<![CDATA[The Renaissance Network: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.REN-NETWORK.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Product Marketing Manager, Bergen (12-month contract) #1243]]> Product Marketing Manager, Bergen 

The Product Marketing Manager will be itslearning's primary product expert, evangelist, and creator of product-focused content. This is a 12-month contract position.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • To determine the best product-oriented marketing strategies to drive customer retention and new business acquisition
  • To develop world-class product marketing content
  • To plan and execute product communications and campaigns through roll-up the sleeves do-it-yourself approach, as well as rallying-the-team efforts
  • This includes, but is not limited to: Messaging, Collateral, Case Studies, Product launches, Product release communications, Sales Tools, Sales Enablement, Demonstrations, Videos, Support Information, RFP/tender responses, Competitive Intelligence
  • In short, if it's related to the itslearning product, you are to OWN it, LEAD it, DRIVE it
  • While this role does not have direct reports, it is a highly-visible, leadership position

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Several years of experience in product marketing, or similar role
  • OUTSTANDING communication skills. Must be fluent in English, a stellar author, and an engaging presenter
  • FANTASTIC leadership skills. Must be able to lead by influence and herd many personalities
  • SCRAPPINESS to find ways to get things done, even when lacking information or resources
  • POSITIVE ATTITUDE with a “no job too big or too small” mindset
  • 5 years marketing experience
  • Any of the following will be considered a strong plus: B2C experience, education background, working level knowledge of WordPress
  • Travel: est. 30% (customer sites, tradeshows, US HQ)
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Compensation:  Competitive base salary and benefits

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, from K-12 to higher education. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Customer Relations Specialist, Woburn, MA #1242*]]> Customer Relations Specialist 

Literacy is every student’s passport to academic achievement. Texthelp’s award-winning assistive technology solutions for reading, writing and language learning are used daily by students and educators worldwide. Texthelp is looking for a Customer Relations Specialist who will work with Field Sales Directors to maintain customer relationships and support the sales process in the Schools Market Sector (K-12 and Higher Ed accounts) .

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with multiple Territory Field Sales Directors to maintain customer relationships and support the sales process in the Schools Market Sector (K-12 and Higher Ed accounts) 
  • Provide coverage of daily tasks and job requirements for US and Canadian territories as needed
  • Meet and exceed monthly/annual revenue targets and KPIs
  • Interface with existing customers via phone and email to renew their annual subscriptions and educate them on upgrades, new products,etc.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to upsell customers and/or cross sell  new products
  • Generate sales quotes and provide pricing information; Review/process product orders
  • Work with SugarCRM to add/update data, accurately track activity, and forecast/close opportunities
  • Respond to inbound queries/questions/tasks in a timely manner
  • Provide product demos via webinar to prospective and existing customers
  • Provide general support for outside sales rep including proposals, contracts, etc. as needed
  • Follow up leads generated by marketing efforts
  • Conduct personal prospecting, lead generation, and sales follow-up as required
  • Liaise with Sales Director and marketing in the formulation of sales strategy
  • Attend national and regional conferences and summits as required

Requirements

  • 2-5 years of inside sales experience; computer software sales experience a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft and/or Google Apps
  • CRM Database experience; SugarCRM experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • 10 % travel expected

Base salary with commission opportunity tied to achieving 100% Quarterly/Annual sales quota  

Our client is a market leader in bringing assistive software to Education, Corporate and English-speaking markets. The company remains at the forefront of innovative software development, supporting those with dyslexia and literacy difficulties in learning to read, write, study and communicate with ease and independence, and more recently in the ESL (English as a Second Language) markets.

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales , International - Bergen #1239]]> Field Sales, International, Bergen

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the sales growth of a leading learning management system (LMS), platform environment within Higher Education for itslearning
  • Understand the difficulties that Universities and lectures are facing and demonstrate how the company’s learning model is an innovative solution to their challenges
  • Develop and maintain (actively engage and build) relationships with key decision-makers at Universities and University colleges
  • Deliver professional sales presentations, both face-to-face and virtually, to demonstrate how the company’s technology can effectively improve learning outcomes among students
  • Achieve quarterly and annual revenue targets by developing new business
  • Develop and maintain a full business pipeline of prospective clients and assume all territory management
  • Write and respond to winning tenders
  • Maintain timely and accurate reporting of the pipeline, account plans, and territory management activities

Requirements:

  • Several years of successful sales experience selling technology
  • Proven success with solution-based selling and consultative sales – experience with multi-year, complex, concept sales a plus
  • Successful experience managing a field sales territory and managing clients through a full sales cycle
  • Consultative approach to selling through disarming attitude, empathetic mindset, and value-adding solutions 
  • 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 (proactive interaction with potential clients and developing your own pipeline)
  • Ability to negotiate deals which meets both parties' objectives
  • Experience providing presentations demonstrating technology both online and face-to-face
  • Ability to master new technology quickly and efficiently
  • Experience within the educational market preferred (a plus not required)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Energetic, independent self-starter with strong work ethic (you enjoy travelling and meeting new people)
  • Regional and International travel required
  • Bachelor's Degree from a university or college required
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Nordic languages preferred

Compensation:  Competitive base salary with aggressive commission structure and benefits

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, from K-12 to higher education. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales, Chicago, IL #1240*]]> Vice-President of Sales, Chicago, IL

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 remote based role requires frequent domestic travel.   

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers both on the top and bottom line
  • Create and implement strategic plans focused on attaining districtwide and school deployments of Brenthaven’s products, both individually and via major resellers, hardware and channel partners
  • Responsible for the growth and management of sales team, revenue and market-share
  • Analyze, grow and enhance channel partnerships, building out strong and trusting relationships with executives with all channel partners
  • Influence the day-to-day operations of the channel partners, ensuring they have the right product and pricing, developing detailed metrics, forecasting and reporting to measure the success of their overall channel business and providing a broad spectrum of operational support to ensure the success of the channel

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record of sales growth in the K-12 education market
  • In-depth experience driving growth through a channel driven sales model
  • Experience building a national sales team with ambitious year-over-year revenue goals
  • Proven experience with supply chain management/ inventory control is helpful
  • Ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a large sales team
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Remote based role with ability to travel 40% (travel to Seattle office two times a quarter)

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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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales, Austin, TX #1241*]]> Vice-President of Sales, Austin, TX

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 remote based role requires frequent domestic travel.   

