JOB OPPORTUNITIES: SALES DIRECTOR

This position has been filled.
Date Posted: April 24, 2019

Position: Sales Director
Type: In-House, Full-time

Our company owns and manages three websites with resources for elementary school teachers. We're looking for a hard-working, experienced sales director for a full-time position in our Tonawanda, NY office.

If you are chosen for this job, you will be asked to hire, train, manage, and work with a small sales team consisting of an in-house sales representative, as well as outside sales reps. You will be responsible for proposing, planning, and implementing a comprehensive sales strategy for our math practice program, I Know It (iknowit.com).


As sales director, your responsibilities may also include:
  • develop an operating budget for the sales department that correlates with our business' goals
  • determine annual unit and gross-profit plans by analyzing trends and results
  • assist with hiring and training an inside sales associate and/or product account manager
  • gathering lead data and ensuring that it is accurately entered into appropriate CRM software
  • hiring, training, and regularly communicating with outside sales representatives

If chosen for this position, you and your team will be responsible for:
  • develop and manage an operating budget for the sales department
  • negotiating and closing education technology service sales
  • following up with all potential leads via e-mail and phone
  • hosting video conference product presentations
  • preparing for and attending regional trade shows
  • following up with existing customers to encourage annual product renewals

Necessary job requirements:
  • experience working in a sales management role
  • experience in leading a sales team
  • past experience meeting or exceeding company sales goals
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred job requirements:
  • experience selling to educators or school district administrators
  • degree in sales, business administration, marketing, and/or K-12 education

All applicants should be comfortable:
  • using, demonstrating, and selling products for educators
  • working in a small-business office setting
  • reaching out to school administrators and teachers
  • preparing and presenting product demonstrations
  • communicating with clients and coworkers via phone, email, and video conference

Travel
  • This position will require both in-house office work, as well as travel. Candidates should have ability to work in our Tonawanda office regularly to collaborate with management and in-house sales staff. However, you may also be expected to travel to trade shows and to meet with outside sales reps as-needed. Expect to travel up to 30% of the time.

Pay & Benefits:
  • Salary: Negotiable and competitive
  • Health insurance (available if you work full-time)
  • 16 paid holidays per year (including many school holidays)
  • Paid vacation time
  • 401(k) with match, after 1 year of employment

About Us
TPW Websites was founded in 2007. We own and manage websites with resources for teachers and students.

  • SuperTeacherWorksheets.com, a high-traffic subscription website with printable resources for K-5 teachers
  • iKnowIt.com, a subscription website with math practice lessons for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade
  • ModernChalkboard.com, a subscription website with SMART Board lessons for K-5 teachers

Our office is located in the City of Tonawanda. We currently have about a dozen in-house employees, including IT professionals, graphic artists, writers, and customer support staff. We are proud to be a small, but growing Western New York business.

To Apply

To apply, please contact us at the e-mail address below.


In your e-mail, please include the following:
  • a PDF copy of your resume

Please note: This is an in-house position. We are not looking to hire at-home employees or 1099 freelancers at this time.
Thank you for your interest in this position.

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