Pearson Learning Technology Specialist - Higer Education Sales - Northwest Region in Seattle, Washington

Learning Technology Specialist - Higer Education Sales - Northwest Region


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.

Pearson is the leader in publishing for the higher education market. We have an excellent opportunity for a Learning Technology Specialist for the Northwest (Seattle/Portland/Salt Lake City).

The successful candidate for the Learning Technology Specialist position will be responsible for the sales and marketing of content solutions (especially those driven by technology, as well as textbooks and supplements) to colleges and universities, working with local sales representatives in the assigned territories. This is a specialist position that focuses on the winning of large adoptions through giving presentations, coaching and strategizing with sales representatives, and building momentum and excitement for the products in the region. In addition, the Learning Technology Specialist also communicates closely with our marketing and editorial teams to create strategies, drive sales, and provide market feedback.


  • A minimum of two years successful experience as a college publishing sales representative, and a quantifiable record of achievement.

  • Ability to do 60% travel during the selling seasons.

  • Aptitude to coach and train sales reps.

  • The drive to achieve beyond what is expected

  • Experience with Learning Technologies or curiosity about the development of traditional and technology based intellectual property.

  • Technological proficiency and strong working knowledge of the internet, mobile technologies, and computer applications and business systems.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

  • A 4-year college degree demonstrating academic excellence.

  • Success as a Learning Technology Specialist can lead to career opportunities within Pearson's editorial, sales management, marketing, and media development groups.

We offer an excellent compensation/benefits and an opportunity to grow with the industry leader.

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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-WA-Seattle

Other Locations US-WA-Spokane, US-OR-Portland, US-UT-Salt Lake City

Work Locations: US-WA-Seattle-Remote Seattle

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 21, 2017

Req ID: 1712632