urgent to our communities.
  • Always Learning: we are always learning, with a growth mindset, to reach our full potential.
  • Boldly Courageous: we take risks in order to achieve big things.
  • Resourceful: We are creative, solution-oriented, and scrappy.

What we offer

  • An incredible opportunity to build a mission-driven, rapidly growing startup tech nonprofit
  • Competitive salary, full coverage health insurance, benefits, and unlimited time off
  • 401K match
  • Annual professional development benefit
  • Flexibility to work remotely
  • Fun, smart, dynamic, motivated team focused on working together to transform family engagement to serve the families who need it most

How to apply

Please submit your resume, a brief paragraph describing your interest, and a link to your LinkedIn profile

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Experience Level

Senior Level


TalkingPoints is an award-winning education technology non-profit organization with the mission to unlock the potential of low-income, underserved families to support their children’s learning by partnering with their children’s schools.
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