Pearson K12 Science Sales Specialist in Columbus, Ohio

K12 Science Sales Specialist


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.

As a K12 Science Specialist, you will own the sales transaction from prospecting to close for Pearson products, services and solutions respective to your portfolio in assigned markets.

To make this happen, you will enjoy the opportunity to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with school districts decision makers in your designated market and share your expertise in Pearson's offerings, pedagogy and the competitive environment.

You will partner directly with the Market Sales Teams and product management to advance Pearson products, services and solutions in your market.

You will be responsible for:

  • Achieving revenue targets in your acounts

  • Developing and delivering winning presentations

  • Developing relationships with key K12 decision makers within your market segment (specialty area, states, markets)

  • Providing customer feedback to sales, product and marketing teams


Required experience

  • Deep knowledge and passion learning in K12 Science.

  • Academic experience and/or training in K12 Science with proven experience

  • Math experience and knowledge is a plus

  • Strong presentation and communication skills - verbal and written

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver winning presentations in large and small groups

  • Experience in networking with district administrators and decision makers

  • Previous experience in selling and servicing in the education market is desirable

  • Experience in public speaking and creating engaging presentations for teachers, parents, district administrators, superintendents, or adopting committees

  • Experience creating and conducting PowerPoint and/or Keynote presentations

  • College degree required with advanced degree or specialty related training is highly desirable


  • Ability to have pointed conversations with school districts in the area of K12 Science.

  • highly skilled in influencing decision makers in the area or K12 Science.

  • Ability to assimilate knowledge and present Pearson's print and digital solutions

  • Must be willing to travel 60-75%

Primary Location: US-OH-Cincinnati

Other Locations US-OH-Columbus

Work Locations: US-OH-Cincinnati-Remote Cincinnati

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 3, 2016