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Zovio Supervisor, ZES Client Lead Development in Chandler, Arizona

At Zovio, we’re doing something different, and we want you to be a part of it. To put it simply, we’re all here to meet the needs of today’s learners. Whether that’s by helping them get a college degree or by providing them specific, focused training, we’re all about making it possible for people to achieve their aspirations and dreams. We partner with higher education institutions and employers to make that happen.

With our mission to innovate and take bold steps forward in education as a leading education technology services provider, we are an entrepreneurially-minded organization looking to the future—but with more than a decade of experience and resources backing us up! We have a culture of Passion , Innovation and Teamwork , and are full of ambitious people that, like you, support our commitment to putting people first. If you want to know more about us, be sure to check out Zovio.com.

Job Description:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide training, coaching, regular feedback, and guidance to a team of inside representatives.

  • Work closely with the Division Vice President to ensure the goals and objectives are clearly communicated to the team.

  • Monitor and track daily and weekly team activity and provide reports and trending data.

  • Lead by example to help team achieve performance objectives and establish best practices.

  • Independently conduct performance evaluations, including communication with subordinates.

  • Contact prospective clients and key points-of-contact by telephone, email, and social media.

  • Work closely with Corporate Alliance Executives to transfer all new prospective clients in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Maintain a comprehensive database of prospective partners in various stages of development.

  • Vet database of cold prospects to generate renewed interest.

  • Identify prospects that fit the ideal target market for educational benefits and corporate education tuition assistance.

  • Use the consultative sales approach to discuss solutions that Zovio can offer to prospective clients.

  • Report weekly performance goals and objectives to leadership team.

  • Attend weekly department and team meetings.

  • Work collaboratively with Corporate Alliance Executives and other managers to stay up to date with best practices and updates related to industry and company-specific events and news.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines

  • Strong business acumen; the ability to recognize marketing and business development opportunities and to pursue them strategically

  • Ability to quickly assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and analytical skills

  • Detail-oriented and excellent follow through

  • Proven results in business outreach efforts preferably with large organizations

  • Proven track record of producing measurable value to their department

  • Leadership or supervisory experience.

  • Both a self-starter and a team-player, able to perform in a fast-paced environment

  • High degree of self-determination and motivation, with driving sense of responsibility, accountability, preparation, responsiveness and service

  • Must be able to multi-task and meet weekly deadlines

  • Must have a valid driver's license applicable to the state in which position is located

  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills required; SalesForce is preferred

  • Strong commitment to quality and accuracy

  • Experience in higher education market and industry preferred

  • Business development and/or sales experience of non-tangible or service oriented items preferred.


  • Associate degree required from a regionally or approved nationally accredited university. All candidates must provide proof of official transcripts upon request.

Who you are:

  • Integrity is more than a buzz word to you

  • You inspire others to learn more and become more

  • You make decisions and own it

  • You don’t settle for good , you strive for great

  • You crave change, you embrace it

Why Us?

  • We’re an organization changing and shaping the lives of learnings across the country. Whether directly or indirectly, you’ll be helping make a real difference in the world.

  • Our environment and culture encourages collaboration, requires communication and rewards risk-taking.

  • We try hard to provide a good work life balance. We think we’re a great place to work that also allows you to have down time with friends and family.

  • We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and work. In fact, we offer 16 hours of paid time off for you to volunteer, in addition to your vacation days and company holidays.

  • We want you to live a healthy lifestyle, and offer wellness programs, fitness centers, and onsite health clinics.

  • Zovio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity of thought, culture, identity, and experience are important for what we’re doing. If everyone here thought alike, we’d never come up with anything new, much less anything bold or innovative. We want you to be your whole self here, and appreciate the unique nature of the people around you, too.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.