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Improving Student Retention in Colleges

Inside Sales Representative

$55k – $60k • 0.05% – 0.1%
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Upswing is a student retention platform that partners with colleges and universities across the country to improve student graduation rates. Our unique approach combines 24/7 live online tutoring and advanced data analytics to understand when students are at risk, and help colleges do something about it.

Upswing is in hyper-growth mode. We launched five years ago and we are already working with more than 80 colleges across the US. We are now looking for great, spirited team members who will help take us to the next level!

About You:
- You are a self-starter that works well in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
- You are passionate about startups & education technology
- You are new to sales, less than 2 years, and eager to learn
- You want to speak with people from various higher learning institutions around the US
- You may have the desire to become an amazing closer in the future or you may want to be in sales development as a career

Responsibilities:
- Reach out to Higher Education institutions with our messaging and solutions
- Determine the best opportunities to move forward towards partnership
- Strategize with your outside sales partner for campaigns in-territory

The Inside Sales Representative will report directly to the Head of Marketing and will work closely with the Outside Sales Representative in their territory as well as the Sales & Marketing Teams.

The Skills You Need:
- You have clear and professional verbal and written communication skills
- Active listening and a consultative mindset
- The ability to take direction and pivot in the event of a strategy/procedural change
- The ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Tech savviness -- the ability to acquire and apply technical skills using excel*, CRM*, and web-conferencing software*
- The willingness to learn, apply and contribute to the sales processes and methods that works best for Upswing

* Technical training provided

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About Upswing:
Currently partnered with more than 80 colleges throughout the country, Upswing helps over 700,000 students succeed throughout college. You'll get to work with a team of motivated, intelligent, and fun people at Upswing - all working towards the same mission of student success. We're located in Austin, TX and are excited to meet you!

Company Benefits Include:
- Competitive salary
- Equity options
- Health, dental, and vision coverage
- 401k program
- Flexible PTO
- Gym membership
- Office in downtown Austin overseeing Lake Austin
- Mission-driven, passionate coworkers and office culture

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Sarah Cariello

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