TeachTown, the leading provider of education solutions for students diagnosed with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities, emotional disorders, and speech/language impairments. Our growing team of professionals is seeking a qualified  Sales Development Representative (SDR) to find and screen potential customers who could benefit from our products and services. As the first line of communication with a prospect, the ideal SDR has a strong  understanding of the sales process and excels at researching leads, starting new relationships with decision makers, and setting up Account Executives (AE) for success. The SDR should be curious, a quick learner, have strong communication skills and an ability to showcase our offering in a compelling and relevant way.

Every potential customer is an opportunity for boosting top-line revenue growth and profitability.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Salesforce, cold calls, emails, social media and other communication channels to meet and exceed a set number of new sales opportunities per month

  • Meet and exceed an agreed upon number of meeting per month with special education decision makers

  • Identify the gaps keeping prospects from achieving their district goals and suggest appropriate products and services to help them achieve their desired state

  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the K-12 education market, this includes and is not limited to: conducting engaging sales conversations to understand client needs, showcasing the value of our solutions, and converting leads into qualified opportunities

  • Create strategic prospecting cadences to include cold calls, email, social media and other communication channels for conference attendance, company events and other lead generating activities that TeachTown supports 

  • Create compelling written and digital content in partnership with the Marketing team for the Sales team to use at events and email outreach

  • Create and maintain account, contact and opportunity records in Salesforce.

  • Actively seek opportunities to learn the TeachTown business, our clients and our sales process on a consistent basis 


Basic Requirements:

  • 2+ years of progressively responsible professional experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience prioritizing and managing time effectively

  • A curiosity for understanding the special education industry as well as various sales processes and methodologies

  • A strong history of meeting and exceeding measurable performance goals

  • A strong history of showing a growth mindset that thrives in a culture of coaching, feedback, and encourages self reflection and personal development 

  • A history for delivering results, working within a “team first” environment 

  • The ability to persevere and overcome objection to achieve long term goals

Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years of demonstrated success with cold prospecting activities, such as fundraising, sales, or recruiting

  • Experience with prospecting and cold calling


Work Authorization:

  • US Work Authorization is required.



About TeachTown

Our mission is to measurably improve the academic, behavioral, and adaptive functioning of students with disabilities. TeachTown offers teachers, parents, and clinicians proven software, curriculum, tools, and strategies that can help them meet educational goals and increase every child’s intellectual and social functioning. Here at TeachTown, we are committed to research and evidence-based practices with an exclusive focus on serving the needs of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, those with intellectual disabilities or developmental delays, and children with emotional and behavior disorders.


TeachTown’s solutions are based on the principles of applied behavior analysis, which is the only scientifically validated therapy for students with moderate-to-severe learning disabilities. In addition, the use of machine learning and data analysis enables our software to dynamically adapt curricula scope and provide personalized learning for each student, in a highly scalable manner.


TeachTown is supported by Bain Double Impact, the impact investing strategy of Bain Capital, a leading private equity firm. The business is headquartered in Woburn, MA.


AAP/EEO Statement


TeachTown provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation) parental status, genetic information (including family medical history) political affiliation, military service, age, veteran status, disability, or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  


These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. Consistent with these obligations, TeachTown also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.


All TeachTown employees are expected to display unquestionable integrity in every aspect of work and dealing with others. Respect for diversity and inclusion of all individuals is imperative to our business success, embedded in our culture, and required.


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