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Educational Consultant/Sales Representative for Secondary Schools and Community College Market

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Are you passionate about education? Do you want to touch the lives of students across the country by providing innovative tools for high school, college, and career success? Do you have solid experience in education and/or sales? Would you love to spend your workday forming and nurturing relationships with educational leaders in schools and districts while supporting their use of a model college and career readiness program? If "YES" is echoing through your mind, you need to join our team!

Known for its award-winning program, Academic Innovations is seeking in-house Educational Consultants (ECs) to identify, build, and maintain relationships with educators and administrators within the secondary school and post-secondary markets around the country. An EC sells in a consultative and collaborative manner to educational leadership and stakeholders in middle schools, high schools, and colleges.

Primary Goals:

  • Selling the online program® and the supporting Career Choices series textbook/workbook for course adoptions.

  • Promoting the campus-wide adoption of the Get Focused...Stay Focused!® program with the online 10-year plan.

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Get Focused...Stay Focused!®

Approximate Time Allocation:

  • Inside sales by telephone, email, and webinar to principals, district personnel, and college administrators: 80%
  • Conference or workshop presentations: 10%
  • Customer service and product support to your accounts: 10%

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • 2 years+ successful sales experience, ideally in the education market; alternatively, recent leadership role at college or district level along with sales/promotional experience
  • Skilled at building relationships working by phone and through webinar meetings as most customers will be in other states
  • Results-oriented
  • Self-starter and ambitious
  • Strategic planner
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills—telephone, webinar, and face-to-face
  • Ability to strategically manage the entire sales cycle—from prospecting to presentation to quoting to closing
  • Comfortable using software applications; experience with a CRM preferred
  • College degree (BA or BS) minimums

Full-time position: Monday through Friday at our Saint George, Utah office. Occasional weekend work required for meetings or conferences.

  • Base pay plus commission (base pay of up to $30K).
  • Within one year, compensation should be between $60,000 and $90,000 and should continue to increase as schools adopt and sustain.
  • This position is for the entrepreneurial-minded, someone who is results-oriented and wants to be paid for effort and talent.
How You Benefit:
  • Earnings based on your effort and talent
  • No cap on commissions
  • Flexibility within the workday (by pre-arrangement)
  • Company profit-sharing plan
  • Stipend to purchase your own health insurance or subsidize a spouse's plan
How Others Benefits:
  • This opportunity allows you to not only impact thousands of lives in a substantial way, but to also help our country stay competitive in the world economy through the development of skilled and motivated workers.

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