<![CDATA[The Renaissance Network: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.REN-NETWORK.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Part-Time Bookkeeper, Newton, MA #1207]]> Part- Time Bookkeeper, Newton, MA

Are you looking to work for a boutique company focused on a new stage of growth? The Renaissance Network is the leader in executive searches for the Education Technology industry and our clients are globally dispersed.

We are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to assist part-time in managing our accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers
  • Coordinate bank deposits and report financial results to management
  • Monitor office expenses
  • Develop monthly financial statements, including cash flow, profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Part-time, 1-2 days a week in Newton, MA

Requirements

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and QuickBooks
  • Experience working with invoicing and billing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Quick learner willing to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, Bay Area #1206]]> Field Sales Executive, Bay Area

Are you looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the speech synthesis industry?

The Field Sales Executive will be critical component in driving new business sales within targeted territories across several verticals. A successful Field Sales Executive will be looked at to champion and evangelize the product among key decision makers and build relationships that generate recurring business over time. This individual must have strong hunting capabilities with past success driving new business in a technology organization. This individual will also have a small account management function to farm existing business and maintain built-up relationships to sustain growth efforts. 

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the sales growth of a leading technology business expanding within the U.S.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key decision-makers at enterprise-level organizations
  • Deliver professional sales presentations, both face-to-face and virtually, to demonstrate how the company’s technology can effectively improve customer experience
  • Achieve quarterly and annual revenue targets by developing new business
  • Develop and maintain a full business pipeline of prospective clients and assume all key territory management
  • Maintain timely and accurate reporting of the pipeline, account plans, and territory management activities to drive new business growth

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3+ years of successful sales experience selling technology
  • Proven sales experience with multi-year, complex sales packages
  • Successful experience managing a field sales territory and managing clients through a full sales cycle
  • Self-starter with demonstrated capability to manage all phases of the sales process, from lead generation to closing deals to developing client relationships – with proven success hitting or surpassing set quotas
  • Ability to negotiate deals which meets both parties' objectives
  • Experience providing presentations demonstrating curriculum or technologies both online and face-to-face
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Energetic, entrepreneurial self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Must Live in Bay Area
  • Bachelor's Degree from a university or college required
  • Knowledge of the Text to Speech Market a plus

HOYA SPEECH specializes in developing and delivering the best text-to-speech solutions for personal users, developers and businesses. They have a range of text-to-speech software for embedded devices, desktop and network server/applications. Say goodbye to robotic sounding voices and hello to our human-like, natural synthesized voices in 20 different languages and over 50 voices.

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sales Director, North America - Woburn, MA #1205]]> Sales Director, North America - Woburn, MA

Texthelp is seeking a results-focused, forward-thinking Sales Director (SD) with a can-do attitude to join their Workplace division. The SD will focus on engaging internal and external stakeholders to drive strategic goals. The SD will be a critical member of TextHelp‘s leadership team as they continue to find, engage, nurture and bring on board new customers across all sectors in the North American market. If you have a history of successfully managing and growing a sales team, we encourage you to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design and implementation of divisional goal setting to maximize revenues from new customers
  • Ensure the sales team consistently prospect for new direct sales opportunities and maintain a sufficiently broad pipeline
  • Ensure the sales team are fully conversant with the features, benefits and advantages of Texthelp’s market leading products
  • Deliver agreed individual and team monthly sales revenues, product mix and growth
  • Lead the team in managing the sales pipeline to allow for accurate sales forecasting
  • Work closely with the marketing team to construct campaigns to further raise brand awareness and ultimately sales penetration into new and existing sectors.
  • Coordinate and execute seminars, workshops and other events to increase customer demand
  • Develop and maintain a network of commercial partners to deliver end-user sales growth

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales, 3+ years of sales management experience
  • Experience working with Google/Google Resellers in the G-suite area a plus
  • Knowledge of VAR systems integrator a plus
  • Experience selling in a SaaS environment 
  • Comfortable working with all client levels, specifically Fortune 500 companies
  • Previous experience in senior sales role with demonstrated ability to meet or exceed targets
  • Experience with social media platforms 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present strategy and results to staff members at every level of the organization
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Ability to take initiative and work in fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in  Business Administration or equivalent experience; Master’s degree preferred

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume

Our client, Texthelp is a world leader in the development of technologies to support reading & writing. The company employs 170 staff across 2 separate divisions, Education & Workplace with offices in Antrim, Boston and Brisbane.

TextHelp is a market leader in bringing assistive software to Education, Corporate and English-speaking markets. Their mission is to change lives. Texthelp can only achieve this and continue to grow by having great, engaged, talented, developed, accountable people, working in the right culture using agile methods. Texthelp prides themselves on their core values that are embedded within their culture. These are integrity, excellence, respect, empowerment, fun and curiosity.

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Marketing Director, Foxborough * #1204]]> Marketing Director, Foxborough, MA 

Looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the text-to-speech market?

The Marketing Director will be the strategic marketing thought leader to help HOYA SPEECH become the best in class text-to-speech technology. The Marketing Director will be in charge of supervising the current team and building it out further. This position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious mid-career marketing professional to advance their career at a fast-growing company in an exciting space.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities: 

  • Grow, lead, manage and inspire HOYA SPEECH’S marketing team
  • This position is based in Foxborough, MA, with most of the marketing team remotely based in Santa Clara, CA
  • Maintain strong client relationships through the transition into HOYA SPEECH while maintaining strong marketing for the ReadSpeaker and VoiceText brands
  • Responsible for creating and executing marketing strategy
  • Drive brand and name recognition in North America through focused, differentiated reach and positioning strategy
  • Build and implement communication strategy to educate and excite prospects, customers, and employees
  • Build the analytics and data management structure needed to measure performance and inform decisions for prioritizing and optimizing demand generation, sales, communication, and marketing asset creation activities
  • Drive focused and prioritized global strategy for demand generation through nurturing and qualifying leads
  • Prioritize, optimize, and organize marketing asset creation strategy
  • Provide proactive strategy recommendations for multiple digital channels, including websites, email, SEO, SEM, social media, and customer relationship programs
  • Drive processes and provide insights for real-time competitive analysis
  • Understand customer needs and pains in order to generate qualified marketing leads

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with SaaS a must
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for driving and developing a high performing team
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience marketing or demand generation leadership role and solid track record of building a world-class team
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to communicate effectively with a cross-cultural executive team
  • A strong knowledge of marketing principles, including branding, social media, demand generation, and content
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices in interactive marketing and demand generation, with a heavy emphasis on process, measurement, and analytics
  • Solid understanding of marketing and sales automation tools, including associated processes and data management
  • Solid understanding of CRM, including associated processes and data management
  • Strong knowledge of value-based marketing/selling methodology with the ability to drive a content strategy which aligns with value-based selling
  • Accountable and results-oriented with strong analytical and quantitative thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills with precise attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of marketing automation software such as HubSpot
  • Experience in the speech industry is a strong plus
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience

HOYA SPEECH is a global voice specialist providing dozens of languages and lifelike voices. Using its own stable of industry-leading technologies, ReadSpeaker and VoiceText, the company delivers the most natural sounding synthesized voices on the market. The only provider to control the total delivery chain, HOYA SPEECH uses next-generation Deep Neural Network (DNN) technology and feedback to structurally improve voice quality at all levels. HOYA SPEECH has offices in 15 countries, and over 10,000 customers in 65 countries, providing a complete text-to-speech (TTS) offering, with both Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and licensed solutions. A fully integrated TTS provider, with a wide variety of applications for varying channels and devices in multiple industries, giving a voice to businesses and organizations for online, embedded, server or desktop needs, apps, speech production, custom voices and more. With more than 20 years’ experience, the HOYA SPEECH team of experts is leading the way in text to speech. HOYA SPEECH is “Pioneering Voice Technology."

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Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Marketing Director, Foxborough, MA #1203]]> Marketing Director, Foxborough, MA 

Looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the text-to-speech market?