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers both on the top and bottom line
  • Create and implement strategic plans focused on attaining districtwide and school deployments of Brenthaven’s products, both individually and via major resellers, hardware and channel partners
  • Responsible for the growth and management of sales team, revenue and market-share
  • Analyze, grow and enhance channel partnerships, building out strong and trusting relationships with executives with all channel partners
  • Influence the day-to-day operations of the channel partners, ensuring they have the right product and pricing, developing detailed metrics, forecasting and reporting to measure the success of their overall channel business and providing a broad spectrum of operational support to ensure the success of the channel

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record of sales growth in the K-12 education market
  • In-depth experience driving growth through a channel driven sales model
  • Experience building a national sales team with ambitious year-over-year revenue goals
  • Proven experience with supply chain management/ inventory control is helpful
  • Ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a large sales team
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Remote based role with ability to travel 40% (travel to Seattle office two times a quarter)

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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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Customer Relations Manager, Woburn, MA #1238]]> Customer Relations Manager

Literacy is every student’s passport to academic achievement. Texthelp’s award-winning assistive technology solutions for reading, writing and language learning are used daily by students and educators worldwide. Texthelp is looking for a Customer Relations Manager who will work with Field Sales Directors to maintain customer relationships and support the sales process in the Schools Market Sector (K-12 and Higher Ed accounts) .

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with multiple Territory Field Sales Directors to maintain customer relationships and support the sales process in the Schools Market Sector (K-12 and Higher Ed accounts) 
  • Provide coverage of daily tasks and job requirements for US and      Canadian territories as needed
  • Meet and exceed monthly/annual revenue targets and KPIs
  • Interface with existing customers via phone and email to renew their annual subscriptions and educate them on upgrades, new products,        etc.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to upsell customers and/or cross sell  new products
  • Generate sales quotes and provide pricing information; Review/process product orders
  • Work with SugarCRM to add/update data, accurately track activity, and forecast/close opportunities
  • Respond to inbound queries/questions/tasks in a timely manner
  • Provide product demos via webinar to prospective and existing customers
  • Provide general support for outside sales rep including proposals, contracts, etc. as needed
  • Follow up leads generated by marketing efforts
  • Conduct personal prospecting, lead generation, and sales follow-up as required
  • Liaise with Sales Director and marketing in the formulation of sales strategy
  • Attend national and regional conferences and summits as required

Requirements

  • 2-5 years of inside sales experience; computer software sales experience a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft and/or Google Apps
  • CRM Database experience; SugarCRM experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • 10 % travel expected

Base salary with commission opportunity tied to achieving 100% Quarterly/Annual sales quota  

Our client is a market leader in bringing assistive software to Education, Corporate and English-speaking markets. The company remains at the forefront of innovative software development, supporting those with dyslexia and literacy difficulties in learning to read, write, study and communicate with ease and independence, and more recently in the ESL (English as a Second Language) markets.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Business Operations Manager, Newton, MA #1235]]> Business Operations Manager, 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 a Business Operations manager who will play a key role in our company as you help us drive our organization’s vision. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with the CEO to create a strategic plan and translate it into operational goals. The EdTech market is booming and we need someone who is team-oriented and passionate, with an entrepreneurial spirit. This position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious business operation professional to advance their career at a fast-growing company in an exciting space.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organization vision, and translate the vision into operational strategy, guiding principles and specific priorities
  • Identifies potential changes within department in infrastructure, processes and leads aspects of the change planning as appropriate. Prepares communication of best practices, policies, procedures and initiatives
  • Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures
  • Design and lead organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning
  • Remove roadblocks across Finance, Sales, Marketing and Customer Success to scale efficiencies
  • Drive a data driven culture of cross-company collaboration and innovation
  • Assist with financial projections and analyses of programs and policies
  • Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives
  • Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all internal/external processes
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company
  • Develop automated solutions for problems – develop TRN into a growing tech savvy organization
  • Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention
  • Evolve financial model to support and accelerate strategic, scale, and impact goals
  • Lead the design and/or improvement of systems, processes and communication protocols to ensure they perform at a high level

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience driving and managing projects, including process improvement initiatives
  • Operational mindset with a passion for identifying and fixing problems large and small
  • Comfort with ambiguity, ability to take a vague concept and drive material results
  • Passion for Education Technology
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-functional partners
  • “Player coach” mentality with a demonstrated ability to lead and coach a diverse team to drive process change
  • Experience using data to innovate and inform process change
  • Extensive experience working with Excel
  • High level understanding of all business functions such as IT, HR, Finance, Marketing etc.
  • Budget-focused mindset and an understanding of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA a plus

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales, Summit, NJ * #1234]]> Vice President of Sales - New Jersey

Effective School Solutions is seeking a strategic, results-driven, highly intelligent, genuine and personable visionary to lead the sales team in delivering behavioral health services to education. The ideal candidate has several years of experience in leadership and individual sales success selling into the K-12 education market.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers
  • Set the culture, focus, discipline, and productivity of the sales organization
  • Responsible for the sales of professional value-added services to the public-school system
  • Building out strong and trusting relationships with school districts
  • Develop account plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results
  • Work with executive team to strategize big picture, build a sales team and execute on these plans to deliver explosive growth throughout the region

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track selling professional value-added services to the public-school system
  • Successful experience building and executing a go-to-market strategy
  • Demonstrable passion about the Education market
  • Experience achieving aggressive year-over-year revenue goals selling into K-12 public school systems
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a high performing sales team
  • Proven ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience within professional development, education, or behavioral health preferred 
  • Requires frequent travel

ESS was originally an outgrowth of Cornerstone Day School, an innovative private therapeutic school for students with major psychiatric illness in New Jersey. Founded in 2005 by David Nyman, Ph.D. and Allan Blau. Ed.D., Cornerstone has changed the nature of special education for students with emotional problems in New Jersey, providing a unique setting that integrates state of the art psychiatric treatment with a comprehensive academic curriculum.Together, Drs. Nyman and Blau bring a wealth of experience to ESS, well beyond their work at Cornerstone.

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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales, Salem, NH #1232]]> Vice President of Sales-NH

Are you looking to join one of the fastest growing companies in the EdTech Market?

Motivis Learning is seeking a strategic, growth minded, results-driven, highly intelligent, genuine and personable visionary to lead the sales team in delivering their SaaS based Teaching and Learning platform to Higher Education. The ideal candidate has several years of experience in leadership and individual sales success selling SaaS Solutions.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Hit and overachieve on revenue goals set by management
  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers globally
  • Set the culture, focus, discipline, and productivity of the sales organization (including aggressive activity metrics and KPI’s)
  • Master the complex, enterprise level SaaS sale with multiple stakeholders and continuously train the sales team on this methodology
  • Responsible for the sales of new business as well as account management of existing accounts
  • Inspire, manage, lead, and set the pace for a growing field sales team
  • Develop account plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results
  • Work with executive team to strategize big picture, build a sales team and execute on these plans to deliver explosive growth

Requirements

  • Growth mindset, entrepreneurial drive and desire to win
  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record selling SaaS to enterprise level customers, education or public sector experience a plus
  • Successful experience building and executing a go-to-market strategy
  • Successful experience scaling a direct sales organization
  • Demonstrable passion about the Higher Education market
  • Experience achieving aggressive year-over-year revenue goals
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a high performing sales team
  • Proven ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Requires frequent travel

For immediate consideration, please attach your most current resume.

