Pearson Portfolio Associate in Melbourne, Australia

Portfolio Associate


Portfolio associate - Higher Education

Pearson is a global education company that helps people around the world to make progress in their lives through learning. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, we help people to learn whatever, wherever and however they choose.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team that makes it all possible.

Our Higher Education division is looking to appoint a results-focused individual to the position of Portfolio Associate.

Reporting into the Head of Product Strategy, Higher Education, the Portfolio Associate will be an editorial partner with Sales in responding to custom publishing opportunities and ensuring on-time fulfilment to customers. This role will also support our team of Portfolio Managers in research and market engagement activities by managing multiple review projects simultaneously, liaising with internal teams and academics

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain reports on leads and potential business

  • Works with academics and bookshops to identify and deliver custom content solutions

  • Works closely with Rights & Permissions and Production Services to build and maintain project budgets

  • Contribute to, and coordinate, product research processes and activities to support product strategy


Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

  • Aptitude for learning new technologies quickly

  • Excellent data analysis skills

  • Relevant professional or extra-curricular related experience

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

We’re proud of our people - their drive, talent and enthusiasm. At Pearson we work together to deliver exceptional outcomes that push the limits.

If you are interested in growing your career with the world's leading learning organisation, please submit your application now.

Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Publishing

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 14, 2017

Req ID: 1708113