Join the Modern Teacher Team.

Modern Teacher partners with school districts to support the transition from traditional classrooms to modern learning environments. Housed in a cloud-based platform, Modern Teacher’s proprietary Digital Convergence Framework gives school districts the tools they need achieve personalized learning at scale. Are you ready to contribute to Modern Teacher’s mission of empowering 10,000 schools and half a million teachers by 2020?

Modern Teacher’s world-class framework and software teamed with our unique selling process has netted partnerships across 1,000 schools in the last year.  And we are just getting started!

Modern Teacher has been certified as a Great Place to Work® as a result of anonymous ratings provided by its employees. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

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Business Operations Analyst

To support our rapid growth, we’re looking for a Business Operations Analyst to focus, analyze, and report on key metrics and trends across our sales, finance, and client engagement departments.  This role will be heavily focused on tracking and reporting on trend analysis of our sales and fulfillment efforts.

Success in this role will depend on your ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment efficiently and accurately, and find creative solutions to the challenges of supporting a rapidly developing business. This position is based in our Chicago office and reports to our Executive Vice President of Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Sales Visibility and Tracking
    • Develop, Run, and Maintain Reports in Salesforce
    • Metrics Development, Refinement, and Upkeep
    • Continuous development on back-end (fields, process, stages, dashboards)
    • Research/Enter prospect information for sales team (research regional opportunities and load leads into system)
    • Support Sales with questions regarding Salesforce usage, report running, and general support
    • Salesforce contract optimization
    • Working with vendors/Salesforce Premier Services on dashboards
    • Ongoing sales team training on Salesforce
       
  • Proposal Generation, Hand Off to Fulfillment, and contract management
    • Proposal Generation and Tracking
    • Docusign Process
    • Set process, update proposals based on negotiations and Client needs in extremely timely fashion in order to push deals to close
    • Refine and execute on process to transfer signed deal to Client Engagement and Services to ensure all necessary detail is transitioned and Client receives highest quality of service
    • Lead contracting process with vendors to ensure timely and accurate invoicing
    • Contract and renewal ownership
       
  • Data Research/Analysis
    • District Research
    • Ensure regional strategy is executed through key districts and ESCs
    • Research to assist leadership in determining next region to open
    • Pricing analysis
    • Data analysis and development of reports to measure sales effectiveness, actuals vs. projections, and revenue/margin numbers
    • Analyze and report on Client utilization metrics and trends and determine suggested areas of improvement
       
  • Customer Acquisition Meeting
    • Facilitate customer acquisition meeting and all reporting
    • Coordinate meeting, take notes, send follow ups to team

Required Skills:

  • 2-3 years of work experience including experience in Salesforce
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate well internally as well as with outside vendors
  • Excel proficiency required – Pivot tables, macros
  • Ability to synthesize data and present to management in clearest way possible
  • Analytical as well as outgoing and client facing
  • Detail-oriented

Benefits:

Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive base salary and an attractive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.


Vice President of Network Membership - Regional

To support our rapid growth, we’re looking for a Vice President of Network Membership to grow our district partnerships in the following regions:

  • Greater Virginia (VA, WV, KY)

  • Greater Georgia (GA, NC, TN)

  • Greater Minnesota (MN, IA, KS)

Success in this role will depend on your ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment efficiently and accurately, and find creative solutions to the challenges of supporting a rapidly developing business. This position is based remotely and reports to our President.  This position is part of a larger collaborative team and will have access to and mentorship from leadership.

 

Required Skills:

  • Direct K12 district administrative and leadership experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to district leadership
  • Consultative sales acumen (direct sales experience a plus)
  • National perspective on K12 industry
  • Sales urgency to grow region & Modern Teacher Network
  • Business leader with ownership over region
  • Systems thinker – Modern Teacher organization and individual planning
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Salesforce

Benefits:

Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive base salary and an attractive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.


Strategy Officer

To support our rapid growth, we’re looking for a Strategy Officer to support districts work and progress through our framework.  Modern Teacher has secured marque partnerships across the nation which has created substantial demand from districts to join our network and progress through the work of Digital Convergence.  We need you to join us to support the growth of our work and mission!

Success in this role will depend on your ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment efficiently and accurately, and find creative solutions to the challenges of supporting a rapidly developing business. This position is based remotely and reports to our Executive Vice President of Operations.  This position is part of a larger collaborative team and will have access to and mentorship from leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing all account management activities for accounts assigned to you including fulfilling onsite support, concierge (virtual) services, and ensuring overall client satisfaction
  • High-levels of utilization of Modern Teacher’s Digital Convergence Framework and the Modernteacher.com product based on Client Engagement Score measurement of adoption/utilization.
  • The retention of the customer over the initial contract terms of our engagement and then the renewal of the contract including working with the sales department for add on products/services, as needed.
  • Input into the design and consistency of the fulfillment process including content that comprises the methodology for Digital Convergence and teacher professional development
  • Managing your schedule with client needs and ensuring efficient fulfillment as it relates to cost and effective client services
  • Track Client Services via Salesforce
  • Your role represents the entire range of company products and services to assigned customers.  Additionally, the position requires extensive travel, regionally as well as nationally.

Required Skills:

  • Direct K12 district administrative and leadership experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to district leadership
  • National perspective on K12 industry
  • Direct experience driving personalized learning initiatives within a district
  • Business leader with ownership over region
  • Systems thinker – Modern Teacher organization and individual planning
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Salesforce

Benefits:

Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive base salary and an attractive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.