Community: Sales & Business Development
Location: Hong Kong
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Travel Requirements: 50% Travel
Remote – Hong Kong
We’re looking for an Account Executive to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company.
For more information about Blackboard and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.
*Please note that the individual who fills this role will work with Blackboard through a third-party employer relationship, not as a direct employee of Blackboard*
The Account Executive (AE) will ideally meet or exceed sales objectives of the assigned territory by managing Blackboard Channel Partners in Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan markets.
The AE will play an integral role in the success of the International Sales team. This person is primarily responsible for generating new and expansion sales with company channel partners, assisting partners with client retention efforts, and working to raise level of client contact at existing clients.
The AE may be the single executive point of customer contact for Blackboard and have an opportunity to draw on years of education industry experience and use highly developed interpersonal skills at executive level. Being able to empower and coordinate both the channel partner teams as well as the wider Blackboard team locally and internationally where needed will ensure a consistency in delivery, engagement, and success.
A successful candidate will work to keep key client relationships in good health and as the executive account leader, will direct engagement of our talented solution engineers, consulting, Channel Partners and services teams for clients and opportunities.
Specific responsibilities will include:
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.
Req ID: 179