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Why Work at Goldstar Learning?

Goldstar Learning is a Chicago-based EdTech software company founded in 2000 to answer education’s evolving assessment, reporting and data-analysis needs. We provide K-12 educators with industry leading, web-based tools that assist in raising student achievement and provide real-time access to student achievement data used to shape their instruction. Our flagship product, Mastery Manager, is utilized in K-12 schools across the country in both large and small districts, as well as in public, private and charter schools.

We’re serious about being passionate for what we do. Our passion for learning and living drives us to innovate, create, relax and enjoy... life, work and all the connecting moments in between. Hey, if you have to spend 40 hours a week with a group of people, you gotta have fun doing it!



WORK-LIFE BALANCE:

When you are happy at work, you’re happy at home. We believe that everyone deserves a fulfilling work experience so they can enjoy their time away from work.

ENVIRONMENT:
  • Sunny, spacious office
  • Casual dress code
  • In-office recreation
  • Team happy hours/outings
  • Weekly fresh, organic fruit
  • All the cereal you can eat!
TECHNOLOGY:

Build your own space: You choose your technology. We want you to work efficiently and comfortably and will give you the tools to do so. And you don’t have to take it sitting down: we have adjustable height (stand up) desks, so you can stand up for your space too.

LOCATION:

Our headquarters is located in Chicago’s River North tech hub, just north of the Merchandise Mart. You’re within walking distance to transportation, restaurants, night life, river walk, museums, shopping.


Benefits


Competitive salary based on experience
Medical and dental insurance
401k with immediate vesting, up to 4% matching
Healthcare and dependent care FSA
Commuter benefits
Generous paid time off
Paid parental leave
Short-term disability
Life insurance

Job Openings


What you’ll do:
  • Manage the complete sales process from prospect to close; including cold calling, product demonstrations, proposals and sales contracts
  • Consistently meet/exceed sales quota
  • Immerse yourself in the education technology landscape and product knowledge, and contribute to Mastery Manager’s strategic growth
  • Travel as needed for district onsite demonstrations and trade shows
Experience and qualifications you’ll need to succeed:
  • 2+ years of experience, selling with a proven track record of success. Experience in the education market helpful, but not required
  • Ability to succeed within a high volume sales environment: prospecting, building pipelines and closing business
  • Resourceful and diligent in maintaining CRM data. If it’s not in our CRM, it never happened
  • Competitive drive to beat targets, positive attitude and incredible work ethic
  • Top-notch communication, articulation and presentation skills
  • 4-year college degree (BA/BS) preferred

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Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with designers, developers, and subject-matter experts to produce cross platform web applications
  • Provide direction in the creation of the front-end architecture
  • Cultivate front-end best practices
  • Pair-programming with team members during software development
  • TDD - write/maintain unit and integration tests
Required Skills/Experience:
  • Extensive Javascript experience
  • Extensive markup experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Significant cross-browser development experience
  • Proficiency with at least one modern Javascript framework (Angular, Ember, etc.)
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Mobile-friendly design and development
  • Responsive and fluid layouts
  • Accessible markup
  • Front-end unit testing

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Supporting Our Schools:

Manage and provide end-user telephone and email support; provide best practices as teachers contact our customer consulting team. Use subject matter experience to create resource guides and user documentation. Interact with company software programmers as it relates to the training and support needs of the schools and districts; provide usability feedback on software products in development and full functionality testing prior to the release of new software features to our education partners.

System Implementation and On-site Training:

Travel to school districts throughout the country to conduct on-site training and implementation of the assessment management system, helping to familiarize educators at the school or district level with the basic functionality of the software (approximately 15 - 25% travel required). Develop instructional outlines, course curricula, assessments, and reference material to assist in classroom, online, and video instruction. Conduct webinars for educators to provide best practices and classroom application to enhance their utilization of our system at all levels within the school district.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Teaching experience required (3 - 5 years minimum)
  • Strong knowledge base of various applications required, including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Knowledge of Chrome, Internet Explorer, FireFox and Safari web browsers is needed
  • Training and curriculum development experience (online, web, and classroom)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including listening, written, and oral presentation
  • We are a completely customer focused company, so a strong desire to exceed our users’ expectations and assist them in solving any related issues is essential
  • The ability and desire to travel and work flexible hours to provide training and support to multiple sites and locations across the country
  • This is an essential role within the organization vital to the continued success of our schools and the ongoing effort to raise student achievement. Click the button below and Email us your resume and cover letter.


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