Motivis is innovating the way Higher Education institutions and modern-day employers analyze the skillsets and competencies of today’s students. Their teaching and learning platform helps pave the way for real educational change. It is a platform that unifies learning management, student information, and social learning systems to support personalized learning that engages students.

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Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Field Sales Representative, Philadelphia, PA #1233]]> Field Sales Representative- Philadelphia, PA 

RCL Benziger is a team of resourceful and creative people dedicated to providing the Catholic community with the highest quality products, programs, and services which are rooted in the Christian faith. RCL is looking for a Field Sales Representative with knowledge of the Christian faith to sell, provide service and promote RCL Benziger/Kendall Hunt products to Catholic schools, parishes and diocesan offices in assigned territory.

Job Description/Major responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of all RCLB and K-12 products
  • Presents and sells RCLB/Kendall Hunt products and services to current and potential clients
  • Prepares presentations; i.e. awareness, in-service, proposals and professional development opportunities when requested
  • Travels as needed to make sales presentations to parish, school or diocesan committees who are reviewing religion curriculum
  • Follows up on new prospects and referrals resulting from field and marketing activity
  • With prior approval, recruits and manages consultants to support assigned territory
  • Maintains comprehensive understanding of diocesan policies for textbook selections and approvals
  • Maintains all contact information in database including records, sales opportunities, notes/history, and calendar; adheres to all database responsibilities in a timely manner
  • Works collaboratively with District Manager to plan RCLB’s presence at exhibits and conferences
  • Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines and submits timely expense reports
  • Communicates new product and service opportunities, special developments, information or feedback gathered through field activity to manager or other appropriate RCLB/Kendall Hunt staff
  • Quickly and accurately identifies and communicates conditions and market trends that might affect marketing and publishing decisions
  • Maintains ongoing communications with Division Sales Manager through regular verbal and written reports
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Controls and monitors an annual budget, sales goal or other financial measure.  Financial decisions shared with a superior

Requirements

  • Experience in reading, analyzing, and interpreting general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Responds to requests for service and assistance; Responds promptly to customer needs
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Aptitude to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment
  • Proficient and applied knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet, Word Processing and Power Point software
  • Strong ability to communicate changes and progress
  • Completes projects on time and budget
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Can maintains confidentiality
  • Proven critical thinking, problem solving and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • 40%-50% travel required during academic year
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives
  • Basic knowledge of the Catholic religion and education curriculum
  • Prior related sales experience
  • Strong work ethics
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university (education, religious education preferred); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

RCL/Benziger enriches the worldwide Catholic community by providing the most engaging and highest quality resources, programs, and services rooted in the rich and diverse tradition of the Catholic faith. They develop partnerships to nurture and expand the Church’s mission to form disciples. RCL Benziger is a team of resourceful and creative people dedicated to providing the Catholic community with the highest quality products, programs, and services which are rooted in the Christian faith. They are customer focused and committed to enriching the lives of individuals, families, and communities worldwide. RCL/Benziger values  integrity, respectful collaboration, enthusiasm, and sound business principles.

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Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Pedagogical Advisor, Bergen - #1231]]> Pedagogical Advisor, Norway

Are you looking to help a world-class, international SaaS company take their business to the next level?

As the Pedagogical Advisor at itslearning’s office in Bergen, you are primarily responsible for ensuring that their users and customers use the learning platforms itslearning/Fronter in an optimal way. Through your own experience, you will assist the customer in achieving optimal learning outcomes according to current curricula. You will be an asset in making sure itslearning as a team, and their product supports the new national curriculum (Fagfornyelsen}, planned to be implemented in 2020. As the Pedagogical Advisor you will further develop and strengthen itslearning's position as the preferred learning platform in Norway.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Successfully demonstrate the platform to current and potential customers in collaboration with the sales and marketing team via webinar, customer location, conferences and trade shows
  • Develop training courses and educational implementation strategies for new and existing customers
  • Implement and deliver educational solutions for new and existing customers
  • Create good and long-term relationships as a good advisor for the customer
  • Develop, sell, plan and conduct school development projects
  • Have the role as project manager and educator in case of major changes / implementations at the customers
  • Provide training to colleagues on products/services
  • Assist with academic input for further development of itslearning
  • Assist KAM in customer meetings
  • Assist with tender work
  • Log and account for time spent on tasks through a sound understanding of our CRM system

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in education
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in the K-12 classroom
  • Experience using a learning management system in the classroom as a course creator and instructor
  • Excellent presentation skills, written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to customize courses and presentations based on customer pedagogical and curriculum goals
  • Experience teaching via webinar and face-to-face hands on with teachers
  • Understanding and use of current web 2.0 tools for education including but not limited to tools like Google Docs, Socrative, and other educational tools
  • Self-directed with ability to learn new features and functionality without formal instruction and correlate them to applications for learning
  • Highly comfortable with multiple platforms including Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and other platforms
  • Creative with the ability to collaborate well with other
  • Ability to travel nationally
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English

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, from K-12 to higher education. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

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Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Chief Operating Officer, Newton, MA #1230]]> Chief Operating Officer, 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 a COO who will play a key role in our company as you help us drive our organization’s vision. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with the CEO to create a strategic plan and translate it into operational goals. The EdTech market is booming and we need someone who is team-oriented and passionate, with an entrepreneurial spirit. This position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious executive to advance their career at a fast-growing company in an exciting space.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

Strategy and Leadership:

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organization vision, and translate the vision into operational strategy, guiding principles and specific priorities
  • Steward strategic plan and translate strategy into operational goals
  • Design and lead organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning
  • Cultivate and grow leadership including responsibility for leadership teams, meetings, and collaboration
  • Remove roadblocks across Finance, Sales, Marketing and Customer Success to scale efficiencies
  • Drive a data driven culture of cross-company collaboration and innovation
  • Assist with financial projections and analyses of programs and policies
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to those under your command so that they might take more initiative in their roles
  • Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives
  • Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all internal/external processes
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company
  • Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth of objective of the organization
  • Develop automated solutions for problems – develop TRN into a growing tech savvy organization

People and Culture:      

