Teaching Strategies, LLC
  • Operations
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

About us

Teaching Strategies is an innovative edtech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement.

What's in it for you

Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:

  • Company-sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts with employer contributions
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Company-sponsored life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave programs
  • Flexible paid time off

Position overview

The Junior Salesforce Administrator is responsible for maintaining and building customizations of the Salesforce platform in support of 300 end users of Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Platform. He/She will work extensively within Salesforce and connected applications -- including Salesforce CPQ, Conga Composer, DocuSign, DemandTools, and Skedulo. He/She will partner with other departments to provide operational support for order processing and fulfillment, case management, and data maintenance, among other day-to-day business processes and one-time improvement initiatives.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage user profiles and permissions
  • Maintain existing and build new validation rules, workflows, processes, email templates, and other configurable attributes of the CRM implementation
  • Build custom reports & dashboards
  • Provide tier 1 support - Serve as first line of defense for all inbound questions or requests, including troubleshooting potential bugs and supporting end users' learning of the tool and processes
  • Support with data governance and data management per assigned rules and best practices to ensure the accuracy of the data in the CRM, including:
    • ETL processes to merge and migrate data from external sources into Salesforce
    • assignment of accounts & territories per management direction
    • set-up of new products
  • Identify opportunities to optimize processes through use of Salesforce
  • Evaluate new releases of Salesforce to determine functionality requirements and provide detailed information on how changes will apply to all affected users
  • Additional projects and responsibilities as needed


  • Salesforce experience as an end user is required; certified administrator is a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce Lightning is required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products is required, with significant emphasis on Excel capabilities
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative, creative, and challenging environment
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries and/or complaints from external/internal customers in a professional manner
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work with maximum flexibility and independence
  • Works with a sense of urgency, motivation and flexibility
  • Keen eye for detail and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Accountable and achievement orientated
  • Able to work in and with a team (both remote and on-site)
  • Ability to carry out assignments independently, thoroughly, and according to identified expectations
  • Effective balance of workload; ability to manage multiple tasks and deliverables on time
  • Effectiveness of relationships with other departments to accomplish goals

Teaching Strategies, LLC is an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

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