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Education Sales Executive Omaha NE

Boyd Jones Construction Omaha, NE

Job Description

Education Sales Executive Omaha NE

Boyd Jones is a uniquely values-driven organization that provides expertise to school districts throughout the construction project life cycle. Our Education Group services include facility assessment, pre-bond planning, bond issue campaign management, construction management, general contracting, and maintenance.

The Education Sales Executive will be responsible for the sales process for all PreK-12 Education opportunities in a specified territory. This includes prospecting, qualifying, directing the team through the pursuit and proposal development process, presenting to prospective clients, facilitation of meetings, and contract negotiation.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Represents our company values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Stewardship, Safety, and Continuous Improvement
  • Maintains an active presence in the PreK-12 community and professional organizations; develops and maintains a strong local/regional network to support ongoing sales efforts
  • Attends trade shows, conferences, and other association meetings to stay in tune with market conditions and trends, competition, and to establish relationships with clients and prospects
  • Identifies, attends, and provides 'thought leadership' at industry-specific trade association meetings, conferences, and conventions
  • Presents, promotes and sells Boyd Jones services using compelling arguments based on data and analysis
  • Continually works to understand the competitive environment for PreK-12 projects and Boyd Jones' competitive advantage
  • Learns and understands aspects of school finance, political trends, community engagement, construction methods, and state legislation that impact school construction projects
  • Identifies, pursues, and develops new business opportunities and develops positioning plans to win work
  • Directs the collection & analysis of data, utilizes data to support business decisions
  • Collaborates with marketing, graphic design, and communications team to facilitate proposal and presentation development when acting as the lead on the pursuit
  • Inputs and maintains CRM data for projects when acting as the pursuit lead
  • Learns, executes, and enhances Boyd Jones' strategy and approach to the K-12 market, identifies new strategies and service opportunities
  • Establish, develop, and maintain successful long-term relationships with clients and partners
  • Ensure continuous enhancement of the Boyd Jones brand
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and skills in how to successfully influence and persuade others by understanding their individual needs, motivations, and goals are essential
  • Ability to challenge conventional thinking, solve problems, and develop creative solutions to assist our clients in fulfilling their mission
  • Ability to maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of management efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to participate in after-hours networking or similar events/meetings to enhance business relationships
  • High degree of persuasive "selling" skills required - related to ideas and policies within the organization, as well as products and services in the marketplace
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time throughout the Midwest region to meet with clients, visit project sites, attend necessary public meetings, trade shows or conferences, etc.


  • Minimum of 7-10 years of proven/measurable sales success in construction, architecture, engineering, commercial banking, commercial real estate or a related industry preferred

Education & Training:*

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction, marketing, management, business or a related field preferred

*Equivalent education and experience will be considered


Job Details

Date Posted February 17, 2019
Date Closes March 19, 2019
Requisition 157
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Integrated Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 41-3099.00 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
Zipcode 68108
Name McKenzie Houser
Address 950 S 10th Street, Suite 100
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68108
Phone 402-550-1800

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Presentation Software
  • Public Speaking
  • Pre-Sales Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Technical Sales
  • Manufacturing - Sales

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
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