Pearson Sales Representative (M&S) - Peoria, Bloomington, Champaign, Springfield Illinois areas in Bloomington, Illinois

Sales Representative (M&S) - Peoria, Bloomington, Champaign, Springfield Illinois areas


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.

We currently have an educationalsales opportunity in the greater Kansas City area within our Math and Science (MS) division.

As a Pearson Sales Representative, you are on the front lines of assisting and supporting the transformation oflearning. You are also responsible for creating effective and innovative salessolutions that address the issues and challenges facing institutions, instructorsand students today to meet necessary educational outcomes. Ifyou possess a need for achievement, a desire or demonstrated success inmeeting and succeeding goals, an interest in digital media andapplications, and a passion for education, you may find Pearson to be a great fit!

Your responsibilities wouldconsist of:

  • Employing effective consultative techniques including pre-call planning and productivequestioning strategies that lead to winning business.

  • Demonstrating superb organizational and follow-up abilities.

  • Maintaining product knowledgearound Pearson technologies, the educational industry, and factors influencingthe market environment.

  • Delivering technology presentations to faculty.

  • Demonstrating collaboration through sharing of successful strategies and working with crossfunctional teams.

  • Implementing company initiatives into your sales territory.

  • Building strong relationships with faculty members and college bookstore personnel.

As Pearson Education SalesRepresentative, you will receive a highly attractive base salary with uncappedbonus potential, a company car, paid travel expenses, and an excellent benefitspackage. In addition, you will take part in an extensive training programand ongoing professional development. Your career-advancement opportunities will include a variety of positions and levels within sales management, marketing,editorial, digital solutions, and many other areas.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • HighAchievement and consistent track record for excelling in a fast-paced collegeand/or work environment.

  • Salesexperience or aptitude via enthusiasm for the process of successfully investigating,defining, and fulfilling customers’ needs.

  • Excellentpresentation skills.

  • Experiencewith Learning Technologies or curiosity about the development of traditionaland technology based intellectual property.

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

  • Exceptionalverbal and written communication.

  • A4-year college degree demonstrating academic excellence.

If you would like to be an integral part of transforming how the world learns, we definitely want to meet you!

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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-IL-Peoria

Other Locations US-IL-Bloomington, US-IL-Champaign

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 7, 2017

Req ID: 1714450