The Marketing Director will be the strategic marketing thought leader to help HOYA SPEECH become the best in class text-to-speech technology. The Marketing Director will be in charge of supervising the current team and building it out further. This position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious mid-career marketing professional to advance their career at a fast-growing company in an exciting space.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities: 

  • Grow, lead, manage and inspire HOYA SPEECH’S marketing team
  • This position is based in Foxborough, MA, with most of the marketing team remotely based in Santa Clara, CA
  • Maintain strong client relationships through the transition into HOYA SPEECH while maintaining strong marketing for the ReadSpeaker and VoiceText brands
  • Responsible for creating and executing marketing strategy
  • Drive brand and name recognition in North America through focused, differentiated reach and positioning strategy
  • Build and implement communication strategy to educate and excite prospects, customers, and employees
  • Build the analytics and data management structure needed to measure performance and inform decisions for prioritizing and optimizing demand generation, sales, communication, and marketing asset creation activities
  • Drive focused and prioritized global strategy for demand generation through nurturing and qualifying leads
  • Prioritize, optimize, and organize marketing asset creation strategy
  • Provide proactive strategy recommendations for multiple digital channels, including websites, email, SEO, SEM, social media, and customer relationship programs
  • Drive processes and provide insights for real-time competitive analysis
  • Understand customer needs and pains in order to generate qualified marketing leads

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with SaaS a must
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for driving and developing a high performing team
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience marketing or demand generation leadership role and solid track record of building a world-class team
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to communicate effectively with a cross-cultural executive team
  • A strong knowledge of marketing principles, including branding, social media, demand generation, and content
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices in interactive marketing and demand generation, with a heavy emphasis on process, measurement, and analytics
  • Solid understanding of marketing and sales automation tools, including associated processes and data management
  • Solid understanding of CRM, including associated processes and data management
  • Strong knowledge of value-based marketing/selling methodology with the ability to drive a content strategy which aligns with value-based selling
  • Accountable and results-oriented with strong analytical and quantitative thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills with precise attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of marketing automation software such as HubSpot
  • Experience in the speech industry is a strong plus
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience

HOYA SPEECH is a global voice specialist providing dozens of languages and lifelike voices. Using its own stable of industry-leading technologies, ReadSpeaker and VoiceText, the company delivers the most natural sounding synthesized voices on the market. The only provider to control the total delivery chain, HOYA SPEECH uses next-generation Deep Neural Network (DNN) technology and feedback to structurally improve voice quality at all levels. HOYA SPEECH has offices in 15 countries, and over 10,000 customers in 65 countries, providing a complete text-to-speech (TTS) offering, with both Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and licensed solutions. A fully integrated TTS provider, with a wide variety of applications for varying channels and devices in multiple industries, giving a voice to businesses and organizations for online, embedded, server or desktop needs, apps, speech production, custom voices and more. With more than 20 years’ experience, the HOYA SPEECH team of experts is leading the way in text to speech. HOYA SPEECH is “Pioneering Voice Technology."

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, School Market, San Antonio, TX* #1200]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
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Job Title: Field Sales Executive, Schools
Position Location: San Antonio, TX

Client Company Summary:
Our client publishes both print and digital textbooks while also producing online courses and other instructional resources that provide a complete classroom solution for the career and technical education market. With subject-appropriate titles for middle school, high school, higher education, and professional training, they are recognized as a go-to source for career and technical education content.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Maximize the sales of our client's products to existing and new accounts in an assigned geographic territory, to grow business
  • Contact, sell and service teachers and administrators in middle schools, high schools, career and technical schools
  • Achieve sales target for an assigned geographic territory by effectively communicating with customers, planning sales coverage, managing resources, selling and servicing accounts via phone, email and social media
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with customers by continually providing product information, news service and support
  • Research school/district information to maintain current customer database information
  • Work with the RSM to insure alignment with overall sales strategy
  • Research and report customer and market information within assigned geographic territory
  • Provide initial technical support for digital products and services
  • Work with various internal departments to leverage products and develop new sales tools
  • Travel and make presentations to schools in assigned territory; Provide and make webinar presentations to customers as needed
  • Maintain accurate CRM records

Perks:

  • ESOP plan
  • Work-life balance
  • Established customer base and realistic sales goals
  • The chance to work in the growing CTE market and help students learn valuable skills that prepare them for the workplace
  • Manage your own territory

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five years of previous inside or outside sales or technical experience required; Experience in educational sales or publishing required
  • Experience and proficiency in analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities
  • Proficiency in speaking and presenting to large groups and key decision makers as well as able to answer business related questions and concerns
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
  • Must be well-organized, self-motivated, and highly energetic
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs
  • Must have working knowledge of Business Enterprise Systems and Contact Management software
  • Must possess sufficient ability and computer literacy skills to learn and become proficient with the company’s customer relationship management software
  • Be able to use web based presentation tools, for example: GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Uber Conference
  • BA/BS required

Compensation:  Competitive base salary with commission and benefits

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume.

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Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Client Engagement Specialist, Boston, MA * #1199]]> Client Engagement Specialist - Brighton area

Are you looking to work for a boutique company focused on a new stage of growth? The Renaissance Network is the leader in executive searches for the Education Technology industry. We conduct global searches for our clients who are located all over the globe!

We are looking for a Client Engagement Specialist who will play a key role in our company to help us capture new market share. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with the CEO and head of marketing to surface opportunities to improve our process and revenue. The EdTech market is booming and we need someone who is team-oriented and passionate, with an entrepreneurial spirit and looking for an opportunity to grow. This position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious early-career sales professional to advance their career at a fast-growing company in an exciting space

Responsibilities:

  • Drive rapid sales growth
  • Execute strategic initiatives for targeted accounts
  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities and interface with executives to sell executive search projects
  • Aggressively cold call and hunt new business
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on TRN’s services
  • Attend the premier exhibitions and conferences in Education Technology
  • Provide ongoing support and help to our clients as needed by resolving complex and challenging issues.
  • Full life cycle sales of high end executive search services
  • Move us forward to achieve long-term success

Requirements:

  • Strong business acumen with ability to interface with clients
  • Proven experience as an account executive or relevant role with high volume calling and activity
  • Full life cycle sales experience
  • Fast-learner with a passion for sales
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Strong written and oral communication skills-need to be highly articulate
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Salesforce or other CRM software
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

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Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Account Executive - Foxborough, MA* #1198]]> Account Executive, Foxborough, MA - ReadSpeaker

Looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the speech synthesis industry?

ReadSpeaker likes people who are hungry, energetic, and motivated to find and win new business as well as act as a customer success manager to retain customers and create advocates for the ReadSpeaker brand. The Account Executive should be a “hunter-farmer hybrid”, and would join their North American team headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts. You will conduct research to identify prospects, respond to incoming leads, and reach business targets through a variety of methods including telephone, email, and targeted marketing campaigns. ReadSpeaker's ideal candidate is skilled in starting the conversation, creating qualified opportunities, and carrying those opportunities through to close while providing exceptional customer service before, during, and after the sale.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a measurable territory plan and then execute in order to exceed your monthly sales quota and expand ReadSpeaker market share
  • Respond to all assigned incoming leads in a timely fashion and convert to sales
  • Identify potential prospects generated through self-directed online research, marketing campaigns and industry events
  • Consistently leverage a consultative selling approach while introducing ReadSpeaker’s products and services to key decision makers via email, web-based, and in person meetings
  • Provide live product demonstrations via web conferencing tools that are tailored to needs and interest of audience
  • Maintain an accurate pipeline of opportunities within Salesforce, records, and files necessary to effectively manage accounts
  • Maintain robust and up-to-date pipeline with accurate revenue forecasting
  • Collaborate with team members to establish strategic sales approach and expanded opportunities
  • Maintain a strong understanding of assigned markets and competitive offerings
  • Report on sales strategies and plans with supervisor as scheduled

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of inside sales experience in a software or technology company
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales experience a plus
  • Resourceful and able to learn new products and processes quickly
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience with Sales/CRM applications such as Salesforce
  • Familiarity with using GSuite by Google Cloud, LinkedIn and LinkedIn Sales Navigator is a plus
  • Proven record of establishing goals and achieving results
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized and committed to exceeding sales objectives

Our client, ReadSpeaker, is a global leader in online and offline text-to-speech (TTS) technology with 200+ high quality, lifelike voices in over 50 languages, allowing for speech-enablement of content in real time. Thousands of corporate, education, media, government, and not-for-profit customers worldwide use ReadSpeaker’s online and offline text to speech solutions. Their unique end-to-end technology allows control for real-time adjustments to provide a better user experience with constantly improving voices. Adopted by thousands of websites and mobile apps, their web and online document reading solutions enable millions of users to listen to content on all kinds of devices. ReadSpeaker also provides TTS licenses allowing text to speech to be embedded into any device or software or installed on locally hosted servers.

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Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Inside Sales Representative - Foxborough, MA* #1197]]> nside Sales Representative - ReadSpeaker- Foxborough, MA

Looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the speech synthesis industry?

