Account Executive- Field Growth

US-CA
1 month ago
ID
2017-1419
# of Openings
1
Category
Sales

Overview

Apex Learning is the leading provider of digital curriculum for secondary education to the nation's school districts. The company's comprehensive, standards-based online courses help schools successfully engage all students in rigorous coursework and prepare them for high school graduation and beyond. Districts are successfully using Apex Learning digital curriculum to meet needs ranging from credit recovery to original credit, from building foundational skills to creating opportunities for advanced coursework, and from distance learning to classroom-based programs.

We are headquartered in Seattle, WA and looking for a talented Account Executive to join our team based remotely out of the West Region.  Our new Account Executive will be responsible for the sale of digital curriculum solutions to new customers in a defined territory to achieve an annual sales target. The Account Executive position is primarily a field based sales role.

 

This position will be responsible for the Northern California territory, so our new Account Executive can be located anywhere in Northern California (though ideally would be based in the Bay area). This is a great opportunity for an aggressive and hungry sales person looking to grow with an established company!

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute an annual plan to maximize renewal and growth within assigned territory.
  • Drive to meet or exceed the annual sales target for renewal and growth business.
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to grow and expand the account’s usage of Apex Learning solutions.
  • Manage client business relationships and monitor their satisfaction with Apex Learning.
  • Identify and educate key decision makers and other influencers within accounts about Apex Learning solutions, based on the accounts needs and challenges.
  • Understand each account’s funding and decision making cycles.
  • Assemble and deliver data that informs the client about their progress and usage of Apex Learning solutions.
  • Work with Apex Learning Operations Managers and Education Consultants to monitor the success of Apex implementations, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Become an expert on Apex Learning digital curriculum solutions.
  • Deliver compelling and effective presentations and demonstrations of Apex Learning digital curriculum solutions.
  • Develop and maintain current knowledge of the market and competitive environment overall and of the assigned territory in particular.
  • Travel extensively within the assigned territory.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university.
  • 2+ years successful account management/sales experience.
  • Track record of successfully generating business with new customers.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Driven to succeed and win.
  • Able to work from a home-based office.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Ability to pass a Social Security Administration E-Verify check for U.S. work authorization.

 

HOW TO APPLY

We’d love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter in a single Word or PDF file via our careers portal, found at: https://jobs-apexlearning.icims.com/jobs

 

 

Apex Learning is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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