Torsh

Work at Torsh

As we continue to grow, we are always looking for talented individuals who are passionate about education and want to change the world. If you fit that description, check out our open positions below.

Javascript (Meteor) Software Developer (Full Time)

Posted February 16th, 2017

We are looking for someone to help Torsh’s lead developer execute the company’s mission and business plan as an education technology company through the development, deployment and management of its technology infrastructure and software applications.

About the Job:

Your role is to help Torsh’s lead developer execute the company’s mission and business plan as an education technology company through the development, deployment, and management of its technology infrastructure and software applications. This requires envisioning and understanding the Company’s product offerings, developing and maintaining its mobile and web applications, and planning for risk and growth.

Responsibilities:

You are expected to aid in all aspects of developing a modern web application using the Meteor platform. This includes writing clean, well-structured Javascript, HTML, and CSS. You need to be comfortable working on both front and back ends of a complex web app. Additionally, you will work with the lead developer and product manager to define and develop cases (or user stories). Finally, you will provide ongoing QA tests to ensure that code works well and serves its intended purpose.

Requirements:

  • B.S. Comp Science or related field
  • At least 3 years experience building mobile or web applications
  • Hands-on development experience with more than one web application framework
  • Ability to discern user requirements and development specifications
  • Skill with Meteor, node.js, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, and other web technologies
  • Experience working with external API’s (REST, SOAP, etc.)
  • Experience working with databases, including MongoDB

Who You Are:

  • You understand, believe in and are familiar with the life-changing power of a good education
  • You are talented, entrepreneurial, and driven and want to get in on the ground floor of a great startup
  • You stand out among your peers for your communication skills
  • You are self-motivated and able to set your own schedule
  • You are willing to relocate to New Orleans, LA

Why This Is A Great Gig:

  • You will be working on cool products that will significantly impact the lives of millions of people
  • We are a ROWE environment, so there are no set work hours – the work just needs to get done
  • We are able to offer a competitive combination of salary, equity, and benefits
  • You will participate in and speak at conferences / hackathons / user groups / you name it
  • You will be treated with the respect you deserve

How To Apply

Send your resume and details (recent projects, github, stackoverflow, etc.) to dev@torsh.co

Manager, Business Development (Full Time)

Posted January 2nd, 2017

The Manager of Business Development’s role is to help Torsh Inc. execute its mission as an education technology company in the teacher training and development space by assisting the CEO and sales team to execute a strategic business development plan across Pre K-12 and pre-service teacher training. In this role, the Manager of Business Development will work to foster partnerships and relationships across the U.S. with a range of schools, districts, schools of education, and professional development organizations. Success in this position requires leveraging internal resources to sell the Company’s services in a highly collaborative fashion and the ability to understand, communicate, and align a spectrum of client needs to the Company’s technology and service offerings. 

Description

The Manager of Business Development’s role is to help Torsh Inc. execute its mission as an education technology company in the teacher training and development space by assisting the CEO and sales team to execute a strategic business development plan across Pre K-12 and pre-service teacher training.  In this role, the Manager of Business Development will work to foster partnerships and relationships across the U.S. with a range of schools, districts, schools of education, and professional development organizations. Success in this position requires leveraging internal resources to sell the Company’s services in a highly collaborative fashion and the ability to understand, communicate, and align a spectrum of client needs to the Company’s technology and service offerings. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of meeting individual and company-wide revenue goals and will be able to assist the CEO build a long-term portfolio of accounts and manage a multi-faceted business pipeline.

 

Responsibilities

 

Strategy & Planning

·       Assist in planning and executing the Company’s overall sales and business development strategy

·       Develop and maintain an understanding of key customer needs including a thorough understanding of how the Company’s technology and services create value for customers

·       Develop a thorough understanding of the technology trends that are affecting and impacting the Company’s industry

·       Special projects/initiatives as assigned

 

Business Development/Relationship Management

·       Aggressively seek and forge new relationships by leveraging the company’s existing customers and relationships to generate referrals

·       Manage and grow key accounts in an organized and strategic fashion

·       Use telephone and email consistently to make outgoing sales calls seeking new clients

·       Handle incoming calls and assigned leads

·       Work with the Company’s management resources, engineering resources, and relationship management resources, to achieve and exceed sales targets

·       Attend relevant industry events, conferences, trade shows and functions

·       Provide comprehensive plans and pipeline updates to management team

·       With support from the appropriate internal resources, present special programs and opportunities to prospects and clients

·    Aid the CEO and other members of the sales team in prospecting and building new business relationships with suppliers, vendors and technology partners

 

Position Requirements

 

Formal Education & Certification

·       Four year university degree is required; an advanced degree in education, business, finance, accounting or law is a strong plus 

 

Knowledge & Experience

·       2 + years of experience in the education industry

·       Sales/business development experience in education with a record of meeting and exceeding targets

·       Sales experience in the professional development or human capital development industries is a strong plus

·       Strong negotiation and business modeling skills (must be proficient with excel and standard modeling techniques)

·       Technical aptitude, with the ability to appropriately understand and match technical requirements to individual customer needs

 

Personal Attributes

·       Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously

·       Exceptionally self-motivated and directed

·       Keen attention to detail

·       Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

·       Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, listening and written communication skills

·       Strong planning, organization and time management skills

·       Ability to coordinate multiple sales activities

·       High level of professionalism and integrity; good judgment

·       Superior work ethic and high energy level

·       Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced, growing startup environment

·       Travel required

 

The Manager of Business Development will be compensated with a competitive combination of base salary, commission, benefits and equity.

This role is based in New Orleans, LA. Relocation expenses will be reimbursed. 

Send your cover letter and resume to sales@torsh.co