Inside Sales Associate

  • Sales
  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States

Inside Sales Associate

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Inside Sales Associate.


Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings 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 support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 600 people.

For additional information please visit:


Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Position Summary 

Inside Sales Associates are an integral part of the Sales Team at Great Minds; working very closely with the territory managers in their assigned region.  Inside Sales Associates reach out to existing and past customers with special offers to upgrade or add-on products that might expand their product suite or the number of students and grade levels using our materials. This role is an exciting opportunity for a skilled Inside Sales Associate to contribute to Great Mind’s organizational mission to create curriculum and resources that ensure all students have access to a quality education in the full range of liberal arts and sciences.


Core Responsibilities 


The primary areas of responsibility are to assist territory managers with: 

  1. Pre-sales work
  2. Set appointments and Qualify leads
  3. Handle customer inquiries Coordinate and Issue product samples.
  4. Execute add-on sales campaigns to existing customers.  


Relevant Experience and Skills 

  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Business, Marketing or Liberal Arts. 
  • Willingness to make outbound phone calls to schools and school systems.
  • K12 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.

Ideal Attributes 

  • Ability to present Great Minds materials to small and large audience.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail Proactive problem solving  
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively 
  • Academic and growth mindset  
  • Commitment to high standards 

Physical Requirements: 

• Periodically lifting, reaching, and moving product up to 40 lbs.

• Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time through a combination of domestic air travel and driving a car, including overnight stays. 



  • Full-time, Exempt 
  • This position is located in Farmington Hills, MI

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.