Director of National Partnerships
The foundation of our business is identifying the companies that would best benefit from our services and then working with them to come on board. Our team has just scratched the surface of what we want to accomplish, and we need your help.
As Director of National Partnerships, you will exhibit a passion for education and the digital space, are collaborative and entrepreneurial, and can contribute your talents to our continuing success and growth. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full sales cycle, from lead to close, and must have a fire in your belly for sales and a desire to better the world of education.
Why We Care About Finding The Right Person
The Director of National Partnerships paves the way for the team to be successful. You are at the forefront of both understanding how best to grow our business, and building relationships with the companies we hope engage with as long term partners. And when those companies do come on board, you will maintain the relationship to ensure it stays healthy and grows.
The Daily Grind
Survey the landscape: Know and keep up to date with the education and non-profit landscape to continuously build a pipeline of opportunities
Pound the pavement: Perform a mix of inside and onsite sales activities including phone calls, emails, and onsite meetings with prospects and leads.
Grow the business: Drive business growth through acquiring new clients and gaining repeat business from current clients by building strategic relationships with decision makers
Take the lead: Manage entire sales cycles with multiple stakeholders. We have a strong team who will support the effort.
Keep them happy: Manage current client relationships, and support customers with any questions or concerns. Always be creative on how best to gain additional business, as well as obtain referrals.
Why You’ll Want To Work Here
We’re passionate about learning in all forms and for all ages, and we are committed to making it a rich, multifaceted process for students and the educators who do this work every day.
ProjectEd is a mission-driven consulting group, committed to helping educational and philanthropic organizations create exceptional services and products. Yet while we know that education is a very human endeavor, we also believe that well-designed and well-implemented technology can initiate a new era in learning. We have each dedicated our careers to this passion.
If this sounds right to you, let’s chat.
Relevant Experience and Mindset
5+ years’ experience in sales
The Fluff That’s Not Fluff At All
Proven track record of exceeding sales goals and recognized success in negotiating and closing new business
Develop proposals and negotiate contracts
Ambition and self-motivation
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent organization and attention to detail
Flexibility, friendliness, and resourcefulness
Comfortable with all forms of communication via phone, email and in person
A passion for, and knowledge of, education and the nonprofit sector
Cares about education, learning, kids or teachers. Or people in general.
Ability to travel
If you have what it takes, please contact us.
ProjectEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity & inclusion.