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Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

Nexford University

Nexford University

Administration
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

📌 Position Title: Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

🌍 Location: USA – 100% Remote

💰 Salary: We are open to negotiating the salary based on your background and experience level.

Working Rhythm: Innovation is a 24-hour gig, but we value your downtime. Officially, your rhythm is set to the beat of 9 AM – 5.30 PM, Monday to Friday. Unofficially? We know great ideas don’t always stick to a schedule!

📝 Contract Type: Permanent, full-time

🤝 Reporting to: Fadl Al Tarzi, CEO

📅 Start Date: Preferably as soon as possible but we are willing to wait for the right candidate!


Are you a trailblazing leader ready to drive exponential growth and transform education? Nexford University is on the hunt for a dynamic, hands-on Chief Revenue Officer. Join us in revolutionizing the future of learning and lead us through our next scale-up phase. This is a role for a seasoned executive who excels in both strategy and execution, with a passion for making a real impact.

Why You’ll Love This Role:

  • Lead Transformational Growth: Spearhead our ambitious revenue goals by transforming our sales team, driving innovative strategies, and consistently hitting targets. You'll have the autonomy to shape and execute a winning sales strategy.
  • Build Strategic Partnerships: Forge and maintain powerful partnerships both domestically and internationally. Your efforts will expand our market presence, enhance our brand credibility, and drive significant growth.
  • Collaborate Across Teams: Work closely with marketing, product, and operations teams to seamlessly integrate revenue-generating initiatives. Your collaboration will drive cohesive growth efforts and innovative solutions.
  • Drive Impactful Change: Play a critical role in making high-quality education accessible worldwide. Your leadership will directly support our mission and contribute to meaningful global impact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve Revenue Targets: Exceed ambitious revenue goals through hands-on participation in B2B sales and B2B2C activities. Negotiate partnerships, close deals, and lead sales and marketing teams to ensure consistent performance.
  • Innovate Sales Strategies: Transform and lead the sales team, including telemarketing, partnerships, and channel managers. Implement innovative strategies to consistently hit targets and enhance performance.
  • Adapt to Market Changes: Rapidly adapt and pivot sales strategies in response to market changes, ensuring our approach remains effective and competitive.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Analyze sales data and performance metrics to make informed strategic decisions, optimize processes, and continuously improve team outcomes.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in selling education-related services, including online learning platforms or educational technology solutions.
  • Extensive experience with products or services that involve long-tail / multi-touch marketing.
  • Strong track record in revenue generation both in the US and internationally.
  • Demonstrated success in scaling up businesses from the startup stage.
  • Hands-on approach with a strong emphasis on execution, not just strategy formulation.
  • Alignment with our values: bold in taking initiative, accountable for results, passionate about education, transparent in operations, and focused on outcomes.

Why Nexford? 🌟

Join a forward-thinking team dedicated to reshaping education. At Nexford, you'll thrive in an innovative and flexible work environment. We offer a competitive salary, performance-based bonuses, stock options, and ample professional development opportunities. Collaborate with a diverse, global team and make a tangible impact.

Ready to Transform Education? Apply Now!

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