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Inside Sales Representative

Reference
1801470
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
North York, ON, M2N 2L7, CAN
Expiry Date
24/02/2018
Inside Sales Representative Description 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 lesson...

Job Description

Inside Sales Representative

Description

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 Higher Education Division has an opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated professional to assume the position of Inside Sales Representative. This position is based in the Don Mills office, and will require some travel.

The Inside Sales & Editorial Representative is responsible for maximizing the sales of Pearson Canada products by driving the usage of textbook resources and online digital productsat universities and colleges. Through a mix of direct telephone calling, emailing, and remote product training, the Inside Sales & Editorial Representatives are accountable for researching and prospecting new business for the company and achieving sales targets within budget.

Qualifications

Completion of a post-secondary education

Up to one (1) year work experience

Sales experience is an asset, sales aptitude is required

Valid driver’s license with clean drivers’ abstract

Some travel is required during peak selling seasons

On-line literacy, experience and aptitude to work with new technologies

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a customer service approach

Proficient with computers; including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

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

Adaptable problem-solver and team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment as well as working independently

Desire to succeed in a competitive environment

Strong business planning and prospecting abilities

Experience and strong comfort-level on the telephone is a critical success factor and cannot be overstated. Extensive phone work is a given.

Fluency in french is highly desirable.

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. >Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 30, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1801470