ReadSpeaker likes people who are hungry, energetic, and motivated to find and win new business as well as act as a customer success manager to retain customers and create advocates for the ReadSpeaker brand. The Inside Sales Representative should be a “hunter-farmer hybrid”, and would join their North American team headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts. You will conduct research to identify prospects, respond to incoming leads, and reach business targets through a variety of methods including telephone, email, and targeted marketing campaigns. ReadSpeaker's ideal candidate is skilled in starting the conversation, creating qualified opportunities, and carrying those opportunities through to close while providing exceptional customer service before, during, and after the sale.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a measurable territory plan and then execute in order to exceed your monthly sales quota and expand ReadSpeaker market share
  • Respond to all assigned incoming leads in a timely fashion and convert to sales
  • Identify potential prospects generated through self-directed online research, marketing campaigns and industry events
  • Consistently leverage a consultative selling approach while introducing ReadSpeaker’s products and services to key decision makers via email and web-based meetings
  • Provide live product demonstrations via web conferencing tools that are tailored to needs and interest of audience
  • Maintain an accurate pipeline of opportunities within Salesforce, records, and files necessary to effectively manage accounts
  • Maintain robust and up-to-date pipeline with accurate revenue forecasting
  • Collaborate with team members to establish strategic sales approach and expanded opportunities
  • Maintain a strong understanding of assigned markets and competitive offerings
  • Report on sales strategies and plans with supervisor as scheduled

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of inside sales experience in a software or technology company
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales experience a plus
  • Resourceful and able to learn new products and processes quickly
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience with Sales/CRM applications such as Salesforce
  • Familiarity with using GSuite by Google Cloud, LinkedIn and LinkedIn Sales Navigator is a plus
  • Proven record of establishing goals and achieving results
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized and committed to exceeding sales objectives

Our client, ReadSpeaker, is a global leader in online and offline text-to-speech (TTS) technology with 200+ high quality, lifelike voices in over 50 languages, allowing for speech-enablement of content in real time. Thousands of corporate, education, media, government, and not-for-profit customers worldwide use ReadSpeaker’s online and offline text to speech solutions. Their unique end-to-end technology allows control for real-time adjustments to provide a better user experience with constantly improving voices. Adopted by thousands of websites and mobile apps, their web and online document reading solutions enable millions of users to listen to content on all kinds of devices. ReadSpeaker also provides TTS licenses allowing text to speech to be embedded into any device or software or installed on locally hosted servers.

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Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Account Executive, Northern IL, Troxell Communications * (1196)]]> Account Executive, Northern Illinois - Troxell Communications 

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the sale of educational technology into the K-12 and Higher Education markets
  • Aggressively drive new business development growth
  • Understand the challenges that schools and universities face and demonstrate how the company’s educational technology products can help to solve them
  • Actively engage in business development activities, including attending tradeshows, sales meetings and workshops
  • Achieve defined sales objectives
  • Maintain pipeline of forecasted opportunities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with responsive account management

Required Skills and Experience

  • 1+ year of successful sales experience within technology; educational sales experience in K-12 or Higher Education markets a plus
  • Have a strong background in technical sales (audio/visual, electronics, software, systems, and hardware)
  • Have strong relationships with key decision makers in the target markets
  • Be self-motivated, with a competitive spirit, a strong work ethic, and the capacity drive sales by working independently
  • Proven success in solution-based selling techniques
  • Must have a proven track record of achieving assigned quotas
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Must be a fast learner with strong presentation skills
  • Energetic, self-starter with strong work ethic and excellent track record of success required
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • BS/BA required

Our client, Troxell Communications, is a leading supplier of audio-visual equipment within the Education and Government markets. Dedicated to improving student achievement, they focus on implementing effective technology, which can make learning more interactive and engaging for all students. As a full-service educational technology company, Troxell strives to ensure that their customers’ approach and strategy for implementing technology when executed will be a success, both for instructors and for students. With their strong audio-visual products and services and their aggressive growth strategy, they will continue to successfully promote innovative learning in the classroom.

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume. 

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Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Account Executive, Northern IL, Troxell Communications #1195]]> Account Executive, Northern Illinois - Troxell Communications 

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the sale of educational technology into the K-12 and Higher Education markets
  • Aggressively drive new business development growth
  • Understand the challenges that schools and universities face and demonstrate how the company’s educational technology products can help to solve them
  • Actively engage in business development activities, including attending tradeshows, sales meetings and workshops
  • Achieve defined sales objectives
  • Maintain pipeline of forecasted opportunities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with responsive account management

Required Skills and Experience

  • 1+ year of successful sales experience within technology; educational sales experience in K-12 or Higher Education markets a plus
  • Have a strong background in technical sales (audio/visual, electronics, software, systems, and hardware)
  • Have strong relationships with key decision makers in the target markets
  • Be self-motivated, with a competitive spirit, a strong work ethic, and the capacity drive sales by working independently
  • Proven success in solution-based selling techniques
  • Must have a proven track record of achieving assigned quotas
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Must be a fast learner with strong presentation skills
  • Energetic, self-starter with strong work ethic and excellent track record of success required
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • BS/BA required

Our client, Troxell Communications, is a leading supplier of audio-visual equipment within the Education and Government markets. Dedicated to improving student achievement, they focus on implementing effective technology, which can make learning more interactive and engaging for all students. As a full-service educational technology company, Troxell strives to ensure that their customers’ approach and strategy for implementing technology when executed will be a success, both for instructors and for students. With their strong audio-visual products and services and their aggressive growth strategy, they will continue to successfully promote innovative learning in the classroom.

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume. 

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Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Executive - Education, Malmo #TRN1194]]> Exciting opportunity to work for a global leader in Education Technology. itslearning's LMS solution is a finalist for The EdTech Awards 2018 and their CEO Arne Bergby was just named one of the top 20 Global EdTech Influencers!

Sales Executive, Education - Malmö

Responsible for the sales growth in Sweden of a leading learning management system (LMS) platform within Education. This individual must have strong hunting capabilities with past success driving new business in an Education organization.

  • Understand the difficulties that school districts and teachers face and demonstrate how the company’s learning model is an innovative solution to their challenges
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key decision-makers at schools, educational institutions, and municipalities
  • Deliver professional sales presentations, both face-to-face and through webinars/web meetings, to demonstrate how the company’s technology can effectively improve classrooms
  • Ensure quarterly and annual revenue goals are met
  • Develop and maintain a full business pipeline of prospective clients and assume all territory management
  • Maintain timely and accurate reporting of the pipeline, account plans, and territory management activities

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong hunting capabilities with past success driving new business
  • Several years of experience selling IT solutions; proven success with consultative selling of complex solutions
  • Successful experience managing a field sales territory and managing clients through a full sales cycle
  • Experience with sales in education or to municipalities a plus
  • Self-starter with demonstrated capability to manage all phases of the sales process, from lead generation to closing deals to developing client relationships – with proven success hitting or surpassing set quotas
  • Experience providing presentations demonstrating technology both online and face-to-face
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Driven, independent self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Regional travel required – 25-50%
  • Bachelor's Degree from a university or college required
  • Required language fluency: English and Swedish

Please submit an English version of your C.V. when applying.

The Renaissance Network is itslearning’s exclusive world-wide search partner.

itslearning is an education technology company that is experiencing rapid growth. Since 1999, they have been committed to being the leader in K-12 learning management systems (LMS). Their learning platform is used by millions of educators, students, parents and administrative staff worldwide. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student. www.itslearning.com

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Account Executive- Foxborough, MA #1190]]> Account Executive - ReadSpeaker- Foxborough, MA

Looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the speech synthesis industry?

ReadSpeaker likes people who are hungry, energetic, and motivated to find and win new business as well as act as a customer success manager to retain customers and create advocates for the ReadSpeaker brand. The Account Executive should be a “hunter-farmer hybrid”, and would join their North American team headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts. You will conduct research to identify prospects, respond to incoming leads, and reach business targets through a variety of methods including telephone, email, and targeted marketing campaigns. ReadSpeaker's ideal candidate is skilled in starting the conversation, creating qualified opportunities, and carrying those opportunities through to close while providing exceptional customer service before, during, and after the sale.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a measurable territory plan and then execute in order to exceed your monthly sales quota and expand ReadSpeaker market share
  • Respond to all assigned incoming leads in a timely fashion and convert to sales
  • Identify potential prospects generated through self-directed online research, marketing campaigns and industry events
  • Consistently leverage a consultative selling approach while introducing ReadSpeaker’s products and services to key decision makers via email, web-based, and in person meetings
  • Provide live product demonstrations via web conferencing tools that are tailored to needs and interest of audience
  • Maintain an accurate pipeline of opportunities within Salesforce, records, and files necessary to effectively manage accounts
  • Maintain robust and up-to-date pipeline with accurate revenue forecasting
  • Collaborate with team members to establish strategic sales approach and expanded opportunities
  • Maintain a strong understanding of assigned markets and competitive offerings
  • Report on sales strategies and plans with supervisor as scheduled

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of inside sales experience in a software or technology company
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales experience a plus
  • Resourceful and able to learn new products and processes quickly
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience with Sales/CRM applications such as Salesforce
  • Familiarity with using GSuite by Google Cloud, LinkedIn and LinkedIn Sales Navigator is a plus
  • Proven record of establishing goals and achieving results
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized and committed to exceeding sales objectives

