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Account Executive, Higher Education

We are looking for an experienced business development leader to help us build successful partnerships with innovative universities and colleges in North America.

Generate your own pipeline via multi-channel outbound activity, and work with the team to quickly qualify opportunities to prioritize your time, energy and focus
Build strong relationships with multiple stakeholders, from executives to analysts
Plan and forecast accurately on a monthly basis and quarterly basis
Sustain deal momentum with persistent & thoughtful follow-up, never letting an opportunity stall when you could be moving it forward
Make seamless handoffs to your partners in Customer Success so we can onboard new clients beautifully

You’re a highly-motivated, passionate relationship builder committed to the advancement of education.

College degree in marketing or social sciences

3 – 5 years experience in business development or fundraising

Proven capacity to set, manage, and exceed expectations

Tech-savvy, entrepreneurial self-starter motivated by social impact

Prior experience at a SaaS company or university advancement

Excellent communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills

We’re a remote team focused on outcomes, not policies.

We live in Slack, Zoom, Hubspot, Google, and Notion.

Sometimes even with our dogs.

The fine print

We’re a certified B-Corporation startup that is constantly growing and evolving to maximize our contribution to our customers, team, partners, users, and community.

Above all, we’re looking for a team player that never sacrifices the great for the good, who values action over words, and is excited about helping us build an awesome company.

Full-time position
While we are based in Raleigh, NC, you can work from anywhere.
Generous compensation of cash and equity commensurate with experience. Significant success incentives.
Unlimited time-off (required # of days you need to take off because breaks are super important).

Let’s talk!

Curious if Protopia can help you connect your alumni and students?We’d love to show you how it works and figure out if it is right for you.