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Are you ready to drive sales for a leading Education company that transforms learners into innovators?

TinkRworks is on a mission to be the premier STEAM provider across the globe. They’re a uniquely positioned STEAM solution that empowers educators to confidently deliver impactful 21st century learnings to K-8 students.

As a rapidly growing company, they seek an enthusiastic Director of Sales to act as a player/coach, leading and driving the TinkRworks Sales team. This role sits on the Senior Management Team and reports directly to the CEO. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Act as a player/coach, leading the sales team and managing your own territory
  • Create a sales playbook that can be used by all members of the sales team
  • Establish strategic objectives as well as territorial targets and overall quotas
  • Recruit, hire, onboard and mentor sales team
  • Develop the sales dashboard and verify that appropriate data is being captured to ensure reporting with high levels of integrity; analyze sales data and make any needed adjustments to the sales strategy
  • Working with senior leadership, help shape the organization’s sales strategy
  • Understand marketing trends and provide feedback to Marketing and Product Development Teams
  • Use knowledge of K8 education policies, practices, and pedagogy to converse comfortably with customers and understand their needs; effectively communicate the major features, advantages, and benefits of a hands-on STEAM program

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced sales leader with a proven track record of exceeding targets by growing and managing high-performing sales teams
  • Several years’ experience selling into the K-12 education space, K-8 supplemental materials preferred 
  • Driven motivator and mentor
  • Strong business acumen, analytic ability, and Salesforce expertise
  • Outgoing personality and ability to connect with school administrators and teachers, as well as internal TinkRworks team members
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • Live in Chicagoland – role is based on site in Elmhurst, IL
  • Travel of approximately 20%

TinkRworks was founded in 2016 by Dr. Anu Mahajan and Gil Levendel to create opportunities for all children to envision themselves as future STEAM leaders. They provide educators with a turn-key STEAM solution that seamlessly weaves a standards rich curriculum, certification and support, and multidisciplinary kits that are integrated with an embedded proprietary coding environment in a robust online platform. TinkRworks delivers a hands-on, engaging, impactful and easy-to-implement STEAM resource for K-8 classrooms that has been implemented in districts nationwide.

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    • Location: Chicago, IL
    • Level: Director
    • Job category: Sales Manager/Sales Director
    • Industries: Primary/Secondary Education E-Learning
    • Reference: JOB-3644