Join the Skooli team to be part of something very special in the ed-tech startup space. We’re now hiring a highly motivated and entrepreneurial Business Development Manager to focus on developing partnerships with educational institutions, drive student adoption, and grow the Skooli user base domestically and internationally.
This position offers tons of opportunity for career growth and is ideal for a business development professional with a few years of experience and is looking to take their career to the next level.
The Business Development Manager will lead business growth as part of the talented, entrepreneurial Skooli business team! The successful candidate will be responsible for increasing the Skooli student base and driving new business through partnerships, innovation, and sales. They will work hand in hand with the marketing and operations teams to build Skooli into a world leader in online education.
Experience of targeting students in middle and high school, as well as university is essential in this role. Beneficial experience includes business development for companies involved in tutoring, international education, and/or private education. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the decision making process for parents and students when choosing academic assistance.
We believe that every student deserves the chance to be successful. We believe that technology should provide students with easy access to the best teachers, and enhancing learning through an engaging digital experience. Most importantly, the ideal candidate will share these core values.
Skooli (www.skooli.com) is a Vancouver based ed-tech start up that offers an online tutoring platform for high school and university students to receive one-to-one real time academic help in a digital classroom. Skooli is the latest project by the team behind Teach Away (www.teachaway.com).
Drive the growth of the Skooli platform within our key target audiences
Identify opportunities to distribute Skooli through a variety of channels for education
Analyze the existing market and contribute to strategic decisions
Identify new partnership opportunities and develop partner strategy
Establish new markets to sell Skooli’s online tutoring services
Proactively generate and qualify new partner and client opportunities
Ensure exceptional levels of customer service at all times
Partner with marketing to generate and execute intelligent email/outreach campaigns
TBD - We’re just getting started after all :)
Essential Skills & Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a business related discipline
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Creative, enthusiastic, and a quick learner
3+ years of business development experience in tutoring, international business, or higher ed
Thrives on change and comfortable with ambiguity
Preferred Skills & Qualifications
Experience in a startup environment and business launches
Experience in online learning, tutoring, international education and/or higher education
Understanding decision making of parents, students, and school decision makers (principals, guidance counselors, school boards)
Familiarity working with higher education institutes
A genuine interest in education
Passionate about expanding a business
Job Perks & Details
High level of autonomy and responsibility in our results driven environment.
You’ll work directly with a member of the senior leadership team who will take you under their wing
You’ll learn more than you thought was possible
Endless career growth opportunities
- Health benefits