  • Evolve staffing model to meet long-term strategic and programmatic goals
  • Build highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organization outcomes are met, continually build, evaluate and improve systems and routines/practices to ensure engagement is high and outcomes are achieved
  • Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention
  • Coach leaders to inspire high-performing teams, address performance issues, and ensure a culture of excellence

Finance:

  • Evolve financial model to support and accelerate strategic, scale, and impact goals
  • Design and oversee the process for creating multi-year financial forecasting, setting annual budgets, and deploying strategic capital
  • Leverage technology and innovate on business process to ensure financial operating and tools are best-in-class to support effective financial management

Operations:

  • Lead the design and/or improvement of systems, processes and communication protocols to ensure they perform at a high level, while building a culture of inclusivity and collaboration in a national-regional structure
  • Oversee risk and legal/compliance, including proactive risk management, all contracting, and support for regions in these areas

Requirements

  • 10 years of experience in management with the ability to plan and lead at both the strategic and operational levels, with a minimum of 5 years as a COO
  • Direct experience leading all or almost all internal aspects of an organization across Sales, Customer Success, Finance and Marketing
  • High level understanding of all business functions such as IT, HR, Finance, Marketing etc.
  • Budget-focused mindset and an understanding of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA a plus

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Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[K12 Pedagogical Advisor, Newton, MA #1229]]> K12 Pedagogical Advisor- Newton, MA

Are you looking to help a world-class, international SaaS company take their business to the next level?

The K12 Pedagogical Advisor will have the opportunity to navigate within a school district’s organization, from the implementation staff of itslearning to Curriculum Directors and Technology Directors. As the Pedagogical Advisor you must have experience in teaching and extensive knowledge of K12 technology. The primary role of the K12 Pedagogical Advisor is building a positive customer relationship, from implementation to contract renewals, for a large, and diverse, group of customers at itslearning.  The individual must have strong client-facing skills, must be highly organized and have a commercial aptitude. The K12 Pedagogical Advisor will be an advocate for itslearning's customers and be measured on key metrics, such as product roadmap, adoption, upsell revenue, customer satisfaction and renewals.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Ability to navigate within a school district’s organization, from the implementation staff of itslearning to Curriculum Directors and Technology Directors
  • Understand the short-term, and long-term, goals, objectives and KPIs of each customer
  • Interact with key stakeholders both internally and on the customer side
  • Create and update project resources, including project charters, implementation plans, status documents, etc. 
  • Proactively communicate to the client regarding platform releases, updates and other relevant topics
  • Ability to identify upsell opportunities in areas such as project management, professional development, platform training, advanced features, curriculum development and pedagogical consulting
  • Comfortable having school year planning, scoping and budgetary conversations with customers
  • Cater platform and pedagogical materials to support customer trainings
  • Build and deliver platform webinar and/or onsite trainings for new and existing customers 
  • Providing internal training to colleagues on products and services  
  • Build and maintain our professional development materials and catalogs 
  • Customize courses and presentations based on customer pedagogical and curriculum goals 

Requirements

  • Experience as a teacher, school leader, administrator or specialist in a K12 setting
  • Extensive knowledge of K12 technology
  • Ability to become a product expert in all features and functions of the itslearning platform, from the student, teacher and administrative leader perspectives.  
  • Continued interest in the current trends in both technology and education
  • Educated on the use of current SaaS-based instructional content, applications and information systems for education 
  • Very strong written, verbal and presentation skills 
  • Strong understanding of blended learning models, project-based learning, state standards alignment and curriculum frameworks i.e Universal Design for Learning, etc.
  • Highly structured and detailed orientated project management approach
  • Excel at relationship building and ability to earn trusted advisor status within districts
  • Highly comfortable with multiple platforms including Mac, Windows, iOS, Android 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Travel 30% to 40% on average
  • BA/BS degree is required

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, from K-12 to higher education. They are dedicated to education and are passionate about the success of each student.

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Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Manager - Education, Milton Keynes, UK #1227]]> Sales Manager, UK - Education

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

Requirements

  • 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.

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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Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[K-12 Sales Executive, East Coast #1226]]> Regional Sales Executive with eDoctrina - East

eDoctrina, a fast-growing educational software provider specializing in the K-12 market, has an opening for a Regional Sales Executive. If you are a goal-oriented team player, embrace a fast-paced environment and are eager to grow professionally, you may qualify to join their team. As a dynamic team member, you will be in a new-business hunter role, focused on new partner acquisition. As Regional Sales Executive, you'll have the opportunity to grow with an exciting and innovative organization seeing direct impact of your contribution, with potential to grow into much more. If you're eager, competitive, ambitious, energetic, dedicated, positive, and have a solid work ethic, eDoctrina would like to meet you!

Job Description/Major Responsibilites

  • Your SaaS Software Sales experience will be focused on new partner acquisition and growth strategies. This is a highly strategic role - the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate ownership of the process, and to build the business through a period of rapid growth
  • You will be responsible for exceeding quarterly and annual bookings and revenue objectives by closing new deals with mid to large K-12 school districts
  • Define prospecting strategy, identify key targets, and relentlessly execute a tactical plan to rapidly gain traction, build pipeline, and for new business relationships for eDoctrina
  • Build, maintain, and manage a robust pipeline of solid opportunities, and move your opportunities efficiently and effectively through the sales process
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion
  • Develop strategic relationships and build your personal and the eDoctrina brand by engaging in local and regional professional organizations
  • Team with assigned Partner Success Managers to identify, manage, and close up-sell and cross-sell opportunities within existing accounts

Requirements

  • A “challenger”: able to bring unique insights to help customers see their issues and opportunities in new ways. Differentiates eDoctrina from the competition based on a strong understanding of customers’ needs and industry as a whole.
  • 5+ years of experience selling Enterprise and SaaS software in K-12 education Industry
  • Proven sales life cycle experience - lead generation through business closing
  • Proven track record in achieving sales targets and quotas of $ 2M+, and closing 6 and 7-figure deals
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent questioning and listening skills
  • Able to operate independently (ie. strong ownership, home office)
  • Assertiveness: closes for next step
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred

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Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales, Summit, NJ #1225]]> Vice President of Sales- New Jersey

Effective School Solutions is seeking a strategic, results-driven, highly intelligent, genuine and personable visionary to lead the sales team in delivering behavioral health services to education. The ideal candidate has several years of experience in leadership and individual sales success selling into the K-12 education market.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers
  • Set the culture, focus, discipline, and productivity of the sales organization
  • Responsible for the sales of professional value-added services to the public-school system
  • Building out strong and trusting relationships with school districts
  • Develop account plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results
  • Work with executive team to strategize big picture, build a sales team and execute on these plans to deliver explosive growth throughout the region

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track selling professional value-added services to the public-school system
  • Successful experience building and executing a go-to-market strategy
  • Demonstrable passion about the Education market
  • Experience achieving aggressive year-over-year revenue goals selling into K-12 public school systems
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a high performing sales team
  • Proven ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience within professional development, education, or behavioral health preferred 
  • Requires frequent travel

ESS was originally an outgrowth of Cornerstone Day School, an innovative private therapeutic school for students with major psychiatric illness in New Jersey. Founded in 2005 by David Nyman, Ph.D. and Allan Blau. Ed.D., Cornerstone has changed the nature of special education for students with emotional problems in New Jersey, providing a unique setting that integrates state of the art psychiatric treatment with a comprehensive academic curriculum.Together, Drs. Nyman and Blau bring a wealth of experience to ESS, well beyond their work at Cornerstone.