Our client, ReadSpeaker, is a global leader in online and offline text-to-speech (TTS) technology with 200+ high quality, lifelike voices in over 50 languages, allowing for speech-enablement of content in real time. Thousands of corporate, education, media, government, and not-for-profit customers worldwide use ReadSpeaker’s online and offline text to speech solutions. Their unique end-to-end technology allows control for real-time adjustments to provide a better user experience with constantly improving voices. Adopted by thousands of websites and mobile apps, their web and online document reading solutions enable millions of users to listen to content on all kinds of devices. ReadSpeaker also provides TTS licenses allowing text to speech to be embedded into any device or software or installed on locally hosted servers.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Lead Generation Representative, Newton, MA * (TRN1191)]]> Lead Generation Representative, itslearning - Newton, MA

The Renaissance Network is itslearning’s exclusive world-wide search partner 

This position is responsible for qualifying leads and developing the sales pipeline in support of itslearning's growth in the U.S. education market. This is accomplished through sourcing, contacting, educating and qualifying new prospects via phone and email. The ISR's primary objective is to generate high quality, in-person meetings that the field sales staff can execute and continue working the opportunity through the pipeline. This position helps to lay the foundation for a successful career in sales or in business, and provides an opportunity for career growth and upward mobility in a growing SaaS organization.

Major Responsibilities

  • Perform research on schools and districts as part of lead generation and qualification activities
  • Conduct 75-100 outbound calls daily from a blend of inbound leads and self-prospecting
  • Engage and excite potential customers via phone and email
  • Articulate the value of itslearning while gathering insight about the goals and needs of the prospect
  • Prioritize and manage time allocation across a large volume of inbound leads and prospective targets
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing and Field Sales
  • Achieve quarterly and annual targets for prospect meetings booked
  • Document all activity in SalesForce and maintain accurate and complete records

Required Qualifications

  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and social media skills
  • Strong customer service skills, with prior experience in customer-facing roles
  • Energetic, self-starter who thrives in a team environment
  • Persistence
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, allocate and track time across a large set of targets
  • Attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree required

For immediate consideration, please include a copy of your most recent resume when applying.

itslearning is an education technology company that is experiencing rapid growth. Since 1999, they have been committed to being the leader in K-12 learning management systems (LMS). Their learning platform is used by millions of educators, students, parents and administrative staff worldwide. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student. www.itslearning.com

We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. Details are set out in our Privacy Policy.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, School Market, Corpus Christi, TX *(TRN1192)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
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Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title: Field Sales Executive, Schools
Position Location: Corpus Christi, TX

Client Company Summary:
Our client publishes both print and digital textbooks while also producing online courses and other instructional resources that provide a complete classroom solution for the career and technical education market. With subject-appropriate titles for middle school, high school, higher education, and professional training, they are recognized as a go-to source for career and technical education content.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Maximize the sales of our client's products to existing and new accounts in an assigned geographic territory, to grow business
  • Contact, sell and service teachers and administrators in middle schools, high schools, career and technical schools
  • Achieve sales target for an assigned geographic territory by effectively communicating with customers, planning sales coverage, managing resources, selling and servicing accounts via phone, email and social media
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with customers by continually providing product information, news service and support
  • Research school/district information to maintain current customer database information
  • Work with the RSM to insure alignment with overall sales strategy
  • Research and report customer and market information within assigned geographic territory
  • Provide initial technical support for digital products and services
  • Work with various internal departments to leverage products and develop new sales tools
  • Travel and make presentations to schools in assigned territory; Provide and make webinar presentations to customers as needed
  • Maintain accurate CRM records

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five years of previous inside or outside sales or technical experience required; Experience in educational sales or publishing required
  • Experience and proficiency in analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities
  • Proficiency in speaking and presenting to large groups and key decision makers as well as able to answer business related questions and concerns
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
  • Must be well-organized, self-motivated, and highly energetic
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs
  • Must have working knowledge of Business Enterprise Systems and Contact Management software
  • Must possess sufficient ability and computer literacy skills to learn and become proficient with the company’s customer relationship management software
  • Be able to use web based presentation tools, for example: GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Uber Conference
  • BA/BS required

Compensation:  Competitive base salary with commission and benefits

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Customer Success Operations Specialist/Project Manager for BrainPOP #1189]]> Customer Success Operations Specialist/Project Manager - New York, NY

BrainPOP, a leading creator of digital educational content including animated movies, creation tools, and learning games, seeks an energetic, operations-obsessed Customer Success Operations Specialist (CSOS). In this role, you will report to the Vice President, Onboarding & Subscriber Relations.

The CSOS will coordinate processes and tools for post-Sales teams at the company. You will lead continuous, data-driven improvements to streamline internal systems and processes that support customer success at BrainPOP. As a CSOS, you will be passionate about planning and executing strategies to improve the customer’s experience.

This is a full-time position based at their New York City headquarters. BrainPOP offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate processes and tools across teams (Support, Implementation, and Account Management)
  • Collaborate with Data team to ensure sustainable collection of customer onboarding & product adoption data
  • Work with cross-functional teams to implement, test, and measure customer lifecycle initiatives to improve product adoption and reduce churn
  • Measure and report on customer onboarding & product adoption KPIs
  • Manage prioritization, tiering, and assignment of accounts for the Implementation team
  • Identify key problem areas for Implementation & Support teams and provide data-driven solutions
  • Train Onboarding & Subscriber Relations teams on new systems and tools

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Results-oriented: capable of seeing projects through from beginning to end
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Highly data driven mentality
  • Experience in Customer Success or Sales support position
  • Teaching or training experience a plus
  • Experience working with one or more CRMs or ERPs
  • Ability to leverage data to inform and support critical decisions
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with ruthless prioritization

Client Company Summary: 

BrainPOP creates animated, curricular resources that engage students, support teachers, and bolster achievement. Used in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices, BrainPOP's award-winning offerings is a collection of leading learning curriculum. BrainPOP offers teachers a rich collection of professional development opportunities, implementation tools, and lesson plans to meet the rigor of Common Core and other academic standards. BrainPOP's websites and mobile apps support individual, team, and whole-class learning. Localized to major world languages, their sites host millions of monthly visitors, and their mobile learning apps regularly rank among the highest in the major app stores' education categories.

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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Inside Sales Representative - Foxborough, MA #1187]]> Inside Sales Representative - ReadSpeaker- Foxborough, MA

Looking to join an established and growing company with global presence in the speech synthesis industry?

ReadSpeaker likes people who are hungry, energetic, and motivated to find and win new business as well as act as a customer success manager to retain customers and create advocates for the ReadSpeaker brand. The Inside Sales Representative should be a “hunter-farmer hybrid”, and would join their North American team headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts. You will conduct research to identify prospects, respond to incoming leads, and reach business targets through a variety of methods including telephone, email, and targeted marketing campaigns. ReadSpeaker's ideal candidate is skilled in starting the conversation, creating qualified opportunities, and carrying those opportunities through to close while providing exceptional customer service before, during, and after the sale.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a measurable territory plan and then execute in order to exceed your monthly sales quota and expand ReadSpeaker market share
  • Respond to all assigned incoming leads in a timely fashion and convert to sales
  • Identify potential prospects generated through self-directed online research, marketing campaigns and industry events
  • Consistently leverage a consultative selling approach while introducing ReadSpeaker’s products and services to key decision makers via email and web-based meetings
  • Provide live product demonstrations via web conferencing tools that are tailored to needs and interest of audience
  • Maintain an accurate pipeline of opportunities within Salesforce, records, and files necessary to effectively manage accounts
  • Maintain robust and up-to-date pipeline with accurate revenue forecasting
  • Collaborate with team members to establish strategic sales approach and expanded opportunities
  • Maintain a strong understanding of assigned markets and competitive offerings
  • Report on sales strategies and plans with supervisor as scheduled

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of inside sales experience in a software or technology company
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales experience a plus
  • Resourceful and able to learn new products and processes quickly
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience with Sales/CRM applications such as Salesforce
  • Familiarity with using GSuite by Google Cloud, LinkedIn and LinkedIn Sales Navigator is a plus
  • Proven record of establishing goals and achieving results
  • Team player who is self-motivated, organized and committed to exceeding sales objectives

Our client, ReadSpeaker, is a global leader in online and offline text-to-speech (TTS) technology with 200+ high quality, lifelike voices in over 50 languages, allowing for speech-enablement of content in real time. Thousands of corporate, education, media, government, and not-for-profit customers worldwide use ReadSpeaker’s online and offline text to speech solutions. Their unique end-to-end technology allows control for real-time adjustments to provide a better user experience with constantly improving voices. Adopted by thousands of websites and mobile apps, their web and online document reading solutions enable millions of users to listen to content on all kinds of devices. ReadSpeaker also provides TTS licenses allowing text to speech to be embedded into any device or software or installed on locally hosted servers.

