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Australia’s first tech sales school

Since 2022, we've helped 150+ fellows launch a new career in tech sales.

Start exploring your next career for only $95.
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Our 100+ fellows come from many places

From truck drivers to recent university graduates, it's normal for fellows to enter our school and not be 100% sure if software sales is the best career for them
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By learning with Earlywork Academy, you’ll land a full-time tech sales role, guaranteed.

Yep, that’s right. If you don’t land a job, you don’t have to pay

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Learn the essentials of tech sales to smash your first role

Build core skills in prospecting, discovery and closing, with modules designed in partnership with top tech companies.

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Build the skills to land jobs for a lifetime

Learn practical job search secrets from those who've landed junior roles at Atlassian, Uber, AWS, Finder and SafetyCulture.

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Targeted introductions to top companies

You’ll have the chance to connect directly with our employer partners, who are top tech companies actively looking for early-career sales talent.

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A job with high earning potential

Tech sales salaries have jumped 12% year-on-year, attracting on average between $140,000 and $160,000 a year. (Think & Grow)

A job with high earning potential

Tech sales salaries have jumped 12% year-on-year, attracting on average between $140,000 and $160,000 a year. (Think & Grow)

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Strong career progression

Starting your career in sales can lead you to closing deals with the world’s biggest enterprises, managing sales teams of hundreds, or defining the strategy for how new products go to market.

Strong career progression

Starting your career in sales can lead you to closing deals with the world’s biggest enterprises, managing sales teams of hundreds, or defining the strategy for how new products go to market.

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An in-demand, future-proof skill

Sales is one of the three biggest roles in tech companies by headcount across APAC. As a revenue- generating role, it plays a critical function in the success of top tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce.

An in-demand, future-proof skill

Sales is one of the three biggest roles in tech companies by headcount across APAC. As a revenue- generating role, it plays a critical function in the success of top tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce.

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Leverage your people skills in tech

84% of the tech companies we work with prefer sales candidates who have experience in people-facing roles. From retail to real estate, your ability to work with customers can be your superpower.

Leverage your people skills in tech

84% of the tech companies we work with prefer sales candidates who have experience in people-facing roles. From retail to real estate, your ability to work with customers can be your superpower.

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Attend a free workshop on software sales careers

Our weekly online live workshops run for 30 minutes and will help you learn if software sales is the right career for you.

Fellow Admissions Manager, Ben Horwitz, will take you through all things job security, career progression and compensation.

Hosted every Monday on Zoom from 5:30pm - 6pm (AEST).

Save your spot below.

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Ben from our Admissions team
will walk you through
  • WTF is the "tech" Industry?
  • The role of sales in the tech industry - a deep dive into job security, career progression and compensation.
  • More information on Earlywork Academy.

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How Our School Works

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Once you start your tech sales career journey with us, we never leave.

Whether it be support from a team member, one of our 100+ current fellows or industry mentor network, we’re there each step of the way.

Guidance from real people, not online modules.

1. Learn if tech sales is for you

Three weeks of practical workshops all held online and after work hours, walking you through a tech sales career.

Finish with our Live Sales Apprenticeship to simulate the day in the life of an SDR.

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Earlywork Australia tech sales bootcamp schedule

2. Land the best tech sales role

Receive weekly 1:1 personalised job search coaching until you accept a role alongside direct partner company introductions.

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3. Launch your tech sales career

Be part of our 4-week cohort-based onboarding program, Earlywork Accelerator, alongside other fellows who have recently started SDR roles.

After graduation, you’ll be added to our 100+ alumni Slack community, Sales Club. Access our fortnightly events with industry leaders, resources base and mentor network.

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Meet your instructors

Each Earlywork Academy cohort has one Lead Instructor and one Associate Instructor.

Our Lead Instructors teach your sessions at night after spending their day as SDR Managers focused on hiring junior reps for their companies and setting them up for success.

Here’s our current instructor pool:

Nick Pringle (Enablement Manager @ Yotpo): Nick works at Yotpo, a MarTech valued at $2B+. He started his tenure as a SDR 6 years ago at $1.5b+ valued tech company, impact.com.

