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Pearson PTE Academic Consultant in Raleigh, North Carolina

PTE Academic Consultant

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a high stakes language test which is growing rapidly worldwide, as a strong competitor to IELTS and TOEFL. The expanding team requires a self-starter to deliver a test recognition program for PTE Academic across higher and further education institutions in the states with an agreed global recognition strategy.

The candidate will be required to deliver agreed recognition targets, ultimately positioning PTE Academic as the test of choice within institutions; will work with institutions to raise the profile of PTE Academic and related testing products and will build brand awareness and demand for the test within their territory.

Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute a tactical plan across higher education institutions within the territory, with the aim of securing the highest level of endorsement/use/status of/for PTE Academic.

  • Build and manage relationships with Admissions Offices, International Offices and other university leaders and staff to secure the highest level of awareness and endorsement for PTE Academic.

  • Using a mix of sales and influencing skills, convince university and college relationships of the benefits of PTE Academic.

  • Proactively position PTE Academic and expand brand and product awareness and understanding with key external stakeholders including education associations & networks

  • Showcase PTE Academic at industry conferences, forums and events.* Provide support to universities and colleges through the organization of workshops and seminars on English language testing.

  • Keep informed about developments within higher education and with competitor activity.

  • The role will require travel within the territory to meet with universities /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

  • Experience of working independently with strong organizational skills

  • Ability to travel

  • Determined/driven, proactive, polished

  • Problem solving skills

  • 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.

  • Previous education sales experience desired.

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-RE-Remote

Work Locations: US-Remote Remote

Job: Marketing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 13, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2000101

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.

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