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Our mission at Talkspace is to make therapy affordable and accessible to everyone. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Want to be part of a mission that is helping over millions of people feel better? Come join our team!

As the stigma around mental health services have started to ease, more college students are seeking support than ever before. This demand has made waitlists for campus-based counseling commonplace, while many students with challenges do not receive support when they need it most.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced sales leader to join our mission as VP of University Partnerships. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the growth and success of Talkspace’s newest initiative - to partner with educational institutions in an effort to tackle the growing mental health crisis among students. 

This role will have a direct impact on strategy, while working closely with our Business Development Team to identify and cultivate new partnerships within different educational verticals; Universities, Trade Schools, K-12, etc. Join us, as we become the leading telehealth therapy solution for students in need!

About the Role

As VP, you will utilize your deep market expertise and relationship management skills to develop a robust, multi-channel pipeline of opportunities that are aligned with Talkspace’s revenue goals. You will help strategically drive new partnership opportunities with Educational Institutions; selling into new segments, negotiating complex deals, and driving structure and accountability across the sales organization. 

We are looking for someone who wants to bring their talents into a “for purpose” space. At Talkspace, you need to be as passionate as we are about our work, and excited to partner with us to achieve our mission of bringing quality mental healthcare to all.

Sales Management

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About You



At Talkspace, we believe that pay transparency during the interview process is a critical part of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our salary bands are based on internal and external compensation benchmarks, which we regularly evaluate to ensure we pay competitively.

The base salary range for this role is between $120,000 and $180,000. Within the salary bands, leveling corresponds to each candidate’s relevant experience, skills as assessed during the interview process, education, and applicable certifications.

Why Talkspace?

Talkspace is the world’s leading online therapy company, serving over 2 million users looking to begin their wellness journey through tele-health. According to the World Health Organization, close to 1 billion people worldwide live with a mental disorder, and on average more than 75% with mental, neurological, and substance use disorders receive no treatment for their condition at all. Additionally, one-third of the world’s population – 2 billion people – live in countries that spend less than 1% of their health budgets on mental health. Therapy is a universal need and it's our mission here to change the world by cultivating an intentional space for people to feel supported through quality care that is simple and accessible.

Combining our passion for innovation along with our desire to help others overcome the stigma behind “getting help,” we are transforming the way patients find the right care provider, making an otherwise impossible feat easily conquerable. Our network of licensed, accredited, and board-certified clinicians are increasing access to mental health for our members through a myriad of high quality therapy services: anytime and for a fraction of the price.

Our focus to help people feel better starts at Talkspace, where we connect and collaborate as a team to make the world a better place. Fun company-wide events, happy hours, wellness perks, flex PTO, access to Talkspace products, and competitive benefits are just some of the ways we make Talkspace a great place to work.


Talkspace welcomes and celebrates talent from all backgrounds, perspectives, and walks of life to foster an innovative and diverse workforce. We strongly encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every qualification. Come as you are and learn about the exciting opportunities on our team.

Individuals seeking employment at Talkspace are considered without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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