District Partnerships Director

NESLI Americas ​

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(Remote Position - can be based anywhere in the continental U.S.)

The National Excellence in School Leadership Institute provides research-backed world-class online leadership training for K-12 education professionals. 

The candidate should must be experienced in selling to the C-level in large school districts and charter school groups in the K-12 market. You’ll be a good fit if you are skilled at consultative sales, highly motivated, and prepared to build this new business. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of success selling at the district level, possesses knowledge of the K-12 market, works well in a fast-paced environment, is a self-starter willing to working independently, and is driven to achieve sales goals.


  • Develop and maintain expertise on our products
  • Stay on top of current market research and competition to strategically drive new sales
  • Identify and prioritize target districts
  • Maintain an understanding of state and federal PD standards, purchasing requirements and industry trends
  • Come prepared with a “rolodex” of top district leaders and is ready to nurture those relationships
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of opportunities and be meticulous about using our CRM to document activities
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of pipeline and forecasts
  • Achieve quarterly and annual sales targets


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years successful direct sales experience with K-12 edtech or PD products
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills
  • Must be able to travel nationally, as needed, for occasional on site sales calls and meetings/events
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, remote in a home-office, with minimal supervision, knowing when to travel to close deals


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Community Redevelopment Act (CRA) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) investments a plus.


Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to: kholtz@NESLI.education