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At TORSH, we believe that we can change the world by improving the educational experience for students by helping teachers develop and grow. If you are passionate about education and want to be a part of a team that truly cares about what they do, we’d love to hear from you.

We are seeking a driven, hardworking and highly motivated individual to lead our recruiting, staffing, onboarding and employee training practices. In this role, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for managing the operations of all HR platforms, programs, and projects. Success in this position requires the ability to perform a variety of HR tasks while cultivating and leading a company-wide culture that will assist us achieve our aggressive revenue and growth targets. This is a hybrid role that is split between two different companies that have the same group of investors. The first company is in a growth phase and is looking to bring on more seasoned professionals and the second company is in a startup phase and is looking to hire a range of entry and mid-level professionals.

Who We Are

TORSH is a New Orleans based education technology company that produces TORSH Talent, the leading online professional learning platform for educator development and growth. TORSH Talent provides a comprehensive all-in-one platform that makes it easy for organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching. Our mission is to improve outcomes for students and children by improving educator effectiveness. TORSH currently serves a wide range of customers including districts, charter schools, universities, early education providers and non-profits. We are immensely proud of the fact that many of our customers are innovators in education including NYC Dept of Education, Success Academy Charter Schools, KIPP, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the state of New Mexico.

Title

Director of Human Resources

Who We Are 

Torsh Inc., is an Ed Tech company that aims to improve student outcomes by increasing teacher effectiveness. We do this by producing software products and services that support the development and growth of educators through the delivery of ongoing professional development and coaching. Our suite of products and services include a SaaS based digital learning and collaboration platform; and a white labeled, on-demand, virtual coaching platform targeted to the early education sector. We are currently looking to aggressively grow our business to accommodate the increased demand for our products and services brought on by COVID-19 pandemic.

Upriver Solutions Corp is a Job Tech company that is focused on recruiting, training and placing diverse candidates from underrepresented backgrounds in business-oriented tech jobs. We like to think of ourselves as focused on the “business of tech” as opposed to the “science of tech”. Our programs focus on areas such as sales, operations, customer success, data analytics and marketing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Managing all recruitment processes, including job description creation/ postings, candidate sourcing, candidate review, interviewing, scheduling, interview content/value identification and candidate selection
  • Onboarding and orientation of all new hires to company systems, policies, general operating procedures and culture
  • In collaboration with the appropriate company department, coordinating, reviewing and guiding the training of candidates upon hire
  • Reviewing and recommending policy and procedures in compliance with federal and state employment regulations
  • Administering various employee benefits programs
  • Identifying and clarifying employee issues and implementing solutions, including coaching and counseling.
  • Managing employee offboarding including, executing exit interviews, account terminations, etc.
  • Administering all compensation changes including bonuses, commissions and raises
  • Cultivating and monitoring company culture via multiple avenues, in order to support the attainment of the company’s goals and promote employee satisfaction and retention
  • Planning and executing company events and meetings that encourage team bonding, culture diffusion and ongoing organizational learning and development.
  • Assisting in performance management processes
  • Maintaining employee records (attendance, EEO data etc.) according to policy and legal requirements
  • Managing vacation and other employee requests

 

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • Four year university degree is required 

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • 3+ years of experience as a Human Resources manager or director
  • Experience in the education technology industry is a strong plus
  • Past experience proactively sourcing and recruiting candidates through networking and targeted outreach via a variety of online recruiting platforms (e.g., Zip Recruiter, Indeed, LinkedIn etc).
  • Experience with payroll platforms
  • An understanding of benefit programs such as medical, dental, vision, and 401K 
  • Experience with Google Suite of products 
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively across all levels of an organization

 

Personal Attributes

  • Proven leadership ability
  • Willingness to learn from others 
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, listening and written communication skills
  • Exceptional planning, organization and time management skills
  • 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

 

The Director of Human Resources Manager will be compensated with a competitive combination of base salary and benefits.

