Pearson Primary Schools Sales Consultant in Kent, United Kingdom

Primary Schools Sales Consultant

Description

Primary Schools Sales Consultant (field based)

Field based role, covering; Kent, East Sussex, Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Medway.Salary (dependent on experience) sales commission company car competitive benefits

  • Term time role\

  • We are Pearson, the world’s leading learning company and we are looking for energetic, proactive and consultative sales professionals who have a passion for education. You will be part of the high performing National Sales team as a Primary Sales Consultant coveringKent, East Sussex Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Medwaymanaging your own territory to maximise your opportunities targeting primary schools. You will meet with key decision makers including headteachers, Subject leaders/co-ordinators, to understand their challenges and articulate how our products and services can support them in raising children’s attainment.

A day in the life of a Pearson Sales Consultant…..

  • Planning your strategy for targeting schools - working with data provided and CRM to identify opportunities

  • Building your diary - booking your own and working with an Appointment Setter to secure meetings ensuring that your diary is geographically managed

  • Meeting with key decision makers, insight conversations and presenting proposals

  • Proactively identifying opportunities whilst out in territory

  • Smart working - delivering remote meetings where necessary using desktop sharing technology

  • Attending and presenting at events and cluster meetings

  • Continually updating your knowledge of curriculum and our products and services to ensure you present the best proposition for the customer

Qualifications

So who are we looking for……

You don’t need to have any prior experience in the Education sector, although we do like to hire people who have a genuine interest in this field. We provide a layered approach to training with the opportunity to shadow experienced colleagues in order to gain knowledge.

We do require you to have experience of successfully managing a sales territory, consultative B2B sales, have excellent organisational skills and the ability to assimilate and deliver new information to a range of key decisions makers. Last but not least you need to have a positive and determined attitude to work.

So if you have a passion for connecting with people, influencing others and are driven to supporting schools in achieving the best for their pupils,, then we would love to meet you to discuss the role further.

Benefits of the role….

  • A job that fits around School term-time (195 days annually)

  • Annual Sales bonus

  • Ongoing Training and development with a Sales Academy launch this year

  • Company car

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Red letter day points (linked to sales revenue) to spend on life’s luxuries

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Employee discounts

Location….

This is afield based role. Your territory will include:

Kent, East Sussex Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Medway

Your time will be spent meeting customers face to face, but where this is not possible you will conduct remote meetings from home. A company car will be provided.

Application instructions:

Please include (along with your cv) a brief covering letter outlining:

  • Your current situation and why you are looking for a new role

  • What relevant skills/attributes you have for this role

  • Current salary (including bonus/car etc)

  • Availability/notice period

Closing date for applications: 27 Oct

About us….

At Pearson, the Global Leader in Education Services, 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.

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Primary Location: GB-Kent

Other Locations GB-East Sussex

Job: Sales

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Experienced

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 28, 2017

Req ID: 1713535