Sales Manager, USA

POSTED Apr 3rd

Crimson Education
Auckland, NZ

Do you have a passion for education? Do you believe in the value of a coach to take a person’s natural ability and elevate it to a higher level of success? Are you persuasive when you have passion behind your purpose? Then this might be a great fit for you...

Please read on if you have been described by others as:  driven, a team player, a person who likes to be compensated what they are worth, have a competitive streak and like to win, a person who makes great things happen for themselves.  

Crimson is seeking a strategic, results-oriented, collaborative, and tech-savvy Sales Manager to join its US based team, with an office in San Francisco.  We’re looking for someone with drive, collaboration and curiosity as the key characteristics. 


  • Identifying and interacting with prospective leads/customers, who are both students and parents/guardians, by introducing the Company, our values, and documenting the results of the calls within our CRM tool
  • Establishing rapport with new leads via phone and email to initiate sales consultations
  • Conducting consultations and academic assessments in a professional manner
  • Presenting, promoting and pitching Crimson products as per the company sales process to incoming customers
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining positive business and customer relationships
  • Consistent and timely onboarding of new clients to the Service Delivery Team as per Crimson’s new client onboarding process
  • Contacting existing clients to inform them about new developments within Crimson’s products (upsell)
  • Expediting the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Achieving agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Continuously improving sales techniques and industry knowledge

Business Development & Lead Generation
  • Working with the Local Area and Digital Marketing Teams to develop/enhance lead generation methods by identifying opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will leads to an increase in leads and sales
  • Engaging in outreach activities such as presenting at school talks, careers expos and Crimson seminars
  • Researching potential organizations and markets for lead generation/partnerships
  • Occasionally attending industry events where relevant and provide feedback and information on market trends

Sales Administration
  • Ensuring that data is diligently and accurately entered/managed within Crimson’s CRM system
  • Maintaining effective communication with the Accounts team to ensure timely accounts receivables
  • Educating the global sales team on local market nuances in the education space
  • Providing feedback and suggestions on how to improve sales processes
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services

  • 4+ years Sales experience
  • Experience with Salesforce & Hubspot
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Experience public speaking
  • Experience with higher education or a deep understanding of the college & MBA application process
  • An interest in changing the world through education

If this sounds like you, and the idea of working on exciting projects with a talented team and cutting edge technologies sounds like your cup of tea, get in touch and apply today!

We'd love to hear from you!