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Business Development Associate
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Cold Calling
  • Associatedegree or2-5years applicable professional experience
  • Strong presentation skills and comfort speaking in front of an audience
  • Greatoraland written communicationskills
  • Highly organized with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Natural storyteller and passion for presenting solutions to problems
  • Abilityto make effective presentations in time-constrained situations
  • Comfort with and ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Able to meet deadlines, follow up on commitments, andactas needed
  • Positive team player with the ability to develop and maintain internal and external professional relationships
  • Previous sales orsolutions engineeringexperience
  • At least 2 years working in higher education or in educational technology
  • Preparingand deliveringdemos to show the value ofthe Anthology Academyto higher educationinstitutions
  • Generatingqualified leads for theGlobal Marketsteam so they can provide a quick response to customers
  • Prospectingpotential customers via cold calling, email, or other forms of communication to ensure they are added to the sales pipeline and produce more qualified leads
  • Understandingthe value of Anthology Academyandbeingable to effectively share that with clients andwithin Anthology
  • Keeping the content and demosusedto support prospect/customer/internalpresentations current
  • Maintainingthe client database to make sure the sales team can access current information on all leads
  • Providing prompt and thorough feedback on pricing, contract, and general questions related to Anthology Academy, internally and externally
  • Developing and maintaining communication stream betweenthe Global Marketsteam andtheAnthology Academyteam
  • Stayingup to dateon new content within Anthology Academy and new functionality within the platform
  • Supporting Anthology Academy renewals as needed
  • Respondingpromptly to customer needs and communicatingwith confidence and passion
  • Workingeffectively with the Anthology proposal team to produce high-quality RFP/RFI and Tender responses in a timely fashion
  • This rolemay require up to50% travel

201-500 employees

Global educational technology solution
Company Overview
Blackboard's mission is to advance learning with the world's education community, so that all learners, educators and institutions can realize their goals today and prepare for tomorrow.