Key Account Manager
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 content and then we are always re-examining the way people learn best through all stages of life. 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.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the world’s leading education company. You will be responsible for supporting the development of driving the TalentLens business in the UK.
This is a great place to work if you are self-driven and want to be part of a highly respected and internationally recognised brand.
To help achieve TalentLens’ ambitious global growth plans, we are currently recruiting within our UK commercial team. We have a Key Account Manager role available and would be delighted to hear from interested and suitable people, able to contribute to our plans by leveraging their skill set whilst being keen to learn and grow professionally. Is this you?
With roots going back to 1921, Pearson TalentLens has a rich history of delivering psychological assessments and is a global organisation with offices throughout the world.Our portfolio of assessments includes well known tests such as the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal and Raven’s Progressive Matrices. Our clients range from independent consultants to FTSE 100 companies, who are using our assessments for recruitment and development.
Part of the Pearson group of companies, TalentLens is headquartered in the US, with offices across Europe, Singapore and Australia
About the role
Reporting directly to the Head of TalentLens UK, the Key Account Manager will play a central role in driving TalentLens’ growth in the coming years.
Experienced, innovative and commercially-minded, the Key Account Manager will create and maintain enduring and mutually beneficial relationships with Key UK customers across all applicable market sectors. You will leverage your demonstrable sales experience to clients within any of the Finance, Legal, Professional Services, Insurance or security sectors to drive and grow revenues.
You will research the UK market, to understand customer needs and competitor capabilities and work in partnership with pipeline customers.
You will be motivated by generating revenue through high volume product and bespoke consulting sales. This will be through your own personal prospecting (you will be highly conversant in social selling), managing existing accounts and through Sales and Marketing led campaigns.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, collaborative and self-motivated individual to join our team to greatly contribute to the growth and market share of the TalentLens portfolio across the UK.
This position is based from our London or Oxford offices covering the UK, with a main client focus within London. Home working will be considered. Travel within the UK is required. We provide you with all the equipment you need including, mobile phone, laptop, iPad (and car allowance if relevant).
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.
You’ll be commercially-minded and possess the following experience and qualities:
We’ll expect a lot and we know you’ll do great work, so we give a lot back with some of the best benefits in the business.
If this sounds like the role for you and you feel that you have the necessary skills and ambition for the role of Key Account Manager, please make an application.#LI-HR1
Primary Location: United Kingdom
Other Locations GB-GB-London, GB-GB-Harlow, GB-GB-Manchester, GB-GB-Oxford
Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Sep 7, 2018
Job Unposting: Oct 7, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1811556
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.