• Company Name:
    Meritnation- Applect Learning Systems Pvt. Ltd. (https://www.meritnation.com/)
  • Location:
    Chandigarh, Agra, Dehradun, Varanasi, Ranchi, Rohtak, Amritsar, Bhubaneshwar, Nagpur, Indore, Roorkee, Vishakhapatnam, Raipur, Vijayawada
  • Duration:
    12 Weeks
  • Total Efforts:
    4 hours per day, 5 - 6 days a week, for 3 months (The contract will be renewed every 3 months if both parties are interested)
  • Target Audience:
    Freshers, Part-time/ Freelance Professionals
  • Number of openings:
  • Stipend:
    12500 (125% stipend for Premium Users)
  • Stipend:
    10000 (100% stipend for Free Users)
  • Submission Date:
    23rd July, 2018
  • Start Date :
    Applicants will be expected to start working within 2 Days of Selection

About the company

With millions of students across 9 countries, Meritnation is India's largest online learning portal for school children. They cater to the teeming needs of school students of classes I - XII across leading educational boards. At Meritnation, they believe that with technology they can transcend traditional boundaries and truly enable customized self-paced learning. They have introduced numerous innovations in the areas of content, delivery formats, reports, assessments, gamification techniques and many more.
Meritnation has now outsourced their Business Development functions for specific Cities to OysterConnect.com, who in turn is providing the same as a Part-time opportunity to individuals who want to take up such part-time/ freelance opportunities in the field of Sales & Business Development. This project will be hence managed end-to-end by Project Managers at OysterConnect.com including Selection of Candidates, Training & Assessment, Target & Task Allocations, Release of Certificates & Monetary Compensation, etc. (NOTE: All Certificates will contain both Meritnation & OysterConnect Logos).

Project Steps

  • Freelancers/ Part-time professionals working on this project will be expected to engage with Potential Customers of Meritnation in order to help them understand the benefits of the Meritnation E-Learning Products and complete the buying process for the same.
  • This will require you to complete the following steps:
    1. Fetch Customer Leads via an Android based CRM Mobile App for Sales Representatives. These leads will be details of people (Parents or Their Children studying in 6th to 10th Standards) who have newly registered or have shown interest in the Client Products and have asked for a Demo of the same before buying it.
    2. Call the Customer from the App to validate the Level of Interest of the Lead and then set up an Appointment for the Online Product Demo. Also confirm the availability of a desktop/ laptop/ Tab along with Internet Connectivity at their residence.
    3. On the day of the Demo, call up the customer again to ensure both the Student and Parent is available in front of their desktop/ laptop/ tab.
    4. Next, using an online desktop sharing software (Oysterconnect will provide more details on the same), demonstrate the product, pitch to them the features & benefits of using the e-learning tools, and then get the Customer to buy their chosen product using Online Payment.
    5. At the end of the meeting, get a Feedback Form filled by the customer to know their experiences of the products so far, and the reason for them buying or not buying the same.
    6. In case the customer wants to think through it before buying, you will be expected to follow up with them at appropriate intervals to try and make the payment happen.
  • NOTE: You will also be required to update the Call Statuses, Appointment Details, Meeting Statuses, etc. from regularly using the Applect CRM App and also some Online Report/ Information Forms provided by the OysterConnect Project Manager.

Expected Project Output

Close at least 5 Meritnation Product Sales per month (each of whose Cart Value should be Rs. 10,000/- or more). There is no upper limit to this target and you can close as many sales you are able to.

Rewards & Benefits
1. Certificates: Participation Certificates, Work Experience Certificates, Additional Certificates of Excellence as per various Target Achievement Slabs and Other Performance Parameters.
2. For every lead that gets closed (Total Cart Value of Rs. 10,000/- or more), you will be paid Rs 2,000/- per closed lead.
3. Full-Time Job Opportunity with Meritnation in Sales & Business Development.

