Nearpod is an award-winning education technology company focused on developing digital learning tools, virtual reality and interactive content across mobile devices that provides teachers an easy and efficient way to leverage technology in the classroom by creating learning experiences that engage and inspire students.
Since its launch in 2012 Nearpod has become a leader (& teacher favorite) in teaching and learning with technology. Nearpod currently reaches ~5M students monthly. In 2016 it was named one of Inc. 500’s fastest growing private companies and was featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and local news channels across the country.
Nearpod has offices in Miami, Florida and San Francisco, California and is backed by notable investors like Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, Storm Ventures, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Arsenal Ventures, as well as Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby.
There are approximately 5 million English Language Learners (ELLs) in the U.S. K-12 education system. Within the next decade, ELLs will account for 1 in 4 students. Nearpod for ELL is a new product offering that leverages Nearpod’s award winning learning platform to provide ELLs with interactive lesson plans and research-based curriculum.
We are looking for a strong leader with entrepreneurial spirit to further develop this new business unit and to grow it into a key component of Nearpod’s product offering. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, dedicated business manager who is excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and has a proven track-record interacting with various departments within a company. This person has deep knowledge of the ELL market and has had concrete experience working within Sales, Marketing and/or business development organizations within ELL-oriented businesses.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.