Learning Solutions Associate, Western Canada

Nelson - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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The Position

As a Sales Associate you will promote and sell a full range of educational resources into the elementary and secondary school markets within the defined territory

Core Values

It is essential that all employees exhibit a positive attitude that reflects a collaborative, current, driven to win, disciplined and customer focused approach at Nelson Education.

Duties and Responsibilities

Sales

At the direction of the Director of Sales/Regional Sales Manager, support overall strategic sales priorities and direct selling initiatives, including;

Identifying key contacts in select market segments to target direct marketing and selling of key identified K-12 learning resources
Direct selling of key identified K-12 learning resources via phone, email, select conferences and events
Update contact database and sales activity in CRM
Support LSM sales function upon approval/direction of Director of Sales/Regional Sales Manager
Marketing & Promotion

Initiate and execute custom direct email and phone campaigns – create/modify email templates and product scripts
Create custom contact lists based on campaign specific criterion, such as sales data/history, grades, subject, segments (e.g. Professional Learning, ELL, Early Learning, FSL, Assessment)
Set up, co-ordinate and attend displays and conventions as required.
Administrative

Support Director of Sales/Regional Sales with report generation, partner data reporting
Communication

Attend and participate in sales & regional meetings and conferences as required.
Foster effective and efficient communication among team members, and all other internal stakeholders.
Requirements

Experience and Education

Completed post-secondary degree

3-5 years proven sales experience and/or previous teaching experience
Strong verbal and written communication and organization skills
Proficiency in MS Office. Intermediate proficiency in Excel
Strong telephone skills
Must have a valid license and access to a vehicle
Benefits

The Company

Nelson Education Ltd. is Canada’s leading educational Publisher providing innovative products and solutions for learners of all ages. Nelson values and respects the lifelong learning continuum and dedicates its business efforts to the diverse learning needs of students and educators alike.

The Division

As the largest Canadian owned and operated K-12 publisher, the School Division is a leading provider of teaching and learning solutions in the industry. We have worked to earn the confidence of Canadian educators, students and parents. Our exceptional team of sales, marketing, and editorial professionals collaborate with educators, students, ministries and industry experts to create and promote educational resources. We involve our customers in the development of learning solutions, investing in outstanding and dedicated people, and encouraging innovative and creative solutions to real issues.