Senior Account Manager, Academic Partnerships in Denver, CO

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Guild Education   •  

Denver, CO 80202

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

of university partners.

This is a unique opportunity to have a tangible impact on a business-critical team at Guild, and this role will have significant growth potential for the right candidate. We are looking for a "people person" who loves building relationships, solving problems, and getting stuff done. This individual will play a critical role in managing all aspects of an Academic Partnership.

As a Senior Account Manager on the Academic Partnerships team, you will:

  • Develop short and long term strategic and operational plans for your academic partner(s), in partnership with the Academic Partnerships leadership team
  • Build and maintain strong and productive relationships with key external stakeholders
  • Enable program growth and expansion
  • Identify growth opportunities in consultation with Guild's Advisory Services team and your academic partners
  • Lead cross-functional implementations of new programs and offerings
  • Optimize the student experience, leveraging data to recommend improvements to:
  • Admissions policies and processes to improve enrollment and yield;
  • Student services and coaching to improve student retention and completion outcomes
  • Lead cross-functional teams of internal and external stakeholders to implement these opportunities for optimization
  • Maintain ongoing account operations


You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • 5+ years of experience in client management, partner management, and/or program management, with particular emphasis on managing clients in a consulting capacity or managing partnership implementations/integrations in high growth enterprise company.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with partners and communicate effectively while under pressure - balancing confidence, humility and diplomacy internally and externally.
  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills: Ability to understand a problem, ideate on potential solutions, build data-backed recommendations, engage a broad set of stakeholders to get work done, and deliver a solution consistent with those recommendations
  • An operator's mindset with a demonstrated ability to both see the big picture and get deep into the details on complex projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: Ability to synthesize information into a coherent and data-driven narrative and present that narrative in a compelling way.
  • Cross-functional leadership and execution: Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally to build alignment with colleagues across various functions and levels and engage them towards specific program outcomes.
  • Learning mindset: Desire to learn, grow, and evolve within a fast-paced environment
  • Something else? Wonderful, we're curious to learn more about you!

Valid Through: 2019-10-14