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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Marketing Director - Salem, NH #1222]]> Marketing Director

Are you looking to join one of the fastest growing companies in the EdTech Market? 

Motivis is searching for a Marketing Director. The Director will be a crucial contributor to the company’s growth by leading marketing and messaging strategy. The Director will develop effective messaging and positioning, and power Motivis Learning's growing national sales team with impactful tools and presentations. The Director will be a creative, adaptable professional with experience marketing and selling software products and services to higher education institutions.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Develop high-quality, product-focused content to support demand generation, build qualified sales pipeline, and enable conversion to close
  • Identify and develop ways to showcase the Motivis value proposition using impact data, sales tools, competitive insights, and more
  • Lead the development and communication of Motivis messaging/positioning to prospective customers and within the company to ensure consistency and efficacy
  • Build a culture of performance assessment and return on investment analysis and data-driven improvements of all marketing campaigns and activities
  • Improve lead velocity using lead scoring systems
  • Develop, implement, and manage inbound and outbound lead generation and lead scoring efforts
  • Expand and improve Motivis’ current demand generation and nurturing tactics including direct email, webinars, events, social media, and search engine marketing
  • Deeply understand key buyer personas, drive this knowledge across the company, and operationalize personas in marketing programs
  • Create drip campaigns to engage and inform potential customers
  • Provide proactive strategy recommendations for multiple digital channels, including websites, email, SEO, SEM, and social media

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing and lead generation activities with direct experience handling inbound and outbound marketing at an enterprise technology company
  • Deep knowledge of the buyers and successful lead generation strategies in education and education technology markets in the United States
  • Strategic thinker who is constantly innovative and a quick learner who uses data to drive key decision making
  • Adept at gathering and analyzing data to drive decision-making and continuous improvement
  • Highly adaptive and proactive about understanding and prioritizing the needs of the business and the role marketing plays in driving overall success
  • Demonstrated experience in inbound and outbound lead generation for software products
  • Solid track record of using marketing automation software
  •  Proven ability to support sales representatives located in distinct territories around the United States; experience marketing globally a plus
  •  Proven ability to work successfully with a diverse leadership team, early career marketing and creative professionals, and third-party contractor and vendor relationships
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills

For immediate consideration, please attach your most current resume.

Motivis is innovating the way Higher Education institutions and modern-day employers analyze the skillsets and competencies of today’s students. Their teaching and learning platform helps pave the way for real educational change. It is a platform that unifies learning management, student information, and social learning systems to support personalized learning that engages students.

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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Senior .NET Developer, Newton, MA #1221]]> Senior .NET Developer – Newton, MA

Are you looking to join a global leader in the Education Technology industry?

itslearning is currently seeking an experienced, highly creative, and intellectually curious Senior .net Developer with strong C#. itslearning’s user- and customer satisfaction is their primary motivation and passion. They are looking for web developers who share their enthusiasm for putting the user’s needs first.

As the Senior .net Developer, you will join one of itslearning’s scrum teams where you get to work with development within every layer of the itslearning SaaS web application – such as developing world-class user experience in the front-end to the SQL back-end. Their engineering teams consist of 5–7 team members including testers. Their teams have either a dedicated scrum master or scrum coach to facilitate the work, in addition to a product owner to prioritize the backlog in collaboration with the team. Their teams are self-organized and 100% dedicated to sprint work.

Development involves using modern tools and libraries, including VS 2013, ReSharper, GIT, ASP.NET, C#, REST services, MySql, and front-end technologies.

Requirements:

  • Have at least 3-4+ years of software development experience
  • Exceptional web developer who wants to make a difference in online education
  • Developer who focuses on performant code with scalability in mind
  • Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in CS or similar fields (including CE, Software Engineering, Infomatics or EE)
  • Have well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Experienced in web services: WCF, JSON, REST and SOAP
  • Experienced in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery and similar technologies
  • Experienced in developing web applications with C#
  • Experienced in agile development processes
  • Structured, detail oriented, and highly organized

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

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 becoming 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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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Executive - Education Technology - Northeast #1219*]]> Sales Executive- Education Technology

Working in a start-up environment, a successful Senior Sales Executive will need to establish their own sales process in the Higher Education market and work alongside executives to help establish a company-wide selling methodology. Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Sales Executive to build a book of business from scratch and take identified prospects through the full sales cycle to a close. A successful Senior Sales Executive will have a strong sales process background and a proven background of success in sales. The main priority for a successful Senior Sales Executive will be to hunt new business in the Higher Education market.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Execute a successful solution-sales strategy to drive new business sales
  • Meet and exceed sales quota and all activity goals as set by the executive team
  • Grow key territory of new business and build a strong pipeline of new, qualified prospects
  • Navigate and close on multi-year SaaS-based deals
  • Ensure compliance with customer service standards and proper customer relationship management
  • Build and maintain positive work relationships with clients to create a rapport that facilitates patronage and generates revenue

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of proven experience as a Senior Sales Executive successfully selling complex solutions to the Higher Education market
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong business acumen with a problem-solving attitude
  • Extremely comfortable dealing at senior management levels
  • Bachelor’s degree required

For immediate consideration, please attach your most current resume.

Our client is innovating the way Higher Education institutions and modern-day employers analyze the skillsets and competencies of today’s students. Our client’s Learning Relationship Management (LRM) platform helps pave the way for real educational change. It is a platform that unifies learning management, student information, and social learning systems to support personalized learning that engages students.

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Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Product Manager US K12 Solutions- Boston, MA #1211]]>

Product Manager US K12 Solutions

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. They are seeking a Product Manager to lead the development of our US K12 product portfolio. The successful candidate will be responsible for shaping OAT’s US K12 product roadmap based on the next generation of TAO. This position requires the ability to create simplicity in user experiences built on top of functional depth that results from complex integrations of leading-edge technologies.

