Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Bonus/Commission
Yes
Job Description

Come and be part of the fastest growing division in WorldStrides! This is a fun, rewarding, and dynamic team culture where you are helping to change people’s lives! You will work with study abroad offices on university campuses across the country offering short-term, study abroad educational programs – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many students!! This is a great early-career opportunity! 

 

Position Summary                                                                                                                            

Generate new accounts in the higher education travel industry primarily derived from outbound calls to prospects. Work with prospects/clients through phone, email, conferences, and campus visits to develop an international education program aligned properly with the goals and objectives of the program leader.

 

Sales Skills and Core Responsibilities                                                                                             

  • Meet and exceed annual sales goals and targets in order to maximize revenue growth.
  • Identify new prospects by averaging between 25-40 outbound calls per day.
  • Develop an effective rapport with clients to gain a better understanding of their international study abroad programs and needs.
  • Utilize and maintain WorldStrides CRM database system effectively managing the sales process.
  • Demonstrate continued success in managing a pipeline from initial contact to closure.
  • Apply consultative selling to maximize the international education destination program.
  • Communicate both internally across teams and externally with prospects, clients, and partners.

 

Professional Attributes                                                                                                                    

  • Mission-driven, ability to maintain positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to respond to client requests in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Must be coachable and goal-oriented.
  • Ability to remain focused and self-motivated for months at a time in order to persistently pursue new business. 
  • Professional communication skills and appearance are required. 
  • Ability to work independently with high intensity for long periods, as well as to function within a team. 
  • Strong attention to detail, documentation, time management, and follow up skills.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally. Must be able to drive an automobile. Some lifting required while attending conferences. 

 

Requirements                                                                                                                                   

  • University or four year college degree required.
  • Ability to work overtime and extend time commitment during the peak fall and spring selling seasons or as needed for special sales projects.
  • One to three years of inside sales experience preferred.
  • Excellent telephone skills, organizational skills, computer skills, and a strong work ethic.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrated use of Microsoft Office, specifically EXCEL and Word.
  • Ability to travel – will attend multiple conference and school visits throughout the year.

WorldStrides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID: 241413701

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