Pearson Sales Associate in Alberta

Sales Associate

Description

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.

The School Division is currently recruiting for 4 contract Sales Associates for different Alberta and British Columbia territories. These positions are home-office based. The Sales Associate must have their own car.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Sales Associate will focus on school calling, to sell a targeted list of new products in a specific region from September through November, 2018.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sell specific new Pearson products

  • Work in collaboration with the full-time Sales Team (Connected Sales Reps and Account Executives) to develop strategy, plan territory calling, and develop targeted messages for each board to ensure clear integration and execution of goals.

  • Day travel will be necessary.

Qualifications

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  • A minimum of three (3) years sales experience with demonstrated sales success.

  • Education background or teaching experience using technology in the classroom would be an asset.

  • Confidence and experience in interacting with Teachers and School Administrators.

  • Strong communication, listening, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in Google documents (including Google drive), Word and Excel.

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-British Columbia

Other Locations CA-Alberta, CA-Manitoba

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Temporary Work

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 14, 2018

Job Unposting: Oct 28, 2018

Schedule: Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 1810843

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.