The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.Apple’s Sales organization generates the revenue needed to fuel our ongoing development of products and services. This in turn, enriches the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world. We are, in many ways, the face of Apple to our largest customers! As an Education Public Sector Lead, you will drive Apple’s education mission to transform public school’s teaching and learning and better prepare students with the vital skills to succeed in the future. You will develop and implement strategies for crafting education technology initiatives and enable the adoption of Apple education programs, curriculums and products in K-20 institutions by working with federal, state and city governments and driving awareness among education public policy agents. You will also work with internal parties, solution partners, learning providers and education specialists to develop these strategic initiatives within the education public sector. This position requires deep knowledge about ALAC's public education landscape and about decision and buying processes at all levels, a robust network of contacts, credibility and intuitive understanding of how to work with and influence a diverse network of stakeholders in support of Apple’s strategic priorities. Ideal candidate will have a proven track record in building coalitions to move an education agenda and/or having occupied an executive position at the ministry of education or local secretaries.
Have strong written and verbal communication skills. Have ability to come up solutions and flexibility to meet business priorities. Detail-minded, organized and strategic thinking. Ability to lead and manage complex projects. Have good presentation skills and be able to deliver the value proposition and Apple solutions to meet the needs. Strong communication skills and ability to influence and encourage Ability to work well in groups and without routine direct supervision
Evangelize Apple’s education vision to high-level decision makers, policymakers and secretaries of education Develop and maintain high level relationships with key players within the education public sector to influence long term strategic direction Lead public sector strategy, generating and developing business growth opportunities, working collaboratively with Apple’s local and WW teams, as well as channels to scale penetration. Craft new education technology pilots or large-scale initiatives; modify existing funded technology initiatives in ways that help drive Apple adoption; influence budget allocations to make education technology a priority; understand legislative and regulatory barriers that impede the ability of Apple to optimally conduct business and build strategies around it. Manage communities within the sector to build and drive an education agenda. Work with education partners, channels and local authorities to build innovative and effective solutions to deal with K12 education priorities while implementing Apple programs and curriculums aligned with local standards. Participate in forums and events (e.g. executive briefings, industry events) for the political leadership and key partners with a focus on Apple awareness, education improvement, policies and funding streams that impact adoption The position requires to travel
Education & Experience
BA/BS Degree or equivalent education
10+ years of education experience in a leadership position in public institutions, government agencies, 3rd sector or education providers. Solid understanding of the public education landscape in the country Preferable experience in an academic position Have track record in driving education policies or public programs will be an advantage. Experience in a complex organization environment Proficient in Spanish, English and Portuguese.