Pearson Content Producer in Hoboken, New Jersey

Content Producer

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.

The Content Producerwill help to ensure product assembly and execution ofthe product build according to specified objectives--volume, cost, time, andquality. The Content Producer is part of the team that executes annual plansand organizes and prioritizes tasks and teams to ensure delivery withinarticulated budget and roadmap.The Content Producerworks with other parts of the organization as necessaryto ensure support in attaining output, quality, and productivity.

The Content Producer is responsible for thefollowing:

  • Content production of selected print, digital, and supplement content.

  • Applying content structure, enrichment standards, and other compliance standards (e.g., accessibility, discipline-specific guidelines).

  • Production of digital courseware content that will be used in both print and digital delivery.

  • Preplanning to execute the necessary vision of product.

  • System maintenance and record-keeping; invoice processing and reconciliation.

  • Identifying and managing vendors for quality compliance, schedule, and budget, and providing feedback on performance.

  • Communication across cross-functional teams regarding workflow related to production of print and digital content.

  • Delivery of efficacy requirements at product lifecycle stage gates in content development.

  • Ensuring the inclusion of content metadata that is sufficiently enriched and appropriately formatted to deliver efficacy analytics for high impact on learner outcomes.

Qualifications

Related work experience

  • Minimum 4-6 years managing small- to medium-sized project/initiative teams using project management tool sets (Smartsheet, MS Project, etc.)

  • Proven track record of communicating to and influencing senior-level management and stakeholders

  • Experiencemanaging content and content workflowswithin technical environments--planning and delivering technical and print products andexperience

  • Proven success in risk identification, monitoring, and mitigation and development and use of change control processes is especially important

Formal education orequivalent

  • Strong academic grounding – BA required

  • Project Management certification, PMP (PMI) or equivalent a plus

Skills

  • Highly flexible and adaptable, with a positive attitude when operating in an environment of continual flux

  • Ability to work independently to seek out resolutions and problem-solve on a daily basis

  • Ability to influence and negotiate where necessary with peers, project team, sponsors/stakeholders, and other internal teams as needed

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations positively, proactively escalating ongoing issues

  • Demonstrates highly active ownership of projects, possesses ability to proactively assess and mitigate risk, and actively poses solutions to problems

  • Communicates effectively (written and verbally) with peers, project team, and sponsors/stakeholders

  • Able to assess and manage across a full project breadth and depth, ensuring a successful delivery of products

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams delivering both digital and print product outputs

  • Diligent attention to detail

  • Strong organization skills: Self-organizing and self-motivating

  • Strong time-management abilities--organizing tasks in a logical and efficientmanner allowing for multitasking and making appropriate calls on prioritization

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.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 14, 2017

Req ID: 1715237