Account Solutions Manager - Southern California (LA)

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Account Solutions Manager - Southern California (LA)

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing non-profit organization developing world class curricula for PK-12, seeks an Account Solutions Manager to join our dynamic, dedicated team. Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education and the full range of liberal arts and sciences.


The uncompromising curriculum from Great Minds assumes that every child is capable of greatness. We bring teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™, and PhD Science™, all give school teachers what they need to take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences.

 

The Account Solutions Manager will play an active role in achieving the organizational mission of Great Minds. Account Solutions Managers are an integral part of the Sales Team at Great Minds. Reporting directly to the Regional Sales Managers, the Account Solutions Manager will be responsible for preparing, delivering and executing a a full solution for school systems with GM curricula in print and digital offerings, professional development and implementation support. This is an exceptional opportunity for a smart, dedicated, and passionate individual to apply his or her skills to support the business growth and mission of Great Minds.   

 

Specifically, the Account Solutions Manager will:

  • Create strategic plans that identify and develop new sales opportunities in targeted accounts.
  • Open doors through prospecting (Target audience:  Curriculum Director, Curriculum Coordinator, Coaches, Sometimes Principals and Superintendents).
  • Take qualified leads through to close.
  • Manage territory holistically (Southern California - LA)
  • Take leading role with Internal Sales Associates and Account Associates to achieve identified goals.

Requirements

  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Business, Marketing or Liberal Arts. 
  • Proven experience as a hunter with ability to open doors.
  • K-12 classroom teaching, PD and/or sales experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of sales data systems like Salesforce.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to manage in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities. 
  • High Drive.

 

Preferred:

  • 5 years sales experience with strong knowledge of Salesforce preferred.
  • Educational/Technology sales experience and classroom teaching experience / teaching skills are preferred.
  • Experience with consultative selling.
  • Classroom teaching and K-12 Leadership and or District Level Leadership Experience.

 

Physical Requirements:  • Periodically lifting, reaching, and moving product up to 40 lbs. • Must be able to travel up to 40% - 60% of the time through a combination of domestic air travel and driving a car, including overnight stays. 

 

Details:

  • Full-time
  • Exempt
  • This position is home-based near major airport

 

Resume and cover letter required.

Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.