Pearson K-12 Math/Literacy Sales Specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

K-12 Math/Literacy 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.


Pearson's K-12 Sales organization is looking to add a new member to our Specialist team. We are looking for a Specialist with deep Literacy and Math knowledge to join our sales team. You will partner with other Specialists and share responsibilities in the Northeast/East Region. We are looking for a self-starter with a passion for K-12 Education and the ability to drive educators (at all levels) to make the right decision regarding learning outcome choices for students and teachers.

You will be responsible for:

  • Achieving revenue targets as a team in the Eastern Region (Focus on Northeast)

  • Developing and delivering winning presentations

  • Developing relationships with key K-12 decision makers within your market segment

  • Providing customer feedback to sales, product and marketing teams

  • Delivering Product Activation Trainings for pilot accounts

  • Providing professional development workshops at conferences


Qualifications :

  • Deep knowledge and passion for learning in K12 Math/Literacy

  • Academic experience and/or training K12 Math/Literacy with proven expertise

  • Strong presentation and communication - 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 adoption committees

  • Experience creating and conducting PowerPoint and/or Keynote presentations

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


  • We are looking for a Literacy Specialist who has experience teaching Math/Literacy in the classroom within grades K-12

  • Ability to have pointed conversations with school districts in the area of K12 Math/Literacy

  • Highly skilled in influencing decision makers in the area of K12 Math/Literacy

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

  • Must be willing to travel 60-75%


  • This position is Term of Project

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-PA-Pittsburgh

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 18, 2017