Job Description/ Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and advance US K12 product roadmap, manage feature prioritization, determine pricing models, revenue forecasts, and track key financial metrics
  • Engage with customers, partners, and OAT client services teams to identify trends, long-term market opportunities, and product requirements—with the goal of increasing customer adoption and maximizing market share
  • Discuss needs and preferences with current customers, prospects, and sales team to feed future product development
  • Work with OAT’s leadership team to ensure that the US K12 product roadmap is aligned with the company’s overall business and product strategy
  • Maintain up-to-date profiles of competitive services in US K12 assessment and digital learning markets
  • Work with our Architecture, Accessibility, and UX team to define product usability principles across the K12 product portfolio, track user experience, and review user interface wireframes
  • As product owner, work with OAT’s agile engineering teams to drive product development in line with our K12 product strategy and roadmap
  • Educate and train OAT K12 Sales Team on key selling points, including competitive landscape and product positioning
  • Work with Operations and Technical Support teams to prepare commercial rollout of new product releases and features
  • Guide OAT’s Marketing Team in the creation of sales and marketing tools, and web content to promote the US K12 product and solutions portfolio
  • Be the lead K12 product spokesperson at conferences and toward US press and analysts

Requirements

  • Has 3+ years of product management experience of a SaaS product including track record of releasing highly acclaimed products on schedule
  • Ability to create and maintain the US K12 product roadmap; as well as execute on a detailed, tactical level to create associated product requirements and project plans
  • Familiarity with Agile framework and Product Owner role
  • Organizational and leadership abilities with excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • BS/BA or Masters degree

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

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. To their commercial users they offer TAO Cloud™, an enterprise-class SaaS platform that reliably delivers millions of innovate assessments around the globe.

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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Digital Marketing Director - Boston, MA #1212]]> Digital Marketing Director

OAT is looking for an ambitious EdTech Marketer with a proven track record of increasing revenue through lead generation, nurturing and conversion in an open source world.

The TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries, making TAO the world’s leading open source assessment platform. The Digital Marketing Director will be responsible for the company’s global Marketing and Demand Nurturing strategies. The successful candidate will join OAT’s leadership team and have full authority over marketing strategy and budgets.  

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute comprehensive marketing strategies aimed at increasing TAO’s brand recognition and product adoption rate
  • Lead the development of the company’s Web site as a strategic revenue-generating tool
  • Grow the marketing team in support of the company’s revenue acceleration
  • Articulate and execute the company’s communications strategy to promote brand recognition and to drive traffic to our website, blogs and Open Source community forums
  • Develop media and analyst relationships with the goal to establish OAT as a respected voice in digital assessment and next-generation digital learning environments
  • Create new marketing strategies, define key messages
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of all marketing programs
  • Drive quarterly and annual marketing plan and budget process

Requirements

  • Have a solid understanding of how to sell to the education market, with 10-15 years of experience in online software marketing, demand generation and conversion strategies
  • Initiative, vision, enthusiasm and demonstrated ability to lead an ambitious and creative marketing team
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, quality-minded, and organized with high degree of energy and drive. Enjoy working in a fast-paced, goal-driven environment, while handling many tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to think strategically and outside the box
  • Digital literacy in CMS, CRM and marketing automation systems
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must; fluency in French, Spanish or German is a plus
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in marketing, education or related field
  • Must be willing to travel

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. To their commercial users they offer TAO Cloud™, an enterprise-class SaaS platform that reliably delivers millions of innovate assessments around the globe.

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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Product Manager US K12 Solutions #1214*]]>  
 

Product Manager US K12 Solutions

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. They are seeking a Product Manager to lead the development of our US K12 product portfolio. The successful candidate will be responsible for shaping OAT’s US K12 product roadmap based on the next generation of TAO. This position requires the ability to create simplicity in user experiences built on top of functional depth that results from complex integrations of leading-edge technologies.

Job Description/ Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and advance US K12 product roadmap, manage feature prioritization, determine pricing models, revenue forecasts, and track key financial metrics
  • Engage with customers, partners, and OAT client services teams to identify trends, long-term market opportunities, and product requirements—with the goal of increasing customer adoption and maximizing market share
  • Discuss needs and preferences with current customers, prospects, and sales team to feed future product development
  • Work with OAT’s leadership team to ensure that the US K12 product roadmap is aligned with the company’s overall business and product strategy
  • Maintain up-to-date profiles of competitive services in US K12 assessment and digital learning markets
  • Work with our Architecture, Accessibility, and UX team to define product usability principles across the K12 product portfolio, track user experience, and review user interface wireframes
  • As product owner, work with OAT’s agile engineering teams to drive product development in line with our K12 product strategy and roadmap
  • Educate and train OAT K12 Sales Team on key selling points, including competitive landscape and product positioning
  • Work with Operations and Technical Support teams to prepare commercial rollout of new product releases and features
  • Guide OAT’s Marketing Team in the creation of sales and marketing tools, and web content to promote the US K12 product and solutions portfolio
  • Be the lead K12 product spokesperson at conferences and toward US press and analysts

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in US K12 product management
  • Ability to create and maintain the US K12 product roadmap; as well as execute on a detailed, tactical level to create associated product requirements and project plans
  • Familiarity with Agile framework and Product Owner role
  • Organizational and leadership abilities with excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • BS/BA or Masters degree

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

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. To their commercial users they offer TAO Cloud™, an enterprise-class SaaS platform that reliably delivers millions of innovate assessments around the globe.

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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Digital Marketing Director #1213*]]> Digital Marketing Director

OAT is looking for an ambitious EdTech Marketer with a proven track record of increasing revenue through lead generation, nurturing and conversion in an open source world.

The TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries, making TAO the world’s leading open source assessment platform. The Digital Marketing Director will be responsible for the company’s global Marketing and Demand Nurturing strategies. The successful candidate will join OAT’s leadership team and have full authority over marketing strategy and budgets.  

Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive marketing strategies aimed at increasing TAO’s brand recognition and product adoption rate
  • Lead the development of the company’s Web site as a strategic revenue-generating tool
  • Grow the marketing team in support of the company’s revenue acceleration
  • Articulate and execute the company’s communications strategy to promote brand recognition and to drive traffic to our website, blogs and Open Source community forums
  • Develop media and analyst relationships with the goal to establish OAT as a respected voice in digital assessment and next-generation digital learning environments
  • Create new marketing strategies, define key messages
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of all marketing programs
  • Drive quarterly and annual marketing plan and budget process

Requirements:

  • Have a solid understanding of how to sell to the education market, with 10-15 years of experience in online software marketing, demand generation and conversion strategies
  • Initiative, vision, enthusiasm and demonstrated ability to lead an ambitious and creative marketing team
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, quality-minded, and organized with high degree of energy and drive. Enjoy working in a fast-paced, goal-driven environment, while handling many tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to think strategically and outside the box
  • Digital literacy in CMS, CRM and marketing automation systems
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must; fluency in French, Spanish or German is a plus
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in marketing, education or related field
  • Must be willing to travel

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. To their commercial users they offer TAO Cloud™, an enterprise-class SaaS platform that reliably delivers millions of innovate assessments around the globe.

