Pearson Associate Content Producer - Science list in San Francisco, California

Associate Content Producer - Science list

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.

Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Manage development of digital assets that populate book-specificweb sites and learning management systems in coordination with book developmentto make media an integral part of the book story.

  • Manage product design, product implementation and tracking of allproject details.

  • Set up, own, and monitor budgets and schedules.

  • Facilitate communication among acquisitions editors, marketing,and in-house technical teams to develop products accordingly.

  • Write project planning documents, launch memos, and multimediaasset spreadsheets.

  • Create Requests For Proposals (RFP), solicit bids from vendors, andwrite contracts.

  • Hire and manage cross-functional teams, including vendors,content-providers, freelancers, full-service project management vendors andquality assurance vendors.

DigitalStrategy

  • Collaborate with Acquisitions Editors, Marketing Managers, SalesRepresentatives, and Learning Technology Specialists to obtain feedbackregarding market needs and to provide updates on Pearson and competitors’products.

  • Evaluate potential digital products and advise Acquisitions Editorsupon request.

  • Support Acquisitions Editors in signings where digital contentplays a critical a role.

  • Work with Marketing Manager to prepare competitive analyses andproduct feature descriptions for digital products.

  • Work on market research projects in collaboration with themarket research team, including the creation of surveys and the planning offocus groups for assigned projects; includes writing questionnaires andfollow-up questions.

Sales/MarketingSupport

  • National sales meeting preparation support (review marketingmaterials, provide samples as necessary, create walkthrough scripts of digitalassets, etc.)

  • Resolve queries as they are escalated from sales reps,professors, and Customer Technical Support.

  • Upon request, attend national conferences. Responsibilities mayinclude: research competitor media, coordinate focus groups, demonstratePearson products, and attend educational lectures on how digital content isbeing used in and out of classroom.

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of experience in a digital creative production role, with 2 years specifically producing educational software and managing cross-functional teams.

  • Mastery of complex content and scheduling systems, and ability to track large amount of information.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to gain consensus among stakeholders and tointeract with internal departments using professional interpersonal skills and solutions oriented approach.

  • An understanding of technical product management including products using JavaScript, HTML, XML, CMS, Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Must possess an intellectual curiosity and passion for educational content and an eagerness to stay abreast of the ever-changing nature of software tools.

  • B.A. or BS required

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-CA-San Francisco

Work Locations: US-CA-San Francisco-1301 Sansome 1301 Sansome Street San Francisco 94111

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 10, 2017