Training and Events Coordinator
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 andstandoutinnovators 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.
We are the world's learning company and have a passion, energy and a genuine desire to help people make progress in their lives through learning. As the UK's largest awarding body we offer academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK, and internationally.
The purpose of the role is to manage the booking and facilitation of face to face and remote training events for Pearson Associates, across our GQ and VQ qualifications as well as other non marking qualifications. To be responsible for and ensure that all events, on all platforms, are created and set up as per SLAs. To ensure that sufficient Pearson Associates are invited and confirmed to meet the target requirements for all events.
This role is business-critical and covers an essential phase in the successful delivery of results to students. Team members need to remain focused while working to tight deadlines, yet also need to be sufficiently flexible to manage the varying priorities, meeting event targets while answering customer queries, acting as a subject-specific contact while responding to urgent situations that frequently arise during the examination period etc. Evening and weekend overtime is an expectation during peak periods.
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Experience and Qualifications
Personal Style and Behaviour
Excellent interpersonal skills are required with a clear ability to negotiate and persuade
Pearson Core Competencies
Salary 22k -24k depending on experience
We are located near Covent Garden next to the Tube#LI-KT1
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH
Job: General Business Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Mar 7, 2019
Job Unposting: Mar 19, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1816305
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.