Pearson Learning Technology Specialist - Virginia & North Carolina in North Carolina

Learning Technology Specialist - Virginia & North Carolina


Learning TechnologySpecialist: Higher Education


Pearson has one defining goal: to help peopleprogress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest inmodels for education that deliver on our promise for effective, accessible, andpersonal learning from early literacy, college and career readiness toprofessional education, through data informed instruction and inventiveapplications for mobile and digital learning.

Pearson, the world's leading learning company,has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business, andconsumer publishing and is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges(UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity EmployerM/F/V/D, and a member of E-Verify.

Pearson Higher Education is committed toimproving grades, course outcomes and putting the student at the center withpowerful and flexible educational solutions and programs that are developed andassessed for quality, efficacy and usability.


Pearson is the leader in publishing for thehigher education market. We have an excellent opportunity for a LearningTechnology Specialist for the Central NY/Pittsburgh area.

The successful candidate for the LearningTechnology Specialist position will be responsible for the sales and marketingof content solutions (especially those driven by technology, as well astextbooks and supplements) to colleges and universities, working with localsales representatives in the assigned territories. This is a specialistposition that focuses on the winning of large adoptions through givingpresentations, coaching and strategizing with sales representatives, andbuilding momentum and excitement for the products in the region. In addition,the Learning Technology Specialist also communicates closely with our marketingand editorial teams to create strategies, drive sales, and provide market feedback.


  • A minimum of two years successful experience as a college publishing sales representative, and a quantifiable record of achievement.

  • Ability to do 60% travel during the selling seasons.

  • Aptitude to coach and train sales reps.

  • Technological proficiency: working knowledge of the Web and basic software programs/applications

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Motivation: the drive to achieve beyond what is expected

  • Academic excellence: strong academic performance and a 4-year degree

Success as a Learning Technology Specialist can lead to career opportunities within Pearson's editorial, sales management, marketing, and media development groups.

We offer an excellent compensation/benefits and an opportunity to grow with the industry leader.

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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-North Carolina

Other Locations US-Virginia

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 12, 2017

Req ID: 1707205