Gameplan is hiring a North America Sales Director
Title: North America Sales Director
Are you a motivated and experienced sales professional with a passion for education? We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Director to join our team.
The Sales Director will be responsible for the success of the sales team in North America. The Director will also sell Gameplan, Gameplan’s courses as well as the Gaming Concepts Courses.
We are looking for an experienced K-12 sales executive with experience selling curriculum (preferably CTE/STEAM), who will be hands-on with CTE Departments, school and district administrators, as well as regional and state organizations, to develop their esports curriculum offerings. Deals can range from $3,000 a year to over $500,000/year, depending on the size of the implementation.
Educational background is a must (either through sales or in a school/district).
Who are you: You are self-motivated, have a good work ethic, and are always willing to learn and help others. You are passionate about education and driven by the goal of reaching all students and especially those who have been underserved. You see the value of video games in Education and how esports can prepare students for college and careers and teach students life essential skills.
5+ years of hands-on sales experience in the K12/education/edtech space for software or curriculum
Previous experience as a sales director
Experience in leading teams and developing other salespeople
Please include in your application a cover letter with the answer to two questions:
What do you consider the key to sales success?
What is one of your greatest selling successes to date?
Applications without this information in the cover letter will not be considered.
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Gameplan is developed by Learn2Esport and is a leader in the educational esport market, providing schools, learning centers, gaming centers, and pro teams with the esport management system they need to run high-quality esport education.
In less than 12 months, Gameplan increased their number of customers by 2500% and our goal for 2023 is to keep growing at a great pace.
Gameplan is based in Sweden but has employees spread across the world, with the mission to educate the world and empower people with 21st-century skills through esports. The company was founded by esports (and traditional sports) veterans in 2016 who champion learning with esports in a formal educational setting. Since its launch, the company has supported the structured and educational needs of students in Sweden and countries across the EU, UK, MENA, and The US.
Gameplan provides a turn-key solution for educators, especially in secondary schools. With Gaming Concepts, we use gaming & esports to engage students and increase their attendance. Gaming Concepts teaches essential skills such as social-emotional learning, digital citizenship, teamwork, leadership, mental health, and much more.
At Gameplan, we value hard work as much as we do having fun. Everyone within the company is encouraged to share their ideas and opinions, participate in discussions and take ownership of projects.
How do we behave?
We have the following values defining our behavior at work and as a team:
We enable people to grow both personally and professionally.
With loyalty through thick and thin.
Make people comfortable criticizing ideas
To have top-quality people in all positions.
Join a motivated team and contribute to success and esports opportunities for all students.
- Remote status
- Fully Remote
At Gameplan, we believe that a balance of hard work and fun is essential for success. We foster a culture of open communication and collaboration, where everyone is encouraged to share their ideas and take ownership of projects. Additionally, we make an effort to build camaraderie through regular gaming and social events, both online and in-person.
Our values include promoting personal and professional growth, fostering loyalty, persevering through challenges, and encouraging constructive criticism.
Gameplan is a company founded in Sweden that has worked with esports in education since 2015. Together with schools, teachers and students, we have developed an educational platform that is optimal to use together with our esports curriculum or esports certificate courses in order to provide the best possible esports education. The platform is filled with courses, curriculum and features to help students utilize their skills learned through esport in their social life and in future work life. The platform is also a great tool for schools to manage their teams, develop their players individually and help them prepare for a life in esports, for example as a player, coach, analyst or producer.
Gameplan is hiring a North America Sales Director
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