Mar 03, 2023

Education Sales Advocate

  • Canva
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Canva’s Commitment and Mission

At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you! 

Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 110+ million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 3,400 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of. 

Join us and design your future.

About the team:
Canva for Education is the creativity and collaboration tool for every classroom. Available to K-12 teachers and their students at no charge. Canva for Education is built for K12 teachers and students to improve creativity and design. We continue to see success daily of educators using Canva for Education in the classroom.
The core focus of our team is to showcase the power of Canva for Education and onboard large systems around the world!

About you:
The ideal candidate will bring the following core areas of expertise; understanding of the Asia Education market (k12 and HED), understanding of classroom productivity solutions with an ability to communicate with Instructional Technology Specialists and teachers how Canva can improve student learning outcomes through design and collaboration.

What you'll do:

  • Build Canva’s school district lifecycle practice by owning strategy, planning, execution, and results within the identified district.
  • Build and leverage relationships with teachers and educators to onboard districts.
  • Serve as an ambassador for of Canva for Education with teachers and educators.
  • Remaining focused on the Education community at identified districts by running a healthy and predictable business that delivers on a jointly agreed customer transformation strategy focused on education outcomes within district.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Canva user lifecycle within the identified districts and establish close relationships with our passionate community of educators and learners to know first-hand what they need to become successful Canva users.
  • Identify community usage patterns and trends through data analysis while using it as a foundation to inform future product and marketing plans.
  • Continuously test, learn and iterate on our lifecycle strategy to drive retention and engagement at our identified districts.
  • Continuously track and report on trends seen in online educator and learner communities to inform our roadmap while helping us stay relevant and connected.
  • Act not only as a strategist, but also as a district community manager by engaging with our district community daily to build meaningful and impactful relationships. 

What we're looking for:

  • Experience of selling education software solutions combined with real-world teaching and instructional technology design across Campus and K12.
  • A deep understanding of how schools roll-out new technology and the ways district wide deployments.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, including confidence leading virtual teams and working with people outside your direct team.
  • Good business planning skills, with an ability to move from planning to implementation and complete projects to deliver high impact.
  • Experience in community management and understanding of social media best practices and tactics for education audiences.
Working at Canva 

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.  

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: 

Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. 
We have a hybrid work model (in-office & from home), with our offices are always open to you balancing flexibility and connection
Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development.. because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.
Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.   

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.