Reuben George (SDR Manager @ CrowdStrike): Reuben works at CrowdStrike, a publicly listed global cybersecurity company valued at $70B+ dollars. He started his tenure as an SDR in 2022.

Nick Roose (SDR Manager @ Deel): Nick works at Deel, a global HR startup valued at $13B+ dollars. He’s previously led SDR teams at DynaTrace, ActiveCampaign & Remote after starting his tech sales career at Salesforce.

As for our Associate Instructors, they’re all former fellows who have all recently started SDR roles (Eric Cech, Sam Wardle-Reid, Adam Taglini)

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Our results speak for themselves

123%

Average performance to target in the first 3 months after starting.

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Average compensation for graduates + super!

100+

Graduates placed into junior tech sales roles!
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Our fellows have landed roles at companies including

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Conduct an interview
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Be offered a spot
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Upcoming school enrolment periods

Check below for upcoming program dates.
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August 2024

5 Aug - 21 Aug

  • Live Workshop: Monday to Wednesday 7PM to 9PM (AEST)
  • Live Apprenticeship: Tuesday 20th August 9:00AM to 3:00PM (AEST)
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September 2024

2 Sep - 18 Sep

  • Live Workshop: Monday to Wednesday 7PM to 9PM (AEST)
  • Live Apprenticeship: Tuesday 20th September 9:00AM to 3:00PM (AEST)
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October 2024

Oct 7 - Oct 23

  • Live Workshop: Monday to Wednesday 7PM to 9PM (AEST)
  • Live Apprenticeship: Tuesday 22th October 9:00AM to 3:00PM (AEST)
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November 2024

4 Nov - 20 Nov

  • Live Workshop: Monday to Wednesday 7PM to 9PM (AEST)
  • Live Apprenticeship: Tuesday 19th November 9:00AM to 3:00PM (AEST)
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You’re a good fit for Earlywork Academy if...

You have an energetic, ambitious attitude and hunger to learn

You have strong written & verbal communication skills

You are actively looking to land your first full-time role in tech

You have full working requirements in Australia

No specific education requirements

No specific work experience requirements

Earlywork Academy is not the right fit if...

You’re already working full-time in tech

You’re not willing to take on a full-time role

You don’t want to work in tech sales

You don’t have full working requirements in Australia

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Your six-figure tech career is just weeks away

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To begin the course, all you need to pay is a deposit of $495.

Unlike other bootcamps, you only pay the rest of the course price after you land a role, with a total price of $4495 (GST incl.), which can be paid in instalments.

For context, our graduates so far have landed an average total compensation package of $96k + super.

If you don’t land a full-time tech job offer within 6 months of graduation, keep the skills and we refund the cost.

Tired of never hearing back on job applications? Let's change that.

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We’re not priced like traditional education

Start your tech sales journey for only $95
Not sure if tech sales is for you?

We run 3 weeks of virtual workshops where you can test out the career with a $95 deposit.

You only pay our full program price if you choose to accept a tech sales role.

Otherwise, you can walk away at no extra cost.
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See how our pricing works

Only pay full program price when you land a role.

If accepted, there's a $95 upfront deposit to secure your spot.

The remaining price is paid in monthly instalments after you accept a tech or sales role.

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Pay only $95 upfront

Total price**

$4,995

* Deposit refund requires active program participation in classes, coaching, and job search tasks for 6 months, as per fellow T&Cs.
** The remainder of the course price ($4900) is paid after you land a tech or sales role, which can be paid in instalments, subject to fellow T&Cs.

See what other fellows are saying

From truck drivers to recent university graduates, it's normal for fellows to enter our school and not be 100% sure if software sales is the best career for them
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What our alumni have to say

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What our alumni have to say

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Caleb Hopping
SDR @ DocuSign
Previously Retail Manager

Earlywork Academy do exactly what they say they are going to. From learning about tech sales to being introduce to new companies the whole process was flawless. Entire team is extremely helpful and exceptional at not only improving your hire-ability but also finding potential companies that suit you and where you want your career to go. Loved every minute of the course and would recommend highly.

