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Codecademy // platform for learning to code
Sales, Full Time    New York    Posted: Friday, September 06, 2019
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Hello, World! Codecademy has helped over 45 million people from around the world upgrade their careers with engaging, accessible, & flexible education on programming & data skills. We provide over 200 hands-on interactive lessons ranging from Python to R to Javascript & everything in between. Our learners have gone on to start companies, new jobs, & new lives thanks to what theyve learned with Codecademy, & were thrilled to be working to take that impact to the next level.

Codecademy was started in 2011 by two college students in a dorm room at Columbia that were frustrated by the huge gap between education & employment. A few years later, we are a rapidly growing, diverse team of 75+ in SoHo, NYC. Weve raised over $40m in venture capital funding from top investors including Union Square Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Naspers, Y Combinator, & more.

If you want to help build a business that impacts tens of millions of people each year & helps them lead better lives, join us!

We are looking to hire a Sales Development Representative to help us grow our business-to-business product, Codecademy for Business. Codecademy for Business is our subscription product focussed on selling access to Codecademys complete content library to businesses, teams & users looking to purchase bulk subscriptions.

As a Sales Development Representative, you will be responsible for selling leads on the benefits of Codecademy for Business. You will be the primary point of contact for potential purchasers, communicate the benefits of Codecademy for Business, support onboarding, & drive retention & renewal. We are looking for someone who can help shape the future of the business product by synthesizing user feedback & needs.


  • Answer inbound requests from leads interested in buying Codecademy for Business.
  • Build relationships with prospective purchasers, selling them on the benefits of Codecademy for Business.
  • Once sale is complete, help onboard users, ensuring customer success & driving customer retention.
  • Help build process & best practices around Codecademy for Business sales, onboarding, retention & renewal techniques.
  • Report on sales funnel targets & revenue.
  • Support growth of product by understanding user needs & deficiencies in current product.


  • 2-3 years working as an account executive or account manager role.
  • An aggressive attitude towards meeting sales targets.
  • You need to be self-motivated, able to work independently, & comfortable building something from scratch.
  • Youll need excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Youll need to be innovative & constantly looking for ways to improve processes.


  • Previous experience with CRMs like Hubspot or SalesForce.
  • Previous experience working at a startup.
  • Comfortable working towards sales targets.

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product & in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- & works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds & beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

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