 

If you are interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and resume to jamal@torsh.co 

Torsh Inc. is an education technology company that produces Torsh TALENT, an online professional learning platform that enables organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback and coaching.  The Director of Business Development K-12 role is to lead the execution of a strategic sales and business development plan across the entire K-12 education sector. In this role, the Director of Business Development K-12 will foster partnerships and relationships across the U.S. with district superintendents, state commissioners of education, university presidents and the CEOs of professional development organizations. Success in this position requires leveraging internal resources to sell the Company’s platforms and 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 content offerings. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of meeting individual and company-wide revenue goals and will be able to build a long-term portfolio of accounts and manage a multi-faceted business pipeline.

Who We Are

TORSH is a New Orleans based education technology company that produces TORSH Talent, the leading online professional learning platform for educator development and growth. TORSH Talent provides a comprehensive all-in-one platform that makes it easy for organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching. Our mission is to improve outcomes for students and children by improving educator effectiveness. TORSH currently serves a wide range of customers including districts, charter schools, universities, early education providers and non-profits. We are immensely proud of the fact that many of our customers are innovators in education including NYC Dept of Education, Success Academy Charter Schools, KIPP, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the state of New Mexico.

Title

Director of Business Development K-12

Responsibilities

Sales/Relationship Management 

  • 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
  • Aggressively seek and forge new relationships among prospective customers in the Company’s target markets (e.g., district and CMO leaders, key K-12 associations, DOEs, ESAs, state commissioners, CAOs, PD directors and other instructional decision makers)
  • Generate sales opportunities and acquire new clients successfully by selling tailored solutions to their needs
  • Manage and grow key accounts in an organized and strategic fashion
  • Work with the Company’s management resources, engineering resources, and relationship management resources, to achieve and exceed sales targets
  • Develop, maintain and meet regular sales targets through management of a detailed sales pipeline and plan
  • Attend and present at industry events, conferences, trade shows and functions
  • Work with the management team to determine the appropriate time to build an additional sales/business development team; inspire, manage, and lead that team 
  • Provide comprehensive plans and pipeline updates to management team
  • Implements and ensures the integrity of the sales process, following guidelines established in collaboration with other internal department for tracking and recording sales information 

Business Development

  • Explore relevant joint ventures and other partnerships that will strengthen the Company’s core business and result in the attainment of the Company’s revenue goals
  • Negotiate and close deals
  • With support from the appropriate internal resources, present special programs and opportunities to prospects and clients
  • Closely monitor progress against objectives and define and implement programs to maximize organization success

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5 + years of experience in the K-12 education industry
  • Demonstrable passion about K-12 education
  • Strong sales/business development experience in K-12 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
  • Technical aptitude, with the ability to appropriately understand and match technical requirements to individual customer needs

Personal Attributes

  • Proven leadership ability
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, listening and written communication skills
  • Exceptional 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 Director of Business Development K-12 will be compensated with competitive combination of base salary, aggressive commission structure, and benefits

If you are interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and resume to us at jamal@torsh.co.

Torsh Inc. is an education technology company that produces Torsh TALENT, an online professional learning platform that enables organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback and coaching.  We are looking for a Software Developer to assist with the deployment and management of our technology infrastructure and software applications. This requires envisioning and understanding the Company’s product offerings, developing and maintaining its web applications, and planning for risk and growth.

Who We Are

TORSH is a New Orleans based education technology company that produces TORSH Talent, the leading online professional learning platform for educator development and growth. TORSH Talent provides a comprehensive all-in-one platform that makes it easy for organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching. Our mission is to improve outcomes for students and children by improving educator effectiveness. TORSH currently serves a wide range of customers including districts, charter schools, universities, early education providers and non-profits. We are immensely proud of the fact that many of our customers are innovators in education including NYC Dept of Education, Success Academy Charter Schools, KIPP, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the state of New Mexico.

