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Pearson Business Development Manager in South Korea

Our purpose: Pearson Purpose - is to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. At the heart of this is a commitment to sustainable practices and meaningful, measurable outcomes.

Our company: We are the world’s leading learning company. Our purposeat Pearson is to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. Our ability to help people learn is built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees around the world in 70 countries in which we operate are dedicated to doing just that: creating the digital-first, accessible and sustainable learning resources that prepare tens of millions of people each year for a lifetime of learning.

Our team: English Language Learning aspires to become the world's leading destination to learn and prove English language skills. Our main focus is on committed learners from around the world, who are motivated by outcomes because they want to reach their full potential through learning English.

The role: This is a unique opportunity to be a Revenue leader of Pearson in the markets of Korea. We are looking for a result driven Commercial Lead to build upon the past success of the business, accelerate the drive into new and bring it to new heights.

Main Responsibilities

  • Drive and grow new revenue generation responsibility for Pearson’s English Language Learning (ELL) vertical in Korea

  • Achieve the assigned KPIs relating to sales target, gross margin and/or operational efficiency, for example forecast accuracy

  • Navigate complex enterprise sales processes, relationships, and structures to gain trust and win deals.

  • Orchestrate cross functional teams to uncover customer needs, understand requirements and create solutions.

  • Align with Portfolio team on product positioning, business modelling, competitor analysis and new segment strategy

  • Support Marketing team in ideation of GTM plans, campaigns and programs.

  • Partner with Sales Development team to generate, qualify and nurture leads.

  • Work with sales ops team to record, monitor, analyze and report on sales and opportunity pipelines in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Liaise with Customer Success and Customer Service team to ensure smooth implementation and high utility of our solutions.

Job Requirements

  • 5-10+ years track record of meeting and exceeding sales quotas in sales, business development, channel and/or partnership management

  • Proven expertise in solution selling to senior decision makers

  • Strong commercial acumen and hunter instinct for deals and partnerships

  • Can do spirit with a result driven, get things done orientation

  • Deep understanding or interest in the domains of Education, Training, L&D and Workforce Skills is required. Existing network is a plus.

  • Familiarity of Consumer Tech, Digital Media, Serious Games is a plus

  • Working knowledge of sales/marketing Automation, CRM and Analytics software is required.

  • Proficiency in the local language and English is required.

  • Growth mindset is required; Degree qualified is a plus.

Diversity: At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We seek to infuse diversity and inclusion in everything we do, while promoting a culture where differences are embraced as strengths; opportunities are equal and accessible; consideration and respect are the norm; and all team members are supported in reaching their full potential.  We foster a work environment where we reflect our customers and learners, and where our people can be themselves.

Flexible working: Pearson is committed to supporting a diverse and adaptable workforce through hybrid work practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance to the office more flexibly. Join our team and work remotely while still being engaged and part of a dynamic and supportive team.

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.



Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 5129