Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Req ID: 10282 Heinemann is a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services for teachers, kindergarten through college. We strive to give voice to those who share our respect for the professionalism and compassion of teachers and who support teachers’ efforts to help children become literate, empathetic, knowledgeable citizens. Our authors are exemplary educators eager to support the practice of other teachers through books, videos, workshops, online courses, and most recently through explicit teaching materials. Our commitment to our work and customers’ enthusiastic response to our offerings has made us the leading publisher in this area.The Associate Account Executive reports to the Director of Sales, who directs them on the collaboration with partner Field-Based Account Executive(s) and/or Independent Representatives. Objectives of the Associate AE Position are to develop, execute, and revise quarterly and yearly Sales Plans specific to their assigned states/region/area in order to meet individual and team sales goals. They promote the selling, assist with proposal development, project planning and execution of sales strategy including HMH Professional Development and Professional Services proposals for the Adjacent Markets division. Associate AEs will effectively interact with all levels of customer accounts, from site Principals to business professionals, in order to develop lasting relationships that result in solution oriented sales.***This position works from a home office and can be based anywhere in Ohio***JOB RESPONSIBILITIESDevelop and maintain strategic plan for territory with Director of SalesUpdate Salesforce.com regularly, complete Pipeline management for assigned territoryProduct knowledge of each curriculum area developed and maintained using LMS and Sales Hub resourcesStrategically plan sales calls by outlining objectives and action stepsUse voicemail and email appropriatelyGenerate new client opportunities through established and emerging lead source channels (e.g., HMH Inside Sales team, conferences, webinars, website, current clients, publication orders, RFPs, trade shows, etc.) and bring those opportunities to a successful closeCollaborate with Field-Based Account Executive(s) and/or Independent Representatives to drive sales to exceed territory sales quota by prioritizing accounts and activitiesCapable of providing detailed product aligned answers while developing professional credibility and trust with customerConduct presentations and product training sessionsQUALIFICATIONSRequired Education, Experience and Skills:Bachelor’s degree in Education, or other job-related discipline1 years of related industry experience in sales or educationMicrosoft Office; Word, Excel, Power Point and OutlookPreferred Experience, Knowledge and Abilities:Understanding of the K-12 Educational market trends and issuesPrevious experience conducting presentations to large and small groups a plusAbility to learn new products, procedures and processes while maintaining daily dutiesEfficient use of online resources and training modules for product knowledge developmentSelf-directed and motivatedEffective time management and communication via phone, emails, and site visits with clientsSuccessfully conducts comprehensive needs assessment with clients for a solution-based sales approachExperience with a CRM such as Dynamics, Salesforce.com, etc.Travel:Ability to travel up to 60%, primarily driving and also includes some overnight travelPhysical Requirements:The ability to lift up to 60 poundsMust be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, 4 hours.Must be able to present to audiences for 2 hours.Frequently lifting, reaching, and moving product up to 60 lbs.Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetingsLift and move up to 50 lbs on a regular basis.Req# 10282*LI-RD1ABOUT US:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom. HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.comPLEASE NOTE: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, we aim to spark a lifelong love of learning in every individual we touch. It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As one of the world’s longest-established publishing houses and largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions, we specialize in dynamic learning content for students, teachers, kids and parents.