Office based, Oxford
Salary (dependent on experience) sales incentives competitive benefits
Fixed Term Contract to 31 December 2018 (full time)
We are Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. We are looking for 2 enthusiastic, energetic, POSITIVE, proactive and PERSUASIVE Appointment Setters. You will support our high performing National Sales team by generating sales appointments with Primary School decision makers.
This is a new business role but you won’t be directly closing sales. Working towards daily, weekly and monthly appointment booking targets, you’ll make a high volume of outbound calls, you’ll speak with key decision makers including head teachers and subject co-ordinators, to create interest without hassling or pressurising contacts. Our Appointment Scheduler role is phone-based, so it’s essential that you have excellent telephone skills. You’ll need to be confident placing calls frequently, with a highly affable phone manner and the ability to build rapport.
You will complete 37.5 hours per week and can chose from:8:00- 4:30 or 8:30-5:00
So who are we looking for?
You don’t need to have any prior experience in the Education sector, although we do like to hire people who have a genuine interest in this sector. We provide a layered approach to training with the opportunity to shadow experienced colleagues as well as colleagues in the field in order to gain knowledge.
We do require you to have experience of telesales or appointment setting, have excellent organisational skills and last but not least a positive and determined attitude to work.
If you have a passion for speaking to people, influencing others and are driven to supporting schools in achieving the best
for their pupils, then we would love to meet you to discuss the role further.
Please note - you must be able to start this role by early June (or be on 2-3 weeks notice maximum)
Benefits of the role
This is an office based role from Oxford
Please include (along with your cv) a brief covering letter outlining:
At Pearson, the Global Leader in Education Services, 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.#LI-MR2
Primary Location: GB-GB-Oxford
Work Locations: GB-Oxford-Jordan Hill Halley Court Jordan Hill Oxford OX2 8EJ
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 11, 2018
Job Unposting: May 31, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1806888
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.