At Maxon

Packed with brilliant, passionate people, Maxon is deeply rooted in the creative industry and committed to empowering the artistic community. We are Maxonians. We encourage and motivate each other to be curious learners. We are obsessed with customer fulfillment and inspiration – before, during and after purchase. If you too want to be a Maxonian and help bring to market the finest software products for 2D and 3D visual effects, motion graphics, games, AR/MR/VR, visualization and general design, let’s talk.

Senior Team Lead Educational Sales (m/f/d)

Locations

  • Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

What you will do:

  • Develop and implement a global sales strategy for the education sector that aligns with Maxon’s overall business goals
  • Design and oversee educational programs, workshops, and certification courses that integrate Maxon’s products into academic curricula
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with educational institutions, including universities, colleges, schools and training centers
  • Build, lead, mentor, and grow a high-performing global sales team focused on the education sector
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, opportunities, and competitive landscape within the education sector
  • Serve as a key advocate for Maxon’s products, demonstrating their value and benefits to educators, administrators, and students
  • Work closely with marketing, the trainings team, our own Cineversity, and customer support teams to ensure cohesive strategies and effective execution
  • Develop and manage sales forecasts, pipelines, and performance metrics to track success and inform strategic decisions

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, Marketing, or a related field. An advanced degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of sales and business development experience, with at least 3-5 years in the education sector or a related field
  • Proven leadership experience with a track record of building and managing successful sales teams
  • Deep understanding of the education sector, including the needs and challenges of educational institutions
  • Strong sales acumen with a history of meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders in the education sector
  • Enthusiasm for 3D animation, motion graphics, filmmaking, digital sculpting, and rendering technology
  • Strong communication skills in English (other language skills like German, is a plus)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite tools (or similar)

What we offer:

You will be offered permanent employment, full-time, at our office listed above. You will be part of a highly motivated international team of specialists working in an environment that offers a warm welcome with detailed onboarding and a dedicated mentor for a familiarization period as well as a wide range of individual development possibilities. Interested in joining our team? Fill out the form or email us your resume/CV (.pdf).
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Maxon we embrace diversity, are avid explorers and curious learners, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t entirely match every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply in any case. You may be just the right candidate for this or other positions.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Maxon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Salary Range*: OTE USD 140-200k

*Salaries at Maxon are based on a candidate's specific criteria including experience, skillset, education and location. Maxon uses industry-driven survey data for building compensation structures to make sure our employees are receiving fair and competitive wages.

We encourage challenge and motivate each other to be curious learners and drive innovation. We know how to get things done, but we also know how to have fun. Maxon is famous for its fun, inclusive and unique community building events. If you too want to be a Maxonian and help bring to market the finest software products for 2D and 3D visual effects, motion graphics, games, AR/MR/VR, visualization and general design, let’s talk.

Maxon is an equal opportunity employer. Information regarding the collection and processing of your application data.

We collaborate. We respect each other. We ask for help. We embrace diversity.

We are obsessed with customer fulfillment – before, during and after purchase.

Their success tells the story of our products value.

We embrace change, pursue the future and create cutting edge solutions.