Global K12 Channel Manager
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What you'll do here:
This position will report to the Senior Director, NGL Product Marketing, and will work closely with the Senior Director of Global Partnerships, ELT and the Director of Global Marketing, ELT.
Business and market development
Lead global K12 growth strategy, partnering with Secondary and ELT business unit directors to support Latin America, Middle East, and Asia regions achieve 20% annual growth
Partner with regional sales managers in the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia to identify and “peel away” key competitor accounts
Lead quarterly K12 strategy meetings to drive market development in target territories—focusing initially on ten countries including Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Vietnam
Support global sales teams in winning school-system adoptions (e.g., GEMS in UAE/Saudi Arabia), developing key-account presentations, submitting tenders, and collaborating with regions on sales pitches
Analyze sales data to ensure regional efforts are aligned with revenue and profit targets, and deploy Salesforce to create pipeline reports for senior leaders
Lead all aspects of day-to-day channel operations to ensure global regions can seamlessly manage client, distributor, and digital partner relationships
Product Management & Marketing
Develop catalog and sales tools as agreed, using US assets and crafting new tools based on international and region-specific needs
Serve as point person for incoming product and operations queries on Big Ideas Learning portfolio, sourcing and communicating responses
Coordinate with Regional Marketing teams to build awareness and implement channel campaigns to expand market share and pursue growth targets
Drive collaboration with key-account and distribution partners to plan, develop, and implement joint marketing and communications projects
Support Customer Success Managers in digital onboarding and ensuring positive key-account UX
Serve as point person for sourcing responses to Big Ideas Learning queries and communicating with regions
Skills you will need here:
5+ years’ marketing experience within the education industry
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience crafting, maintaining, and negotiating changes to a budget
Experience in EdTech and/or International K12 Education preferred
Experience creating and analyzing sales reports in Salesforce, or similar platform
Strong understanding of student and teacher user experience and working within a marketing automation platform and CRM
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to lead multiple projects with multiple deadlines simultaneously
Excellent teammate with strong communication skills
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, as well as Microsoft Office Suite or Microsoft Office 365
Self-starter, critical thinker, can-do attitude
At National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage Group, we are enabling opportunity, powering progress, and supporting student journeys toward college and career. Using our digital learning programs and classroom learning resources, students experience the excitement and joy of learning that National Geographic explorers, scientists, writers, and photographers experience.
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About Cengage Group
Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
Base Pay Range
The full base pay range has been provided for this position. Individual base pay will vary based on work schedule, qualifications, experience, internal equity, and geographic location. Sales roles often incorporate a significant incentive compensation program beyond this base pay range.$73,400.00 - $117,400.00 USD