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Traveling Account Manager, Education


What do you want to do?

Are you looking to make an impact in someone’s life, while working in a fast-paced environment?

The Traveling Account Manager is responsible for the execution of the Education Team sales strategy and programs for all accounts across our education business in North America.

Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii group, is the world leader in eye tracking and speech generating devices - products that help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers a global market with offices in USA, Germany, Norway, Japan and China. We give people a voice. We help people with various disabilities with their hands and their eyes, interact and communicate with technology, in completely new and often game changing ways.

As a remote employee you will be joining our diverse remote team of more than 130 happy Tobiians. We stretch from coast to coast and are just as diverse in our jobs as our locations. With the luxury of working from your home, and support from our Pittsburgh office, you will be part of empowering people with disabilities to do what they once did, or never thought possible.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our users? Then log on…

Your days will be filled with:

  • Proactively prospecting for, acquiring, and developing accounts across our education business located within North America
  • Developing and executing strategic sales plan in line with management objectives
  • Presenting, demonstrating and selling our full line of products and services, both in person and virtually
  • Building trusted advisor relationships with accounts, stakeholders and decision makers
  • Creating, nurturing, expanding and closing sales opportunities to attain quota
  • Fostering a team approach with AAC Solutions Consultants to provide a total portfolio approach to account development
  • Ensuring customer account fidelity, documents/maintains account data, sales activities, account and opportunity development, and feedback daily using CRM/Salesforce.com
  • Preparing presentations, quotes, proposals, and sales contracts
  • Coordinating support for customers across all internal departments
  • Attending National/Local conventions as assigned to support proactive customer meetings and other vendor hall activities
  • Developing network of customers via email and social media campaigns
  • Mastering and maintaining Tobii Dynavox and competitors’ product and sales knowledge
  • Assisting with high severity requests and/or issue escalations as needed
  • Proactively leading a joint company-strategic account planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones for a one and three-year period
  • Communicating clearly the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholder including the forecasting of sales and the development of key account metrics
  • Meeting or exceeding assigned annual goals, sales targets, corporate initiatives, and KPIs
  • Achieving strategic customer account plans and objectives as defined by company management
  • Maintaining high customer satisfaction ratings that meet company standards
  • Completing required training and development objectives within the assigned time frame
  • Other duties as assigned

Are you our next Tobiian?

To be successful in this role and at Tobii you need to be a positive go-getter.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent; degree or experience in education/special education/speech pathology/occupational therapy or other therapeutic degree preferred
  • Proven account management or other relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years sales or account management experience in the education/technology space

Skills needed to be successful in this position:

  • Ability to effectively communicate, present and influence credibly and simultaneously at all levels of an account
  • Experience in delivering client-focused high-tech enterprise solutions based on customer needs
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Experience/familiarity with AAC or alternative access for people with disabilities is a plus
  • Software as a Service (SAAS) experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite products
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Well versed and experienced in virtual communications and presence
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Fluency in social media
  • Ability to travel within North America both by air and car and travel within assigned territory 60% of time
  • Possession of a valid state driver license and insured motor vehicle
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, competitive environment

We find it to be a strong merit if you have experience with Salesforce.com.

Please address your questions to Jasmine.Galindo@tobiidynavox.com and submit your resume through our website as soon as possible, don't wait! At Tobii, we move quickly!

Tobii Dynavox values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Tobii Dynavox does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled

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Tobii is an international company that nurtures a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and non-hierarchical mindset. In Europe, North America and Asia, we cultivate a culture where we all can be ourselves and anyone can talk to anyone, share thoughts and discuss new ideas. This creates an atmosphere where we are more work buddies than colleagues. And the same way that we care for each other on a personal level, the company cares for us as employees; offering work-life balance and great benefits. All this combined spurs career opportunities, innovative ideas and – equally important – fun at work.

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