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Appointment Setter (term-time)

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
Oxford, GBR
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Appointment Setter (term-time) Description Office based, Oxford Salary (dependent on experience) sales incentives competitive benefits **\ Term time role\*** Mon – Fri 0800 – 1630 or 0830 - 1700 F...

Job Description

Appointment Setter (term-time)


Office based, Oxford

Salary (dependent on experience) sales incentives competitive benefits


  • Term time role\*** Mon – Fri 0800 – 1630 or 0830 - 1700

Fixed Term Contract to 31 December 2018

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.


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.

Benefits of the role

  • A job that fits around School term-time
  • Annual Sales bonus
  • Ongoing Training and development with a Sales Academy launch this year
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Red letter day points (linked to appointment targets) to spend on life’s luxuries
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee discounts


This is an office based role from Oxford

Application instructions:

Please include (along with your cv) a brief covering letter outlining:

  • Your current situation and why you are looking for a new role
  • What relevant skills/attributes you have for this role
  • Current salary (including bonus etc)
  • Availability/notice period

About us

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.


Primary Location: GB-GB-Oxford

Work Locations: GB-Oxford-Jordan Hill Halley Court Jordan Hill Oxford OX2 8EJ

Job: Sales

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 9, 2018

Job Unposting: May 23, 2018

Schedule: Part-time Regular

Req ID: 1806878

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.