Education Sales Consultant

  • Work from Home, Modesto, CA, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Booksource™ is the premier trade book distributor to K-12 school classrooms across the country. We work with hundreds of publishers representing more than 30,000 book titles to sell and distribute authentic literature to educators who use real books, called trade books (versus textbooks), to teach reading, writing and other subjects. These are the books kids actually want to read! Our mission is to make it easy for educators to purchase, organize, and incorporate classroom libraries into their schools in the hopes that every school in America will have classroom libraries.

Job Description

Booksource Sales Consultants are the company's main presence in our sales territories, creating, maintaining, and actively sustaining connections with key decision makers in the Pre-K to 12th grade education market. Our Sales Consultants contribute by retaining and growing business through proactive nurturing of customer relationships and collaborative partnership with their Literacy Accounts Managers. We look for effective Sales Consultants who can engage our customers and help us  grow the business in both existing accounts and through forging connections with new districts.

Qualifications

Goals:

  • Grows sales in assigned territories & provides exceptional customer experience. Resources include Booksource National Sales Manager, Literacy Account Managers and Customer Care teams.

  • Develops sales strategy that supports success in marketing, products, and acquisition of new business.

  • Participates in Booksource trainings to acquire and continually develop the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to effectively establish Booksource as an industry expert and strategically position our products and services.

  • Follows up on Booksource generated leads from Booksource Classroom sign-ups and National/Regional trade shows.

     

    We are looking for someone with:

  • Established background as a sales professional and knowledge of the K-12 education system.

  • Sales experience or aptitude via enthusiasm for the process of investigating, creating, and fulfilling customers’ needs.

  • A collaborative and team-oriented mindset.

  • Passion and enthusiasm for books and literacy.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, customer service, organizational, relationship, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory for sales calls, trade shows, and other sales opportunities.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. GL group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.