Regional Director of Business Development
Remote (Work from Home)
Independent Contractor (1099)
Polaris Education provides innovative educational solutions designed to transform the learning experience. Our cutting-edge technology empowers educators to foster engagement, enhance learning outcomes, and facilitate administration of student interventions. We are seeking a motivated and experienced Regional Director of Business Development to promote and sell our MTSS management SaaS.
As a Regional Director of Business Development, you will play a pivotal role in driving the growth of our educational software solutions. Your primary responsibility will be to identify and connect with potential customers, understand their needs, and present our software as the ideal solution. You will be responsible for managing the sales cycle from prospecting to closing deals, building and maintaining relationships, and achieving sales targets.
- Identify and research educational institutions and school districts.
- Generate leads through various channels, including online research, networking, and referrals.
- Contact district leaders through email and cold call to determine their need for our product.
- Conduct engaging online presentations and demonstrations of our educational software to prospective clients.
- Establish and nurture long-term relationships with decision-makers and key stakeholders in the education sector.
- Negotiate terms and close deals with prospective clients.
- Ensure accurate and timely documentation of sales activities and contracts.
- Stay informed about industry trends, competitors, and educational technology developments.
- Provide market feedback to improve product offerings.
- Proven experience in business development or sales, with a track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets.
- Experience with a CRM solution / commitment to CRM hygiene
- Familiarity with the educational sector -- including schools, districts, and educational professionals -- is preferred.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Self-motivated, proactive, and results-driven.
- Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in a remote work environment.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships.
- Proficient in using digital tools and platforms for sales and communication.
- A bachelor's degree in education, business, marketing, or a related field is preferred but not required.
This is a 1099 freelance position, and compensation will be commission-based. You will earn a competitive commission on each successful sale. The more you sell, the more you earn.
**How to Apply:**
If you are passionate about educational technology and possess the skills and motivation to drive sales in a remote environment, we encourage you to apply. Please submit a cover letter outlining your relevant experience with your application.
Polaris Education is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Join us in transforming education through innovative technology and help educators enhance the learning experience for students. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Pay: $55,000.00 - $105,000.00 per year
Supplemental pay types:
Work Location: Remote