Pearson Editorial Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Editorial Manager


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 reexamining 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 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.

The Custom Publishing Editorial Manager plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals or objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.


The following duties are performed personally or through staff:

  • Manages Custom Publishing editorial team and staff development

  • Creates and/or reviews project proposal or plans and determines time frame, budgets, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.

  • Establishes work flow and staffing for each phase of project, and works with the Supplier Management team to hire and manage vendors.

  • Works with staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and clarify project goals.

  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Developmentally edits project titles as appropriate

  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies work flow and schedules for plans as required.

  • May prepare project reports for management, customers, or others.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. History or Science content expertise preferred.

  • K-12 educational product development experience required. K-12 teaching experience helpful.

  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience and/or 5 years of management.

Additional Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, ability to problem solve, excellent oral communication, teamwork, leadership, innovative, good planning and organization.

  • Excellent project management experience

  • Ability to manage a high volume of projects with tight schedules.


Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Other Locations US-IL-Glenview

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Publishing

Organization: School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 17, 2016