Pearson Marketing Specialist - Conferences & Events in North York, Ontario

Marketing Specialist - Conferences & Events


The Marketing Specialist is responsible primarily for the planning and execution of all conference and events in the school division. The Marketing Specialist will lead social media campaign integration into all marketing campaigns. The Marketing Specialist will take on smaller marketing communications projects and support the marketing manager with some administrative work such as updating price lists, maintaining customer lists etc.

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.


  • Completion of a university/college degree or diploma with a strong interest in marketing

  • One to two years of experience in marketing or advertising

  • Previous experience in event planning and management

  • Previous experience working with Web and HTML

  • Previous experience with Twitter, Facebook, blogging and other social media tools

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills

  • Proficient with computers; including Microsoft Word, Excel, Explorer, Access and PowerPoint

  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented and strong ability to multi-task

  • Adaptable problem-solver and team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team

  • Able to work on many projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines

  • Must be able to proactively identify priorities and efficiently deliver projects in deadline-driven environment

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 9, 2017

Req ID: 1708603