Higher Education Sales Consultant

Who we want:

Business development leaders: Savvy profit generators who can grow revenue and promote advancements in education.

Trusted advisers: Consultants whom others seek out for their higher education, research and business acumen; innovative offerings; and expert recommendations that create meaningful change for students and universities.

Influential sales experts: Professionals who can effectively convey the value of Gallup’s products to help students identify, develop and apply their talents to succeed and become engaged citizens of the world.

Self-starters: Achievers who are driven by the opportunity to earn uncapped performance-based compensation.

Game changers: Individuals whose contributions to students’ lives will enrich future generations around the world.

Relationship builders: Natural networkers who achieve powerful outcomes by forming close relationships with education clients, internal team members and stakeholders.

Sophisticated communicators: Professionals with conversational, teaching-oriented sales styles that connect with higher education leaders and university cultures.

We want someone whose mission is to change the world, one student at time, through extraordinary consulting solutions for higher education. Join us, and put your greatest strengths to work.

What you will do:

Gallup cares that every associate works on projects that change the world a little to a lot every day.

As a higher education sales consultant at Gallup, you will expand sales of Gallup’s higher education consulting services and products — primarily StrengthsQuest, a program that prepares students for great jobs and exceptional lives. Working in your regional sales territory, you will manage current contracts, follow through with sourced leads to find prospects and develop new business opportunities in higher education institutions. Using your deep and sophisticated understanding of higher education’s competitive landscape, you will align higher education’s unique needs with Gallup’s extraordinary insights, energizing and enriching educational advancements around the world.

At Gallup, you can apply your mission to set students up for success in the classroom as well as for when they graduate and enter the workforce. Living a better life begins with students using their strengths, and using their strengths starts with StrengthsQuest. Through StrengthsQuest, academic professionals help students discover, develop and apply their strengths in and out of the classroom so they can lead more fulfilled lives. As a higher education sales consultant, you can help students live a better life, on campus and beyond.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree a plus
  • Two to three years of sales experience and working with leaders in higher education required
  • Proven individual track record of successful sales, from lead generation to close, required
  • Experience with sales presentations or teaching professional development preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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