Pearson Account Executive in Irving, Texas

Account Executive

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.

As the Account Executive you will serve as the face of Pearson to our on-site client during multiple stages of client development and projects.

The Account Executive will be responsible for orchestrating the seamless daily management of various projects from developing briefs to working closely with the creative and editorial teams, to partnering with the client and delivering the project on time at the highest level of quality.

About You:

You make every client feel valued and heard as a partner. You collaborate with all teams to deliver what the client needs, exactly when they need it. Clients value your well-informed perspective and seemingly singular focus on their needs

You approach each task with a keen attention to detail while maintaining the ability to understand the bigger picture and how the details contribute to the larger goal

You exhibit poise in the face of challenging circumstances and handle difficult situations with integrity

You can handle multiple priorities simultaneously and operate in a demanding work environment

You are self-directed when you need to be, and demonstrate the thoughtfulness and maturity to recognize when to take the initiative and when to consult with your team

Primary responsibilities include:

Work side by side with the creative, operation and editorial teams to ensure on-target development and execution of client projects while achieving timeline and workload management

Manage assigned day-to-day client activity, working directly with clients to understand the true needs of the business, ask questions and make recommendations in order to improve upon the initial ask

This role will:

Understand client needs and be able to communicate those clearly to the editorial and creative partners

Set realistic client expectations on timelines while driving efficiency from your editorial and creative partners

Ensure project deadlines and high quality demands are met

Develop creative briefs and lead project start-up meetings

Make recommendations to the Operations team regarding process and timeline efficiency and productivity improvements

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

5 years Agency experience, specifically in account management

Experience working on marketing project development and execution, specifically all kinds of print collateral and instructional materials

Excellent, detail-oriented, proactive communication aptitude, both written and oral

High comfort and confidence level in the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Prior experience working onsite at client office and interfacing with clients

Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; and Google platform apps

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-TX-Irving

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 30, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1805093

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.