ABOUT MEDIA PARTNERS
To be a leading producer & distributor of video-based learning products takes great leadership and collaborative teamwork. We enjoy the process of working together. And when you love what you do, it shows in your products. We hope you agree.
Media Partners' Training Philosophy
OUR MISSION: To deliver a flawless learning experience every time.
OUR MOTTO: "Have mercy on the learners."
Employees are typically a captive audience and would often rather be elsewhere. We want to help you surprise them with training programs which are clear, engaging, entertaining and memorable. Like these...
OUR GOAL: To be the best part of the workday.
We want people to talk about their training at the dinner table. We want them to say, "I learned something great today." A lofty goal perhaps, but we aim high. If our programs make the viewer stop and think about how they interact with their customers and co-workers, then we've done our job.
We are passionate about affecting change in people through quality training. Most of us are based in Seattle, but our team wakes up in several time zones. Our programs are available on DVD, USB or ONLINE STREAMING; are in dozens of languages and used in over 80 countries around the planet. You will also find programs on this site from other training producers who share our commitment to quality.
John is an experienced and successful CEO with more than 20 years of experience in software and telecommunications and a proven track record for developing world class organizations, defining winning product strategies and increasing sales and profitability. An avid pilot and respected community leader, John is particularly passionate about entrepreneurship and its impact on society.
Vice President of Sales
A top performing Sales Professional with more than 10 years of experience supporting multiple sales channels, Tom is passionate about customer satisfaction and service excellence, and brings that inspiring message to each member of our sales team.
Chief Operating Officer
Gail has been with Media Partners for 30+ years. A dedicated leader and mentor, Gail's exceptional organizational and decision making skills, together with her vast industry expertise have contributed significantly to the many years of success Media Partners has achieved.
Education | Real Estate | Construction & Materials
After working in the health insurance and the legal industries for many years, Susan joined the Media Partners team. Twelve years later, her passion for training is still the key to her success. Dedicated to her customers, Susan is always eager to suggest the best program or latest training technology – like our Online Streaming Service - that will satisfy her customer’s training specifics. “I get incredibly enthusiastic when I see amazing training.” She says. “I always recommend The Practical Coach because there’s just no better coaching film out there!”
Government | Energy & Utilities | Aerospace & Defense
Sue is highly dedicated to serving her customers. In the business training industry since 1992, the experience and knowledge she brings to Media Partners can’t be understated. “Employees are your business’ best asset.” Says Sue. “I want to help my customers deliver high quality training that will assure quality result. My focus is on building a relationship with the customer. I learn the customer’s issues and methodologies and then recommend a blended training solution that will meet their needs.” Never one to take it easy, when Sue isn’t at her desk, she’s usually out walking the beach or in a Zumba class.
Healthcare | Pharmaceuticals | Electronics
Starting at 15 as a cashier turned swing-shift manager for McDonald’s was great foreshadowing for Gail and her life-long passion for customer service and sales! With 30 years of experience delivering business training solutions, Gail joined CRM Learning in 2015 and is thrilled to be part of the Media Partners team. “Keeping a positive attitude and always having a goal in mind gives one a rewarding sense of fulfillment.” Says Gail. “I’m passionate about my work; I love what I do.” Gail often suggests the film Respectful Communicator because of its impactful message. She adds “Communication is vital to all successful relationships, at work or home.”
Retail | Telecommunications Equipment & Services |
Computer Software & Services | Chemicals | Metals & Mining
After many successful years working with a variety of business training producers, Lisa has called Media Partners home for the past 8 years. Dedicated to her customers, her attention to details and follow-up after the sale has allowed her to build strong and loyal relationships with her clients. In This Together is Lisa’s “go-to” recommendation to customers because she feels “It’s an excellent orientation film for any industry.” If you call and she’s not at her desk, most likely she’s creating some awesome dessert to share…and we’re okay with that.
Government | Transportation | Insurance
With over 13 years in the business training industry, Steve has a proven track record for exceeding his customer’s expectations. “Finding the right training solution to meet customer’s specific needs is paramount. Our programs can truly make a difference, not only to the customers’ business, but employees lives.” Steve always recommends the classic Abilene Paradox for its excellent production value and universally relatable message. Oh, if you want to see Steve smile, bring him ANYTHING from Baja Fresh (his one guilty pleasure).
Diversified Services | Leisure | Restaurants | Media
Terri’s first job of washing car windows at a credit union drive-through as a teen, led her into a 20 plus year career in retail management. Ready for a change, Terri joined Media Partners in 2016 and hasn’t looked back. When asked what drew her to the business training industry, she’s quick to respond: “I have a passion for teaching. Quality training is an investment in people, and vital if you want to grow a healthy and successful business.” It’s Okay to be the Boss is a program she feels everyone can benefit from because of its straight forward message that reinforces the importance of giving direction, accountability and feedback.
