Pearson Connected Sales Representative in Toronto, Ontario
Connected Sales Representative
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 Connected Sales Representative (CSR) is responsible for selling Pearson’s products and services directly to schools. Working in consultation with their associated Account Executive and regional sales Manager, the CSR will employ multiple and varied approaches to selling, but will rarely be face to face with our customers. The role is both administrative and sales oriented and includes managing customer data, responding to customer inquiries, sales prospecting and closing. The ideal candidate should be curious, detail-oriented, flexible, collaborative, a user of Google apps and social media and should have some experience in sales, marketing or customer service. Familiarity with the K-12 education market an asset.
Completion of a university degree
A minimum of 3 years of Selling, Marketing, Customer Service or Teaching experience, in any combination, is preferred.
Minimum travel may be required during peak selling seasons, conferences and for regional and national meetings.
Excellent verbal, written and communication skills with particular strength in communicating and selling by phone/ email/ virtual meetings.
Proficient with Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Video Conferencing and Social Media. Experience withClearslide and Saleforce an asset.
Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented and strong ability to multi-task.
Self motivated, determined, independent, adaptable problem-solver, who also thrives within a team environment.
Desire to succeed in a competitive environment
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-ON-Toronto
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Dec 3, 2018
Job Unposting: Jan 2, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1815608
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.