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Managing Sales Director - Career Colleges

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Tinley Park


1st Shift


Full Time


Administrative / Office

Job Description:

Come join our growing sales team! We are looking for a Managing Sales Director for the private career school market. This individual will focus on helping institutions implement G-W content solutions that improve student retention, accreditation compliance and successful job placement. We are looking for a high-energy individual with a positive attitude and a willingness to travel to develop, cultivate, and leverage relationships with key instructors and senior management to strategically build and maintain partnerships that generate sales of G-W digital and print content.

What you’ll do:

• P&L of the Career channel.
• Develop and execute a winning sales strategy for the Career channel.
• Create and implement strategic selling plans for high-value, profitable opportunities that include the appropriate product mix, marketing communication, and distribution options.
• Coordinate, negotiate, and manage pricing and terms agreements.
• Coordinate strategic selling plans to align with overall corporate sales strategies.
• Identify and communicate potential content partnership opportunities with sales and publishing teams.
• Report trends that could generate new content, marketing or selling models with sales and publishing team.
• Work cross-functionally to develop custom digital, print, and bundle products for profitable high-potential opportunities.
• Make strong presentations and demonstrations of all product offerings, including digital and print solutions.
• Provide sales presentations and product training to customers via webinar as needed.
• Work important career college conferences. Schedule meetings and meal events with key contacts at these conferences.
• Prepare and submit work-related expenses according to G-W policies and procedures.
• Manage T&E resources effectively and communicate needs with CSMO.
• Participate in annual sales meetings held either in our Tinley Park office or an outside location.
• Provide product and market feedback to editorial staff to be used when revising existing product and developing new product.

Job Requirements:

What you’ll bring:
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Degree in sales, marketing, or business preferred.
• Minimum five years of previous inside or outside sales or technical experience required. Experience in educational sales or publishing a plus.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
• High energy, strong organizational skills, and self-motivation.
• Must fulfill legal requirements of state of residence to rent and drive a car.


Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, ESOP

Company Information

What it’s like to work here:

At Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, you will be working in a professional environment, supported by a passionate and energetic team that is invested in your growth and success. This is your chance to join an established employee-owned company that has been publishing for the Career and Technical Education field since 1921. Driven by the mission “We Build Careers,” you will help educators implement and access our premier instructional materials, which helps students find and keep great careers while you grow your own. Goodheart-Willcox has spent a century building a culture that we are proud of. Our team members embody these core values:

• Roll up your sleeves
• Do the right thing
• Can-do attitude
• Always improving

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, and other protected classes, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

In addition, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination of employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

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