More than 30 years in the business training industry has given Lyndi great perspective into customer needs; a valuable asset when she’s working on a marketing campaign or new product development. Passionate about training, one program she’s drawn to is Accountability That Works! She says “I believe in this program because I’ve experienced first-hand how the concepts of task ownership, clear agreements and answering for results increase personal and team effectiveness.” When she’s not strategizing our next marketing campaign, Lyndi prefers to be at the beach in sunny California where she calls home.
Product Marketing Coordinator
Tom is a master of organization and efficiency, which makes him perfectly qualified for his current position - supporting our Marketing and Sales staff. With a background in the retail and restaurant industries, he understands and prides himself on delivering quality service to the customer, every time. Starting with CRM as a sales associate nearly 20 years ago, now as Product Marketing Coordinator, Tom has proven to be an invaluable asset in the day-to-day successful operations of Media Partners.
Office Manager & Executive Assistant
With a background in the Healthcare industry, Hannah has a passion for service, which is evidenced by the exceptional support she provides to all Media Partners staff and clients. A key contributor to the strategic planning and new growth of Media Partners, Hannah deals with the everyday operations of Media Partners effortlessly. She is able to calmly put out “fires” when necessary, and anticipate executive’s needs, exercising best judgement based on those needs. However, Hannah does have one weakness…Tacos, for which she makes no apologies.
Creative & Production
Michael has been in the corporate training video industry for more than 25 years. Acting sometimes as producer, director, editor, and even graphic designer, Michael has been involved in the creative development of Media Partners top selling programs. “I love developing a great story.” says Michael. “People retain more information when it’s presented in a visually appealing manner, allowing them to be emotionally affected. Our programs combine high production value and superior learning content, to truly have an impact on people’s lives.”
Media Partners Job Opportunities
Sales and Customer Service Representative
Media Partners Corporation, one of the nation’s leading business video producers, is looking for an energetic self-motivated Sales Representative that is eager to grow and contribute to a fast-growing business. In order to accelerate the growth of our new product portfolio, Media Partner’s is adding new positions in our Bellevue sales team. This is a unique opportunity for a bright and motivated individual that is hungry to learn and join a dynamic team.
Working in our Bellevue Washington office, you will:
- Prospect for new customers leveraging existing leads as well as building your own target lists based on key segments of interest.
- Creative use of social media and other selling tools is highly encouraged.
- Sell to new customers; explaining Media Partners’ value proposition and becoming a product expert.
- Qualify prospective leads using Media Partners' best practice methodology.
- Work with counterparts on the Sales and Marketing teams to develop and deliver customer proposals and exemplary customer service.
- Map prospective accounts and engage in targeted leads.
- Leverage CRM tools to manage a growing pipeline in an efficient and productive manner.
- Maintain call levels and product preview levels sufficient to reach sales goals for both partner sales and single unit sales.
- Strategize and develop innovative sales procedures with your team and director.
Qualifications & Skills:
- 2-3 years of sales development experience with a clear track record of sales success and exceeding goals.
- Strong interpersonal skills, particularly via phone and virtual meetings.
- Highly motivated to make an impact and learn from others.
- Self-driven and not afraid to explore.
- Track record of over-achievement.
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
- Preferred experience in sales, hospitality, retail, and/or customer service.
- Experience in a SaaS based market is preferred, but the aptitude and willingness to learn and adapt in a fast changing environment is important.
- Documented Sales Rankings that substantiate top-tier sales success.
Opportunity & Compensation
Media Partners believes in rewarding performance and is looking for a top performer that is not afraid to exceed expectations. You will have a base guarantee, monthly residuals, un-capped commissions, and opportunities for quarterly bonuses. Medical, dental, vision, 401k, and paid-time off included in complete compensation package, as well as access to an employee wellness program, company events, paid holidays, volunteer days, inclusive company culture and bonus program, and more. Training opportunities as well as frequent lunch and learns provided.
Media Partners Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you have a winning history of sales and a passion for high-end learning products, please apply today. As an employee of Media Partners, you will become part of a dynamic organization which values quality, leadership, collaboration, honesty, and determination as a way of life in conducting our business.
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Function: Sales
For additional information, please contact Hannah Hansen at: 800-408-5657
Media Partners Announces An Exclusive Licensing Agreement With CRM Learning LPJanuary 1, 2017
This worldwide exclusive agreement brings together the libraries of two market-leaders in the business education industry to address the growing corporate video training market.Read More