Inside Sales Specialist (Program Advisor) at Ascend Learning, Inc.

Posted in Sales 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Gilbert, Arizona

Job Description:

Are you passionate about fitness and wellness? Are you interested in joining a team that partners with most of the premier sports organizations, helps transform lives and was recognized by the Arizona Business Journal as a 2020 Best Places to Work and earned the 2020 Healthiest Employers Award? Our NASM team, an Ascend Learning brand, is growing and adding an Inside Sales Specialist (Program Advisor) in our Gilbert, AZ office. For over 38 Years, we have had the honor of educating fitness professionals who have helped change millions of lives.

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) provides science-based continuing education options for fitness professionals. We're dedicated to helping fitness enthusiasts become fitness professionals and fitness professionals to realize their dreams.

The Inside Sales Specialist (Program Advisor) will be responsible for achieving individual and team NASM revenue goals in the commercial sales channel (retail, health clubs, and web sales). The program advisor role is involved with sales activity as it relates to lead management and follow-up. This role requires effective communication skills, including answering inbound calls from customers and making outbound calls. This role will manage accurate client information through attention to defined processes/procedures within the CRM system. Provide and suggest solutions externally to NASM customers and business partners and new product ideas, revenue growth opportunities, and ways to improve sales operations. Adhere to customer service standards and be a productive contributor to the team's results and help foster an atmosphere of teamwork. 

This role is currently remote but will be based in the Gilbert, AZ office once approved to return to the office.


Ascend Learning LLC ( is a national leader in data driven, online educational solutions for learners, educators, and employers in high-growth, licensure-driven professions spanning healthcare, fitness and wellness, skilled trades, insurance, and financial services. We are passionate about accelerating learning while impacting job readiness, employment success, and employee retention with the belief that our work changes lives.

Our culture is intentionally results-driven and selfless, with a relentless focus on our customers. We believe in trust, transparency, freedom, and responsibility with a commitment to meritocracy, inclusion, and diversity of thought. Continual investment in our over 1400 employees is also a core principle realized through ongoing professional development and providing opportunities to grow, develop and lead. Ascend Learning is headquartered in Burlington, MA, with additional office locations and remote workers in cities across the U.S. and in the U.K.


The Perks:

  • On target earnings: $115,000

  • Highly competitive compensation

  • On-site gym outfitted by Hyperice, TRX, Freemotion, and state-of-the-art fitness tools

  • Daily voluntary virtual workouts: full body strength, yoga, meditation, mid-morning movement

  • Access to best-in-class content and gold standard certifications and credentials

  • No dress code

  • Flexible and generous paid time off policy

  • Market competitive 401k with matching

  • Dedicated sales training

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement Generous medical, dental & vision plans

Community outreach and company sports teams


Minimum Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of sales experience strongly preferred.

  • CRM experience preferred.

  • Self-motivated and energetic with a drive to succeed.

  • Strong ability to listen, collect information, and then communicate and assist customers with their needs verbally via phone and email.

  • Ability to work well with others, positively impacting the sales results of our team and serving our customers with excellence.


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.