Sales

Sales Operations Specialist

Washington, DC or Anywhere

The Big Picture

Zoobean is seeking a full-time Sales Operations Specialist to provide support to our public library and school sales team. In this role you will research and update customer and prospect information, set up appointments, provide support managing contracts and invoices, and complete sales reports. This role is ideal for someone with approximately 1 to 2 years experience in business who is organized, highly motivated, and eager to learn the ropes and build a career in sales.

Responsibilities

Research and update customer and prospect information:
  • Extensively research and update our database of customers and prospects. Includes researching district procurement websites and tracking upcoming school district RFPs, building informed lists for the sales team to target and prioritize
  • Manage sales pipeline leveraging our CRM (HubSpot) and provide support to the team in maintaining updated deal flow information and keeping the sales pipeline moving along in a timely manner
  • Assist in organizing weekly sales demos and webinars. Manage attendee reports and provide support managing attendee Q&A
Set up appointments and coordinate sales calendars:
  • Coordinate with sales vendors to manage cold calling efforts and import updated prospect contact lists into HubSpot
  • Contact customers and prospects to set up meetings for the sales team
  • Update sales pipeline information in HubSpot by adding leads to a sequence and syncing with calendars of the members of the team
Provide support managing contracts and invoices:
  • Assist in creating, updating, and keeping track of contracts. Undertake necessary analysis to support in finalizing pricing and contracts
  • Follow up with customers on contract renewals and outstanding invoices
  • Create pricing overviews based on product type and updated pricing tiers
Complete sales reports:
  • Assist in HubSpot reporting and workflows so that it's delivering efficient and effective support to the team
  • Assist in creating and updating periodic sales reports to inform sales efforts and goal-setting process
Sales conferences:
  • Provide administrative support during sales conferences including managing logistics and coordinating with organizers and our internal design team to arrange exhibitor kits

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 1+ years professional experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities at the same time, completing tasks in a timely manner
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Highest level of professionalism and integrity

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional communicator, both verbal and written
  • An enthusiastic and “can-do” team spirit
  • Strong relationship building skills, both internally and externally
  • Ability to adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong sense of urgency

A Big Plus ++

  • Experience using a CRM software like HubSpot and Salesforce
  • Location: Washington, DC

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary will range from $60,000 to $70,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Participation in company’s stock incentive plan
  • Participation in company's quarterly bonus plan for employees
  • Work from home with the option to have the company lease co-working space on your behalf
  • $500 home office setup stipend
  • Attend in-person team lunches every 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, DC, or Indianapolis 
  • Optionally participate in our annual team “refresh” where we kick back together at a resort or other destination
  • At least 15 vacation days annually + a one week winter break from Xmas Eve to New Year's Day
  • Office closed for all federal holidays
  • Friday lunch on your company credit card
  • $1,200 annual professional development stipend

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity breeds innovation. We're building a product that helps librarians, educators, and families everywhere, and to do that well, we need a workforce that’s representative of the population we serve. We are actively looking to add members to our team who will bring diverse backgrounds, new perspectives, and a willingness to challenge us to improve the work we do every day.

From the Heart

At Zoobean, we live out three core values that are represented in our logo:

  • Love: We are passionate about the work we do and give everything we can to our customers, investors, and each other.
  • Inclusion: Our company grew out of a calling to help children and families see themselves in the books they read. That same commitment to diversity runs through all we do and gives each of us an opportunity to express our full selves while feeling a sense of belonging to a larger community.
  • Hard Work: We believe that hard work keeps paying off and you can’t microwave experience. We finish stronger than we start.
  • Awesomeness: This one speaks for itself.

If this hits you in the heart and mind, then come work with us.