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Growth | Director of Partnerships - Canada

Position: Director of Partnerships - Canada
Location: Remote Within Canada (Headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Reports to: Head of Growth

Hoot Reading is the leading online tutoring service providing 1:1, evidence-based literacy instruction with qualified teachers, at scale. Incubated on a research project at the Nokia Research Lab with Sesame Workshop (the creators of Sesame Street) and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, Hoot Reading partners with school districts across North America to change children’s lives through literacy. Visit to learn more. 

We are looking for a results-driven sales leader to join our growth team, focused on developing and closing new business opportunities in Canada. The ideal candidate has experience leading sales within the Canadian K-12 Education market, ideally in the realms of Literacy, Tutoring, or EdTech.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop our strategy/sales plans to meet revenue targets
  • Drive lead generation strategy and execution 
  • Actively drive sales pipeline; measure and monitor performance using the company CRM
  • Attend industry events such as trade shows and conferences (virtual) to meet new prospects

This role will be evaluated on the following key performance metrics:

  • Meet or exceed the company's quarterly and annual sales targets
  • Pipeline activity and forecast accuracy 
  • Conversion from evaluation pilot programs to long term contracts
  • Team productivity metrics as defined with the Co-founders

This job is perfect for someone who:

  • Is excited to be on the ground floor of a social-impact startup, on a mission to change children’s lives through literacy
  • Has excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and attention to detail
  • Can be a problem solver and organized self-starter in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Bring significant experience leading sales within the Canadian Education space
  • Have a genuine passion for sales - both strategy and execution
  • Have a proven track record in increasing revenues and growing market share
  • Have experience working in a fast-paced startup environment

What it's like working at Hoot:
  • You'll enjoy a casual and fun work culture with highly motivated individuals who are dedicated to changing children's lives through literacy
  • You'll take ownership of challenges and see them through to completion, with guidance and support provided for your success
  • We value diverse perspectives and encourage open discussions where all ideas and opinions are heard
  • We utilize Slack for internal communication instead of relying on emails - our doors are always open
  • You'll benefit from a flexible and remote-friendly work environment within Canada
  • We prioritize work-life balance, ensuring a healthy and supportive environment for all employees
  • You'll have access to company benefits (available for full-time Canadian employees, including health and dental coverage, as well as long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D coverage)

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and a brief paragraph on why you would like to join our team to While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Hoot Reading, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members feel valued, respected, and supported. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. As part of this commitment, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented and excluded groups. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please let us know, and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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