VLN Partners, LLP is a research-based K-12 education services provider that has developed a revolutionary model for technology-enhanced instruction called the holistic model for blended learning.
Having positioned themselves to achieve exponential growth over the next several years, the company is looking for a growth-minded sales coordinator to be an integral part of their aggressive expansion plans.
This is an opportunity to join an industry-leading organization that has pioneered a model that helps public school districts win the competition with cyber charter schools. Bringing to the table a proprietary, scalable LMS, the company acts as an extension of their clients, forming a true working partnership.
This position requires the individual to provide executive sales and marketing support including event management responsibilities, setting prospective client meetings, drafting marketing materials, managing tradeshows, etc. The ideal candidate must be extremely detailed, analytical, and very organized.
Sales Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in direct sales activity as needed (cold calls, warm calls, and customer presentations)
Provide support for Sales Executives and Account Management Team
Update and manage information from sales team regarding production amount for pre-sold product (Final Forecast)
Create product information sheets (solicitations) for school district administrators on new programs
Work with Sales and Account Management to develop necessary sales and marketing materials
Create e-mail blasts to school districts regarding solicitations, programs and other correspondence as needed
Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings, travel, catering, guest accommodations and department meetings for the sales team.
Work with Sales and Account Management to create and develop visual presentations as needed
Organize and prioritize large volumes of information
Other duties as assigned
Event Planning Duties and Responsibilities
Directly responsible for managing company participation in industry tradeshows
Coordinate services for events, including logistics, facilities, catering, signage, displays, printing and event security
Negotiate contracts as needed with such service providers and suppliers as electricians, audio-visual, technology, hotels, conference centers, etc.
Maintain records of event aspects, including financial details
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Superb organization and time management ability. Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to interact and communicate with a diverse group of important customers and individuals at all levels of the organization
Work independently and within a team on special, non-recurring, and ongoing projects
Ability to have a comprehensive knowledge of customer base, vendor relationships, key contacts, and products offered
Excellent computer skills; spelling and grammar. Carefully proofreads all work.
Good phone and communication skills
Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines
Regular attendance is essential. Ability to work additional hours as required; some occasional travel may be required
Education &/or Experience
4-year degree in Marketing or equivalent experience in related field preferred. Minimum 2 years marketing or sales support experience needed. Experience should be progressive in duties and include hands-on project-oriented responsibilities
Prior tradeshow or event planning experience a plus