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Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales, Seattle, WA #1184]]> Vice-President of Sales, Seattle, WA

We are seeking a strategic, results-driven, highly intelligent, genuine and personable visionary to lead the Brenthaven sales team. The ideal candidate has several years of experience leading and growing a sales team in the K-12 market and understands both direct and channel sales models. This Seattle-based role requires frequent domestic and international travel.   

When Brenthaven began making wilderness packs over 35 years ago, the products were aimed at explorers and adventurers – people who needed to survive extreme conditions in the outdoors. Today, Brenthaven designs protective cases for mobile technology devices and builds products that will survive the rigors of active digital lifestyles. One of the leading providers of rugged cases for K-12, their products are used in over 6,000 school districts world-wide! The Brenthaven range of award-winning innovative chromebook sleeves, laptop backpacks and tablet cases are designed with the same craftsmanship and integrity that has made Brenthaven a trusted name since 1980.

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Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Director, Professional Services, Salem, NH (TRN1175)]]> Director, Professional Services

The Director of Professional Services will provide leadership and guidance towards client service and business development for Motivis consulting and project implementation work.

The position requires a person who models the behaviors that result in quality outcomes for clients and works to develop the skills and confidence of the Professional Services team members.

This position will also work collaboratively with other department leaders to achieve company success.

The Director manages resources, and coordinates project demands within Motivis’ Professional Service team.

This position enhances the relationship with our clients by developing strong, lasting partnerships with their business, and leading the development and delivery of solutions to their most complex challenges.

This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Hire, retain and motivate the best and brightest employees.
  • Develop strong relationships with key customers and partners.
  • Develop and/or maintain department procedures, metrics and key performance indicators to measure operations.
  • Develop and measure improvement targets and achievements and/or support changing business requirements.
  • Manage a portfolio of platform implementation projects on schedule, within budget and with high customer satisfaction.
  • Serve as an escalation point resource for customer issues that may arise.
  • Partner with the Sales team and assist in project pre-qualification, scoping, and reviewing of SOWs to ensure that high quality deals are sold that will lead to customer success.
  • Evaluate the roadmap for a customer’s long-term vision, helping to sell services that appropriately match their business needs.
  • Provide management reports to Senior Management on customer status, resource utilization, and billable/recognizable revenue for financial forecasting.
  • Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals.
  • Provide technical and functional expertise to customers during the project implementation process.
  • Any additional responsibilities or tasks that management deems appropriate as the role evolves.

Required Skills:

  • Fanatical about customer success and tenacious at driving long-term customer value.
  • Eager to contribute beyond your role and lead strategic initiatives to improve the customer experience as Liaison.
  • Demonstrated history of recruiting and hiring phenomenal talent.
  • Experience establishing the delivery framework and appropriate delivery partnerships, and have business development goals including both new sales and cross-selling additional services to prospective and existing clients.
  • Process driven and able to actively identify areas of improvement for the services team and broader organization.
  • Excellent customer management instincts and abilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in executive-level writing, negotiations, and presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage ambiguity and apply problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to employ research and analytical thinking.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in teamwork and leadership.
  • Demonstrated Experience collecting project requirements and developing SOWs.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Ed technology and systems applications consulting, either internally via an IT organization or externally with a consulting firm or technology provider.
  • Bachelor Degree required.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Inside Sales Representative, Newton, MA (TRN1173)]]> The Renaissance Network is itslearning’s exclusive world-wide search partner. We love working with this innovative technology company. Here are some reasons you will too!

 

  • Career growth: Entry level roles allow you to learn on the job, and transition later into marketing, field sales, or leadership.
  • Mission: Help build partnerships with school districts nation-wide, and introduce them to software focused on personalized learning so that every student gets the most value out of his or her education
  • Travel: itslearning is based in Bergen, Norway. Every other year the entire company is invited to a global summit on the beautiful fjords.
  • Company culture: itslearning’s US team works hard and rewards themselves with complementary healthy snacks, office ping pong tournaments, and more.
  • Competitive compensation: Starting package includes a strong base salary, benefits, and up to $20,000 in annual bonus

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Perform research on schools and districts as part of lead generation and qualification activities
  • Conduct outbound calls daily from a blend of inbound leads and self-prospecting
  • Engage and excite potential customers via phone and email
  • Articulate the value of itslearning while gathering insight about the goals and needs of the prospect
  • Prioritize and manage time allocation across a large volume of inbound leads and prospective targets
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing and Field Sales
  • Achieve quarterly and annual targets for prospect meetings booked
  • Document all activity in SalesForce and maintain accurate and complete records

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and social media skills
  • Strong customer service skills, with prior experience in customer-facing roles
  • Energetic, self-starter who thrives in a team environment
  • Persistence
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, allocate and track time across a large set of targets
  • Attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree

For immediate consideration, please include a copy of your most recent resume when applying.

itslearning is an education technology company that is experiencing rapid growth. Since 1999, they have been committed to being the leader in K-12 learning management systems (LMS). Their learning platform is used by millions of educators, students, parents and administrative staff worldwide. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student. www.itslearning.com

We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. Details are set out in our Privacy Policy.

In addition, for roles with itslearning, if you proceed through our (TRN) recruiting process we may share certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interest with our client, itslearning. Details on itslearning’s Privacy Policy may be found here: https://itslearning.com/global/privacy-policy/.

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Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Director, EMEIA - Harlow, UK (TRN1172)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
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Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title:  Sales Director - EMEIA (TRN1172)
Position Location:  Harlow, UK

Client Company Summary:
Lockncharge, a privately owned, multi-national company solving the growing problem of physically managing the deployment of mobile devices. Their vision is to be globally recognized as the most innovative and trusted brand in developing solutions for managing deployments of mobile technology.

Position Summary:  
The Director will manage the sales, marketing and operations functions along with the sales and marketing P&L for this business unit and reports to the COO and President of the global organization. The Director will have responsibility for the fastest growing business unit, and as such it is critical to continue strong revenue and profitability growth to meet corporate goals. Measurement of success will be based on objectives around operating margin, revenue generated, transaction growth, and cultural health of the organization.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with Global VP of Business Development to ensure relationships with Apple, Dell, and other high revenue potential partners are solid and growing from an EMEIA perspective.
  • Implements approved distribution strategies and maintains relationships at senior level.
  • Manage channel presence, price, returns policy, and technology integration with current team and with approval of COO.
  • Maintain company’s culture that values employees, balancing work and individual needs.
  • Expand strategic & executive relationships with key resellers & other strategic partners.
  • Analyze data from reports for manufacturers, vendors and partners to validate business plan and navigate competitive landscape and provide weekly reporting to COO.
  • Responsible to coach and mature current sales organization.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Senior sales and marketing leadership experience with proven ability to drive revenue growth from £3M to £50M+.
  • Deep knowledge of the education market, preferably around technology deployments with a minimum of 10 years’ experience.
  • Experience managing full P&L for £50M+ organization.
  • Bring or build knowledge outside of the education market in other verticals including health care, manufacturing, IT service, and others.
  • Experience negotiating contracts with large and publicly traded organizations.
  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure requirements to scale an organization including CRM (SalesForce.com), accounting and operations.

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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Account Executive, Newton, MA (TRN1168)]]> Account Executive, Newton, MA 

Are you looking to work for a boutique company focused on a new stage of growth? The Renaissance Network is the leader in executive searches for the Education Technology industry and our clients are globally dispersed.

We are looking for an Account Executive who will play a key role in our company as you help us capture new market share. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with the CEO and head of marketing to surface opportunities to improve our process and revenue. The EdTech market is booming and we need someone who is team-oriented and passionate, with an entrepreneurial spirit and looking for an opportunity to grow. This position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious early-career sales professional to advance their career at a fast-growing company in an exciting space

Responsibilities:

  • Drive rapid sales growth
  • Execute strategic initiatives for targeted accounts
  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities and interface with executives to sell executive search projects
  • Aggressively cold call and hunt new business
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on TRN’s services
  • Attend the premier exhibitions and conferences in Education Technology
  • Provide ongoing support and help to our clients as needed by resolving complex and challenging issues.
  • Full life cycle sales of high end executive search services
  • Move us forward to achieve long-term success

Requirements:

  • Strong business acumen with ability to interface with clients
  • Proven experience as an account executive or relevant role with high volume calling and activity
  • Full life cycle sales experience
  • Fast-learner with a passion for sales
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Strong written and oral communication skills-need to be highly articulate
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Salesforce or other CRM software
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

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Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Recruiter, Newton, MA (TRN1164)]]> Recruiter, Newton, MA 

Do you love to hunt for great talent and enjoy client development? If so, we are a boutique, niche company in Newton MA looking to expand our organization in 2018 and you will be part of this exciting growth!

