Regional Director - South Africa - REMOTE
5d ago

At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their educations and careers.

We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome. And that's where you come in : We are looking for a Regional Director to cover the Middle East and South African regions, focusing specifically on selling Canvas in the higher education market and to help establish Canvas as the LMS of choice.

This is an individual business development contributor role that will require 25%, as well as significant before and after-hours calls and demos.

This position will report to the VP, Sales EMEA. Please note whilst Instructure’s EMEA headquarters is located in London, this role will be located remotely.

What you will be doing :

  • Selling Canvas to new clients in the Middle East and South Africa (new business sales).
  • Developing sales strategies to increase client awareness and to develop an opportunity pipeline.
  • Consistently meeting and exceeding sales quotas within the specified time frame.
  • Educating and demonstrating Canvas products and servicesLead and direct the commercial development of all chosen markets, strategic accounts, and business development to drive revenue and achieve our goals.
  • Analyses sales activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives and / or redirect, realign the direction of sales managers and sales team.
  • Ensure functional business plans and sales strategies, goals, policies, and objectives are aligned.
  • Keep pace with market developments, produce market reports and quickly develop new supplier and stakeholder relationships.
  • Here’s What You Will Need to Know / Have :

  • Experience in selling enterprise-level software, SaaS, and services.
  • Experience in selling in the Nordics education market.
  • Understanding educational pedagogy and the process involving in selling an LMS is a plus.
  • Experience selling at all levels, including C level
  • Excellent strategic / consultative / challenger sales skills.
  • Ability to do detailed needs analysis, proposal development, and tender completion.
  • Minimum of 5 + years of proven successful sales experience.
  • Awesome benefits!

  • Excellent benefits and perks, because we want you to be happy and healthy : ).
  • Most importantly, you get to work with a tight-knit team who embrace innovation and are committed to being excellent at what we do.
  • We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.

    All Instructure employees are required to successfully pass a background check upon being hired.

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