Account Executive

San Francisco, CA

Post Date: 09/18/2017 Job ID: 22946 Industry: Sales Account Mgr/Exec
Category : Sales Account Mgr/Exec
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 22946

#22946: Account Executive - E-learning/EdTech (SaaS)Location: San Francisco, CACompany:Our client is a web-based learning platform that helps students improve their grammar/writing skills. Our client uses each person's favorite celebrities, personal interests, and Facebook friends to generate grammar questions, and teachers can give quizzes, assignments and practice exercises to help students work through misconceptions. The system adapts to each learner's strengths/weaknesses, and our client displays color-coded heat maps to help students and teachers track progress. In short, our client is a fun, personalized way to get better -- without all the red markings!Our client's learning engine engages students through an interest-based, adaptive curriculum and provides actionable performance data to teachers, schools, and districts. They've already spread to 1 in 3 US school districts with minimal marketing, and students answer 200 million questions per month on our site. Their mission is to unlock every writer's potential.Job Opportunity:Our client is looking for an inside sales professional with a knack for closing deals. Thousands of schools and districts have expressed interest in our Premium service. Your job will be to understand our product inside and out, demonstrate its benefits to a variety of educational stakeholders, and convert interested parties into satisfied clients. The primary focus is sales (though not cold calling), but you'll also work on customer service and account management so you can get a comprehensive view of our customer ecosystem.Responsibilities:--Explaining and demonstrating key product features over e-mail and by phone--Providing exceptional service during and after the sales process--Cultivating empathy for the needs of our client's customers--Responding quickly and helpfully to a variety of customer requests--Analyzing our client's sales strategies and suggesting improvements--Soliciting and responding to customer feedbackRequirements:--You have a degree from a four-year college or university--You have at least 1-2 years of SaaS sales experience--You take pride in your written and oral communications skills--You know your way around CRM software like RelateIQ or Salesforce, and you pick up new technologies quickly--You're outgoing, creative, and tenacious--You bring passion, work ethic, and a desire to make a difference--You want to work at a small startup with a talented team--Bonus points if you have taught in a US middle or high schoolContact:Walker CrossExecutive RecruiterRedfish TechnologyO: (208)788-8620E: walker[at]redfishtech[dot]com

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