We are a leader in the Education Technology field and our clients are globally dispersed. As we continue to expand and capture market share, we need a strong recruiter to help with identifying global talent and partnering with our recruiting organization. 

As one of our recruiters you will play a key role in our company as you help drive our business forward. The Ed Tech market is booming and we need someone who is team oriented, passionate,and enjoys the challenge of identifying and screening strong talent. You will get a chance to work closely with our CEO and develop strong client relationships in the education technology field. 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 1-2+ years of experience in a recruiter, researcher or recruiting coordinator role
  • Preferably, experience doing resume searching on online job sites, including LinkedIn as well as experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Interest level in daily communication with candidates
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Strategic Development & Projects, Senior Manager for Americas, Enfield, CT (TRN1156)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
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Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title:  Strategic Development & Projects, Senior Manager for Americas
Location:  Enfield, CT

Client Company Summary:
At the LEGO Group, their mission is "to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow." Their most famous product to do so is the LEGO brick - an amazing play system for both kids and adults! They operate as an integrated, full value-chain company - from development, via manufacturing to marketing, sales and distribution of play experiences to consumers globally through a variety of channels; via fantastic retail partners, numerous digital platforms, LEGO brand stores, educational channels and as much direct interaction and engagement with LEGO fans everywhere as possible. They also try their best to be a great company to work for; fun, fulfilling and always challenging as they compete in a fast moving market and industry for the hearts and minds of their consumers. One great thing about working for the LEGO Brand is that everybody seem to have their own little story about a LEGO experience. It's one of the most well-known and trusted brands in the world and creates smiles on children's faces, through an estimated 5 billion hours of good play every year.

Position Summary:
Use your experience from a top-tier management consultant company in a challenging and highly visible position in the LEGO Group. Here, you will gain unique experience as you get an insight into top management and influence the commercial priorities for the LEGO Group’s biggest market group.

Shape the commercial agenda for their Americas' Market Group

We are looking for a talented, driven professional to help shape their strategic business agenda in one of LEGO's core markets. In this role, you will be a strategic advisor to the Senior Vice President of the Americas, supporting them in shaping and delivering their holistic agenda. Reporting to the Head of Global Business Development, you will support the SVP of Americas and their leadership team in delivering the overall strategic and commercial agenda of the market. You will drive and implement strategic, commercial and organisational projects and tasks across the business, plus solve ad hoc analytical assignments, including analyzing data, preparing presentations and decision documents. You will also collaborate with the Global Business Development team to ensure global initiatives are implemented in the markets.

Major Responsibilities:

At the LEGO Group, they are on a mission to reach millions of children globally with LEGO® experiences. With your skills and commitment, you will help realize this goal. They will in turn be dedicated to your professional and personal development, helping you realize your personal ambitions as well.

You will join a department and a team that values authentic relationships, and you will be working among colleagues who are committed and caring in their work.

Academic excellence and experience from a top-tier consultancy

Critical to your success in the role is your ability to collaborate closely with stakeholders from all levels of the organisation. In addition, you effortlessly navigate and prioritize numerous tasks and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Hold an MBA or a master´s degree in marketing, finance, economics or similar with excellent results
  • Have 4+ years of experience from a top-tier management consulting company
  • Have 2+ years of business development experience from a similar role, ideally in the FMCG/CPG industry
  • Have top-notch quantitative and analytical skills that allow you to extract logic, insights and meaningful conclusions from complex business problems
  • Excellent communication skills, allowing you to structure documents and quantitative analysis as well as PowerPoint presentations for executive level 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Manager - Education, Milton Keynes, UK (TRN1150)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education 
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title:      Sales Manager - UK
Location:      Milton Keynes, UK

Client Information:  itslearning (www.itslearning.com)
The Renaissance Network is itslearning’s exclusive world-wide search partner. 

Client Company Summary: 
itslearning is an education technology company that is experiencing rapid growth. Since 1999, they have been committed to being the leader in K-12 learning management systems (LMS). Their learning platform is used by millions of educators, students, parents and administrative staff worldwide. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the growth and management of the region’s sales & marketing team, revenue and market-share.
  • Lead by example & strong can-do attitude closing deals fuel growth and build a winning traction & brand value in the UK
  • Inspire, manage, lead, grow sales & marketing team and build commercial mind-set and pride to win large deals at high value
  • Work with executive team to strategize big picture, tactical plans and executive on these plans to deliver explosive growth throughout the region.
  • Devise strategies in collaboration with senior management for overall sales direction and support.
  • Develop must win plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results.
  • Achieve defined sales objectives.
  • Maintain pipeline of forecasted opportunities.
  • KPIs are quota, pipeline size, activity levels, team in place to succeed.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record of sales growth within the software and technology market.
  • Strong track record of quota attainment both in an individual contributor and manager role.
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a high performing sales team.
  • Collaborative, team-building leadership style.
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast paced, growing environment.
  • Energetic, self-starter with strong work ethic and excellent track record of success.
  • Excellent business and technical knowledge with exceptional presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills.
  • Achieve KPI’s set by Global Management such as new business sales, profitability, employee engagement.
  • Regional travel required.
  • BS/BA required.

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent C.V.

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, School Market, Houston, TX (TRN1145)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title: Field Sales Executive, Schools
Position Location: Houston, TX

Client Company Summary:
Our client publishes both print and digital textbooks while also producing online courses and other instructional resources that provide a complete classroom solution for the career and technical education market. With subject-appropriate titles for middle school, high school, higher education, and professional training, they are recognized as a go-to source for career and technical education content.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Maximize the sales of our client's products to existing and new accounts in an assigned geographic territory, to grow business
  • Contact, sell and service teachers and administrators in middle schools, high schools, career and technical schools
  • Achieve sales target for an assigned geographic territory by effectively communicating with customers, planning sales coverage, managing resources, selling and servicing accounts via phone, email and social media
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with customers by continually providing product information, news service and support
  • Research school/district information to maintain current customer database information
  • Work with the RSM to insure alignment with overall sales strategy
  • Research and report customer and market information within assigned geographic territory
  • Provide initial technical support for digital products and services
  • Work with various internal departments to leverage products and develop new sales tools
  • Travel and make presentations to schools in assigned territory; Provide and make webinar presentations to customers as needed
  • Maintain accurate CRM records

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five years of previous inside or outside sales or technical experience required; Experience in educational sales or publishing required
  • Experience and proficiency in analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities
  • Proficiency in speaking and presenting to large groups and key decision makers as well as able to answer business related questions and concerns
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
  • Must be well-organized, self-motivated, and highly energetic
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs
  • Must have working knowledge of Business Enterprise Systems and Contact Management software
  • Must possess sufficient ability and computer literacy skills to learn and become proficient with the company’s customer relationship management software
  • Be able to use web based presentation tools, for example: GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Uber Conference
  • BA/BS required

Compensation:  Competitive base salary with commission and benefits

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, School Market, San Antonio, TX (TRN1146)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title: Field Sales Executive, Schools
Position Location: San Antonio, TX

Client Company Summary:
Our client publishes both print and digital textbooks while also producing online courses and other instructional resources that provide a complete classroom solution for the career and technical education market. With subject-appropriate titles for middle school, high school, higher education, and professional training, they are recognized as a go-to source for career and technical education content.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Maximize the sales of our client's products to existing and new accounts in an assigned geographic territory, to grow business
  • Contact, sell and service teachers and administrators in middle schools, high schools, career and technical schools
  • Achieve sales target for an assigned geographic territory by effectively communicating with customers, planning sales coverage, managing resources, selling and servicing accounts via phone, email and social media
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with customers by continually providing product information, news service and support
  • Research school/district information to maintain current customer database information
  • Work with the RSM to insure alignment with overall sales strategy
  • Research and report customer and market information within assigned geographic territory
  • Provide initial technical support for digital products and services
  • Work with various internal departments to leverage products and develop new sales tools
  • Travel and make presentations to schools in assigned territory; Provide and make webinar presentations to customers as needed
  • Maintain accurate CRM records

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five years of previous inside or outside sales or technical experience required; Experience in educational sales or publishing required
  • Experience and proficiency in analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities
  • Proficiency in speaking and presenting to large groups and key decision makers as well as able to answer business related questions and concerns
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
  • Must be well-organized, self-motivated, and highly energetic
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs
  • Must have working knowledge of Business Enterprise Systems and Contact Management software
  • Must possess sufficient ability and computer literacy skills to learn and become proficient with the company’s customer relationship management software
  • Be able to use web based presentation tools, for example: GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Uber Conference
  • BA/BS required

Compensation:  Competitive base salary with commission and benefits

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume.

