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Educational Sales Consultant, Sydney, Australia



Sales & Business Development
Sydney, Australia
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 14 million students worldwide, is seeking an Educational Sales Consultant to join our team. Our team is full of creative, driven people with a passion for creating and supporting the best educational technology possible. Millions of people count on us to make learning as effective as can be, so we're looking for exceptional candidates who are committed to solving the real-world challenges faced by students and teachers around the world.

At some companies, sales is a science. At IXL Learning, it's more like an ever-evolving art. We are looking for creative thinkers who can master our strategies and processes, and then come up with even better ones. This role will suit a person who has a competitive spirit and gets a thrill from playing a pivotal role in the growth and success of our products. We’re seeking candidates with energy and compassion, who can make learning about IXL an enjoyable experience for educators.

This is a full-time, remote position for candidates located within Melbourne, Australia.


  • Effectively communicate key product features and benefits to prospective customers virtually and in-person that drive engagement with IXL’s solutions
  • Develop a keen understanding of customer needs and values in order to provide personalized assistance throughout the sales process
  • Develop and maintain an ongoing program of new business development
  • Achieve prescribed sales targets
  • Understand and keep up-to-date with ever-changing market trends
  • Provide exceptional customer service to current and prospective customers
  • Gather customer feedback to help improve and enhance product offerings
  • Promote IXL at educational technology conferences and events
  • Regular travel in territory to customer sites


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a relevant educational sales or similar role
  • Existing networks and experience selling educational products or services within the Australian education system
  • A solid understanding of K-12 education and the educational technology market
  • Strong listening and discovery skills to gain a strategic understanding of customer’s needs and challenges
  • Passion for bringing technology into the classroom
  • Familiarity with internet-based technologies
  • Aptitude for working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to apply energy and creativity to meeting sales goals
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with experience presenting to both small and large groups


IXL Learning is the country's largest edtech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:

  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
  • Wyzant is the nation's largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjects
  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources

Our mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we're looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.