Sales Associate

Open Classrooms - contract


22 Dec

Applicants must reside in: United States

There’s a revolution currently taking place in the education and training field and you want to be a part of it. You feel strongly about access to education and you may have even taken a few MOOCs or online classes yourself. Come help our us guide our students through their educational journey.

At OpenClassrooms, you’ll be making sure our students get the best possible online education. From choosing their course, to completing their projects, graduating and finding professional success, you’ll be there every step of the way to offer a helping hand.

People say you’re nice, patient and empathetic you know how to alleviate any tension. You like to be in daily contact with clients. You often take initiatives and are constantly on the lookout for learning new things. You are ready to join an agile and fast-moving structure, with the goal to make education accessible to all.


Reports to Director, Student and Employer Success


  • Increase revenue through outbound / inbound sales initiatives
  • Communicate OpenClassrooms’ mission and philosophy with potential students through several mediums phone, text, video chat, social media, etc.
  • Understand student needs and requirements
  • Work closely with the Marketing Team with lead generation and feedback.
  • Meet monthly and quarterly lead conversion goals
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve both technical and non-technical student concerns, based on a SLA
  • Coordinate with other internal departments to ensure student satisfaction
  • Create the Wow effect: students must be blown away by your warmth, attention to detail and commitment
  • Share feedback with your team in a constructive manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Native English speaking and writing skills
  • Must be located in the United States
  • Experience working remote
  • Perfect writing and verbal skills, with the ability to simplify technical information into layman’s terms
  • A true passion for education
  • Experience with managing a high volume of leads
  • Experience working with Salesforce
  • Strong listening and presentation skills, using multiple medias
  • Excel proficient with a general understanding of analyzing data
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Desire to join a high-growth start up
  • Strong decision-making skills coupled with good judgment, with the ability take initiative
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to plan, prioritize, monitor, & respond to changes quickly.
  • Ability to work autonomously


  • B2C experience preferred for the following
  • 2 to 5 years of (successful) experience in a sales or business development, with a proven success rate of new customer acquisition
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a SaaS environment
  • 2+ years working with goals with customer service and sales (consultative) targets and KPI’s
  • 2+ years of experience working with Salesforce, developing workflows, reports, and dashboard configurations, Salesforce certification a bonus
  • 1+ years of experience working with programs such as WordPress, HTML, CSS, and CRM integrations
  • 1+ year of experience working with databases (SQL)
  • Prior experience with ticketing tools, ZenDesk experience preferred
  • Experience with digital communication and social media

Salary and Perks

Remote working!

About Open Classrooms

OpenClassrooms is the leading online education platform in Europe with a passionate community of 3 millions of students around the world, all equipping themselves with the skills essential to boost the companies of the future. With more than 40 fully-accredited bachelor-level degree programs to choose from, OpenClassrooms is training the UX designers, data scientists and web developers of tomorrow.

From day one, OpenClassrooms students get stuck into real-life projects which are just that - based on real-life scenarios you’re likely to face in the workplace. Student work at their own pace and to avoid any blockers, get a weekly catch-up with their personal mentor to make sure any pain points are being dealt with.

Employability is at the core of the OpenClassrooms mission. Freshly equipped with a new skill set driven by market needs, OpenClassrooms graduates are perfectly poised to land themselves a job. Should that not be the case after 6 months, OpenClassrooms will fully reimburse tuition fees for the course.

OpenClassrooms was founded in 2013 by Pierre Dubuc - named in Forbes’ ‘30 under 30 Europe’ list - and Mathieu Nebra, who featured in the MIT Innovators under 35 in 2015.


The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with Sandra, HR Representative.

Then we plan video meetings with the Chief Student Success Officer, Director of Student and Employer Success, along with some members of the Student Success Team. For the final round, you will meet some members of the Tech team and some members of other teams ( Revenue, Marketing…)

You will be asked to provide us with professional references contact detail.

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