Coursera can hire people anywhere in country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. Our interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a remote-first company.Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 97 million registered learners as of Dec. 31, 2021. Coursera partners with over 250 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, Guided Projects and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in fields such as data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.Job Overview:The Enterprise Solutions team serves global organizations, including leading companies, governments, and nonprofits, who seek to upskill or retrain their workforce with the world’s best education. This team is made up of three sub-teams: Sales, Customer Success, and Revenue Strategy & Operations. The teams operate globally and have members based out of our offices in Mountain View, New York, London, Gurgaon, and Abu Dhabi.We are looking for an Account Director who can help us empower Universities & Higher-ed Institutions in APAC to offer the world’s best education to their employees and students respectively.Our ideal candidate is a passionate, entrepreneurial sales manager who can prospect, develop, and close large deals in APAC. You should have extensive experience of sales to large enterprises /universities / higher education institutions. Your knowledge of edtech, enterprise learning / training combined with superior communication skills and analytical abilities will shape Coursera’s enterprise business.Responsibilities:Meet and exceed all quarterly and annual sales quotasCreate a strategic territory plan and generate new-business revenue from the territoryNavigate Universities & Higher-Ed Institutions to identify, effectively prospect, develop, and close sales opportunitiesDevelop and manage pipeline activity and monitor sales activity against quotaUse in-depth knowledge of industry trends to consult, support and manage prospective customers' relationships.Accurately forecast quarterly and monthly salesBasic Qualifications:10+ years of enterprise sales experience in the APAC market with demonstrated history in higher education/enterprise sales experience at a SaaS company (experience selling to higher education segment, large universities is preferred)Experience of consistently exceeding quota of $1 Million and more, with proven success in accurately forecasting targets, and achieving sales commitsTrack record of establishing senior level, long term client relationships to generate cross-sell and upsell opportunities with strategic accounts.Experience of managing meetings with C-suite representatives and key decision makers - President, Rector, Vice Rector, DeanExperience working in the higher Ed space in APAC- with demonstrated history showing skills in the Higher education landscape, key influencers, decision making process, budgeting etc.Business Fluency in English Preferred Qualifications:Extensive enterprise sales experience at a SaaS company (experience selling to higher education segment, large universities is essential)Proven track record of selling enterprise solutions into large / complex accounts and over-achieving quarterly and annual sales targetsBusiness written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and creative-problem solving abilities, excellent interpersonal skills, organizational, and operational skillsEntrepreneurial drive and comfort working autonomously and as part of a team in ambiguous, quickly-changing environmentsOutstanding ability to collaborate, understand, and empathize with othersPassion for educationCoursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at [email protected]
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