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Outside Sales Representative ATI Partner Support Specialist at Ascend Learning, Inc.

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description:

Ascend Learning; LLC ( is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for high-growth careers in a range of industries, including healthcare, fitness and wellness, and insurance and financial services. We provide outcomes-based solutions aimed at helping people enter, sustain and succeed in their chosen fields. Ascend employs more than 1,000 employees, with headquarters in Burlington, Mass., and offices in Kansas City metro, Phoenix metro, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Walnut Creek, California, Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York and the U.K.

ATI Nursing Education helps nursing students, educators, and programs achieve their goals through compelling content, data analytics, and deep expertise in nursing education. We help nursing students learn by developing tutorials, case studies, simulations, assessments, and NCLEX-prep services. We provide nurse educators with best-in-class support and expertise from some of the sharpest minds in nursing education. Working together, we’re creating a professional nursing workforce ready to provide skilled and safe nursing care in a rapidly changing healthcare marketplace.

ATI is currently hiring a Partner Support Specialist to join their dynamic sales team.  This is a remote position living in the assigned territory and covering Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Preferred remote location is Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Working collaboratively with the Client Executive in assigned territory.

  • Working in a sales support capacity to ensure service coverage, building strong collaborative client relationships, prospecting for new business and always keeping abreast of current market conditions in the nursing education field. 

  • Responsible for accurately representing all ATI nursing products, product updates, service offerings and new technologies.

  • Assisting the Client Executive with student orientations and faculty integration meetings.

  • Provide information and/or follow up on customer needs as requested in a timely manner.

  • Particular emphasis is placed on the Partner Support Specialist’s ability to work with the Client Executive to build and maintain strong, high quality relationships with customers simultaneous to increasing the size of the account base and sales volumes.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Education or related field

  • 2+ years of consultative selling experience is preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong preference for candidates who have been accountable for motivating and energizing audiences to embrace the need for assessment driven performance

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Candidates must be organized and possess the ability to work independently to implement shared strategies developed by the Partner Support Specialist and Client Executive.

  • Success forming multiple customer relationships which have resulted in long-term relationships.

  • Past success where it was consistently required to present one-on-one, to large, and small group audiences providing information/instruction but in an energizing and persuasive manner. Ability to read and react to audience response.

  • Participates in territory management and planning with the Client Executive.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and resources simultaneously.

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications.

  • Ability to travel 60% of the time to client meetings, corporate training's, and conferences.

  • Candidates for the Partner Support Specialist position are required to have a valid driver’s license and be able to maintain business expense submissions for reimbursement.

Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.