Pearson Part time Sales Associate in Massachusetts

Part time Sales Associate

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Pearson's K-12 Sales organization is looking to add a new member to our Specialist team. We are looking for a Specialist with deep knowledge in Literacy, Math, Science, or Humanities to join our sales team. You will partner with other Specialists and share responsibilities in the Northeast & Central Region. We are looking for a self-starter with a passion for K-12 Education and the ability to drive educators (at all levels) to make the right decision regarding learning outcome choices for students and teachers.

You will be responsible for:

  • Achieving revenue targets as a team in the Northeast/Central Region (Focus New England).

  • Developing relationships with key K-12 decision makers within your market segment.

  • Providing customer feedback to sales, product and marketing teams.

  • Providing conference/booth/set up and coverage.

  • Assisting Field AGM’s with school visits, product drop off, and school blitzing.

  • Warehouse/Storage Area support if needed.

As a K-12 Specialist, you will work in partnership with Account General Managers throughout the region as a content specialist supporting the sales process from prospecting to close for Pearson products, services and solutions respective to your portfolio in assigned markets.

Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge and passion for learning in K-12 Education.

  • Academic experience and or training in K-12 Literacy, Math, Science, or Humanities is desirable.

  • Experience in networking with district administrators and decision makers is desirable.

  • Previous experience in selling and servicing in the education market is desirable.

  • College degree or equivalent work experience.

Other skills/knowledge/abilities:

  • Ability to have pointed conversations with school districts in the area of K-12 Literacy and Math

  • Highly skilled in influencing decision makers in the K-12 arena

  • Valid US Driver’s License

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-Connecticut

Other Locations US-Massachusetts

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 25, 2017

Req ID: 1714290