Pearson Client Relationship Manager – Pearson Test of English in South Dakota

Client Relationship Manager – Pearson Test of English


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.

PearsonTest of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a high stakes language test which isgrowing rapidly worldwide, as a strong competitor to IELTS and TOEFL. Theexpanding team requires a self-starter to deliver a test recognition programfor PTE Academic across higher and further education institutions in the stateswith an agreed global recognition strategy. Thecandidatewill be required todeliver agreed recognition targets, ultimately positioning PTE Academic as thetest of choice within institutions; will work with institutions to raise theprofile of PTE Academic and related testing products, and will build brandawareness and demand for the test within their territory. The territory for this role is the Mid-West (12 states).


  • Developand execute a tactical plan across higher education institutions within theterritory, with the aim of securing the highest level of endorsement/use/statusof/for PTE Academic.

  • Buildand manage relationships with Admissions Offices, International Offices andother university leaders and staff to secure the highest level of awareness andendorsement for PTE Academic.

  • Usinga mix of sales and influencing skills, convince university and collegerelationships of the benefits of PTE Academic.

  • Proactivelyposition PTE Academic and expand brand and product awareness and understandingwith key external stakeholders including education associations &networks

  • ShowcasePTE Academic at industry conferences, forums and events.

  • Providesupport to universities and colleges through the organization of workshops andseminars on English language testing.

  • Keepinformed about developments within higher education and with competitoractivity.

  • Therole will require travel within the territory to meet withuniversities /colleges, attend events and other stakeholders.


  • Ability to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively to target audiences. Highly developed oral, written and presentation skills.

    • Experience in building stakeholder relationships for commercial benefit.
    • Good influencing skills and the ability to convince through personal credibility.
    • Evidence of success in a sales role.
    • Previous education sales experience.

o- Experience of working independently with strong organizational skills

o- Ability to travel

o- Determined/driven, proactive

o-Problem solving skills

o- Thrives in an agile, changing environment.

    • Computer literate & able to use a CRM system.
  • Desirable:

    • Knowledge of English language assessments or with educational testing.
    • Experience working within a university or admissions/recruitment office environment at a senior level.


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-Illinois

Other Locations US-North Dakota, US-Michigan, US-Wisconsin, US-Indiana, US-Kansas, US-Nebraska, US-Minnesota, US-Missouri, US-Iowa, US-Ohio, US-South Dakota

Job: Marketing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 8, 2017

Req ID: 1711497