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Pearson Connected Sales Representative in Canada

Connected Sales Representative - ( 2112767 )


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 Pearson School Sales Team is hiring for a 1-year contract Connected Sales Representative.


The Connected Sales Representative (CSR) is responsible for selling Pearson’s products and services directly to schools. Working in consultation with Account Executives and Regional Sales Managers, the CSR will employ multiple and varied approaches to selling, but will rarely be face to face with our customers. The role is both administrative and sales oriented and includes managing customer data, responding to customer inquiries, sales prospecting and closing. The ideal candidate should be curious, detail-oriented, flexible, collaborative, a user of google apps and social media and should have some experience in sales, marketing or customer service. Familiarity with the K-12 education market an asset.


  • Completion of a university degree or equivalent experience.

  • A minimum of 3 years of selling, marketing, customer service or teaching experience, in any combination, is preferred.

  • Minimum travel may be required during peak selling seasons, conferences and for regional and national meetings.

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills with particular strength in communicating and selling by phone/ email/ virtual meetings.

  • Proficient with Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Video Conferencing and Social Media. Experience with Clearslide and Saleforce an asset.

  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented and strong ability to multi-task.

  • Self motivated, determined, independent, adaptable problem-solver, who also thrives within a team environment.

  • Desire to succeed in a competitive environment.

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

Pearson promotes a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all employees are given the chance to reach their full potential.

Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant company. People are at the center of our company. We are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace ecosystem where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce please click here.

Primary Location : Canada

Job : Sales

Organization : North America

Employee Status : Fixed Term

Job Type : Standard

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Sep 14, 2021

Job Unposting : Sep 28, 2021

Schedule: : Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2112767