Pearson Curriculum Specialist -Literacy/Humanities in Anaheim, California
Curriculum Specialist -Literacy/Humanities
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Pearson is constantly looking to add to our AMAZING team! We are actively searching for an expert K-12 Curriculum Specialist with a deep knowledge in content area of Literacy and Humanities . As a highly skilled Curriculum Specialist, you will provide exceptional sales and introductory product orientation in-service for print, digital and blended learning programs, partnering with other Specialists to share responsibilities in assigned region. You will team with Managers and Account General Managers throughout the region as a content specialist supporting the sales process from prospecting to close, for Pearson products, services and solutions.
As a Curriculum Specialist, you will enjoy the opportunity to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with school state, regional or district decision makers in the assigned region sharing your expertise in Pearson’s offerings, pedagogy and the competitive environment. You will actively partner directly with the Market Sales Teams and product management to advance Pearson products, services and solutions in the assigned market. Responsibilities also include post-sales support and activation.
If you are a self-starter with a passion for K-12 education, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of Pearson, and keep the whole world learning. Because where learning flourishes, so do people!
Position is remote, residing in California and preferably close to a major airport!
Here is what you will get to do:
Drive and meet revenue targets s for assigned region(s) contributing to the achievement of revenue targets as a team
Motivate and influence educators (at all levels) to make sound decisions regarding learning outcome choices for students and teachers
Provide expertise on national education standards, current education pedagogy and market trends
Deliver winning presentations for each sales cycle to include: exhibits/ conferences, pre-work/issue setting workshops, meetings/campaigns, pilots, sales presentations, and program activation
Develop relationships with key K-12 decision makers within the market segment
Present customer feedback to sales, product and marketing teams
Maintain content level expertise through the Pearson certification process and agreed upon materials
Deliver Product Activation trainings for new and on-going customer accounts
Provide professional development or in-service workshops at conferences
Demonstrate a deep understanding and knowledge of Pearson’s print and digital solutions
Collaborate with internal Pearson teams including sales, services and product management
Maintain positive on-going relationships with the customer during the sales cycle including post sales
BA/BS Degree; Master’s is preferred
5 years of K-12 education experience to include classroom teaching experience
Expert knowledge of education theory and market trends in assigned content areas i.e. Literacy & Humanities
Exceptional Self-starter; possible self-directed training and preparedness responsibilities
Deep knowledge and passion for learning in K-12 education; active participation of knowing competitive landscape
Extraordinary communicator skilled at relating to all levels of state, regional or district K-12 employees from superintendent, administrator, teacher to para-professional
Demonstrated ability to deliver winning presentations in large and small groups that include teachers, parents, district administrators, superintendents, or adoption committees
Strong proficiency with technology, including the ability to use all presentation software and hardware (PC or Mac, including whiteboard technology and 1:1 devices) to develop and deliver multimedia presentations
Collaboration with team members and all departments including sales, services, and operations to escalate and address customer satisfaction issues in order to ensure customer success
Ability to be flexible and available for travel, occasionally on short notice and over night stay
Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs
Bilingual – understanding of EL students
Previous experience in selling and servicing to the education market
Specialty training or advanced certification is preferred
Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit www.pearson.com.
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-CA-Los Angeles
Other Locations US-CA-San Diego, US-CA-Anaheim
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 26, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1810976
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled