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Strategic Accounts Representative - Remote
IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 7 million students worldwide, is seeking a Strategic Accounts Representative to join our team.
At some companies, sales is a science. At IXL Learning, it's more like an ever-evolving art. We are looking for creative thinkers who can master our strategies and processes, and then come up with even better ones. The ideal candidates will have a competitive spirit and get a thrill from playing a pivotal role in the growth and success of our products. We’re seeking people with energy and compassion, who can make learning about IXL an enjoyable experience for educators.
This is a remote position for candidates located in the Central part of the United States. The territory will consist of a select group of medium to large school districts across several states.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
Working with key district leaders to pilot, sell, and introduce IXL products.
Effectively communicate key product features and benefits to prospective district customers virtually and face-to-face.
Develop a keen understanding of district customer needs and values to inform sales strategy.
Meet sales goals on a consistent basis
Work closely with management and peers to develop an authentic and high value product message for district level decision-makers.
Understand and keep up-to-date with ever-changing market trends.
Provide exceptional customer service to current and prospective customers.
Gather customer feedback to help improve and enhance product offerings
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
BA/BS degree minimum
Educational sales experience working complex and high level sales
Classroom teaching or school/district administration experience and/or a related educational field preferred
Passion for bringing technology into the classroom
Familiarity with Web-based technologies
Aptitude for working under pressure and meeting deadlines
Ability to apply energy and creativity to meeting sales goals
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated success at managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment