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Manager, Educational Partnerships - CA

Center for the Collaborative Classroom is seeking a motivated education professional in California to work to support our overall sales growth. You will be responsible for an annual revenue goal and developing a marketing strategy for your territory. We are seeking an experienced person who brings expertise and commitment to expanding Collaborative Classroom’s growth in the state of California. This role reports to the State Director of California.

Areas of Responsibility: 


  • Understand local funding and initiatives and recognize how Collaborative Classroom programs can support these needs 
  • Identify potential schools and districts looking to establish pilots
  • Build relationships with state and local associations  
  • Set up meetings with key decision-makers in local districts 
  • Identify relevant conferences and apply to present and exhibit (where appropriate) 
  • Plan online campaigns with the internal marketing team 
  • Identify, set up, and host events that invite educators to professional learning opportunities 

Managing the Pipeline for Future Implementations 

  • Develop relationships with districts in your region that lead to meet or exceed assigned sales goals 
  • Work with schools and districts piloting Collaborative Literacy programs to set up professional development and benchmarks to measure the pilot impact 
  • Manage a sequence of contacts with potential schools and districts that have expressed interest
  • Utilize current customer list to check in on implementation, set up professional learning support, and expand Collaborative Classroom programs
  • Follow up with educators who attend hosted events

Supporting Implementation

  • Work with Collaborative Classroom personnel to assist schools and districts with quotes and purchase orders
  • Coordinate with State Director and Director of Professional Learning to plan and schedule implementation support
  • Check in with district leaders throughout the implementation
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's degree; Teaching Credential (preferred

The ideal candidate will bring:

  • 5 years of experience in professional learning, teaching, coaching, administration or educational publishing/sales.
  • Knowledge of K–8 pedagogy and best practices in literacy instruction 
  • Experienced presenter with adult learners
  • Ability to travel across the state and occasionally nationally
  • Confidence interacting with key decision-makers and purchasing office personnel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Data savvy and able to prioritize, plan and execute sales strategies in a fast-paced work environment
  • Technology skills include:
    • Facility with Google Suite, Mac OS, MS Office Suite, and shared filing systems
    • Presence and facility with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
    • SalesForce (preferred)



Compensation aligned with experience.

Benefits include: Healthcare (medical, dental, vision), company-paid life and long-term disability insurance, FSA including commuter program, sick and vacation accruals, 10 holidays, 403b retirement plan with Employer match

Organization Info

Center for the Collaborative Classroom

Alameda, CA, USA
Annual Budget : 
51-200 employees
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

Collaborative Classroom is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that students have the opportunity to become highly literate critical thinkers, appreciate others' ideas and opinions, learn to agree and disagree respectfully, and think critically about big ideas. Our programs are used in 80,000 classrooms across the country impacting the lives of over 2 million students daily, raising student grades and test scores, building relationships, and bolstering student and teacher engagement.


Making Meaning provides a full year of research-based, whole-class reading and vocabulary instruction for grades K–6 teaching students comprehension and self-monitoring strategies proficient readers use.

Being a Reader: research-based early reading curriculum for grades K-2 designed to teach foundational skills and systematically develops early reading competencies and comprehension.

Being a Writer: provides a full year of research-based whole-class writing instruction for grades K–6. teaching the writing process while developing intrinsic motivation for the craft of writing.

SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words): a research-based decoding intervention program proven to help new or struggling readers in grades K–12 build skills and confidence for fluent, independent reading. 

Book Clubs: Utilizing research-based best practices for small-group reading, Book Clubs provides the foundational lessons for setting up independent, student-led book clubs and a variety of mini-lessons that support and deepen book discussions.

Why Work For Us?: 

Collaborative Classroom is committed to our continued culture-based programs related to diversity and belonging as well as to promoting systemic and behavioral actions and changes that increase Diversity and Inclusivity (D&I).  Our mission to continue its on-going work around a company-wide D&I strategy will include partnering closely with internal departments and external community partners.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 11 2020
Active Until: 
Mar 11 2020
Hiring Organization: 
Center for the Collaborative Classroom