Product Marketing Specialist. at Elevate K-12

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Who we are

Elevate K-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools. We bring live high-quality teaching through our platform to schools in zip codes that cannot find a high-quality teacher. Our few main focuses are to give students the highest quality instruction and access to classes they couldn’t have before, getting them ready for the world of the future; and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities from home irrespective of their zip code. We are the new way to the classroom!

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Unlimited PTO & 12 Company Paid Holidays  
  • Strong High-Performance Based Culture with High Growth Potential
  • Team Focused Culture – Team Events, Outings, Happy Hours & Recognition 
  • Full Benefits – Medical, Dental & Vision / 401k Plan
  • Our Team of Elevaters are: Problem Solvers, Passionate, Motivated, Thirsty for Knowledge & Mission Driven

What you will be doing 

As Elevate K-12's Product Marketing Specialist., you will be responsible for empowering our sales organization. You will be assisting our team through the sales process with content creation, storytelling, qualification, new products, and more. You will look for opportunities to optimize our enablement programs and deliver a great sales journey for our prospects and customers. You’ll also work closely with sales leaders to uncover new sales efficiencies and opportunities. You'll also be a person who is passionate and willing to work as part of a high-performing marketing team. 

We have an incredible mission, team and brand at Elevate K-12, and we’re getting better every day. We have achieved an extraordinary product/market fit and have entered an exponential growth stage of the company. If all of this sounds exciting to you – We want to hear from you!

Responsibilities 

  • Effectively manage day-to-day tasks to ensure opportunities progress to close won as quickly as possible; including assisting with pitches, pricing and proposals and coordinating with cross-functional team members as applicable to ensure a stellar buying experience
  • Create and adapt existing content (including but not limited to pitch decks, sell sheets, testimonials, case studies, proposals, RFP response templates) based on sales insight, persona and segment
  • Effectively manage numerous requests concurrently and on deadline; includes managing expectations and escalating delays to a leader in a timely manner
  • Utilize reports to identify bottlenecks in the sales cycle and alert sellers of at-risk opportunities
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve the sales process, resolve inconsistencies and give insightful feedback to cross-functional stakeholders in an effort to improve efficiency across the sales cycle
  • Support product releases by gaining an understanding of new products/features, serve as a knowledge resource for sellers and provide timely feedback to Product and Technology on the information requested by both sellers and clients
  • Serve as an expert on internal sales processes and CRM utilization to guide sellers on best practices and ensure adherence.

Who you Are  

  • 2+ years of related work experience in Marketing, Sales Enablement or Sales, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically through identification of problems and implement successful, tactical solutions
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail and a keen ability to prioritize tasks to ensure business-critical objectives are met
  • Skilled at building strong working relationships with team members in varying departments and/or levels of management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Understanding of the sales cycle and common pain points sellers encounter with a desire to drive improvements
  • Experience building and/or using sales performance reporting in a CRM, PowerBI or similar software
  • Excellent written, verbal and active listening skills
  • Prior exposure to SaaS technology
  • Ability to drive productivity working in a remote, fast-paced environment

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 employment 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

  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

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

Senior People Specialist

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

Senior 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

Senior Inside Sales Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Regional Operations team is a fast-paced, high energy, collaborative work environment. Our team has amazingly talented people and decisions have to be made quickly. We work with various schools and students across the US, we wear multiple hats and are always in constant communication with each other to ensure every program is successful.

Ashley

Regional Operations Director

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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