Account Executive

Account Executive to join our fast-growing education startup that uses data analytics to help school districts define and measure their improvement goals. As one of our first fifteen employees, you’ll work with members from all parts of our organization, from executive level to new hire.

What you’ll be doing:
As an Account Executive you will be a source of growth and expansion for KickUp’s client base. This role is responsible for qualifying, developing, and moving leads through our sales cycle. On any given day you’ll be holding demos, exploring new leads, and initiating communication with prospective clients. The Account Executive will also be preparing proposals and negotiating prices in order to close new business. You will be part of a small, collaborative sales team that has a track record of securing clients and building meaningful relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders in several regions of the country.

Why you should join KickUp: 
Our Mission: Our mission is to meaningfully engage educators in professional growth. It’s important to us, because education is in our team’s DNA, and because study after study demonstrates that a great teacher can have the single greatest impact on student learning. In order to help teachers grow and implement new initiatives, districts need high-quality professional learning and well-coordinated community-wide efforts, which are easier said than done. KickUp exists to help districts get there, and your work will lead directly to impact.

Our Team: We are a small and highly collaborative team. We are mission-driven, radically candid, and continuously improving. We are quickly growing our team, revenue, and customer base, so you will have the chance to take on dynamic challenges and make a significant impact.

Our Benefits: We offer a competitive salary, health coverage, offices in center city Philadelphia, a fully flexible PTO policy, and a great snack drawer. Note: The Account Executive position is flexible on location; candidates may work remotely.

The ideal candidate:
• Is motivated by driving revenue growth
• Is driven to create and maintain client relationships
• Is detail-oriented and maintains good records
• Brings an entrepreneurial spirit to the work, improving processes and outcomes
• Demonstrates a sense of ownership and pride in both personal and company performance
• Has a team player attitude and contributes by working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds

Qualifications:
• 2-5+ years in software sales or consulting
• Strong verbal and written communication
• Experience in K-12 education
• Proficiency in Google apps and Salesforce

Notes:
All candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to info@kickup.co with the subject line “Account Executive”. In the body of the email, please respond to the following question: “What makes you unique?”