Pearson Creative Project Manager–Marketing in Boston, Massachusetts

Creative Project Manager–Marketing


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 reexamining 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.

Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?

Pearson is constantly looking to add to our AMAZING team! We are searching for a highly organized, self-motivated and creative project manager for marketing! The Creative Project Manager, Marketing role provides support for K12 marketing teams by partnering with them to strategize, launch, develop, and deliver national and state-specific campaign materials throughout the year. These integrated, customer-facing campaigns directly impact revenue by generating awareness, sampling, ordering, lead generation, customer loyalty, and engagement.

In addition to print collateral, the Creative Project Manager is responsible for strategizing and developing digital campaigns that are deployed through and reside online. You will also project manage internal/external training meetings and national education conferences, as needed, to support major multimillion dollar state adoption and open territory opportunities.

In this role, you will have a holistic view of all aspects of a given project, from start to finish, and act as a “center point” to connect all functional areas - Marketing, Design, Web, eCRM, Content, and Production - ensuring consistency of messaging and branding across all deliverables while meeting strict deadlines.

This opportunity is located at our Chandler, AZ, Boston, MA, or Glenview, IL, office site.

Here is what you will get to do:

  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously completing projects independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Work independently, yet collaborate with internal teams in all cross-functional areas to achieve business and financial objectives through multiple mediums including print, digital, and packaging

  • Assess project scope, determine resources/functional areas needed, define roles, set schedules including milestone dates

  • Monitor project workflow, ensuring milestones and due dates are met with accuracy; alert working team/stakeholders (or management) of critical dependencies affecting due date or project completion

  • Lead weekly (sometimes daily) project status meetings and launch meetings; maintain weekly status reports for marketing teams and immediate manager

  • Exercise clear and timely communication skills via e-mail, in-person meetings, or virtual meetings in order to provide complete transparency on every project’s status

  • Manage special projects as needed


Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related field

  • 5 year’s minimum experience in Marketing, Creative, Project Management, Advertising, Publishing, or Communications is preferred

  • Exceptional experience with Mac platform and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Google Mail, and Google Documents

  • Adept in reviewing, annotating, manipulating, and printing PDF files

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong grammar, spelling, editing, and proofreading abilities

  • Knowledge of print production, Web design process, and e-Marketing

  • Familiar with file transfer on Google Drive, FTP sites, and print vendors prepress portals

  • Strong organizational abilities, detail-oriented, and possess a high-level of initiative and follow-through

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects; able to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to interface effectively with customers and with other departments within the organization

Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit


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-AZ-Chandler, US-IL-Glenview

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

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 30, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1808282

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.