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Account Executive

About Prodigy

Prodigy Education, a global leader in game-based learning, is on a mission to make every student in the world love learning. We believe learning should be as fun as playing a video game. This is central to our educational philosophy, because when you love what you do, you do it better. Visit www.prodigygame.com to learn more.

With Prodigy, kids practice standards-aligned skills in Math and English as they play our fun, adaptive learning games. All with teacher and parent tools to support their learning in class and at home.

The Account Executive is an individual contributor who will report to the Director, Educator Enablement. Your mission will be to generate opportunities and establish partnerships between Prodigy and schools/districts in the United States. These partnerships will help drive increased adoption and purposeful use of Prodigy’s game-based learning tools via no-cost training.

*Due to the requirements of the role we are looking for candidates who reside & are legally authorized to work in the United States. 

The salary band for this position ranges from $55000 - $65000 and is dependent on years of experience. In addition there is a variable bonus plan tied to the role.

Your Impact

  • Generate net-new partnership opportunities with school and district leaders
  • Assume ownership of partnership opportunities generated via Business Development partners
  • Participate in co-marketing/co-sales opportunities with strategic partner organizations
  • Foster opportunities within schools and districts through the partnership pipeline by: Uncovering their needs in a guided discovery process, providing a guided demonstration of our products and services, securing a partnership agreement and commitment to teacher training, ensuring a successful transition to the Teacher Success team
  • Manage your pipeline, forecast outcomes, and plan/execute impactful tactics
  • Leverage school partnerships to generate district-wide partnerships
  • Consistently deepen your understanding about K-12 education (e.g., federal/state policies, evolving market trends, domain-based jargon, etc.)
  • Experiment with innovative approaches and double down on approaches that work best
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders within Educator Enablement and across the organization

About You

  • 5+ years of full-cycle sales experience in the educational technology sector in the United States
  • Proven track record of exceeding sales targets and being a top performer
  • The capacity to think creatively to enhance the entire sales process, coupled with the ingenuity to develop innovative ideas and implement them to foster partnerships
  • Experience in engaging with and conducting transactions with senior school and district leaders
  • Highly organized and adept at managing multiple parallel projects/priorities
  • Confidence and willingness to challenge customers' perspectives in a manner that is both credible and respectful
  • Ability to tailor materials and empowerment resources to provide customers with a highly personalized experience
  • Experience with sales management software (e.g., CRM tooling). 

Bonus Points

  • A degree, diploma or certification in Business, Marketing or equivalent
  • Experience being a part of a scaling sales team
  • Experience in the field of K-12 education

Interview Process

  • We're excited to learn about you! Here is what you can expect during this interview process!
  • Engaging 30-45 Minute Chat with Our Recruiter
  • In-Depth 60-Minute Conversation with the Hiring Manager
  • 60-Minute Live Assessment Interview

Working At Prodigy

  • Be part of a mission-driven organization dedicated to helping every student in the world love learning! At Prodigy Education, your work positively impacts the lives of millions of students and teachers worldwide.
  • Join a company which empowers a Growth Mindset among its team members, so you grow as we do. You’ll also work on award-winning products which harness the magic of math and power of language for students in grades 1st-8th.
  • We understand that a thriving team is at the core of our success. So, on top of an inspirational mission and rewarding work, our Total Rewards Program reflects our commitment to your financial, physical, and mental well-being.
  • It’s not just about the work though; it's about the culture. As the Toronto Star reports in a recent feature on Prodigy: "Prodigy’s secret sauce is that it sees its corporate culture as something that is built slowly from the ground up and is always evolving.” Check it out here.
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Team: Educator Enablement

Location: United States

Location Type: Remote

Work Type: Full Time Employee (FTE)

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Prodigy Math is used by almost one million teachers a year, and was named the most popular supplemental education platform in classrooms in the United States! Our products have also won numerous consumer awards, including the Mom’s Choice Award, Parent and Teacher Choice Awards, and National Parenting Product Award.

Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education. If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply!

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Education will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us at jobs@prodigygame.com, and we will work with you to meet your needs.