Inside Sales Representative (Students)

Job description

There’s a revolution currently taking place in the education and training field and you want to be a part of it. You feel strongly about access to education and you may have even taken a few MOOCs or online classes yourself. Come help us make education accessible to all.

The Students Sales team works closely with the Marketing team which generates leads - potential students who shared their contact details or expressed an interest to follow one of the OpenClassrooms paths. The Students Sales Representatives' mission is to guide students through our different educational options to find the best fit for them. Afterward, they either sign a deal directly or pass it to the Admissions team which checks, pre-requisites and eligibility to funding programs and eventually helps them find an appropriate financing solution.


In this role, you will: 

  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
  • Communicate OpenClassrooms' value proposition
  • Understand customer needs and requirements
  • Enroll qualified students by maintaining the activity level defined for the position
  • Document via Outreach and Salesforce Applications all activities tracked by the management team and maintain stellar information to ensure accurate data regarding the prospective student
  • Work with fellow team members to improve inside sales tactics

Job requirements

    - You are autonomous, rigorous and methodical
    - You demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in order to collaborate with other services and all of our partners
          - You thrive in a fast-paced environment
          - You like working in a team and being creative/constructive with your team
          - You are result-driven
          - You are very comfortable using CRM tools (Outreach, Salesforce business management, telephone reminders, etc.)
          - You care about courtesy and kindness, listening, flexibility and availability
          - Professional English & French level is required
        • You have a BAC + 2 or higher diploma

        • You have at least a 2 year experience in a similar job


        • You will report to the B2C Sales Director


        - The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with a Talent Sourcer.

        Then we plan face to face meetings with:

        - B2C Sales Director, as well as a few other people from teams across the organisation (Peers and HR)

        - You will also be asked to provide us with 3 professional references.

        Feel free to get the gist of who we are:

          WHAT WE OFFER

          • Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo fully paid by OpenClassrooms)
          • Health insurance (“Mutuelle”) and remote medical consultations for free (entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)
          • Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorised by law)
          • Access to gym, well-being activities and massages for free (Gymlib paid by OpenClassrooms)
          • Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ bonus paid once a year for 15+ days off taken
          • Possibility to work remotely 2 days per week
          • A company MacBook
          • A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality
          • Salary transparency to ensure fairness

          OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible for the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children.

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