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brams Learning Trends is a Pre-K through Grade 5 publisher dedicated to providing educators with high-quality, differentiated supplemental solutions that target early learning, literacy, phonics, math, science, health and safety, and more. As a group of highly experienced, dedicated, and savvy business professionals and educational experts, our goal is to provide innovative tools that support teachers in meeting students’ needs amidst the busy, lively, and academically rigorous learning environments of today. We’re self-funded and profitable, and we’re growing!

Drop us a line if you are passionate about making a difference in classrooms with fresh, innovative solutions where quality is never compromised.

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As an up and coming competitor in the marketplace, we're always looking for great people to join our team. Currently, we're actively seeking highly qualified sales and marketing candidates to fill the following positions. Interested? Email your resume to hr@abramslearningtrends.com. Don't see an available position that speaks to your passion? Email us anyway and share with us how your strengths and expertise can bring value to our team.

 


OUTBOUND SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Are you a strategically minded, highly energetic sales professional? Do you have experience generating new business and sales opportunities through outbound prospecting? If so, our Outbound Sales Representative position might be right for you!

This salaried sales position is based in our home office in Austin, Texas, includes commission and benefits, reports to the EVP of Sales and Marketing, and works collaboratively with a variety of Inside and Outside Educational Sales Consultants to drive revenue.

The right candidate for this position will possess:

  • An internal drive and sense of urgency to grow business.
  • A tenacious spirit and charismatic personality.
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships quickly across various buyer types.
  • A desire to master educational sales including an ability to persist through a longer, more complex sales cycle.
  • An ability to learn quickly, be self-directed, and be a self-starter.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing a thorough understanding of assigned territories, specific market needs, and our solutions and services.
  • Researching and identifying new target accounts in assigned territories based on customer profile data.
  • Generating interest in our products and services by assessing customer needs and passionately communicating the benefits of our solutions.
  • Nurturing prospective clients through the stages of the buyer's journey and qualifying leads.
  • Handing off solid opportunities to the appropriate Sales Consultant to work and close.

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Connecting with dozens of prospective customers each day, via phone, email, and social media.
  • Communicating and presenting the features, advantages, and benefits of our solutions via phone, video, FaceTime, Skype, and webinars.
  • Guiding prospective customers through the stages of the buyer's journey, including answering questions, providing resources to support the decision-making process, and helping to assess "right fit".
  • Setting appointments and facilitating seamless hand-offs to the appropriate Sales Consultant.
  • Analyzing sales history and customer data for assigned territories.
  • Measuring the effectiveness of sales activities.
  • Actively reflecting on one's own performance and continually identifying ways to exceed key performance indicators (incl. close rate, net revenue, and efficiency and productivity).

Critical requirements include:

  • At least 2 years of Sales experience
  • Experience in education and/or educational publishing (preferred)
  • Warm yet confident phone presence
  • Ability to build initial rapport quickly with customers via phone and email
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Proficient in a variety of communication channels and tools (incl. email, social media, phone, webinars, etc...)
  • Proficient in corporate productivity and web presentation tools (such as GoToMeeting, Join.Me, On24, etc...)
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or similar CRM
  • Ability to solve problems by thinking analytically and creatively while working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to sustain focus for long periods of time
  • Ability to alternatively sit and stand throughout an 8-hour period, and sometimes longer

This position may require travel, extended work hours, continuous interaction with internal and external customers, multiple priorities, and large work volumes.


INBOUND SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Are you an analytical, problem solver who enjoys helping customers find solutions that meet their needs? Do you have experience qualifying and nurturing incoming (a.k.a. “inbound” or “warm”) leads? If so, our Inbound Sales Representative position might be right for you!

This salaried sales position is based in our home office in Austin, Texas, includes commission and benefits, reports to the EVP of Sales and Marketing, and works collaboratively with a variety of Inside and Outside Educational Sales Consultants to drive revenue.

