Sales Development Representative

CodeHS - Chicago, Illinois or Remote - Full time

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students.

CodeHS is looking for a Sales Development Representative (SDR) to generate new sales leads by prospecting potential district customers and conducting outbound outreach via email and phone to connect with district administrators. Your primary focus will be setting up appointments with district administrators for our Account Executives.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Generate leads for the Account Executive team by reaching out to stakeholders over multiple channels (phone, email, LinkedIn, etc).
  • Call Curriculum and CTE administrators from school districts in a set territory and schedule meetings for AEs to pitch CodeHS
  • Create and send email sequences to district and school administrators to schedule discovery calls and educate stakeholders about CodeHS Pro
  • Call active free teachers to learn more about what their district is doing for CS and try to get names/introductions to district administration
  • Cultivate interest in upgrading among teachers using our free version
  • Create and send outbound email campaigns to district administrators (Directors, Superintendents) with the goal of scheduling a meeting for Account Executives
  • Contact teachers/administrators from recently won deals to ask if they can recommend other stakeholders to contact at neighboring schools/districts that could use CodeHS

Requirements

  • 1-2 years experience making cold calls and scheduling appointments for sales calls or demos
  • Able to write concise and effective email campaigns
  • Efficient at prospecting sales leads
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • No experience coding is required, but you should have an interest in learning
  • 5-10% travel, company/department meet ups are approximately quarterly and there may be conference travel

Must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US.

- The main office is in Chicago. Chicago office is hybrid. 

- You can apply to this position if you live in another state. If you are working from another state onboarding and some team meetings require travel, but you can work from home or a coworking space. 

Benefits:

* Health, dental, vision

* Equity

* 401k plan with 4% match*

 Parental leave

* Strong vacation policy

Company Values 

Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Role

Sales

Experience Level

Mid Level

CodeHS

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.
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