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K12 Literacy Curriculum Specialist - Inside Sales

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
Chandler, AZ, 85286, USA
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K12 Literacy Curriculum Specialist - Inside Sales 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 textbo...

Job Description

K12 Literacy Curriculum Specialist - Inside Sales


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.

Pearson's K-12 Sales organization will be adding a new member to our Specialist team. We are looking for a Specialist with deep content knowledge to join our Inside Curriculum Specialist team in Chandler, Arizona.

Pearson’s K-12 Curriculum Specialist is a:

  • Content area Specialist with deep K-12 knowledge in Literacy.
  • Expert in the delivery of sales and introductory product orientation training for print, digital, and blended programs who will partner with other specialists and share responsibilities for assigned regions
  • A self-starter with a passion for K-12 education and the ability to drive educators, at all levels, to make sound decisions regarding learning outcome choices for students and teachers
  • Expert on national education standards, current education pedagogy and market trends
  • Strong communicator with the skills to relate to all levels of state, regional, or district K-12 employees from superintendent, administrator, teacher, and para-professionals

As a K-12 Specialist, you will work in partnership with Account General Managers throughout the region as a content specialist supporting the sales process from prospecting to close for Pearson products, services and solutions respective to your portfolio in assigned markets. To make this happen, you will enjoy the opportunity to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with school district decision makers in the region and share your expertise in Pearson’s offerings, pedagogy and the competitive environment. You will partner directly with the Market Sales Teams and product management to advance Pearson products, services and solutions in your market.

The Virtual Curriculum Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the achievement of revenue targets as assigned
  • Delivering winning virtual presentations for each sales cycle which may include exhibits and conference, pre-work and issue setting workshops, meetings, campaigns, pilots, sales presentations, and program activation
  • Developing relationships with key k-12 decision makers within the market segment
  • Maintaining content level expertise through the Pearson certification process
  • Delivering program activation trainings for new and on-going customer accounts
  • Collaborating with internal Pearson teams including sales, services, and product management


5 years of K-12 education experience to include classroom teaching experience in Literacy
  • BS or BA / Master’s Degree preferred

Experience with virtual delivery

  • Specialty training or advanced certification is preferred
  • Expert knowledge of education theory and market trends in assigned content areas
  • Knowledge of competitive landscape preferred
  • Deep knowledge and passion for learning in K-12 education
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver winning presentations in large and small groups
  • Experience in networking with district administrators and decision makers
  • Previous experience in selling and servicing in the education market is desirable

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.

Primary Location: US-AZ-Chandler

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 29, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1801110