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Secondary Schools Sales Consultant

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Education, Media & Communications
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Secondary Schools Sales Consultant 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...

Job Description

Secondary Schools Sales Consultant


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.

This is a term time only role, working 195 days per annum.

The role is home/field based coveringWarwickshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Coventry. Candidates should be located within reasonable travelling distance within these areas.

This is a home based role; a laptop and mobile phone is provided, however, candidates should have a reliable home broadband connection.

Required Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will have a determination, drive and desire to achieve results, possess an entrepreneurial spirit and ability to spot opportunities, be able to work independently of direct supervision, is energetic, self-motivated, tenacious and determined, is results oriented and has a high degree of innovation.

As part of the high performing National Sales team managing your own territory, the purpose of a Secondary Schools Sales Consultant is to achieve market penetration, annual revenue, growth and retention targets through consultative selling, opportunity pipeline management, provide excellent customer support and curriculum guidance. Offering Academic qualifications, digital solutions and a product/service surround which supports the customer’s needs and helps them achieve their ambitions for their learner’s progression. You will meet with Heads of Department and key decision makers to understand their challenges and articulate how our products and services can support them in raising children’s attainment. In addition to this, the role involves:

  • Working with your colleagues in your regional sales team, leading on sales plans, delivering customer value, learner progression and business growth
  • Planning your strategy, working with data provided and CRM to identify opportunities and creating sales plans for targeting opportunities to grow profitable sales, driving sales effectiveness and efficiency
  • Building your pipeline - generating new opportunities across your area to generate business growth
  • Meeting with key decision makers, discovering their strategies and addressing their needs through presenting Pearson propositions
  • Proactively identifying opportunities whilst out in territory
  • Demonstrating marketplace knowledge and practical expertise, including managing stakeholders and conducting customer development activities
  • Smart working - delivering remote meetings where necessary using desktop sharing technology
  • Attending and presenting at events such as at curriculum days, conferences or creating your own events to drive strategically important opportunities in your area
  • Continually updating your knowledge of curriculum and our products and services to ensure you present the best proposition for the customer
  • Significant experience in a B2B sales environment selling complex solutions
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Good understanding of the UK Education market
  • Strong understanding of the sales process and has a track record of having applied these principles
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Good organisation/time management skills
  • Good communication skills - Written/Oral
  • Strong people skills with an ability to communicate and influence.
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies and skills. Comfortable with digital media
  • Team player and collaborative approach to work


  • A minimum of 2 successful years in sales, withexperience of successfully managing a sales territory and consultative B2B salesselling complex solutions at a senior level
  • Field based and a willingness to travel (80% of the time)
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Please note : Official Pearson Job Title for this role is Account/Relationship Management Analyst


Primary Location: United Kingdom

Other Locations GB-Worcestershire, GB-GB-Gloucester, GB-Warwickshire

Job: Sales

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 30, 2018

Job Unposting: Sep 28, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1811513

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.