The right candidate for this position will possess:

  • An analytical mind.
  • A sense of curiosity.
  • An internal drive and sense of urgency to meet goals.
  • A tenacious spirit and charismatic personality.
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships quickly across various buyer types.
  • A desire to master educational sales including an ability to persist through a longer, more complex sales cycle.
  • An ability to learn quickly, be self-directed, and be a self-starter.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Qualifying incoming (a.k.a. “inbound” or “warm”) prospects that have engaged with a variety of marketing content, events, and/or campaigns.
  • Driving increased interest in our products and services by assessing customer needs and passionately communicating the benefits of our solutions.
  • Nurturing prospective clients through the stages of the buyer's journey.
  • Handing off solid opportunities to the appropriate Sales Consultant to work and close.

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Connecting with dozens of incoming (a.k.a. “inbound” or “warm”) prospects each day, via phone, email, and social media.
  • Communicating and presenting the features, advantages, and benefits of our solutions via phone, video, FaceTime, Skype, and webinars.
  • Guiding prospective customers through the stages of the buyer's journey, including answering questions, providing resources to support the decision-making process, and helping to assess "right fit".
  • Setting appointments and facilitating seamless hand-offs to the appropriate Sales Consultant.
  • Analyzing customer behaviors and identifying common patterns.
  • Measuring the effectiveness of lead nurturing activities.
  • Actively reflecting on one's own performance and continually identifying ways to exceed key performance indicators (incl. close rate, net revenue, and efficiency and productivity).

Critical requirements include:

  • At least 1 year of Sales experience
  • Experience in education and/or educational publishing (preferred)
  • Warm yet confident phone presence
  • Ability to build initial rapport quickly with customers via phone and email
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Proficient in a variety of communication channels and tools (incl. email, social media, phone, webinars, etc...)
  • Proficient in corporate productivity and web presentation tools (such as GoToMeeting, Join.Me, On24, etc...)
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or similar CRM
  • Ability to solve problems by thinking analytically and creatively while working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to sustain focus for long periods of time
  • Ability to alternatively sit and stand throughout an 8-hour period, and sometimes longer
  • Will consider someone with less experience who demonstrates growth potential

This position may require travel, extended work hours, continuous interaction with internal and external customers, multiple priorities, and large work volumes.


EDITOR

Are you an experienced editor interested in creating classroom materials and programs as part of a small, collaborative product development team? If so, joining our Product Development team as an Editor might be right for you!

This salaried sales position is based in our home office in Austin, Texas, includes benefits, reports to the Publisher / VP of Product Development, and works collaboratively within and across teams.

The right candidate for this position will possess:

  • An understanding of the education market, particularly in the areas of early education, special education, English-language learning, and educational technology.
  • An ability to apply best-practice research and content standards to the materials that are being created.
  • An ability to work with authors and vendors.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Product Conceptualization and Planning
    • Work with various teams within the organization (product development, marketing, and sales) along with existing customers and educational consultants to determine the identity, positioning, and scope of products.
    • Lead prototyping efforts according to best instructional practices, content standards, and publishing conventions.
    • Build consensus with stakeholders (product development team, executive team, program authors, etc.) throughout the development process.
    • Collaborate with the product development team to establish schedules, budgets, and guidelines to guide vendors, developers, and freelancers as required.
       
  • Project Management
    • Develop detailed project guidelines and oversight of product development to ensure alignment with approved prototypes and product scope.
    • Contribute to bid procurement documents for developers.
    • Work with the publisher and others to develop budgets, and manage freelancers and developers.
    • Maintain close communication with the publisher, marketing and sales leadership, and other stakeholders, adapting development as necessary.
    • Recognize issues that may affect cost or completion dates and alert the publisher in a timely manner.
    • Create and update project records including component charts, development schedules, guidelines, bookmaps, tracking documents, reprint files, and scopes.

Critical requirements include:

  • 3-5 years of educational publishing management experience (preferred)
  • Presentation experience (preferred)
  • Training experience (preferred)
  • Self-starter who looks for opportunities to take initiative and pitch in as needed
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to doing quality work
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and in oral presentation
  • Energetic, flexible, and results-driven person who will get the job done
  • Will consider someone with less experience who demonstrates growth potential

INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL SALES CONSULTANT

Are you an Independent Educational Sales Consultant looking to expand your bookbag? If so, our line of solutions might be just the thing that you need to grow your business. We are currently seeking to add coverage to several territories in the U.S. To learn more about our products, open territories, and competitive commission plan, send an email introducing yourself to hr@abramslearningtrends.com