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Are you looking to drive sales growth for a leading education company focused on empowering teachers and inspiring students?

Agile Mind seeks an inspiring and experienced Regional Vice President of Educational Partnerships. Your role will be as a player/coach, heading up your own territory while leading a sales team which spans several key territories across the U.S. The ideal candidate will be intensely motivated both by sales success and by the Agile Mind mission, be able to quickly build relationships with key district decision makers and have an outstanding record of selling and managing a team in the education space.

Agile Mind believes that every student, regardless of their zip code, deserves a rigorous, high-quality math and science education. Knowing that teachers are asked to do more today than ever before, they are committed to giving teachers the tools, resources, and support they need to recapture the joy of helping all students master math and science learning.  

Major Responsibilities

  • Contribute directly as a sales director selling to larger district accounts in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Provide hands-on leadership and management of at least three direct reports from Agile Mind’s outside sales team in several key territories across the U.S.
  • Develop regional account plans and manage sales pipeline to achieve sales targets and drive successful results
  • Manage individual and team members daily, weekly, and monthly activities, pipelines, and forecasts incisively and effectively to ensure accurate, ongoing sharing of high-yield practices
  • Train and mentor sales team members and assist in recruiting new team members as necessary
  • Private strategic and tactical support and direction to sales team members
  • Grow revenue within your territory through the acquisition of new partnerships, and the expansion of existing partnerships
  • Develop and nurture relationships with educators and decision makers at the school, district, and state levels to maximize growth opportunities for new and existing accounts
  • Lead virtual and in-person advocacy events including lunch/learn experiences and conference participation to build pipeline, present programs, and advance partnerships
  • Master strong content knowledge of Agile Mind’s products and services 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced sales leader with a proven track record of exceeding targets by growing and managing high performing sales teams; outstanding motivator and mentor
  • Several years’ proven successful experience selling math/science/literacy to school districts within education, 6-12 highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meet or exceed sales targets
  • Reside in WI/IL/ St. Louis MO or Minneapolis/St. Paul area
  • Capability to work remotely with the ability to travel within the territory 40% of the time
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Agile Mind was founded in 2002 with a deep recognition of the transformative power of great teaching. They put educators at the center of instruction with programs that complement and magnify teachers’ skills, enabling them to create powerful bonds with students that make learning work. Agile Mind programs are built on the science behind how adolescents learn math and science—and how to remove the barriers that hamper learning.  Their collaboration with the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin and other leading authors and researchers is key to the success of their programs.

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    • Location: Chicago, IL
    • Level: Director
    • Job category: Sales Manager/Sales Director
    • Industries: E-Learning Primary/Secondary Education
    • Reference: JOB-3651