Education Sales Executive

Edtech Startups - Remote - Full time

Education Sales Executive

Seeking an experienced education sales executive with knowledge of the education market, and knowledge of vendors in this space. Our team has a long history as an innovator in education. We’re a big part of the ecosystem working with hundreds of K-12 educational publishers, and other vendors correlating their unique content to the U.S., National, and International standards. Our needs are for an educational salesperson who understands the market, can become an expert on our solutions, identify opportunities, and achieve revenue goals. You’ll be a good fit if you are skilled at consultative sales, highly motivated, and prepared to build the business. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of success selling edtech, or educational publishing solutions and should work well in a fast-paced environment, has a high energy level, and is driven to achieve sales goals.

Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain expertise on the portfolio of products

Research competition to strategically drive new sales

Maintain an understanding of industry trends

Build solid relationships

Develop and maintain a pipeline of opportunities and follow up on territory management

Enter data into the CRM to help maintain customer profiles

Provide timely and accurate reporting of pipeline opportunities

Achieve quarterly and annual revenue targets

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of recent, sales experience in the education market

A quota-carrying individual contributor

Proven ability to manage a multi-million dollar pipeline of opportunities, while providing excellent service and follow up to existing accounts

Experienced with a CRM and entering data to build a pipeline

Excellent verbal and written presentation skills

Available to travel for occasional national meetings, trade shows or events

Demonstrated ability to work independently, past experience with working remotely in a home-office, with minimum supervision, knowing when to travel to close deals

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven knowledge of the education sector and relationships with educational publishers

Familiarity with state and local requirements for technology based materials

Embraces technology enough to quickly learn new products as they are launched

Ability to connect with leaders on LinkedIn with willingness to promote on social media channels

Comfortable with managing professional presentations via webinar from your home

Send LinkedIn profile URL with resume today! 

Apply for this job

Apply for this job

Role

Sales

Experience Level

Senior Level

Edtech Startups

We’re a big part of the ecosystem working with hundreds of K-12 educational publishers, and other vendors correlating their unique content to the U.S., National, and International standards. Join our team and make a difference in education! 

Share this job

Find your

Dream job in edtech

EdSurge Connect Beta matches talented educators, technologists, and business leaders with amazing edtech companies.

Get Matched

Get our email newsletterSign me up
Keep up to date with our email newsletterSign me up