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Advocacy Consultant - Edmentum

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Posted on June 30, 2022


Edmentum is the leading provider of K-12 digital curriculum, assessments, and services to 43,000 schools in all 50 states and over 100 countries worldwide. We partner with educators to create instructional technology that is proven, easy-to-use, individualized, and aligned to state standards. Built on a 60-year history of innovation and impact, we believe that when educators succeed, students thrive, everywhere learning occurs.

SUMMARY
The Advocacy Consultant (AC) is a strategic consultant who supports business development, company competencies and innovation. An AC is responsible for dramatically improving the quality of everything they support including increasing revenue of the business and quality of other staff and processes.
The role serves three primary functions:
1. Drive new business by providing consulting and sales presentations to school district leadership.
2. Provide education and product subject matter expertise to internal Edmentum teams including product and curriculum development, marketing, internal training, customer success and bid operations.
3. Generate and test hypotheses for new use-cases of Edmentum products in coordination with various departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Continuously improve on a mastery level knowledge of all Edmentum products and their competitors.
• Continuously improve on knowledge of legislation and education mandates within the regions served.
• Continuously improve on knowledge of best practices related to school leadership, vision, culture, teaching and learning and technology integration.
• Lead pre-sale consulting events with district executive leaders designed to uncover needs while successfully positioning Edmentum’s products to solve for those needs.
• Build and deliver high impact sales presentations for school district leadership designed to solve for schools needs and drive Edmentum revenue.
• Lead the program design process for potential new Edmentum customers.
• Design, build and deliver professional learning experiences at industry events including tradeshows.
• Lead working groups to generate innovation ideas.
• Lead workstreams to generate and test proofs of concept for innovation projects.
• Lead creation of thought leadership content including blogs, presentations and podcasts
• Lead internal training events in collaboration with Training and Readiness
• Provide SME support to Product Development for road mapping, use-case testing and in-product support content.
• Work in collaboration with Sales and Customer Success to transition strategic customers from pre to post sale.
• Collaborate with bid operations by providing feedback and content for written RFP responses.
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

• 3 years of K-12 district administration experience preferred
• 10 years of experience in K-12 education preferred
• Master’s degree in Education field preferred
• Edmentum product experience preferred
• Interpersonal skills, and the ability to speak and write clearly.
• Persuasive speaking skills
• Able to work in a fast paced and changing environment
• Active listening skills
• Excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills
• Flexible core work hours to support global time zones
• Demonstrated ability to create and deliver effective sales presentations
• Able to adapt and work independently and as a team in a collaborative manner
• May travel up to 60%

Edmentum is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for our employees, vendors, and guests. Our organization will comply with all COVID-19 vaccination requirements at a site or facility that requires all employees and contractors who will be performing services. The CDC defines fully vaccinated as being two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 Vaccine or two weeks after the single dose of a one-dose vaccine.

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