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Kayla Calabrese
SDR @ Shippit
Previously Telemarketing Sales

This course is really helpful and useful. Without it, I wouldn’t have had the confidence or knowledge to get a job within the tech sales industry. Earlywork is useful for anyone who is looking to take on a path in tech sales and not only is the course great, the ongoing support is even better!

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Eileen Zhou
SDR @ Deel
Previously Corporate Consulting

Great experience to learn and engage in the world of tech sales through Earlywork’s 3 week program. I was able to learn the skills and knowledge useful in the role of an SDR with alongside the support of the team and 1:1 career coach to direct and improve my skills when applying for roles. Highly recommend for skill enhancement and job readiness.

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Dion Bonnano
SDR @ CoHabit
Previously Venue Manager

For someone who wasn’t at all familiar with the world of tech sales before coming into this program, Earlywork made the transition seamless and provided all the information, guidance and advice needed. It’s an extremely well formulated program that also provides fellows with first hand experience cold calling which helps build that confidence for doing it in the real world.

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Gabriel Young
BDR @ Afterpay
Previously Restaurant Owner

Earlywork really helped me understand the foundation of the tech sales industry. Through the amazing mentorship and curriculum, I was able to learn skills such as cold calling, written outreach, interview processes, improving my LinkedIn presence and much more! I am forever grateful for Earlywork and would highly recommend the academy to anyone looking to break into the tech sales industry.

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Raiden Long
MDR @ Verkada
Previously Gym Membership Sales

Coming from a background of gym membership sales, Earlywork went above and beyond with resources to help me break into the world of tech. Their team of coaches were absolutely amazing. Kudos to Dan, Jono, Ben, Marina and Ryan for their work. These folks will teach you the importance of a LinkedIn and invaluable tips to nail your interviews. I was able to land a full-time sales role within two months of graduating the academy... Absolutely surreal, would highly recommend this course.

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Eric Cech
SDR @ Yotpo
Previously Freelance Photographer

Simply put I wouldn't be in my job today if it weren't for the Earlywork crew. I decide to make a massive life shift and get into sales; So far I can say it's been one of the best decisions I've ever made. I was very fortunate as well as I had Jono as a mentor to help me take the leap from Earlywork Academy to looking for jobs and interviews etc. Whatever the $ you have to spend upfront, think of it as an investment in your future self. Can't thank these guys enough.

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Eudimace (Macey) Esguerra
SDR @ Ofload
Previously Retail Sales

Dan and the team are spectacularly supportive and exactly is the kind of environment you need to push yourself while learning. They foster a great, safe and judgement free environment for you to make your mistakes and know you have the space to learn and get better.Super practical learnings that I immediately got to use in my first week of work. Sales classes were spot on and gave me so much confidence on my first call.

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Kayla Calabrese
SDR @ Shippit
Previously Telemarketing Sales

This course is really helpful and useful. Without it, I wouldn’t have had the confidence or knowledge to get a job within the tech sales industry. Earlywork is useful for anyone who is looking to take on a path in tech sales and not only is the course great, the ongoing support is even better!

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Eileen Zhou
SDR @ Deel
Previously Corporate Consulting

Great experience to learn and engage in the world of tech sales through Earlywork’s 3 week program. I was able to learn the skills and knowledge useful in the role of an SDR with alongside the support of the team and 1:1 career coach to direct and improve my skills when applying for roles. Highly recommend for skill enhancement and job readiness.

