People Grove // Account Executive / by Haley Smith

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PeopleGrove helps your community connect with the people and resources they need to achieve their career goals.

Schools such as Stanford and USC work with PeopleGrove to match students with alumni mentors and career advisers.

Our mission is to bridge the gap between education and meaningful careers. We achieve this mission by building beautiful, engaging software to drive human connections within schools.

We are backed by angel investors, including the Former President of Qualcomm, as well as Reach Capital, a seed stage edtech focused fund..

If you're looking for the opportunity to make an impact and help students realize their full potential, then PeopleGrove is for you.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

We are looking for talented Account Executives. You will help make a difference at PeopleGrove and drive growth by attracting and acquiring partnerships with the leading universities.

Responsibilities: 
- Reaching out and selling to decision makers within large universities and understand their needs and strategic priorities
- Delivering demos and presentations virtually and in-person to key constituents
- Managing deals throughout the sales process
- Serving as an expert adviser to universities on student services and academic support
- Preparing proposals, negotiating pricing, and closing business
- Transitioning accounts to Customer Success teams
- Attending trade shows (when applicable)

Requirements: 
- Willingness to travel
- Previous sales experience (plus if worked with universities) 
- Persistent -- you're an email machine and not hesitant to make a call
- Appreciate a challenge and like to grow and tackle new things each day

Interested? Apply here.