Director of Sales at Elevate K-12

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The Company:

Elevate K-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools. Our two main focuses are to give students the best quality instructors and get them ready for the world of the future and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities, irrespective of zip codes. We are the new way to classroom!

The Person:

This individual will lead, support and motivate a team of regional outside sales people as well as have the ability to achieve company goals. If you have a passion for helping others, thrive in a fast-paced environment, crave fun, adventure, and challenge, this could be the role for you.

The Job:

  • Guide and ensure the team meets their revenue goals and quota 
  • Meet individually with every member of your team (typically 5-9 Outside Sales Reps) every week to review their pipeline and territory, assist with the navigation of a long, complex sales cycle, discuss the health of their accounts, discuss the customer journey and lay down some clear, concise wisdom to help them hit their goals
  • Routinely shadow client meetings and then lead sessions with your Outside Sales Reps to provide feedback and coaching
  • Participate in and lead team meetings in coordination with the SVP of Sales
  • Meet weekly with the SVP of Sales to review monthly forecasting, team wins and losses, individual performance, and emerging industry trends you’ve identified from talking with your team and our customers.
  • Present and close business at the school/district level when needed in support of your team
  • Have opportunities for team growth and development
  • Act as an Elevate K-12 evangelist
  • Work in an engaging and dynamic environment focused on impacting education and working collaboratively 

What you will need: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of sales experience
  • 2 years of management experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and support other sales team members
  • Passion for growing a new territory
  • Ability to travel 40%-50%
  • Team player mentality 
  • Displays high level of personal and professional integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passion and drive
  • Growth mindset
  • Experience in EdTech a huge plus!

Be Part Of Our Story:

Elevate K-12 is tasked with an important mission: change the way K-12 classrooms and teaching work. Our organization is a radically open-minded company that is scaling fast. We are a team focused on high performance, dynamism and embodying a collaborative culture at all levels. Our teammates are able to have open, honest discussions that drive us toward our mission. Elevate K-12 is in a stage of hyper growth that will continue to open up new challenges and opportunities for our team. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, change of sex, and transgender status), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

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Technology we use

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Location

We are located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, a few blocks east of the Chicago brown line

An Insider's view of Elevate K-12

What are some social events your company does?

We have the typical happy hours and company outings but we also have an event committee that is made up of employees from different teams to help drive events that folks want to see!

Mary

Talent Lead

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The Educational Partnerships team at ElevateK-12 is helping school district teams learn about and strategize new, innovative ways to combat the teacher shortage crisis; while providing districts with solutions when it comes to human capital challenges.

Allie

Educational Account Executive

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I have learned how important it is to be passionate about the mission of the company, especially at a startup. I've also had the opportunity to build an entire sales team from the ground up and work alongside very smart people.

Patrick

Inside Sales Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is fast-paced, creative, and collaborative! Across our different teams, all of our employees are extremely passionate about our mission of providing low-income students with access to high-quality education.

James

Human Resources Manager

What are Elevate K-12 Perks + Benefits

Elevate K-12 Benefits Overview

Elevate K-12 provides competitive benefits plans for employees!

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Funvengers is our intracompany culture and fun committee that manage events and programs from our holiday parties to company retreats.
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
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