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Sam Wardle-Reid
SDR @ Buildpass
Previously School Teacher

I recently had the opportunity to go through the Earlywork Academy, and I cannot recommend it enough for anyone looking to break into the tech sales industry. The team at Earlywork went above and beyond to ensure that I had all the tools and knowledge necessary to succeed in this competitive field.The course content was extremely relevant and engaging, providing a comprehensive overview of what to expect in a tech sales role and how to excel. The lessons were well-structured and easy to follow, allowing me to absorb the information at my own pace. Dan, the founder of Earlywork Academy, was instrumental in delivering the content and preparing me for interviews. His insights and feedback were invaluable, and I felt much more confident going into interviews thanks to his support. Marina did an excellent job coordinating the program and ensuring that everything ran smoothly. Her attention to detail and organisational skills made the entire process seamless and enjoyable. I would also like to extend my gratitude to Ryan and Ben, who were responsible for getting me on board with the program. Their enthusiasm and support made me feel welcomed and motivated to give my best effort. Lastly, I cannot thank Jono enough for his help in securing a job offer so quickly. His dedication and hard work paid off, and I am thrilled to have landed a great position in the tech sales industry. I am extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to learn from such a fantastic team at Earlywork Academy. They have truly set me up for success in my career, and I look forward to keeping in touch with them as I progress in the tech sales industry. Thank you, Earlywork, for being such a great company with an even greater team!

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Eudimace (Macey) Esguerra
SDR @ Ofload
Previously Retail Sales

Dan and the team are spectacularly supportive and exactly is the kind of environment you need to push yourself while learning. They foster a great, safe and judgement free environment for you to make your mistakes and know you have the space to learn and get better. Super practical learnings that I immediately got to use in my first week of work. Sales classes were spot on and gave me so much confidence on my first call.

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Daniel Younes
SDR @ Eftsure
Previously Agency Owner

I could not recommend Earlywork enough. Earlywork has given me the opportunity to build my own career by assisting me in getting a position at a Fintech company. Which is exactly where I wanna be. From helping me understand the industry to helping me with the nitty gritty of the application process. I had one of the Earlywork founders call me after hours on a weekend to help me fast track my police check. This small act that took 15 minutes was so impactful and meaningful. Jono was my career choice and he is terrific. The whole team at Earlywork have this level of passion for their students that you don’t see anywhere else. Shout out to Ben as well for his playlist and help as well with my career! If you know anyone or you yourself need help getting into one of the best growing industries. Contact Earlywork and get into the next cohort!

What our alumni have to say

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Our admissions process

Applications are marked on a rolling basis with limited spots available

Applications start: 20 February 2023
Program start date: 20 March 2023

Join the Waitlist

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Fill out the online application form. These are marked on a rolling basis.

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Complete an interview with our admissions director.

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If accepted, confirm your availability and pay your deposit*.

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Get ready for your first session on 20 March 2023
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FAQs

What is Earlywork?
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Since 2022, we've helped 100+ fellows launch a new career in tech sales.

From truck drivers to recent university graduates, it's normal for folks to enter our school and not be 100% sure if software sales is the best career for them.

But we’re here to help.Here’s how our school works:

1️⃣ Learn if tech sales is for you through three weeks of live practical workshops & our full day sales apprenticeship.

2️⃣ Land the best tech sales role for you with weekly 1:1 personalised job search coaching until you accept a role alongside direct partner company introductions.

3️⃣ Launch your tech sales career with our 4-week cohort-based onboarding program, Earlywork Accelerator, and our 100+ alumni Slack community.

Featured in the Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Daily Telegraph.

How does our program & pricing work?
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Unlike traditional educational programs, we believe that you shouldn’t have to pay full price until you get the outcome you want.

Start your tech sales journey for $95 and only pay the full program price if you accept a tech sales role.

See how our pricing works here.

Who's teaching the sessions?
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Nick Pringle and Reuben George are currently SDR managers at impact.com and Crowdstrike respectively.

Coming from hospitality and engineering backgrounds, they both got their start in tech as SDRs (where you’re heading!) and had successful tenures, having stayed in the space for the last 8 years.

Today, their day-to-day roles are focused on hiring SDRs for their companies and setting them up for success.

They bring their own personal stories and modern training techniques into the sessions.

*Each Earlywork Academy cohort has one lead instructor. As such, Nick and Reuben alternate in ownership.

What is the time commitment?
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Earlywork Academy runs a three-week intensive program that has nine sessions. These are held between Monday-Wednesday during the 7-9PM evening slot AEDT.

Beyond this, you will have weekly sessions with your career coach who will work with you to maximise your chances of landing a role as soon as possible.

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