Subject to performance, you can earn about 50k per month:
NOTE: Due to the training and skills required to successfully close product sales with customers, you will not be able to earn this money in the 1st month of the engagement. However, once you have picked up the knowledge, skills and nuances of the project task, you should be able to start earning anywhere between 25k to 50k per month depending on the no. of closures.

Who Should Apply to this Project
1. People willing to spend minimum 4 hours per day, 5 to 6 days a week, for 3 months on this project (The contract will be renewed every 3 months if both parties are interested)
2. Tech Savvy - people who are comfortable with new age technological platforms and collaborative tools. You also need to own a Smartphone, Laptop and Internet Connection and should be willing to use the same for carrying out the online demos to customers.
3. Committed - people who are self driven and are committed to carry out the assigned responsibilities in a consistent and committed manner.
4. Target Oriented - people who have the drive to go the extra mile and achieve the predefined targets and deadlines.
5. People who have a flair for selling, have good interpersonal skills, are good at convincing people and looking to learn such face-to-face customer engagement skills.
6. People looking to take up Sales & Business Development as their Career Paths and are looking for a Full-Time Job Opportunity in a Sales & Business Development Role.
7. People who would like to take up a Full-Time Opportunity in Sales & Business Development with Meritnation.

Selection & Onboarding:
1. Once you have applied to the project, you will be sent an Interest Confirmation Email.
2. Once you have confirmed our interest on email, a short Telephonic Interview will be conducted with interested candidates, during which they will be asked to confirm their personal and work-ex details, their current engagements (if any), their availability and aptitude for this project.
3. On the basis of performance in this Interview they will be selected and provided an Offer Letter (NOTE: Interested candidates should be ready to start training/ working within 5 days of having received the Offer Letter).
4. Once selected, the candidate is provided comprehensive training on all the projects aspects via exhaustive online learning tools such as PPTs, Videos, Trial Demo Sessions, Conference Calls, etc. (Duration: 1 week).
5. After the initial training period, each candidate will be assessed on their performance on a weekly basis and gap training will be provided wherever required.
6. We at Oysterconnect.com value highly committed, target oriented and professional individuals who are looking to establish an independent work from home career for themselves. In line with the same, at the end of the 1st month of this engagement, if either party is not satisfied with performance or the work area, they can decide to mutually end the contract.

Type of Interaction

Part-Time Opportunity with Field Work & Flexible Work Hours. People will be expected to work min. 4 hrs/ day (6 days per week).

Extra Benefits

Certificates of Excellence & Monetary Incentives based on student achieving various Performance Parameters. Full-Time Job Opportunity with Meritnation for Top 5 Performers. Click Here to Learn More about all Rewards & Benefits @ OysterConnect.com.

Any Additional Information

This is a Part-Time/ Freelance Opportunity which will require you to do Field Work in your own locations/ cities. Selected people will be expected to work min. 4 hrs/ day, 5 - 6 days per week. The hours can be determined as per your own convenience. All interaction with the OysterConnect Project Manager will happen over Email/ Group Chat/ Phone. You will not be required to visit OysterConnect's or Meritnation's Offices at any time during the project.

Support Provided by OysterConnect.com:

  1. Every Project at OysterConnect.com is managed by a dedicated Project Manager who is responsible for providing appropriate training to the candidates, tracking their progress on a daily basis, resolving any issues they might run into, provide feedback and gap training whenever required and much more.
  2. Selected candidates will also be given access to a Mobile & Web based Project Management App (called Basecamp) through which you will be keep in touch with the project manager and other freelancers working on this project. It allows you to chat with the project manager for any small queries, or keep up-to-date with the latest project updates such as leaderboards, rewards & offers, etc. It also helps you to access all the training materials and other important project documents from one place at any time.
  3. Once appropriately trained, a detailed task plan with weekly tasks, milestones and targets is shared. The Project continues to track and assess the candidate closely throughout their 1st month and conducts gap training/ feedback sessions wherever required. From the 2nd month onward, the candidate is expected to become independent in their work. However, the Project Manager continues to remain available at any time to resolve any queries, discuss learnings & feedback on the work done, share rewards & offers, etc.