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<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales #1216*]]> Vice-President of Sales

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. They are seeking a strategic, results-driven, highly intelligent, genuine and personable visionary to lead their US sales team. The ideal candidate has several years of experience leading and growing a sales team in the K-12 market.  

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers both on the top and bottom line
  • Responsible for the sales of K-12 educational software solutions into K-12 school districts and school systems nationally
  • Create and implement strategic plans focused on attaining districtwide and school deployments of OAT’s products
  • Responsible for the growth and management of sales team, revenue and market-share
  • Building out strong and trusting relationships with school districts
  • Develop account plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results
  • ?Work with executive team to strategize big picture, tactical plans and execute on these plans to deliver explosive growth throughout the region

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record of sales growth in the K-12 education market
  • Demonstrable passion about the Education market
  • Experience building a national sales team with ambitious year-over-year revenue goals
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a high performing sales team
  • Ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a large sales team
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • This role requires frequent travel 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. To their commercial users they offer TAO Cloud™, an enterprise-class SaaS platform that reliably delivers millions of innovate assessments around the globe.

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<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales - Boston, MA #1215]]> Vice-President of Sales

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. They are seeking a strategic, results-driven, highly intelligent, genuine and personable visionary to lead their US sales team. The ideal candidate has several years of experience leading and growing a sales team in the K-12 market.  

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers both on the top and bottom line
  • Responsible for the sales of K-12 educational software solutions into K-12 school districts and school systems nationally
  • Create and implement strategic plans focused on attaining districtwide and school deployments of OAT’s products
  • Responsible for the growth and management of sales team, revenue and market-share
  • Building out strong and trusting relationships with school districts
  • Develop account plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results
  • Work with executive team to strategize big picture, tactical plans and execute on these plans to deliver explosive growth throughout the region

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record of sales growth in the K-12 education market
  • Experience with enterprise sales
  • Demonstrable passion about the Education market
  • Experience building a national sales team with ambitious year-over-year revenue goals
  • Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a high performing sales team
  • Ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a large sales team
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • This role requires frequent travel 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the home of TAO, the world’s leading Open Source Assessment Platform. TAO is used in both Education and Professional Certification markets, and the TAO Community Edition has been downloaded by users in over 190 countries. To their commercial users they offer TAO Cloud™, an enterprise-class SaaS platform that reliably delivers millions of innovate assessments around the globe.

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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Executive - Education Technology - Northeast #1217]]> Sales Executive- Education Technology, Northeast - Flexible Location

Working in a start-up environment, a successful Senior Sales Executive will need to establish their own sales process in the Higher Education market and work alongside executives to help establish a company-wide selling methodology. Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Sales Executive to build a book of business from scratch and take identified prospects through the full sales cycle to a close. A successful Senior Sales Executive will have a strong sales process background and a proven background of success in sales. The main priority for a successful Senior Sales Executive will be to hunt new business in the Higher Education market.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • leverage company's sales methodology and make it your own
  • Meet and exceed sales quota and all activity goals as set by the executive team
  • Grow key territory of new business and build a strong pipeline of new, qualified prospects
  • Navigate and close on multi-year SaaS-based deals
  • Ensure compliance with customer service standards and proper customer relationship management
  • Hunt new logos aggressively 
  • Build and maintain positive work relationships with clients to create a rapport that facilitates patronage and generates revenue

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of proven experience as a Senior Sales Executive successfully selling complex solutions to the Higher Education market
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong business acumen with a problem-solving attitude
  • Extremely comfortable dealing at senior management levels
  • Bachelor’s degree required

For immediate consideration, please attach your most current resume.

Motivis is innovating the way Higher Education institutions and modern-day employers analyze the skillsets and competencies of today’s students. Their teaching and learning platform helps pave the way for real educational change. It is a platform that unifies learning management, student information, and social learning systems to support personalized learning that engages students.

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<![CDATA[Product Manager - Erie, PA #1210]]> Product Manager- Erie, PA

Can you bring your knowledge of education theory, learning design, or digital instruction to the Product Manager role with Larson Texts?

Larson Texts is seeking a highly motivated Product Manager to join their technology team in Pennsylvania. Larson Texts innovative team is continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. This position works with department leaders to shape and execute the vision for all digital products, ensuring they meet pedagogical, technical, and sales requirements. The Product Manager will work creatively and pragmatically to conserve resources and engage the product line’s potential audience.

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Oversee digital products through development and implementation to ensure specifications are met and products work well
  • Propose digital product ideas and suggest improvements to current products
  • Work with internal stakeholders to define digital products and features
  • Work with editorial teams to ensure digital learning content meets pedagogical standards and employs sound instructional design
  • Research competitive digital products and educational technology trends
  • Gather product input and ideas from current customers, sales teams, and advisory groups
  • Prepare scope documents detailing the goals, objectives, and requirements of digital products and features
  • Prepare focus groups to gain understanding of customer needs
  • Track decisions and document requests, scope changes, and feature enhancements throughout the lifespan of the product
  • Work with technology team to ensure feasibility of proposed digital products
  • Create and test user prototypes of digital products
  • Schedule and lead meetings with internal stakeholders and external partners
  • Research and recommend potential product partners or vendors
  • Effectively communicate product specifications and feedback to vendors
  • Provide thoughtful, thorough reports and recommendations to the Vice President of Technology

Requirements

  • Experience in education technology required, K-12 preferred
  • Knowledge of education theory, learning design, and/or best practices in digital instruction preferred
  • Possesses exceptional listening, writing, and presentation skills
  • Resourceful and motivated to ask questions and solve problems
  • Demonstrates commitment to product success with integrity, strong work ethic, professionalism, and a team-oriented attitude
  • Bachelor's degree in educational technology, learning design, or product design or similar

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

Larson Texts, Inc., and its subsidiary Big Ideas Learning LLC, produce student-friendly, market-leading math textbooks that are used by over five million students each year. For almost 40 years, Larson Texts has been deeply committed to providing innovative and coherent print and digital materials to the education community. We create educational materials for students and teachers that foster a deep understanding of and appreciation for mathematics.

