Pearson Sales & Editorial Representative GTA East in Toronto, Ontario

Sales & Editorial Representative GTA East

Description

Sales and Editorial Representative based in GTA East

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 online 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 Higher Education Division is currently recruiting for a Sales & Editorial Representative based in the eastern part of the GTA. This is a one year contract role.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Sales & Editorial Representative is responsible for maximizing the sales of Pearson Canada products by driving the usage of Pearson resources, including textbooks and online technology products such as MyLabs, My Labs/Mastering, eBooks, LMSs and other platforms at universities and colleges through a mix of direct calling, training, and support to achieve agreed sales targets within budgeted costs. Comfortable in your ability to work independently from your home office, yet towards the larger goals of the team, you have the intellectual curiosity and ability to think strategically.

This is an ideal opportunity for a university graduate with sales experience. Visiting university and college professors on campus, you will use your strong relationship building and interpersonal skills to promote and sell our educational products.

Qualifications

  • Must have a university degree

  • On-line literacy, experience and aptitude to work with new technologies

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Competitive desire to exceed goals and grow territory

  • Strong business planning and prospecting abilities

  • Well developed organizational skills

  • Able to work independently

  • Willingness to travel

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Strong Internet and PC skills in Microsoft Office

  • Sales experience an asset

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

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 30, 2018

Job Unposting: Dec 30, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1815639

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.