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, School Market, Austin, TX * (TRN1147)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title: Field Sales Executive, Schools
Position Location: Austin, TX

Client Company Summary:
Our client publishes both print and digital textbooks while also producing online courses and other instructional resources that provide a complete classroom solution for the career and technical education market. With subject-appropriate titles for middle school, high school, higher education, and professional training, they are recognized as a go-to source for career and technical education content.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Maximize the sales of our client's products to existing and new accounts in an assigned geographic territory, to grow business
  • Contact, sell and service teachers and administrators in middle schools, high schools, career and technical schools
  • Achieve sales target for an assigned geographic territory by effectively communicating with customers, planning sales coverage, managing resources, selling and servicing accounts via phone, email and social media
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with customers by continually providing product information, news service and support
  • Research school/district information to maintain current customer database information
  • Work with the RSM to insure alignment with overall sales strategy
  • Research and report customer and market information within assigned geographic territory
  • Provide initial technical support for digital products and services
  • Work with various internal departments to leverage products and develop new sales tools
  • Travel and make presentations to schools in assigned territory; Provide and make webinar presentations to customers as needed
  • Maintain accurate CRM records

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five years of previous inside or outside sales or technical experience required; Experience in educational sales or publishing required
  • Experience and proficiency in analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities
  • Proficiency in speaking and presenting to large groups and key decision makers as well as able to answer business related questions and concerns
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
  • Must be well-organized, self-motivated, and highly energetic
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs
  • Must have working knowledge of Business Enterprise Systems and Contact Management software
  • Must possess sufficient ability and computer literacy skills to learn and become proficient with the company’s customer relationship management software
  • Be able to use web based presentation tools, for example: GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Uber Conference
  • BA/BS required

Compensation:  Competitive base salary with commission and benefits

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume.

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of Publishing/Production, West Bridgewater, MA (TRN1144)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title: Director of Publishing/Production
Position Location: West Bridgewater, MA 

Client Company Summary:
In business for over 25 years, our client is one of the nation’s largest providers of home study Continuing Education to Nurses. They also serve many other healthcare professions, including Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Technologists, Pharmacists, Speech Pathologists, and Dietitians. Our client is accredited by the most highly-respected national accrediting organizations in each profession they serve. Our client's more than 700 courses, varying from 1 to 30 hours of CE credits, are written by highly-credentialed, subject-matter experts and are peer–reviewed by authorities in each topic area. These courses are well-researched and referenced and revised on a 3-year cycle. Our client's employees and professional advisers are committed to maintaining unequaled quality within the industry.

Position Summary:
A successful Director of Publishing/Production will have an excellent track record of leadership and management, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team of professional staff. The role requires knowledge of the education industry, including current opportunities and challenges in long distance learning, and a high level of commercial acumen.  Personal drive, ambition, a focus on results, and the ability to influence at a senior level, both internally and externally, are essential criteria.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Effectively managing a team of Editors, Planners, Authors, and Support Staff through leadership, drive, and initiative and people development
  • Responsibility for the management and strategic content/commercial development of our client's continuing education brands and portfolio of 200+ courses to expand our client's market position
  • Communicating short and long-term strategy to the team, inspiring higher levels of performance and delivery as measured through KPI and personal development processes
  • Develop a network of advisory groups across major disciplines and leverage relationships with colleagues to develop new products and services and identify strategies and action plans that help achieve business goals
  • Manage contracts and relations with vendors
  • Implement change to drive production efficiency, improve performance, streamline processes and lower costs

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10+ years industry experience in education and/or academic or career publishing
  • Strong leadership qualities and experience leading a team of 10+ individuals
  • Successful experience of delivering strategic projects and project managing complex processes
  • Experience of negotiations with external stakeholders
  • Self-starter with high personal drive and motivation to work autonomously under pressure
  • Demonstrates effective leadership and influencing skills
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrates advanced planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates broad business and financial acumen to produce clear commercial results
  • Creates and drives a culture that promotes team work, motivates and encourages others
  • Collaborates effectively across the business and with external stakeholders and takes responsibility to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Responsible and accountable for identifying and solving problems through effective decision making
  • Thinks creatively and supports opportunities for positive change
  • Positively influences others, cross-functionally at all levels, creating acceptance, commitment and support for ideas

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Accountant for itslearning, Copenhagen (TRN1138)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc. 
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title:     Accountant
Location:    Copenhagen, Denmark

Client Information:  itslearning (www.itslearning.com)
The Renaissance Network is itslearning’s exclusive world-wide search partner. 

Client Company Summary: 
itslearning is an education technology company that is experiencing rapid growth. Since 1999, they have been committed to being the leader in K-12 learning management systems (LMS). Their learning platform is used by millions of educators, students, parents and administrative staff worldwide. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

Økonomiansvarlig

Du bliver en del af itslearnings administration med ansvar for HR- og økonomifunktionerne. Vi ser gerne, at du begynder så hurtigt som muligt. Du refererer til direktøren for itslearning Danmark.

Ansvarsområder

Administration

  • Bogholderi
  • Lønadministration
  • Porteføljestyring af vores kontraktportefølje, herunder fakturering
  • Kontrollere at budgettet overholdes
  • Økonomistyring
  • Forbedre processer og værktøjer inden for økonomi
  • Fungere som ressourceperson for den administrerende direktør
  • Ansvar for administrationen, herunder sikre et effektivt kontor for medarbejderne

Regnskab og rapportering

  • Levere præcis regnskabsføring og rapportering omkring økonomien
  • Levere månedlige regnskaber og rapporter for virksomheden
  • Levere årsregnskaber
  • Udvikling og rapportering af nøgletal
  • Forberede årlig budgettering
  • Du får ansvar for følgende funktioner:
    • Fakturering og kreditorstyring
    • Likviditetsstyring
    • Løn og udgiftshåndtering
    • HR-opgaver 
  • Øvrige administrative opgaver

Kvalifikationer

  • Du har solid erfaring med regnskab og bogholderi
  • Høj faglighed inden for regnskabsstandarder og administrative processer
  • Uddannelse inden for erhvervsøkonomi, handel eller lignende  
  • Kompetent it-bruger med solid erfaring inden for regnskabssoftware og Microsoft Office-produkter
  • Flydende i engelsk og dansk
  • Holdorienteret med stærke evner for samarbejde og kommunikation
  • Selvstændig og proaktiv

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:
We are seeking an Accountant to become a part of itslearning administration, responsible for HR and finance functions. This hands-on position reports to the Managing Director of itslearning, Denmark. We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible.

  • Administration
  • Financial Accounting/reporting
  • Payroll
  • Portfolio management of itslearning’s contract portfolio, including invoicing  
  • Verify that the budget is observed
  • Deliver monthly accounts and reports for the company
  • Provide financial statements
  • Development and reporting of key figures
  • Prepare annual budgeting
  • Billing and credit management
  • Liquidity Management
  • Salary and cost management
  • Improve processes and tools in economics
  • Grow as resource person for the CEO
  • Responsibility for the administration, including ensuring an effective office for employees
  • Oversee Human Resources and facilities management

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Solid experience in accounting
  • High professionalism in accounting and administrative processes
  • Education in business economics, trade or similar (Bachelor's Degree required)
  • Competent IT user with solid experience in accounting software and Microsoft Office products
  • Fluent in English and Danish
  • Must have experience working in Denmark
  • Team-oriented with strong capabilities for cooperation and communication  
  • Independent and proactive

Please include an English version of your C.V. when applying. 

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In addition, for roles with itslearning, if you proceed through our (TRN) recruiting process we may share certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interest with our client, itslearning. Details on itslearning’s Privacy Policy may be found here: https://itslearning.com/global/privacy-policy/.

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Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Partnership Manager, Boston, MA (TRN1131)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education
Strategic Search Partners for Education and Technology

Job Title:  Senior Partnership Manager 
Position Location:  Boston, MA

Client Company Summary:
For more than 35 years, LEGO education has been working with teachers and educational specialists to provide solutions and resources that are used in the classroom to bring subjects to life and make learning fun. While exam scores may continue to dominate education agendas, research shows that greater benefits can be leveraged by focusing on applying knowledge to expand learning rather than acquiring knowledge to pass examinations. The role of educators is changing. Their portfolio inspires interest in Preschool, Math, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Computer Science. With educational sets, activity packs, teacher resources and programming tools they can make learning inspiring and meet your curriculum needs.

Position Summary:
The partnership team is a cornerstone in LEGO education's organization. Through innovation, development, and product improvement, LEGO education develops products and technologies that set the bar for playful learning experiences for students.

A successful Senior Partnership Manager will work closely with external commercial partners and academia as well as the internal team to expand relationships with current partners. The goal is also to expand the organization’s current offerings and its channels to market. Your primary focus will be to visualize and mature the business relationships with commercial partners to expand the organizations products and services in the market.

