Pearson Consultor Académico in Bogota, Colombia
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The Academic Consultant will be an essential member for the English business development strategy in the region and will respond to the line manager, supporting product and services opportunities for the business in both the pre-sales and post-sales stages as well as team development and training. The Academic Consultant will lead a customer-based approach and will specifically target the ELT, international, bilingual and aspiring bilingual school segment. She/He should be able to work directly with customers in the design, deployment and assessment of educational solutions aimed at the K-12 and adult environment, including digital and print content, assessment, professional development and certifications. This will require a vast knowledge of the educational environment, as well as different pedagogical approaches to ELT, bilingual education, and an in-depth familiarity with the Pearson portfolio of content and services. The Academic Consultant will also be familiar with Pearson´s Efficacy vision and lead different pilots and implementation projects The position involves regular travel, supporting and achieving growth and expansion of Pearson´s presence within key customers.
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties Responsibilities and duties will include:
Ensure business development based on the annual strategy.
Demonstrating a thorough understanding of Pearson's relevant digital and print learning content, assessments, services and certifications via presentations and in-depth training.
Providing knowledgeable input on behalf of Pearson at exhibits, conferences, conventions and sales meetings, as well as during conversations with customers and in the design of integrated solutions.
Providing overall support and recommendations to key accounts in the assigned territory, thus guaranteeing continuity in the relationship with Pearson and in the attainment of customer.
Supporting sales teams via focused school visits with a variety of purposes, including analysis of customer needs, product in-depth presentations, design of solutions, product implementation and follow – up.
Developing customized sales materials and presentations including correlations with local curricula when needed.
Providing high-quality product implementation training with internal and external customers.
Assisting marketing and product management in specific projects. Communicating service activities, market trends and customer needs to management.
Helping develop marketing strategies based on a thorough knowledge of the product and the customer.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
Graduate teacher. MA (desirable, non-exclusive)
Digital literacy, including familiarity with Digital Tools such as platforms, eTexts, or digital repositories
Efficient use of computer skills in Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Familiarity with best practices in reading (including phonics-based instruction), as well as with international curricula (US, UK, IB or other) (optional)
Oratory and interpersonal communication skills, including ability to listen to others and respond empathetically
Strong Organizational Skills
Ability to work cooperatively
Flexibility and ability to work autonomously
Flair for service
Primary Location: CO-CUN-Bogota
Work Locations: CO-Bogota-North Pointe Torre III Carrera 7 No. 156-20 Oficina 2002, North Pointe Torre III Bogota
Job: Professional Development
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 31, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1811105
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.