Careers at Reading Horizons


Great people.

Great purpose.

Great culture.

Who is Reading Horizons?


We know you're looking for a job, but first we want to give you a quick picture of who we are.

Reading Horizons is an educational company with one key goal: we want to make reading accessible to as many people as possible, because we believe that reading is for everyone.

To reach our ideal, we create teacher manuals and resources, develop instructional software, and provide professional development that prepares educators to provide research-based literacy instruction in a way that is both practical and engaging.

Company Values

Purpose

Faith

Relationships

Integrity

Improvement

Recognition

Fun

Employee Benefits

Here's a glimpse of the many perks of being a full-time Reading Horizons employee:

Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance

401K Retirement Plan

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Profit Sharing

Free Cereal, Snacks, & Soda

Wednesday Lunches

Monthly Massages

Company Parties & Celebrations

Professional Development

Recess

Thrive Wellness Program

Wholesale Memberships

Free Product

Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance

We don't like going to the doctor, so it should at least be affordable.

401K Retirement Plan

We want to live long and prosper … with a healthy retirement fund waiting for us.

Paid Time Off

We like people who stick around, so the longer you work here, the more time off you get.

Paid Holidays

We're kind of spoiledwe also get the day after Thanksgiving + the days between Christmas and New Year's.

Profit Sharing

We share the fruits of our labor—based on performance, tenure, and profit.

Free Cereal, Snacks, & Soda

We find we perform better when we're not starving.

Wednesday Lunches

We eat together for staff meetings, pot lucks, and just because we like each other.

Monthly Massages

Best day of the month! every employee can opt into a free 15-minute massage once a month.

Company Parties & Celebrations

After we work hard, we play hard.

Professional Development

We never stop learning from each other—but sometimes we turn to books, trainings, and conferences.

Recess

From corn-hole to yoga, we take our breaks seriously.

Thrive Program

We try and stay healthy, sometimes with a little friendly competition.

Wholesale Memberships

We support free agency, so we let you choose between a membership to Sam's Club® or Costco®.

Free Product

We welcome our employees to free product to help their loved ones learn to read.

Some of these benefits are available immediately, some are available after your first 90 days, and some after your first year of employement.

Job Opportunities

Interested in working for Reading Horizons? We are currently looking for the following positions. If these jobs don't fit your skill set, check back soon—our needs are constantly evolving.

Responsibilities

  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services from inception and design, through deployment, operation, and refinement.
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, and overall system health.
  • Scale systems sustainability through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.
  • Maintain Active Directory systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Familiarity with distributed systems including the Twelve-Factor App.
  • Proficient use of at least one modern language (e.g., C#, Python, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with Linux operating systems internals and administration (e.g., filesystems, inodes, system calls) or networking (e.g., TCP/IP, routing, network topologies, and hardware).
  • Passion for eliminating repetitive manual processes using automation.
  • Manage and maintain systems and software.
  • Support server software and hardware and related applications and systems.
  • Experience using server automation, orchestration and configuration
  • 1+ years of industry experience as a Systems Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, Dev Ops Engineer or equivalent.
  • Ability to work without substantial amount of direct oversight
  • Experience managing Active Directory systems
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

Due to communication expectations of the position, the incumbent will be required to maintain cellular device. The incumbent will be provided additional compensation to base salary to apply toward the use of their personal cellular device or a cellular device will be provided.


The Account Executive (AE) is responsible for achieving sales quota within a defined territory. The AE will develop and maintain key relationships with administrators of school districts within the territory.

Essential Job Functions: Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Meet or exceed yearly sales quota
  • Manage all aspects of a complex sales cycle from prospecting to close (sales can range from 3-9 months)
    • Make up to 75 phone calls per day
  • Plan, develop, and conduct on-site events that drive sales results quarterly. Plan, develop, and conduct web demos weekly
  • Minimum travel into territory one week per quarter
  • Effectively manage a travel budget
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Analyze territory market potential and create plan to maximize sales
  • Must be able to accurately forecast sales opportunities monthly
  • Attend and participate in sales meeting, seminars, and trade shows
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals for prospective and current customers
  • Must be aware of competitive landscape
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged period of time at a desk while using a computer

Do you want to make a difference? Believe in what you are doing? Make an impact in the world? Come be part of the company that is teaching struggling readers the skills to read English. We need your help to improve literacy in homes, schools, and institutions around the world! We provide an outgoing, fun work environment with a top-notch team of co-workers. If you love connecting with people, proactively finding solutions, and feeling empowered at work then you'll fit right in.

Here is what you will do as a Customer Success Manager:

  • Work with new accounts to establish goals and a vision for implementing the program.
  • Build relationships with teachers and administrators to encourage usage.
  • Find innovative ways to develop, nurture, and prepare customers for advocacy.
  • Provide ongoing customer support to ensure retention including implementation support, troubleshooting and technical support, and general software use questions.
  • Identify and/or develop upsell opportunities.
  • Advocate for customer needs/issues for improved support and product development.

Our ideal candidate fits the following:

  • Prior experience in Customer Service, maybe even some sales.
  • 1+ year of Customer phone interaction experience.
  • Demonstrated experience learning new technologies and solutions.
  • Available to work Monday-Friday, full time.
  • Thrives in a multi-tasking environment and can adjust to new priorities on-the-fly.
  • Confidently owns and resolves any situation.
  • Happy and emotionally intelligent.
  • Can handle a nerf gun during an office nerf gun war.

Why you'll love working here:

  • Fun company culture, and frequent company lunches.
  • Competitive pay, $11-13/hr with additional considerations for experience.
  • Additional bonuses based on coordination with a sales representative.
  • Free Breakfast, Snacks, and Drinks.
  • Paid holidays and PTO.
  • 401K
  • Insurance (Medical, Dental)
  • Company activities (including a game room and a softball team).

Reading Horizons is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready To Apply?

Please email a copy of your resume to Alisha Thomas for a chance to join our team.

Inclusivity Statement

Reading Horizons seeks to provide literacy skills to all. We recognize that the students and educators we reach are diverse, and we embrace and value their diversity. To this end, Reading Horizons curriculum and materials are reviewed on an ongoing basis by a diverse committee of educators.