Business Development Representative (Remote - Texas) at Age of Learning | Powderkeg

Location: Texas

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Schools Sales

Company Overview:

Age of Learning® is the leading education technology innovator, creating engaging and effective learning resources to help children build a strong foundation for academic success and a lifelong love of learning. Our research-based digital education programs have proven efficacy in increasing children’s learning gains, and our curriculum is developed by an experienced team of education experts. Age of Learning’s flagship product,® Early Learning Academy , is an award-winning comprehensive curriculum for children. Adventure Academy , a massively multiplayer online game (MMO), provides elementary-and middle-school-age learners the opportunity to build critical knowledge in language, arts, math, science, social studies, and more in a fun and safe virtual world. The company’s School Solutions Programs include My Math Academy® , an adaptive, personalized program that helps students master foundational math concepts, and My Reading Academy™ , _ _ which helps young learners become fluent readers and build a foundation for reading comprehension and literacy. With over 10 billion learning activities completed by more than 50 million children worldwide, Age of Learning is a global leader in efforts to advance equity, access, and opportunity for all children. To learn more about Age of Learning, visit


Over the past decade, Age of Learning products have been proven to improve learning outcomes and are loved by millions of families and kids. As a well- funded and profitable private company with a seasoned leadership team, Age of Learning invests in developing innovative education solutions to further its mission of helping kids everywhere achieve academic success. To date, Age of Learning's primary business model has been providing subscription products to parents at home. However, over the past five years, the company has made significant investments in patented personalized mastery learning products that we believe can drive substantial learning outcomes in schools.

Age of Learning is seeking to hire a Business Development Representative who will be reporting to our Director of Regional Sales. In this role, you will work collaboratively with Area Sales Managers on building out our world-class schools' business. This individual will assist in executing go-to-market strategies aligned with our growth goals and will be directly engaged in field sales efforts.

The Business Development Representative will be responsible for top-of-funnel prospecting, initial outreach, and assessing opportunities. Rather than trying to close deals, the Business Development Representative’s work will revolve around generating and qualifying new leads for their Area Sales Manager teammates.


  • Generate leads and build relationships by nurturing cold and warm prospects
  • Manage and maintain a pipeline of interested customers
  • Proactively seek out new schools/districts in the market
  • Identify schools’ needs and suggest appropriate products
  • Foster meaningful and strategic relationships with Area Sales Managers to achieve coordinated prospecting efforts
  • Work closely with the marketing and sales teams to initiate the sales cycle with new prospects
  • Collaborates with management and marketing on outreach projects
  • Develop a high level of understanding of Age of Learning products and how we fit into the marketplace
  • Maintain a high level of outbound activity including a minimum of 75 calls/day with a high connection rate.
  • Set up initial meetings and calls between prospective schools/districts and Area Sales Managers
  • Secure customer RSVPs for marketing and/or sales led events.
  • Utilize HubSpot, Salesforce, and Zoom Phone for cold calling and email to generate new sales opportunities
  • Reports to the Director of Regional Sales with weekly, monthly, and quarterly results
  • Up to 25% domestic travel to education conferences and customer events

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 3 years of relevant work experience
  • 2-3 years of business development and/or sales experience, with a history of exceeding goals
  • Experience utilizing communication tools such as VoIP (i.e., Zoom Phone), Outlook and Slack
  • Experience working with Salesforce, HubSpot or other CRM Software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in the EdTech, Software Sales and/or K-12 space
  • Have a thorough understanding of the educational marketspace
  • Located in the Dallas, Austin, or Houston areas

The estimated salary for a new hire into this position is $65,000, and includes potential BDR incentive payments (when applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

Age of Learning currently provides: ** **

• 90% of employee health and welfare benefits premiums & 65% of dependent benefits premiums

• A 401(k) program with employer match

• 15 paid vacation days (increases to 20 days on your 3-year anniversary), 11 observed national paid holidays plus 9 sick days

• Our flexible work culture means 2 or more days in the office (hybrid) or 100% fully remote options available for most positions

Please Note:

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Age of Learning, Inc. (the “Company”) is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or ordinances. Age of Learning, Inc. (the “Company”) will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to EEOC requirements and state applicable laws, e.g. New York City Fair Chance Act.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Business Development Representative (Remote - Texas)
  • Company
    Age of Learning
  • Location
    Glendale, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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