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Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Chief Revenue Officer for itslearning - #1209]]> Chief Revenue Officer 

Are you looking to help a world-class, international SaaS company take their business to the next level?

itslearning, a global leader in K-12 LMS, is seeking a results-driven Chief Revenue Officer to manage and grow their global sales team. The Chief Revenue Officer will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all global sales activities.

Job Description/ Major Responsibilities

  • Hit revenue targets in all markets
  • Work closely with the CEO to craft itslearning's sales vision
  • Define and execute a strategy that ensures predictable, repeatable, and scalable sales results
  • Communicate the revenue strategy across all marketing and sales functions; monitor the strategy as the team executes, and focus the team on executing the correct goals
  • Create accountability within the company by developing appropriate metrics and coordinating compensation and promotions with these metrics
  • Manage multiple VPs of Sales who each manage a sales team of approximately 25 members
  • Work in tandem with the leadership team to develop a sales training program designed to develop and empower a growing sales organization
  • Partner with the leadership team to define optimal performance measurements and management programs designed to ensure sales organization success 
  • Generate annual global sales plan and provide quarterly updates, revisions, and modifications
  • Coordinate the specific objectives of the global sales plan with all departments of itslearning
  • Monitor the revenue pipeline and leads, adjusting as necessary to create sustainable growth
  • Manage large enterprise accounts; manage a complex sales cycle in the education technology market
  • Coordinate joint sales & marketing efforts with 3rd party partners such as Google for combined revenue growth

Requirements

  • 10+ years of hands-on sales management experience in a high-growth B2B enterprise software/SaaS environment
  • Must currently be head of WW sales for 30M+ Saas company
  • Experience with sales strategy planning and execution, sales operations, business planning, and sales support management in a global setting
  • Well-versed in complex sales processes
  • Highly motivated and ability to work collaboratively with a seasoned sales team
  • Can be located anywhere in the US 
  • BA/BS degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Must be willing to travel as needed, both domestically and internationally  
  • US citizen, permanent resident or able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
 

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. 

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Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, Bay Area, CA #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 a 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. 

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[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 remote based role requires frequent domestic travel.   

Job Description/Major Responsibilities

  • Work with executive team to develop strategy and execution plans to hit aggressive growth numbers both on the top and bottom line
  • Create and implement strategic plans focused on attaining districtwide and school deployments of Brenthaven’s products, both individually and via major resellers, hardware and channel partners
  • Responsible for the growth and management of sales team, revenue and market-share
  • Analyze, grow and enhance channel partnerships, building out strong and trusting relationships with executives with all channel partners
  • Influence the day-to-day operations of the channel partners, ensuring they have the right product and pricing, developing detailed metrics, forecasting and reporting to measure the success of their overall channel business and providing a broad spectrum of operational support to ensure the success of the channel

Requirements

  • Strategic, hands-on sales leader with a proven track record of sales growth in the K-12 education market
  • In-depth experience driving growth through a channel driven sales model
  • Experience building a national sales team with ambitious year-over-year revenue goals
  • Proven experience with supply chain management/ inventory control is helpful
  • Ability to foster a sales culture of accountability based on metrics and results
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a large sales team
  • Deep analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Remote based role with ability to travel 40% (travel to Seattle office two times a quarter)

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[Customer Success Manager, Salem, NH #1175]]> Customer Success Manager 

Motivis Learning is an Education Platform born out of Southern New Hampshire University. They provide a teaching and learning platform that is student-centered and data-driven. It combines content, communication, student information, goals, and assessments.

Motivis has an innovative team that wants to make a difference in Education, they have a culture that embraces drive and change. They are looking for a Customer Success Manager who will provide excellent customer service to ensure client success. 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.

Job Description/ Major Responsibilities

  • Cultivate strong relationships with key customers and partners
  • Comply with improvement targets and achievements and/or support changing business requirements
  • Serve as an escalation point resource for customer issues that may arise
  • 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
  • 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
  • Experience establishing the delivery framework and appropriate delivery partnerships, and have goals including cross-selling additional services to existing clients
  • 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 Experience collecting project requirements 
  • 2+ years’ experience in Ed technology
  • Bachelor Degree required

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Motivis is innovating the way Higher Education institutions and modern-day employers analyze the skillsets and competencies of today’s students. Their teaching and learning platform helps pave the way for real educational change. It is a platform that unifies learning management, student information, and social learning systems to support personalized learning that engages students.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Business Development Representative, Newton, MA #1173]]> 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


Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • 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


Requirments

  • 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

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Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Account Executive, Newton, MA #1168]]> 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

Job Description/ Major 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 #1164]]> ecruiter, Newton/Watertown Line, MA 

Do you love to hunt for great talent and enjoy client development? If so, we are a well established boutique company in the Education Technology industry and we are looking for a recruiter to be a part of our new stage of growth! 

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. 

Job Description/Responsibilities 

  • Full cycle recruiting and pipeline for talent with highly specialized skills in a very competitive market 
  • Have ownership over interviews, including scheduling, training, decisions, and candidate communication
  • Collaborate with the talent acquisition team in developing new, creative recruiting ideas for identifying active and passive top-talent candidates
  • Establish effective relationships with hiring managers and ensure open and ongoing communication; providing updates on candidates, pipeline, and challenges for assigned positions
  • Effectively manage the candidate experience and ensure positive first and on-going impressions

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 1-2+ years of experience in a recruiter, researcher or recruiting coordinator role
  • Experience with an Applicant Tracking System (Bullhorn a plus) 
  • Interest level in daily communication with candidates
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer proficiency in Office productivity tools
  • Detail oriented and task driven
  • Bachelor’s degree

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The Renaissance Network is 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.

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[US Strategic Advisor, Consumer Packaged Goods, Enfield, CT #1156]]> US Strategic Advisor, Consumer Packaged Goods, Enfield, CT

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.

Job Description/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.

Requirements

  • Hold an MBA or a master´s degree in marketing, finance, economics or similar with excellent results
  • Experience from a top-tier management consulting company
  • Business development experience from a similar role 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

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.
 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Field Sales Executive, School Market, Houston, TX #1145]]> Field Sales Executive, Schools, Houston, TX

Are you looking to join an established and growing company with national presence in the publishing industry?

The Field Sales Executive will be a 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 position is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious mid-career sales professional to advance their career at an established company in an exciting space!

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

Requirements

  • Five years of previous outside sales experience 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.

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.

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 1
<![CDATA[Senior Partnership Manager, Boston, MA #1131]]> Senior Partnership Manager, Boston, MA

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 organization's 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.

Job Description/ 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

Requirements

  • 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

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.

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Mon, 26 Feb 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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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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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 1
<![CDATA[Full Life Cycle Recruiter, Ed Tech, Newton, MA (TRN990)]]> Full Life Cycle Recruiter 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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