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Voxy // personalized English language curriculum
 
NEW YORK, NY    Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
 
   
 
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A bit about us

Voxy (www.voxy.com) is a leading web & mobile English learning platform that provides personalized language instruction to major corporations, educational institutions, & governments worldwide. Our approach is steeped in 20 years of scientific research, & our product is built with cutting-edge, patented technologies that enable us to dynamically create learning pathways from real-world media content. Voxys been proven effective - both in the lab & in the wild - which is no small feat for a digital education company. We are tackling a tough problem, but thats okay--we love tough problems, & you should too. Working within Voxys New Americans Initiative, you will have the opportunity to use Voxy to create systemic change for immigrants, refugees, & limited English proficiency (LEP) adults who are currently facing many barriers to accessing English language training & career pathway programs.

This is a rare opportunity to create a social impact while working with a talented team in a $100B market currently served by old-school publishers & technology products built in the 80s. We are building a high-growth global company with real revenue from real customers. We measure our success by how much we teach our students & how happy we make our customers. The market we serve is ripe for change & we have a leadership team, board of directors, & investor base that is ready to support the company as we move from being a market-leading product to becoming the standard platform for English language learning for career & academic success.

The best part for us is that we get to do all of this as a passionate, empathetic, collaborative & innovative team with awesome people whom we sincerely like. We believe that truly rewarding work is only possible when you work with good people who are united by a mission.

The Impact Youll Have at Voxy

Do you believe you can improve the immigrant experience in the US by removing English as a barrier to integration?

Do you love to sell & build innovative new educational program & career pathway models? Are you skilled at business or program development? Are you motivated by engaging with community organizations, employers, & education providers & helping them solve challenging problems?

Voxy is striving to make the world a better place by accelerating English language acquisition & helping New Americans to achieve their goals. If you are a top performer, you can help us to take our business to new levels!

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for establishing Voxy as a critical resource for the immigrant population in the United States. As a Program Manager/Partnership Associate you will develop partnerships with US organizations who are working with and/or employing English language learners, identifying partners & building distribution with organizations committed to helping immigrants improve their lives & develop marketable skills. Preferred location New York, but open to Mid-Atlantic for the right candidate.

You will focus on three core market segments:

  • Corporations & workforce development training organizations
  • Community colleges, school districts (youth/young adult) & adult education programs
  • Nonprofit & NGO organizations that serve immigrants/refugees, LEP & ELL/AEL populations who would benefit from being able to communicate in English & upskill in high-growth career fields

In this role you will:

  • Build & manage a pipeline of customer prospects from identification to negotiation & program launch
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to successfully manage new business opportunities & career pathway innovations
  • Fully understand prospects business/educational challenges, decision-making processes, & digital English learning product purchasing processes
  • Accurately forecast your sales pipeline & conversion
  • Plan & execute successful sales calls & customized product demos
  • Reach & exceed your sales quota & quarterly targets, with an eye on maximizing impact
  • Develop a deep knowledge of Voxy's learning approach & technical application as well as how Voxy can improve economic outcomes for adult ELLs & labor supply challenges for employers
  • Align Voxys offering to the needs & challenges of immigrant-serving organizations, traditional workforce training providers, & immigrant employers
  • Represent & exhibit Voxy at local & national Education, EdTech, & Immigrant Advocacy conferences & events

What We're Looking For:

  • You are an effective sales or education technology program development professional with at least 3 years of relevant sales or fundraising/business development experience within immigrant/refugee workforce development or education programs
  • You are passionate about education, technology, & immigrant/refugee inclusion & you have a strong track record of success in sales or business development
  • You have rigorous process management, negotiation, & analytic skills
  • You are sharp, confident, resourceful, results-oriented, proactive, & have strong written & oral communication skills, including public speaking
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, & are comfortable working in a social impact start-up environment
  • You are a tireless networker!
  • You are a power-user of CRM systems (SalesForce) & other integrated communication tools
  • Proficiency in multiple languages (including English) strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Travel is required based on business need (conferences, exhibiting, presenting)

In addition to a rewarding job that that will directly impact how millions of students learn English, working here, youll enjoy:

  • Competitive salary, bonus, & stock options
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Flexible Spending benefits
  • Gym & mobile reimbursement
  • Citibike reimbursement
  • Ongoing professional development as well as reimbursement for attendance at industry/professional conferences
  • On-site language classes
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Friday Team Happy Hours
  • Unlimited snacks, beverages, & access to beer fridge
  • Awesome team of super bright, creative, talented, & passionate individuals
  • Sweet space in downtown Manhattan easily accessible by many trains
 
 
 
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