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Telemarketer (Western Region)

Reference
1802232
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Surrey, BC, V3S 0N1, CAN
Expiry Date
26/02/2018
Telemarketer (Western Region) 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 less...

Job Description

Telemarketer (Western Region)

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 School Division is currently recruiting for a contract Telemarketer to call into schools in the Vancouver (BC) area. This position is home-office based in Vancouver. The telemarketer must have his/her own phone.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Telemarketer will focus on calling into schools to qualify and set up appointments for the Sales Associates and conduct some market research to sell a targeted list of new products from March to June 2018.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Call into elementary and secondary schools to set up school appointments for Sales Associates.
  • Support market research initiatives that will help qualify leads for the sales team.
  • Work in collaboration with the full-time Sales team (Connected Sales Reps and Account Executives) to develop strategy, plan territory calling, and develop targeted messages for each board to ensure clear integration and execution of goals.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of three (3) years sales experience with demonstrated sales success.
  • Education background or telemarketing experiences would be an asset.
  • Confidence and experience in interacting with Teachers and School Administrators.
  • Strong communication, listening, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Google documents (including Google drive, Word, Excel).

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-BC-Surrey

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Temporary Work

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 12, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 1802232