Inside Sales Representative
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.
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, Gmail 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.
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
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Feb 9, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1802241