Sales Assistant - Sales Calling 🔥
WorldStrides is the global leader in educational travel and experiential learning. The company was founded over 50 years agoand has grown to provide a wide range of programs for more than 550,000 students annually from more than 5,000 K12 schools and universities to over 100 countries around the world. WorldStrides offers experiential learning programs in educational travel, performing arts, language immersion, career exploration, service-learning, study abroad, and sports. Each of these experiences helps students to see beyond the classroom and to see the world – and themselves – in new ways.
What you'll do as a Sales Assistant(full-time)
The Sales Assistant is a full time position. Sales Assistants have the responsibility of making calls and leaving messages for teachers across the country. Sales Assistants will also work on special projects including periodic competitive calls, calls to schools unassigned, specialty schools and are available for any telemarketing effort required. Additionally, sales assistants will periodically do research on schools to help identify top prospects and maintain the database.
What's in it for you?
- We train you
- $16/hour+bonus opportunities
- Full time benefits including health, dental and vision insurance
- 10 paid corporate holidays + pro-rated PTO based on 30 hours/week work
- Paid parental and caregiver leave
- 401k match
- Flexible work schedule that provides for on site, remote and virtual office opportunities.
- Sales Assistants are rewarded with bonuses for achieving weekly call objectives and deadlines during select times of the year.
- Schedule is Monday - Friday, 30 hours per week, with option to work up to 40 hours with approval & based on business need.
- No nights or weekend work.
WorldStrides isa progressive organization with strong values that align with our business goals. We care deeply about the growth and happiness of every member of our team. We believe that people work best when they are given a flexible but supportive work environment and thus strongly encourage creativity and new ideas from all employees. Joining our team means becoming part of a collaborative culture that values each individual's opinions. WorldStrides seeks to promote diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) through our DEI council. This council creates strategies to foster diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within WorldStrides.
At WorldStrides, the experience is everything. By joining our team you help provide moments that delight our participants and open up the world of learning. Our team is truly passionate about making each experience a once in a lifetime opportunity forthat is easy to manage from A to Z. Each journey is different, which is why we offer a broad range of experiential learning programs for groups and individuals of all ages throughout their lifelong learning journey.
If we've learned anything over this last year, it's that being able to experience different places and things while interacting with new people is imperative not only forpersonal growth but also to general well-being. So, let's get out there... together!To learn more about our brand, our mission and our commitment to health and safety, please visit our website atwww.worldstrides.com.
Members of our team are able to take advantage of our generous paid-time off (PTO) policy, comprehensive insurance plans (medical, dental, vision and more), flexible spending accounts, paid parental and care giver leave, a casual work environment and a flexible work policy with several options to meet both your professional and personal needs. In addition, we offer travel perks on our products.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WorldStridesis committed to building a diverse workforcesupported by an environment that promotes inclusion and belonging.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Requirements:
Sales Assistants can report to ourSalt Lake City, Utah office, Charlottesville, VA headquarters, or work remotely (if approved)each day where all of the required tools are provided including computers, telephones and training materials.
What you'll need to be successful:
- High school diploma or GED required
- Dependable and reliable
- A positive attitude
- Good communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
- Training is provided however, basic computer knowledge and the ability to work in a database are required
- Telephone sales or customer service experience preferred