Title

Software Engineer

Software Developer

  • Aid in all aspects of developing a modern web application using the Meteor framework
  • Write clean, well-engineered Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Work on both front and back ends of our web app.  
  • Work with the engineering and design team to define and develop cases (or user stories). 
  • Provide ongoing testing to ensure that code works well and serves its intended purpose.
  • Promulgate coding conventions and documentation standards

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • University degree in the field of computer science, management information systems, or another rigorous engineering or math discipline

Knowledge & Experience

  • At least 5 years experience in mobile or web application development
  • Demonstrated ability to envision mobile and web-based services that meet customer needs or solve business problems
  • Hands-on experience coding in more than one currently popular web application framework
  • Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications
  • Skill with Meteor, Node.js, Javascript, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, and other web technologies
  • Experience working with various API’s
  • Experience working with web services (REST, SOAP, etc.)
  • Experience working with databases, including MongoDB
  • Knowledge of web standards
  • Ideally you also have experience working with React Native for development of mobile apps.

Personal Attributes

  • Proven leadership ability
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional service orientation
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Software Developer will be compensated with a competitive combination of base salary, commission, and benefits.

Torsh Inc. is an education technology company that produces Torsh TALENT, an online professional learning platform that enables organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback and coaching.  We are seeking a Business Development Associate role to assist our Business Development Manager generate and grow sales.  In this role, the Business Development Associate will perform outbound lead research and generation (via cold calling, emails, and LinkedIn), schedule demos of our product for potential customers, nurture leads through the sales cycle, and provide crucial back office support.

Who We Are

TORSH is a New Orleans based education technology company that produces TORSH Talent, the leading online professional learning platform for educator development and growth. TORSH Talent provides a comprehensive all-in-one platform that makes it easy for organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching. Our mission is to improve outcomes for students and children by improving educator effectiveness. TORSH currently serves a wide range of customers including districts, charter schools, universities, early education providers and non-profits. We are immensely proud of the fact that many of our customers are innovators in education including NYC Dept of Education, Success Academy Charter Schools, KIPP, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the state of New Mexico.

Title

Business Development Associate

Responsibilities

  • Track down important details on prospective clients such as contact names, emails, phone numbers, and titles to ensure our Customer Relationship Management tool is up-to-date. 
  • 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.
  • Cultivate lists of warm leads for Business Development Manager through research, cold calling and sending emails to prospects on a daily basis. 
  • Support Business Development Managers by generating reports and information about prospects and relevant initiatives in a variety of education sub sectors.
  • Provide support for conferences attended by the Business Development Manager.
  • Assist in the management of social media channels and content

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Experience

  • Working knowledge of Google productivity suite (drive, sheets, docs) and Microsoft Office
  • Sales experience is a plus
  • Experience working with databases
  • Manage cultivation of inbound sales inquiries to convert leads to appointments

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
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, listening and written communication skills
  • Exceptional planning, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple 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

The Business Development Associate will be compensated with a competitive combination of base salary, bonus, and benefits

Please send cover letter and resume to jamal@torsh.co

Torsh Inc. is an education technology company that produces Torsh TALENT, an online professional learning platform that enables organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback and coaching.  We are seeking a Business Development Manager for our Early Education/ Early Intervention segment.  In this role, the Manager of Business Development will work to foster partnerships and relationships across the U.S. with a range of early education organizations, school 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 CRO build a long-term portfolio of accounts and manage a multi-faceted business pipeline.

Who We Are

TORSH is a New Orleans based education technology company that produces TORSH Talent, the leading online professional learning platform for educator development and growth. TORSH Talent provides a comprehensive all-in-one platform that makes it easy for organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching. Our mission is to improve outcomes for students and children by improving educator effectiveness. TORSH currently serves a wide range of customers including districts, charter schools, universities, early education providers and non-profits. We are immensely proud of the fact that many of our customers are innovators in education including NYC Dept of Education, Success Academy Charter Schools, KIPP, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the state of New Mexico.

Title

Business Development Manager, Early Education/Early Intervention

Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Assist in planning and executing the Company’s overall sales and business development strategy
  • Understand all Torsh products/services in order to ensure our partners use them effectively and to maximum effect
  • 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

 

Business Development/Relationship Management 

  • Aggressively seek and forge new relationships among prospective customers in the Company’s target markets
  • 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 CRO and other members of the sales team in prospecting and building new business relationships with suppliers, vendors and technology partners

 

Position Requirements

 

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, and benefits

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