Partner in Publishing is searching for a Business Development Leader  on behalf of our client, an EdTech company focused on learning design and learning science for the pre-K-12, university, career readiness, and alternative credential markets. 

About the Role:  

The Business Development Leader is fully remote from anywhere in the US.  The Leader is an innovative thinker who will revitalize the company’s Business Development division. The ideal candidate will have a strong business development background, with experience in selling higher education, or workforce training product. The candidate should have a desire to join a high energy and enthusiastic team of individuals that are working each day to make a brighter future for learners of all ages.  

The candidate will have great communication skills, be highly dynamic in order to flex to industry trends, is self-motivated to contribute to the growth of learners, is a forward thinker, and carries themselves with integrity and purpose. This role will be strategic based while also being hands-on day-to-day with prospective and current clients. This role will travel to conferences as well as to client sites to meet face-to-face for new and existing opportunities. They will collaborate with current staff and leaders to understand the many project types and roles within the organization in order to drive success and growth within the EdTech realm.  


• Develop new and maintain existing customer relationships;  

• Develop strategic solutions for customers, selling in the higher education channels;  

• Create proposals and craft timely responses to RFPs;  

• Provides significant industry expertise to service customer needs across the higher education and workforce training sectors;  

• Communicate effectively and passionately to sell the organization’s abilities and values through services and products;  

• Collaborate with internal teams to provide efficient and dynamic products to current and new customers;  

• Conduct market trend research to ensure relevant product initiatives to reach target audiences;  

• Continuous communication with partners with intention of bringing value to each interaction;  

• Represent the company at conferences, and in-person customer interactions with the expectation of networking;  


• 5+ years of experience as business development personnel;  

• 3+ years of experience in the education industry; 

o Ed-Tech experience is a plus  

• Track record of building and maintaining customer relationships through communication, outreach, research, and networking;  

• Experienced in negotiating contracts with proven sales record;  

• Demonstrated program success in reaching senior executives;  

• Travel 1-2 times per month, or as the customer demand dictates. 


• Competitive Salary & Bonus Structure  

• Medical, dental, vision, & more  

• 401k Matching  

• Fully Remote  

• Paid Time Off  

• Paid Holidays  

• Tuition Reimbursement Program  

• Parental Leave 

Job Category: Sales
Market: k-12/Higher Ed Workforce
Location: Remote / US
Type: External

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