Sales Development Representative

Amira Learning - Remote - Full time

Job Title: Sales Development Representative (SDR)

Location: Remote/Full-Time

Travel: 10%

About Amira Learning:

Amira Learning is on a mission to revolutionize the way children learn to read. Join our team and contribute to helping every child become a masterful and motivated reader. As a Sales Development Representative, you will play a pivotal role in driving revenue growth and expanding our reach through strategic partnerships. Be part of an expert team that has developed highly successful applications in U.S. schools and contribute to deploying the next generation of AI-powered software in the classroom.

Amira, the first AI-powered reading tutor, was created at Carnegie Mellon University. With investors and partners like Google and Amazon, Amira is already making a significant impact in more than 2 million students and 1000+ districts across the United States and abroad.

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced, fast-growing startup where you can make a positive impact while also advancing your career.

Role Overview:

As a Sales Development Representative (SDR), you will be responsible for generating and qualifying leads to drive revenue growth and expand Amira Learning's market presence. Your success will be measured by your ability to identify potential customers, initiate meaningful conversations, and schedule meetings for the sales team.


● Conduct research to identify potential customers within the K-12 education market.

● Reach out to prospects via phone, email, and other channels to introduce Amira's AI-powered reading tutor and create interest.

● Qualify leads by understanding their needs, pain points, and buying readiness.

● Collaborate with Account Executives to ensure a seamless handoff of qualified leads. ● Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all interactions and lead generation activities in the CRM system.

● Continuously learn about Amira's products and value proposition to effectively communicate key messages to prospects.

● Participate in team meetings and sales training sessions to enhance your knowledge and sales skills.

● Collaborate with the marketing team to optimize lead generation campaigns and strategies. ● Meet and exceed assigned targets for lead generation and conversion rates.


The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications-

● 1-3 years of experience in Sales Development or a similar role, preferably within the education technology industry.

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage prospects and build rapport.

● Self-motivated and results-driven, with a strong desire to achieve and exceed targets. ● Excellent research and prospecting skills, with the ability to identify key decision-makers within educational institutions.

● Familiarity with CRM software (e.g., Salesforce) and other sales productivity tools.

● Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.

● Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred but not required.

Our Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate for the Sales Development Representative role will demonstrate the following competencies

Proactive and persistent mindset

Strong work ethic and goal-oriented approach

Active listener with excellent questioning and discovery skills

Quick learner and adaptable to new technologies and market trends

Team player with the ability to collaborate and contribute to the overall sales strategy

1-3 years of professional experience

Amira's Culture:

At Amira, we value-

● Flexibility: We encourage a distributed team setup, allowing individuals to live and work wherever they desire.

● Collaboration: We believe in working closely together, leveraging collaborative tools and periodic face-to-face gatherings.

● Lean & Agile: We promote ownership and value continuous feedback.

● Mission-Driven: Our focus is on tangible, measurable impact, helping children become motivated and masterful readers.

What Amira Offers:

● Competitive salary in a fast-growing startup environment.

● Opportunities for career advancement and professional growth.

● Cutting-edge work in the education technology sector.

● The opportunity to influence processes

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Amira Learning

Amira is reinventing the way children learn to read with the world's first intelligent reading assistant.
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