K-12 Manager of Sales

Life is Tech USA, Inc. - Los Angeles, California or Remote - Full time

Job Summary:

Life is Tech! USA is in search of a full-time Manager of Sales to join our dynamic sales team as we expand our K-12 computer science and coding education footprint across the US. The ideal candidate understands the changing K-12 landscape and has experience in educational technology.

The Manager of Sales will lead our sales team and will be responsible for department-wide performance related to annual OKR targets, specifically closed-won deals and continuing to optimize and increase our overall conversion rate. The ideal candidate will be an experienced and creative manager with the ability to lead and inspire sales team members while keeping up with and driving Life is Tech! USA’s rapid growth.

At Life is Tech! USA, we work in a fast-paced environment that makes being efficient and detail-oriented extremely valuable. Operating as a startup, being a quick thinker and willing to adapt is at the core of this position. The ability to think outside the box, constantly test, optimize and iterate and take full ownership of strategies and initiatives from A to Z will set you up for success in this position.

This is a full time remote position for candidates located within the United States only. This role will report directly to the Vice President and CEO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to a highly skilled team of sales strategists
  • Provide mentorship, guidance, and coaching throughout the sales process with your expert background in K-12 educational technology sales
  • Support meeting and exceeding annual OKR targets by leading and managing sales cycles from A-Z alongside sales team members starting with qualifying prospects through to securing contracts for fiscal year 2023.
  • Track, forecast, budget, and monitor sales pipeline
  • Reporting on progress + sales funnel forecasting based on quarterly and annual OKR goals; Extracting meaningful insights to inform team priority initiatives and focus based on sales funnel metrics
  • Able to accept aggressive goals and work hard to achieve them
  • Meet team sales goals on a consistent basis

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Educational Technology Sales background
  • Complete understanding of the K-12 market
  • 5+ years of experience in sales with experience in managing people and/or projects preferred
  • Direct classroom experience highly preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated success at managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude for working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to apply energy and creativity to meeting sales goals

Key Competencies:

  • Self-motivated & “go-getter” mindset
  • Result driven with experience of extremely target-centric job
  • Positive, confident & can-do attitude
  • Goal-oriented & collaborative
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Optimize and iterate mindset to achieve top results
  • Able to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Team player

About Life is Tech! USA

Life is Tech! USA is the North American arm of Life is Tech!, a Japanese-based computer science and coding education company. Life is Tech! USA is rapidly expanding in the K-12 market across the United States through our proprietary coding and computer science programs.

In a nutshell our current K-12 computer science and coding education offering includes: Our flagship programs, Disney Codeillusion and Disney Codeillusion Advanced (official collaborations with Disney), cover Game Design, Game Development, Web Design and Media Art in a way that’s both entertaining and deeply educational with an emphasis on cross-curricular connection and real-world application.

We round out our K-12 computer science pathway with Digital Literacy for Beginners and Computer Science Essentials programs. Combining education with engagement is at the core of all that we do to deliver an unmatched learning experience for students and teachers alike.

Learn more about Life is Tech and Disney Codeillusion for Schools at: https://codeillusion.io/pages/coding-for-schools

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Life is Tech! USA’s Vice President, Amanda Windsor: amanda@lifeistech-usa.com

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Life is Tech USA, Inc.

Life is Tech USA is the North American arm of Life is Tech!, a Japanese-based computer science and coding education company who are the creators of Disney Codeillusion - an official collaboration with Disney.
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