Pearson Learning Technology Specialist (HigherED M&S) - Southwest in Salt Lake City, Utah

Learning Technology Specialist (HigherED M&S) - Southwest


Pearson has one defining goal: to help people progress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest in models for education that deliver on our promise for effective, accessible, and personal learning from early literacy, college and career readiness to professional education, through data informed instruction and inventive applications for mobile and digital learning.

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

Pearson Higher Education is committed to improving grades, course outcomes and putting the student at the center with powerful and flexible educational solutions and programs that are developed and assessed for quality, efficacy and usability.


Pearson is the leader in publishing for the higher education market. We have an excellent opportunity for a Learning Technology Specialist for the Southwest (Phoenix/Las Vegas/Los Angeles/Salt Lake City).

The successful candidate for the Learning Technology Specialist position will be responsible for the sales and marketing of content solutions (especially those driven by technology, as well as textbooks and supplements) to colleges and universities, working with local sales representatives in the assigned territories. This is a specialist position that focuses on the winning of large adoptions through giving presentations, coaching and strategizing with sales representatives, and building momentum and excitement for the products in the region. In addition, the Learning Technology Specialist also communicates closely with our marketing and 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.

  • The drive to achieve beyond what is expected

  • Experience with Learning Technologies or curiosity about the development of traditional and technology based intellectual property.

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

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.

  • A 4-year college degree demonstrating academic excellence.

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-AZ-Phoenix

Other Locations US-CA-Los Angeles, US-UT-Salt Lake City, US-NV-Las Vegas

Work Locations: US-CA-Los Angeles-Remote Los Angeles

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 12, 2017

Req ID: 1708911