Partnerships & Sales Coordinator, Education

Posted: 5/16/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


About NBC Learn
NBC Learn is an innovative educational platform for K-12 schools and Higher Education institutions that serves teachers, librarians, students, and lifelong learners.

Overview of the Role and Responsibilities
The Partnerships & Sales Coordinator will play a key role in developing new K-12 and Higher Ed client partnerships, primarily in assisting the Partnerships & BD Manager in prospecting, piloting, and closing new sales. The position focus is on revenue generation and overall business growth. The role is dynamic, engaging, hands-on, and you will work with nearly every team in the division, including sales management, account management, tech operations, editorial, marketing, and finance.

Sales and New Business Development
  • Assist the Partnerships & Sales Manager in prospecting, piloting, and closing sales and establishing partnerships with K-12 and Higher Education institutions
  • Help to execute sales strategy in line with sales and business development goals and collaborate to identify new business opportunities
  • Prospect and develop leads on K-12 district and Higher Education institutions
  • Research and vet potential partnership opportunities across the education market
  • Responsible for gathering and analyzing quantitative/qualitative data and perform market research analyses to help make informed sales and product development decisions.
  • Prospect Requests for Proposal (RFP’s) opportunities and manage bid submission process when applicable
  • Maintain and update sales and marketing collateral as needed
  • Daily tracking of all sales activity in Salesforce.com
  • Create hands-on product demonstrations both remotely (webinar) and face-to-face as needed
  • Implementation and Account Management
  • Work closely with account management and client services team to ensure new client implementation and satisfaction at a high level, ensuring continuity in customer service from year-to-year
  • Collaboration and communication of findings and product feedback across teams


  • Position Requirements:
    - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university
    - Ability to manage high volume of e-mails, calls, outreach and follow up
    - Strong client-facing, presentation, and organizational skills
    - Strong strategic thinking skills and ability to be adaptable
    - Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    - Superior written and verbal communication skills.
    - Positive and team-oriented attitude
    - Ability to travel as needed

    Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:
    - Technically-savvy in demonstrating a digital product
    - Experience with Salesforce.com CRM is desired, as this is the CRM tool to manage our customer portfolio.
    - Experience with InDesign desired but not required
    - Preference given to candidates with K-12 and Higher Education industry experience and knowledge or experience.

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