Curriculum Specialist -K-8 Specialist – Pearson


Job 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.

Pearson’s K-8 Curriculum Sales Specialist is an:
Education specialist with K-8 knowledge in all content areas

Sales representative for the assigned region(s) with the goal of driving and meeting revenue targets

Expert in the delivery of sales and introductory product orientation in-service for print, digital and blended programs who will partner with other specialists and share responsibilities in the assigned region(s)

A self-starter with a passion for K-12 education and the ability to drive educators (at all levels) to make sound decisions regarding learning outcome choices for students and teachers

Expert on national education standards, current education pedagogy and market trends

Facile communicator with the skills to relate to all levels of state, regional or district K-8 employees from superintendent, administrator, teacher to para-professional

Job Responsibilities:

Contributing to the achievement of revenue targets as a team in the assigned sales region(s)

Delivering winning presentations for each sales cycle to include the six customer touch points: (1) exhibits and conferences (2) pre-work and issue setting workshops (3) meetings and campaigns (4) pilots (5) sales presentations and (6) program activation

Developing relationships with key K-8 decision makers within the market segment

Providing customer feedback to sales, product and marketing teams

Maintaining content level expertise through the Pearson certification process and agreed upon materials

Delivering Product Activation trainings for new and on-going customer accounts

Providing professional development or in-service workshops at conferences

Having a deep understanding and knowledge of Pearson’s print and digital solutions

Collaborating with internal Pearson teams including sales, services and product management

Maintaining positive on-going relationships with the customer during the sales cycle and after activation to provide support or re-direction to appropriate Pearson teams to ensure client satisfaction

Providing excellent customer service at all times

Job Requirements:

5 years of K-12 education experience to include classroom teaching experience

BS or BA, Masters Degree preferred

Specialty training or advanced certification is preferred

Expert knowledge of education theory and market trends in assigned content areas i.e. literacy, humanities or intervention

Knowledge of competitive landscape preferred

Deep knowledge and passion for learning in K-12 education

Demonstrated ability to deliver winning presentations in large and small groups

Experience in networking with district administrators and decision makers

Previous experience in selling and servicing in the education market is desirable

Experience in public speaking and creating engaging presentations for teachers, parents, district administrators, superintendents, or adoption committees

Demonstration of strong abilities with technology skills including abilities to use all presentation software and hardware (PC or Mac, including whiteboard technology and 1:1 devices) to develop and deliver multimedia presentations.


Regional travel is possible; requests are sometimes made with short notice

Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Monitoring and controlling timekeeping and expenses in accordance with Pearson Travel and Entertainment policies

Collaboration with team members and all departments including sales, services, and operations to escalate and address customer satisfaction issues in order to ensure customer success

Self-starter. Can at times be responsible for self-directed training and preparedness

Ability to have pointed conversations with school districts regarding multiple content areas.

Understanding sales campaign strategy, market trends and the full continuum of Pearson services to better understand the customer and audience 


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