Sales Administrator

Our Company

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries and a mission to help people make progress in their lives through learning. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Our Vision

Our vision is to have a direct relationship with millions of lifelong learners and to link education to the way people aspire to live and work every day. To do that, we’ll collaborate with a wide group of partners to help shape the future of learning. We believe that we all need to embrace lifelong learning, continuously acquiring new knowledge and skills to thrive in an ever-changing and increasingly connected world.

In order to increase our effectiveness in helping people improve their lives through learning, we are looking for a Sales Administrator who will provide support to the sales department based at head office.

Key Responsibilities

+ Provide logistical support to Head of Solutions

+ Run reports on bookshop sales and other key accounts as required

+ Distribute rep specimens and promotional items

+ Assist with creating and maintaining databases (database of bookshop loyalty scheme customers, CRM database), including data processing

+ Assist Submissions and product manager with submissions administration

+ Coordinating various sales functions.

+ Assist with Agency Customers

+ Travel bookings

+ Administrative support for team

+ Perform secretarial tasks where required

+ Liasing with all the provincial offices.

Core Competencies

+ Attention to detail

+ Strong customer focus, both internal and external with good liaison and interpersonal skills

+ Project management ability and ability to prioritise

+ Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), with an emphasis on Excel and an ability to master CRM database

Leadership competencies

Leading self

+ Always learning, courageous, ethical and determined

Leading the business

+ Customer focused, transformational, strategic and visionary and innovative

Leading others

+ Develop, inspirational, relationship-builder and makes it happen



Minimum of 2 years experience in sales/marketing/administrative support.

A Grade 12 certificate and the applicable work experience are essential.

Pearson South Africa is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.

**Primary Location: ** ZA-ZA-Durban North

**Work Locations: ** ZA-Umhlanga-1 Lunar Durban New Town Centre, 1 Durban North 4319

**Job: ** Sales

**Organization: ** Growth

**Employee Status: ** Regular Employee

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Sep 30, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Oct 6, 2019

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1912507

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.

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