Junior Account Executive (K-12)

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At Screencastify, the Jr. Account Executive is a truly exciting role with potential to propel us into a new phase of growth.

You'll be responsible for reaching out and communicating with our pockets of Premium Users (primarily teachers) and providing additional guidance, education, and more often than not, starting a light sales process. The sales process, from initial contact to closure is yours to own. You'll track sales numbers, set activity goals, and build lasting relationships with K-12 schools and districts across the country. If you aren’t already, before long, you'll become an edtech expert with the intention of helping our customers achieve the best possible outcome using Screencastify.

While our existing traction and brand reputation will set you up for success, this job will require a great deal of creativity, persistence, and entrepreneurship. As a Jr. Account Executive, you will play a critical role in the company’s growth trajectory.

You’ll need to understand our product inside and out, and to speak about it differently depending on who you're talking to. Most of all, you should love helping people. We take a consultative approach to sales. We work in service of our users, regardless of whether or not they end up paying us.

Requirements

What you'll do:
  • Dissect Screencastify’s current customer-base to identify pockets of our Premium users who are really embracing the tool(s)
  • Execute warm outreach (emails, calls) to these Premium user pockets
  • Conduct personalized, energizing product demos (as necessary) to show more advanced use cases to help these educators achieve the learning outcomes they’re hoping for
  • Measure and optimize the effectiveness of our outreach and sales funnel
  • Share best practices across the organization and helps others grow from your experiences
  • Work closely and maintain effective communication with other departments, including: Customer Success, Product, and Marketing

You're perfect for this role if you:
  • Are a former teacher (3-8 years of experience) looking to pivot your career into edtech

OR

  • Have 2-4 years of sales experience, SaaS and/or K-12 is a huge plus

AND

  • Aren’t afraid of big spreadsheets and number crunching
  • Are excited to talk to Screencastify-loving teachers across the country
  • Are charismatic, both in writing and in conversation (you make a GREAT first impression!)
  • Jump at opportunities to break convention and do things differently
  • Are excited to get in on the ground floor of a small, rapidly-growing, fast-paced startup

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation. We take a data-driven approach to our compensation strategy so all employees are paid competitively and equitably.
  • 401k plan. We want to invest in present you and future you, which is why we offer a generous 401k match with our 401k plan.
  • Minimum vacation policy. We recognize the importance of taking personal time off, and require our employees to take at least 15 vacation days per year. You’re also encouraged to take additional paid time off, as needed.
  • Flexible work policy. Gone are the days of being in an office from 9-5, Monday through Friday. We recognize there are better ways to measure productivity than counting the number of hours you’re in the office and that sometimes the office isn’t the best place to be productive.
  • Parental leave. Generous paid time off for parents to bond with the newest addition to their family!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance. We cover 100% of employee medical premiums and 50% of employee dental & vision premiums. Plus, all employees receive a free One Medical membership.
  • Professional development. Each department has a professional development budget and employees are encouraged to take workshops, attend webinars, join associations, and anything else that could help grow their careers. Did we also mention employees get free access to Udemy for Business?
  • Divvy bike membership. If you’re in Chicago, take advantage of an annual Divvy membership -- on us.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RxJsLibraries
    • NgRxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Google Cloud DatastoreDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

We're currently a remote team while we look for our next Screencastify HQ!

An Insider's view of Screencastify

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Work hard, play hard. Growing a company isn't easy, but we have a ton of fun going for it.

Keith

Customer Support Specialist

What projects are you most excited about?

We just launched the alpha version of a browser-based video editor. Not only was the backend tech a major breakthrough - I really feel that it's the simplest, most convenient tool of its kind. The editor alone can take this company to new heights.

Jason

Software Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

Don't go to the burrito place in our building. Just trust me.

James

CEO

What are Screencastify Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We cover 100% of employee medical premiums and 50% of employee dental & vision premiums.
Mental Health Benefits
Our medical insurance includes coverage for mental health services and we also have an EAP (employee assistance program).
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
We match 100% of contributions, up to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Gone are the days of being in an office from 9-5, Monday through Friday. We recognize there are better ways to measure productivity than counting the number of hours you’re in the office.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At Screencastify, we've implemented a minimum vacation policy. All employees must take at least 15 days of PTO per year.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Most recently, the Screencastify Squad went kayaking!
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We have a Udemy for business membership and each department has a professional development budget for employees.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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