Pearson Account Manager - AcceleratED Pathways - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts

Account Manager - AcceleratED Pathways - Remote


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 Account Manager will lead a business-critical effort that manages a portfolio of Accelerated Pathways corporate clients and will take the lead on operational management of these partnerships. We are looking for a committed leader with excellent organizational skills and enthusiasm for driving our client’s success factors for their tuition reimbursement efforts and for our clients’ employees to achieve success.This role requires the ability to navigate corporate learning and college partner (CP) operationsand our network of service partners within Pearson. Operational and financial capabilities (e.g. P&L management) are required along with an understanding of how to effectively manage public/private partnerships.

General Responsibilities

  • Design and implement business plans and procedures for successful operational management of our various corporate client partnerships for Accelerated Pathways (AP).

  • Implement launch tactical activities for client partners and current/future college partners for AP.

  • Work with Pearson enabling and management functions to simplify marketing and data reporting process workflows.

  • Analyze data and progress towards goals for each client partnership.

  • Identify and implement marketing and employee engagement activities for each assigned account that will enable the attainment of forecasted start numbers.

  • Work directly with leaders of our services team to ensure client requirements can be fulfilled.

  • Problem-solve key issues and evaluate partnership performance with the Business Development and Operations teams.


General Qualifications

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in Business, Finance, Marketing or equivalent discipline OR appropriate combination of experience and education.

  • Expertise in managing the dynamics of partnerships including public and private partnerships, with particular focus on learning initiatives

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using analytical approaches to develop, measure and evolve processes.

  • An understanding of diverse project management principles, processes, methodologies and tools paired with an ability to critically evaluate and implement the right options for each project.

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple complex, cross-functional projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to develop strong relationships, and communicate effectively while under pressure - balancing confidence, humility and diplomacy internally and externally.

  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.

  • Passion for higher education, learner success and our mission.

  • Ability to travel as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities






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-MA-Boston

Other Locations US-RE-Remote

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

Job: Customer Service

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 9, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1810553

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled