Stenhouse Publishers started in 1993 with two employees in a one-room attic walk-up in York, Maine. That fall we published six titles. Today, more than a dozen employees work in our offices overlooking Monument Square in the heart of Portland, Maine. We now have a catalogue of more than 300 books and videos.
Stenhouse recognizes and embraces the complexity of teaching and learning. We are devoted to helping teachers inspire deep and creative thinking in their students.
Stenhouse is guided by these core beliefs:
All students can learn to think independently and critically.
Effective teaching is achievable at any level of experience and in any classroom environment.
Teachers make the best instructional decisions for the students in their care when they are equipped with knowledge, supported by colleagues, and respected as professionals.
Our products model the collaborative and reflective relationships that foster deep learning and elevate teacher excellence.
The Sales Support Coordinator will report to the Sales Director and be based in our Portland, Me office. Stenhouse is expanding within the educational market and this role will be responsible for working with our external sales rep force, internal teams including marketing and customer service, managing and reporting on the sales pipeline, contributing to monthly sales forecasting discussions, management of RFPs, ensuring the delivery of products and marketing materials to the sales team, and attending trade shows as needed.
Develop a depth of knowledge of all Stenhouse titles and authors in order to make appropriate recommendations for schools
Create quotes for sales reps and school districts as needed
Manage the sales support queue and distribute requests to appropriate internal team members
Work collaboratively with all internal departments
Collaborate with RFP team to complete district proposals
Track leads, orders, and input school personnel information into the CRM system
Report progress on a weekly basis to Sales Director
The position requires an understanding of the K-12 education market and content areas
Classroom experience is a plus
Solution sales experience in K-12 education is a plus
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently
Demonstrated attention to detail and strong follow-through
An ability to collaborate interdepartmentally with excellent communication skills
Travel may be required for national trade shows as needed
Familiarity with CRM or similar software preferred
If you’re enthusiastic about growing both professionally and personally while impacting the learning experience of children in their classrooms, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Stenhouse is part of Highlights for Children and a division of their subsidiary Teachers' Publishing Group.