Like everyone else on the team, you will act as a team player with super powers. Your super power will be to see through market insights, operating and business models, and spot new opportunity spaces – and be able to visualize and simulate the potential business impact for the organization and its partners.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Build, negotiate, and maintain business relationships with partners that have complimentary core values, missions, services, and targeted markets to expand sales channels
  • Drive the effort of mapping the opportunities for new experiences that partners bring to the table, ensuring a clear overview of the opportunity space and future growth
  • Deliver new playful learning experience opportunities with and through partners
  • Build and work on multi-million-dollar accounts to drive deeper connections and opportunities that impact channel opportunities

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong business development background, with proven track record of building channel partnerships in the Ed Tech space
  • Ability to work across the organization with multiple stakeholders in a collaborative way
  • Experience with agile development methods
  • A self-starter with a positive attitude and an ambitious, competitive drive
  • Must be able to work independently and creatively to reach targets
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Product management competencies and business development experience is preferred
  • 25-50% travel required (seasonal)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred

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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Channel Development Manager, Seattle, WA (TRN1107)]]> Channel Development Manager for Committee for Children, Seattle, WA

The Channel Development Manager assumes primary responsibility for identifying and cultivating strategic business relationships with channel partners selling to schools, districts, and educational institutions in the K-12 market. He or she will develop and refine sales and business development strategies to establish new sales channels and implement strategies to grow sales outcomes based on prospective partner needs and Committee for Children's organizational objectives. The Channel Development Manager will create and sustain a record of high sales achievement of quarterly and annual revenue objectives. He or she will identify key decision-makers and stakeholders, develop multi-level relationships, and establish credibility as a knowledgeable industry resource within key partner relationships. He or she will prepare and complete sales action plans; identify sales, market and distribution trends; determine sales system and process improvements; and promote the fidelity and efficacy of our client’s programs and services.  

Job Description and Major Responsibilities:

Channel and Affiliate Partnership Development – 60%

  • Develop roadmap for channel partner strategy by conducting market and competitive analysis to propose channel business models for existing and future our Committee for Children's programs and services that maximize potential sales and distribution.
  • Identify and prioritize specific channel segment opportunities by researching, qualifying, and contacting potential partners to discover and explore opportunities.
  • Close new business partnerships by coordinating necessary requirements, developing and negotiating contracts, and integrating contract requirements within current sales and business operations structure.
  • Work with internal teams to execute on partnership needs, to include driving communication and marketing support for identified channel opportunities.
  • Responsible for sales growth including market penetration and new opportunity development to achieve or exceed quarterly and annual revenue objectives.
  • Identify and foster potential new sales generation opportunities for the organization. 
  • Attend and participate in conferences and events to network and build strategic alliances, promote partner/prospect awareness, and enhance awareness and distribution of Committee for Children's programs and services.
  • Maintain and promote knowledge around our client's products, the educational industry, and factors influencing the market environment.

Partner Management – 25%

  • Develop strategic plans to effectively and efficiently manage partner opportunities in the K-12 market and leverage Committee for Children's portfolio of programs and services.
  • Manage new and existing channel partners including evaluation, selection, contract negotiations, oversight of implementation activities, and ongoing relationships.
  • Provide sales consultation, webinars, presentations, and trainings on Committee for Children's programs and services to partners and prospects to assist in acquisition, support and retention.
  • Provide regular communication and follow-up with partners to ensure satisfaction with programs, products and services provided and assist in resolving any problems or concerns.
  • Provide regular reports and maintain accurate sales records within the CRM for all opportunities, prospects, and partners to accurately forecast sales and projections.
  • Handle all business travel, presentations, logistics and paperwork.

Partner and Internal Consultation – 15%

  • Develop deep knowledge of Committee for Children's program offerings, acting as an ongoing consultant/advisor for application of products in educational settings, new markets, and partner channels.
  • Maintain an awareness of market and channel trends, competitor insight, industry developments, funding shifts and opportunities, and legislation by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements.
  • Adapt to changing product and market trends and assist new and existing partners in adapting to those changes including but not limited to digital product purchases, license renewals, and implementation strategies.
  • Contribute to marketing and communication strategies and shares relevant information with internal stakeholders regarding partner information, requests, feedback, potential new accounts, target organizations, and competitor’s practices.

General Performance Factors:

  • Demonstrate a customer service focus with internal and external customers.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Aptitude for working under pressure and meeting deadlines. 
  • Have consistent and regular attendance and work schedule.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor—the essential functions are not the exclusive requirements of this position.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training in education, business, social science, or related field. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of consultative sales and/or business development experience (educational sales preferred).
  • Experience researching, identifying, negotiating, securing, and maintaining strategic partnerships and alliances.
  • Proven track record of success in channel development, meeting and/or exceeding partnership and revenue goals a majority of years.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), database, and internet applications plus experience working with a CRM (such as Infor CRM, SalesLogix, SalesForce).
  • Demonstrated competency related to creating and executing business strategies and driving results across internal teams and/or external partners.
  • Ability to create and maintain strong business relationships within all levels of an organization.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced, self-directed environment.
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills to include ability to influence and persuade in face-to-face, phone, and web-based interactions.
  • Demonstrated expertise with group speaking and presentation skills.
  • Strong decision-making, problem resolution and creative thinking skills.
  • Possess a strong customer focus, and the ability to manage change.
  • Works well independently and maintains strong collaboration and team-building skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Ability and willingness for travel on average 7-10 days per month. The number of travel days may increase or decrease depending on business needs. 
  • Position is based in Seattle and requires travel to other areas of the U.S. and Canada.
  • Ability to lift, move, and carry up to 50 pounds.

For immediate consideration, please apply with a copy of your most recent resume.

Committee for Children is a nonprofit working globally to prevent bullying, violence, and child abuse. Their research-based social-emotional learning programs are used in more than 25,000 schools in 70 countries around the world. These programs help more than 10 million children every year stay safe, respect themselves and others, succeed in school today, and build a better world for tomorrow.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Key Account Manager, itslearning, Bergen #1073]]> Senior Key Account Manager - Bergen, Norway

The Renaissance Network is itslearning’s exclusive world-wide search partner - www.itslearning.com

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for sales and customer activities for assigned accounts in the Norwegian market
  • Sales of the Fronter/itslearning product and services related to these
  • Operational participation in sales processes towards stakeholders in the public sector
  • Follow the internal sales processes
  • Answer/write tenders
  • Provide consultation with professional orientation for existing customers
  • Sell and follow up service programs towards own customers
  • Be the 1st point of contact in the company for all aspects of account management for assigned accounts.
  • Engage with our existing customer base to raise User Adoption
  • Maintain and manage the internal processes to ensure accurate forecasting and projection of renewal revenue
  • Recognize and deliver upsell opportunities - sell professional development training
  • Take ownership of any issues to resolution using all teams within business.
  • Proactively work with Account Management Team and Sales and Marketing Director to organize online and physical events that raise user adoption, increase both engagement and customer satisfaction as well as generated referral opportunities
  • Update Salesforce accordingly along with processing all contract information accordingly

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of successful account management experience - meeting account management objectives (including but not limited to upselling and ensuring user satisfaction)
  • Core understanding of solution sales processes and management of the pipeline
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills including presentation skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to master new technology quickly and efficiently
  • Knowledge of Salesforce.com CRM or similar
  • Regional travel required
  • Experience working with public tenders a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree from a university or college required
  • Required language fluency: English and Norwegian

Please include an English version of your C.V. when applying.

itslearning is an education technology company that is experiencing rapid growth. Since 1999, they have been committed to being the leader in K-12 learning management systems (LMS). Their learning platform is used by millions of educators, students, parents and administrative staff worldwide. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Full Life Cycle Recruiter, Ed Tech, Newton, MA (TRN990)]]> The Renaissance Network, Inc.
Building World-Class Teams to Impact Education

Job Title: Full Life Cycle Recruiter
Location: Newton, MA

The Renaissance Network has built leadership and revenue producing teams for prestigious Education Technology companies across the U.S. and internationally for over 20 years. 

We are hyper focused on the Ed Tech market and support clients who build technology for K-12 and Secondary Ed. It is an exciting market and exploding given the demand for technology in the education field. We have a strong presence in this market and are continuing to increase our global footprint. 

We are looking for a recruiter who has a background in full life cycle recruiting. You will work closely with our sourcing team to identify and screen sales, marketing and leadership talent for our global clients. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of recruiting experience with a strong attention to detail and a passion for closing candidates. Must thrive in a fast paced environment and have an interest in supporting a global market. 

Bachelor's degree required. Preference is on site in our office in order to collaborate with our tight knit team! 

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