Strategic Sales Specialist

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

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At some companies, sales is a science. At IXL Learning, it's more like an ever-evolving art. We are looking for creative thinkers who can master our strategies and processes, and then come up with even better ones. The ideal candidates will have competitive spirits and get a thrill from playing a pivotal role in the growth and success of our products. We’re seeking people with energy and compassion, who can make learning about IXL an enjoyable experience for educators.This is an in-house sales role based in our San Mateo, CA office.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Strategically manage in-bound leads, qualify prospects, and work with front line sales representatives to generate new business
  • Effectively communicate key product features and benefits to prospective customers virtually
  • Develop a keen understanding of customer needs and values in order to provide personalized assistance throughout the sales process
  • Utilize a CRM to track activity, monitor success rates, and execute out-bound sales campaigns
  • Meet sales goals and activity metrics on a consistent basis
  • Understand and keep up-to-date with ever-changing market trends
  • Provide exceptional customer service to current and prospective customers

What We’re Looking For

  • BA/BS degree
  • Experience in educational sales preferred
  • Classroom experience and/or a related educational field preferred
  • Passion for bringing technology into the classroom
  • Familiarity with Web-based technologies
  • Aptitude for working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to apply energy and creativity to meeting sales goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated success at managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

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Role

Sales

Experience Level

Mid Level

IXL Learning

About IXL

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves. 

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