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Pearson Marketing & Events Coordinator in Greater London, United Kingdom

Marketing & Events Coordinator


Our Organisation

Pearson VUE ( has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry for decades, delivering more than 15 million certification and licensure exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and healthcare. We are the global leaders in developing and delivering high-stakes exams via the world's most comprehensive network of nearly 20,000 Test Centers in 180 countries. Our leadership in the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to government and regulatory agencies. Pearson VUE is regularly featured on the Forbes list of Best Employers and we are recognised in the Best Employers for Diversity 2019 awards. We are proud to offer an exceptional environment to develop your professional career and we are now hiring for a Marketing & Events Coordinator to join our successful team in London Strand office.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Your Opportunity

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Based in London Strand

Permanent & full-time working 37.5 hours per week

Salary up to £23k depending on experience

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, well-organised junior marketing professional with plenty of initiative, ideas and attention to detail, who is looking for exposure to a wide range of marketing activities. The Marketing Assistant will support the wider Marketing & Communications teams in a range of lead generation and brand awareness activities through marketing campaigns, events, research and PR. The role will take responsibility for several key activities, primarily social media (both customer service and content creation), event logistics and administration.

  • Organising event logistics from initiation to evaluation.

  • Identifying opportunities around the world to attend events.

  • Co-ordinating content through our social media channels to raise brand awareness.

  • Seek to improve our social media impact and engagement, working with wider team.

  • Co-ordinating customer service responses to candidate social media queries.

  • Support larger activities and campaigns.

  • Ownership of team administrative functions such as budget tracking, purchase orders, couriers, suppliers and stock control etc

  • Support sales with requests for materials, presentations etc as required

  • Support wider functions such as research and PR.

Our Successful Candidate

We are interested in applicants with excellent verbal, and written skills with a keen interest in events and / or social media.

  • Must have technical aptitude – ability to learn marketing tools / basic html etc.

  • Enthusiasm and full of ideas.

  • Experience in administration in a Marketing or Communications environment.

  • Skills/experience in one or more of the following: events/social media/copywriting

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Ability to work on a non-9-to-5 schedule when required.

Take your expertise to a new level - we have many interesting and dynamic projects to look forward to in 2019/2020 therefore now is the ideal time to join our Pearson VUE family for a highly rewarding and truly global career journey!

Our Recruitment Process

Please complete and submit your application before midnight on 6 October 2019 and please ensure that you apply directly on our Pearson Careers website only.

We are reviewing applications regularly and interviews are being scheduled now, therefore we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Should you have any questions please connect on LinkedIn with Stephen Johnston, Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Wishing you success with your application!

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

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Primary Location: GB-Greater London

Job: Marketing

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Oct 6, 2019

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1911613

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.