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Pearson Salesforce Specialist in United States

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.

We’re looking for a next generation, talented graduate to join our technology team. This is an opportunity to bring your own unique perspective as a learner, together with your academic knowledge, technical skills, and enthusiasm, to help Pearson market, sell and support products.

Pearson’s Digital and Technology teams drive technology strategy. To support the above, and to ensure successful delivery for technology in Pearson, we need a Salesforce Support Specialist to join our team.

Scope and impact of job

You will become a member of the team supporting Pearson Online Learning Services where your familiarity with Salesforce, your demonstrated interest in Sales and Marketing and your computer science skills will make you an important member of the team. You will be responsible for enabling solutions that support the development of new and existing program functionality that drives sales within the organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ticket troubleshooting, carrying out impact analysis, and providing multiple resolution to a problem associated with Salesforce.

  • Work closely and interactively with the business as a point of contact for the operational aspects of production technical needs

  • Analysis of customer and contact databases

  • Managing master data, including creation, updates, and deletion

  • Provide quality assurance of imported data

  • Development of dashboards & reports

  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves operational problems within area of focus. Identifies and suggests improvements.

  • Work closely with production developers, particularly regarding escalation of issues.

  • Develop documentation and procedures, as required.

  • Participate in developing and completing system testing, training, and implementation-related activities.

Key challenges

  • Working in a matrixed and virtual environment

  • Working with multiple stakeholders

  • Working on multiple project and tasks at once



  • Work experience with Salesforce and Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Familiarity with Salesforce EDA architecture

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator required

  • Familiarity with agile

  • Work experience as a data or support analyst or in a related field

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or related field

  • Ability to translate business requirements in to non-technical, lay terms

  • High-level written and verbal communication skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator, or Platform Developer 1

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $70-100K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:


Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

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Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2112952