Pearson Sales Associate, Calgary in Calgary, Alberta

Sales Associate, Calgary


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 re-examining 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.

The School Division is currently recruiting for contract Sales Associates based in Calgary, Alberta. These positions are home-office based. The Sales Associate must have their own car.


The Sales Associate will focus on school calling, to sell a targeted list of new products in a specific region from March to June 2017.


  • Sell specific new Pearson products; Secondary French, Math, and Elementary literacy and social studies products, into schools.

  • Work in collaboration with the full-time Sales team (Connected Sales Reps and Account Executives) to develop strategy, plan territory calling, and develop targeted messages for each board to ensure clear integration and execution of goals.

  • Travel will be necessary.


A minimum of three (3) years sales experience with demonstrated sales success.

  • Education background or teaching experience using technology in the classroom would be an asset.

  • Confidence and experience in interacting with Teachers and School Administrators.

  • Strong communication, listening, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in Google documents (including Google drive, Word, Excel).

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-AB-Calgary

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 24, 2017

Req ID: 1701246