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Sr Strategic Consultant

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Job Req: 1758
Company Entity: Anthology
Community: Sales & Business Development
Location: United States
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: 50% Travel

Job Description

Senior Strategic Consultant

Remote - United States



The Opportunity: 

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.   



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.  



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit 



Anthology is looking for a talented, driven, and entrepreneurial subject matter expert to join our team, focusing on Academic Innovation and Online Learning.



The Strategic Consultant will represent Anthology through conference presentations, webinars, onsite, and executive conversations. Our goal is to be thought-leaders who educate the market on critical issues pertaining to teaching and learning, institutional strategy, student success, technology, and data and analytics.



This role will support the sales team by researching, developing, and delivering content that increases brand awareness, builds market demand, generates leads, and supports sales efforts for our Academic Innovation team.



We seek someone with a passion for helping institutions create a best-in-class academic experience, skill at creating compelling content, and a talent for public presentations. Successful Strategic Consultants are team players who thrive in complex environments and enjoy working with a wide range of people across diverse functional roles. Ideal Strategic Consultants are empathetic and can quickly build rapport in professional settings.



This role will operate under the Academic Innovation team reporting to the Vice President, Solutions Sales.



Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Content development
    • Researching topics of strategic importance to institution leaders through literature reviews, executive interviews, and quantitative analysis
    • Synthesizing research into Power Point presentations with compelling narratives
    • Develop associated short-form (blog) and long-form (white paper) content
  • Industry presentations
    • Delivering webinars and onsites to prospective clients for the purposes of advancing thought leadership, building brand, generating leads, and furthering sales
    • Engaging directly with institutional leaders and their teams via expert calls
    • Sales support
      • Joining sales calls to showcase thought leadership, industry expertise, and product capabilities
      • Identifying and passing along sales leads to the Regional Sales Managers
      • Helping develop training and outreach guides to enable sales
      • Contributing to the development of marketing and product strategy
      • Gathering competitive insights to inform positioning and pricing strategy
      • Working with Marketing and Product Management teams to develop case studies and collateral
      • Speaking and writing in a compelling and accurate way about our history, positioning, point of difference, capabilities and services, client roster, experience, etc.This role requires approximately 30% travel



The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree
  • 7-8+ years professional experience working at a higher education institution
  • Intellectually curious, quick study, creative, attentive to detail, self-motivated
  • Able to teach complex ideas in verbal, written, and graphical form
  • Superior verbal and presentation skills, including crafting slide decks
  • Skilled writer with both short-form (blog) and long-form (white paper) content
  • Independent performer with the ability to take ownership and drive projects from beginning to end, working with multiple groups effectively and on multiple projects concurrently
  • Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent relationship building and collaboration skills
  • Desired subject matter expertise:
  • Strong understanding of online learning, faculty instruction, and student success best practices and technology
  • Higher education enrollment trends, especially trends in the community college market
  • In-depth understanding of education industry
  • Familiarity with product strategy, market positioning, or brand management



Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree or Doctorate in any field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, quantitative reasoning, and telling stories with data
  • Prior experience with management consulting, marketing, and/or business development
  • Prior experience with corporate partnerships and/or executive education



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.    



Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 


This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA



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