Partner Development Associate

Ellevation Education - Boston, Massachusetts - Full time

At Ellevation, we develop world-class software to help school districts and educators support the fastest growing population of K-12 students: English Learners (ELs). By combining great products, student data, and research on best practices, Ellevation helps school districts transform their EL programs and ensure all students can achieve their highest aspirations.

We are a fast-growing, mission-driven technology company, partnering with over 700 public school districts all across the country. We are well-capitalized, have a strong and growing team, and are continuously focused on how to build the best organization so that we can achieve our ambitious social and financial objectives.

This is where you come in…

We're looking for an energetic and resilient Partner Development Associate with a lead generation background and passion for improving education. This individual will play a critical role in the Ellevation sales process, responsible for identifying, nurturing, and delivering high-quality sales opportunities to our Sales Team. The Partner Development Associate will focus on one primary objective – outbound prospecting and lead generation activities with school district leaders that generate a high-volume of qualified online demo meetings to be handed-off to our Partner Development Managers. The ideal candidate will be skilled at outbound sales prospecting, knowledgeable about the K-12 market, highly motivated and interested in career development, and prepared to work hard to build the business.

In this role, you will:

  • Identify and develop new K-12 district sales opportunities within an assigned territory through cold calling, social selling, reference-based networking and direct marketing efforts
  • Prioritize & engage prospective K-12 district partners and schedule virtual demo meetings for assigned sales team members
  • Initiate consistently high volume of daily outbound calls to drive consistent weekly lead generation
  • Articulate value of Ellevation to prospects while gathering insight about goals & needs of district to support product demo
  • Become a trusted resource for ELL professionals by nurturing leads through targeted sharing of content and other information
  • Maintain accurate information and activity tracking in

About you:

  • One year of successful inside sales experience preferred, preferably in the educational technology market
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Motivated and driven to be successful through continuous personal improvement
  • Strong business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to succeed in a competitive selling environment
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Passion for driving change in education

Why Ellevation?

In addition to our great benefit plans, here’s some other perks that make us unique:

  • Competitive base salary with uncapped commissions and bonus
  • Great location in Boston - a stone’s throw from the Chauncy Street/Downtown Crossing T stop
  • Ability to make a significant impact in the education industry
  • Opportunity for career progression and income advancement
  • Fun Fridays including virtual happy hours with our remote team
  • Free snacks, beverages, fruit, and we even compost!
  • On-site gym, bean bag chairs, and darts
  • Opportunity to join an open and collaborative work environment

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Ellevation Education

Ellevation is a mission-driven technology company that combines great products, student data, and research on best practices to help school districts transform their EL programs and ensure all students can achieve their highest aspirations.

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