Partner Development Representative (Remote)

Sales · Miami, Florida
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Think you’ve got a knack for working on a team, and want to be at the forefront of the digital landscape with the fastest growing peer tutoring platform?

Knack is the leading student success platform, transforming tutoring to prepare students for success in the classroom and 21st-century workplace. In partnership with colleges and universities across the country, Knack delivers affordable and impactful peer tutoring programs that ensure all students have access to the academic support they need to succeed.

If working on a team of constantly curious, driven innovators, who are modernizing peer-to-peer learning, then look no further!

The role...

We are seeking a full-time Partner Development Representative who will work hand-in-hand with our sales/marketing team. This dynamic, multifaceted, and challenging role lives across sales and marketing support. You will serve as a foundational member of our sales/marketing team, and as we continue our high-growth trajectory, you will be a pivotal member in driving the momentum and velocity behind our partnership + student usage growth — excited yet?!

What you get...

  • Competitive base salary + commission
  • Health care benefits (medical, dental, vision), 401K, and wellness stipend
  • Work from home flexibility and a monthly stipend
  • Flexible time off
  • Company-sponsored technology and equipment
  • Company events and outings (post-COVID)
  • Ownership and the chance to grow alongside a phenomenal and passionate team every day

What you get to do...

  • Chart and execute strategic plans for business development and student success through the entirety of our total addressable market
  • Prospect and contact education administrators (higher education)
  • Arrange demos/sales meetings for our Partnerships Team
  • Stay organized by tracking activity in our internal CRM
  • Meet and exceed your monthly set quota
  • Utilize our sales playbook and tools such as email automation software to drive sales and marketing velocity
  • Execute an assigned number of cold call follow-ups
  • Learn all the skills necessary to be promoted to a closing role
  • Build, manage and strengthen relationships with potential partners

This may be for you if...

  • Some experience in working in SaaS (tech) or educational services sales
  • Proven initiative and a competitive drive
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Resilience, perseverance, and an ability to overcome objections
  • Excitement to improve student success in education
  • Desire to work in a diverse, highly-collaborative, dynamic team environment
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial style, eager to take initiative in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • An interest in building or accelerating your sales and marketing career potential. We promote from within!

Extra Credit!

  • Participation in sales organizations, competitions, and/or prior sales experience in technology/education
  • Experience in selling, designing, and/or implementing higher education software and/or specifically tutoring services

About Knack

Knack Technologies, Inc. launched in 2016 at the University of Florida by a founding team who came together to build peer-to-peer communities that would be more enjoyable, relevant, and effective than traditional learning environments.

Today, we enable college students to connect with each other for in-person and online tutoring by offering an award-winning peer tutoring platform with web and mobile applications that are equal parts functional and aesthetic. We partner with some of the largest universities in the U.S., serving thousands of students, tutors, and college administrators every single day.

Knack is a fully remote company as of September 2021 (read more about the decision here!). We’re proud to be backed backed by top-tier Silicon Valley investors including Jeff Vinik (Owner, Tampa Bay Lightning), Precursor Ventures, Bellini Capital Partners, Bisk Education Ventures, Elysium Venture Capital, Arizona State University Enterprise Partners, TiE Tampa Bay Angel Fund, and Alex Sink (Former CFO, State of Florida).

We’ve been featured on, Forbes, TechCrunch, EdSurge, ELearning Inside,, USA Today, and many other well-known publications/media outlets. Our team has won numerous awards including the 2019 Lumina Foundation’s Education Innovation Prize, UF’s Big Idea Business Plan Competition, Village Capital’s 2018 Education Program, the 2015 Thiel Summit Pitch Competition, and the 2017 1776 Challenge Cup.

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