EdX is an open-source eLearning platform with a mission to provide high quality education for everyone, everywhere. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is focused on transforming online and on-campus learning through groundbreaking methodologies, game-like experiences and cutting-edge research on an open-source platform.
edX is looking for an awesome SDR to join our newly formed Sales team. If you are looking for a sales position that is a little different than the others...this is it! Leverage your brain power while you sell into Fortune 2000 companies that are looking for quality alternatives to educating their workforce. This is a multi-billion dollar industry that is ripe for disruption and edX has the ideal product. Time to apply your qualifying and selling skills to a market hungry for an improvement in continuing education and employee upskilling.
Capture important sales qualification information to pass to senior salespeople
Proactively prospect, qualify, and grow sales territory of multiple clients simultaneously
Partner with Marketing to develop content for prospecting
Cultivate strong relationships with major employers
Hit (and eventually exceed) your monthly quota
Consistently pitch new business to inbound client leads
Become an industry expert within SaaS and EdTech businesses
Attend industry specific conferences as needed
0-2 years of experience in a sales or customer-facing position