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Associate Software Sales Executive - Michigan

Company: Frontline Education
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage student services, business operations and special education. Educational organizations representing over 80,000 schools and millions of educators, administrators and support personnel have partnered with Frontline Education in their efforts to develop the next generation of learners. Frontline is dedicated to driving engagement across K-12 school systems and supporting the continuous improvement of employee effectiveness and efficiency with solutions for proactive recruiting and hiring, human capital management, absence and time, professional growth, student information systems, special education and interventions, payroll, benefits and financial management.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Software Sales Executive to join our dynamic sales team! This position is based in your home office with travel in assigned territory. Reporting to the head of Regional Sales, the Associate Education Software Sales Executive positions Frontlines Human Capital Management solution products and services to prospective K-12 school districts. The heart of the role is to create long-term, consultative relationships with new and existing clients in the K-12 markets. To be successful, you must become comfortable partnering with School Districts and School Boards to influence the buying decision process.


  • Under the direction of the Sales leader, establish regionally focused sales strategy focused on School districts and state-wide accounts in the assigned region
  • Achieve or exceed assigned quota
  • Develop and drive solution selling strategy to increase bundle adoption rate
  • Uncover issues facing Frontline Education customers and recommend appropriate solutions
    • High achiever - consistent goal and quota achievement, thrives on facing issues head on to achieve excellence
    • Learning agility - work diligently to gain a full awareness of our solutions, the industry, and accounts throughout the territory
    • Resiliency - remains focused and optimistic in the face of obstacles
    • Conflict resolution and persuasiveness - enjoys selling, negotiating and building a good business case based on client needs, staying calm under pressure
    • Consultative relationship builder - easily engages with clients to build rapport while uncovering significant needs to position appropriate solutions that create value and efficiencies
    • Collaborative - ability to work and communicate in a team-oriented sales environment that allows for collaboration across service solution business lines
      • The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree with relevant inside or outside selling experience. SaaS, HCM, enterprise software and/or K-12 environment background highly preferred.
      • A driven sales professional with the ability to leverage professional networks in the territory, attending conventions, conferences and association meetings
      • Proven track record of excellence in sales, communications and/or K-12 role
      • Savvy using a platform software sales process with the ability to sell value vs. price
      • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate in a team-oriented sales environment that allows for collaboration across service solution business lines
      • Strong communication and relational skills as well as solid writing skills
      • Dedication to high quality customer service delivery and integrity through proven client and customer relationships
      • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to strategically plan sales calls and execute follow-up with prospects, clients, internal staff and management
      • Proficient in web-based applications and programs to effectively manage pipeline in the CRM tool, as well as the RFP and bid process
      • Ability to travel throughout the territory regularly, including occasional overnight
        Who We Are

        We're a group of unique and talented individuals that love what we do. We've been lucky enough to land jobs with a rapidly growing tech company that supports an appreciative and friendly customer base. We work hard to make our customers happy, but we like to have a good time in the process.

        We are a company that strives to think in terms of we instead of me. We believe in the philosophy of servant leadership and that its all about putting others first. We also value the balance between family and work.

        Our company growth has created a promising environment for career advancement and rewarding challenges. We offer a competitive compensation package including a base salary, target bonus plan and stellar benefits including unlimited PTO.

        Frontline Education Vision

        A connected future for school administration that enables every leader, teacher, and student to thrive.

        Frontline Education Mission

        Partnering with the education community by providing innovative technology and best practices to empower K-12 schools in their pursuit of excellence.

        Frontline Education is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Jobble

Keywords: Frontline Education, Chicago , Associate Software Sales Executive - Michigan, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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