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Education Resource Specialist

Free Spirit Publishing has a full-time opening for an Education Resource Specialist to increase sales in large and influential school districts. This person will provide institutional educational expertise in order to effectively reach our customers. We are seeking a former teacher with classroom experience and ability to communicate with teachers and administrators.

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in strategy meetings, attend product launch meetings, and help Free Spirit reach overall company goals.
  • Identify which educators should receive new product samples.
  • Follow up on large sales by sending letters or emails and/or samples on an ongoing basis to top education accounts.
  • Prepare targeted mailings to increase sales of specific products.
  • Provide cost quotes to education accounts as needed and act as liaison for authors doing workshops.
  • Represent Free Spirit and sell products at assigned conferences.
  • Prepare and organize paperwork for classroom adoptions, school or school district bids, Vendor of Record, and other paperwork as required to be considered for bids.
Qualifications:
  • B.A. degree.
  • Teaching experience required.
  • Knowledgeable about current teaching trends and education methodology.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Articulate communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to deal with a variety of personalities in a professional manner.
  • Able to pack and unpack boxes at conferences, lift 30 pounds, and set up exhibit booths.
  • Moderate travel required.
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to:

Free Spirit Publishing
Human Resources
6325 Sandburg Road, Suite 100
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Fax: 612-337-5050
humanresources@freespirit.com

No calls or agencies, please. EOE
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