Ascend Learning, Inc.
Inside Sales Specialist (Program Advisor) (Sales)
Are you passionate about fitness and wellness? Are you interested in joining a team that partners with most of the premier sports organizations, helps transform lives and was recognized by the Arizona Business Journal as a 2020 and 2021 Best Places to Work and earned the 2020 and 2021 Healthiest Employers Award? Our NASM team is growing and adding an Inside Sales Specialist (Program Advisor) in our Gilbert, AZ office. For over 40 Years, we have had the honor of educating fitness professionals who have helped change millions of lives.
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) provide science-based certifications and continuing education options for fitness and allied health professionals. We're dedicated to helping fitness enthusiasts become fitness professionals and fitness and allied health professionals realize their dreams.
The Inside Sales Specialist (Program Advisor) will be responsible for achieving individual and team NASM & AFAA revenue goals in the commercial sales channel (retail, health clubs, and web sales). The program advisor role is involved with sales activity as it relates to lead management and follow-up. This role requires effective communication skills, including answering inbound calls from customers and making outbound calls. This role will manage accurate client information through attention to defined processes/procedures within the CRM system. Provide and suggest solutions externally to NASM customers and business partners and new product ideas, revenue growth opportunities, and ways to improve sales operations. Adhere to customer service standards and be a productive contributor to the team's results and help foster an atmosphere of teamwork.
This is a hybrid role reporting to the Gilbert, AZ office; however remote professionals will be considered.
Minimum Basic Qualifications:
Preferred Skills and Experience:
This position requires that the employee be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption has been granted by Ascend Learning for a religious, health-related or other legally mandated reason, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law. Ascend will accept all COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved or authorized for Emergency Use Authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or COVID-19 vaccines recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Individuals are considered “fully vaccinated” (1) two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines); or (2) two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine). Ascend Learning's current policy also requires that individuals visiting our offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
In line with our commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our employees, if we choose to interview you and you are fully vaccinated, we may invite you to interview in our office. If you are not fully vaccinated and we choose to interview you, we will arrange for a virtual interview.
Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.