Pearson Hybrid Sales Representative - National Division in Illinois
Hybrid Sales Representative - National Division
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.
A Pearson sales representative is at the forefront of transforming learning. Pearson puts the learner at the center of everything. You would be responsible for creating effective and innovative sales solutions that address issues and challenges facing institutions, instructors and students today to meet necessary educational outcomes. The ideal candidate will possess a quantifiable record of success with a demonstrable ability to meet and exceed goals. A strong interest in digital media and applications to learning is a must. This is a hybrid role combining in-house sales work with field work and requires occasional travel.
Meet/exceed sales and registration goals expressed as % growth
Employ effective selling techniques including pre-call planning, effective opening, and productive questioning strategies that lead to a close.
Demonstrate superb organizational and follow-up abilities
Manage and grow a multi-million dollar territory comprised of 2 and 4 year colleges and universities
Maintain expert product knowledge around Pearson technologies, the educational industry, and factors influencing the market environment; use promotional materials to support marketing messaging through email and social media
Exhibit strong presentational skills
Demonstrate teamwork through sharing of best practices and working with cross functional teams.
Implement company initiatives into sales territory - Maintain positive relations with faculty members and college bookstore personnel. \
Compensation and Benefits:
Extremely competitive starting base salary based on experience
Aggressive bonus structure based on performance (no cap on bonus!)
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance
Generous paid vacation, holiday, personal and sick time
401(k) plan with a company match
Employee stock purchase plan
Flexible spending accounts
The opportunity to develop your career with the industry leader, advancing into sales management, marketing management or editorial
4-year college degree demonstrating academic excellence preferred
High Achievement and proven track record for excelling in a fast-paced college and/ or work environment
Sales experience or aptitude via enthusiasm for the process of investigating, creating and fulfilling customers’ needs
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 communicator
If you're passionate about education, competitive and have a strong desire for achievement, then you might find a career in College Publishing to be a perfect fit. If you're interested in changing the way the world learns, then we'd like to meet you.
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-OH-Columbus
Other Locations US-Indiana, US-Illinois
Work Locations: US-OH-Columbus-445 Hutchinson 445 Hutchinson Avenue Columbus 43235
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 6, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1809905
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled