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Pearson Content Strategy Analyst, English and Communication in Hoboken, New Jersey

Content Strategy Analyst, English and Communication - ( 2105760 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.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.


Job Description: Content Strategy Analyst, English and Communication

  • Acquire new author and guide current authors, thought-leaders, and market-shapers to create leading content and bring their teaching models to Pearson.

  • In collaboration with product colleagues, develop content strategy and inform content to drive better student learning experiences and outcomes and engage customers.

  • Be informed and current on product, content, and instructional model direction.

  • Monitor competitive trends in content through customer engagement, peer review and analysis, and market research.

  • In collaboration with colleagues, own, drive, and take initiative on Pearson Editorial Policies, including accessibility and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Be an engaged ambassador for products internally and externally, as well as a key face within academic communities.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. 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.

We seek a Content Strategy Analyst to join a highly collaborative and fast-moving team and be a key face in the academic communities for English and Communication. You will be part of a team that partners with Product Managers, Content Producers, Digital Producers, and Expert Authors to deliver the highest quality content solutions for winning products.

For English and Communication, Product Manager and Content Strategy Analysts are partners with the goal to deliver English and Communication portfolios that establish academic excellence, meet market expectations, and drive revenue growth for Pearson. The role reports to the Manager, Content Strategy, Humanities, Social Sciences, World Languages, and English.

Cross team collaboration and continuous reconfiguration of resourcing with flexible, adaptive structures organized around opportunity are critical requirements for this role.

  • Ensure that our course content is best-of-class in scholarship, pedagogy, curriculum and course alignment; and is driven by insights that are global and are aligned with Pearson’s Editorial Policies, including accessibility and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Be informed and up to date on content and teaching model direction in English and Communication discipline areas.

  • Scout new content providers and content solutions that aligns with product roadmap and content strategy goals.

  • In collaboration with colleagues, support the development and management of relationships with leading edge critical content providers and other partners.

  • Drive direction and provide valuable input to the improvement of content strategy processes to accelerate innovation and time to market.

  • Engagement with industry community and networks; and be current on content trends through customer engagement, peer review and analysis, and market development.

  • In collaboration with colleagues, engage with Product Management to establish title release cycles.

  • In collaboration with Legal or Royalty, create contracts and engage in negotiations; and manage other royalty and other legal issues.

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.

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.

The information you provide will stay confidential and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Key Requirements and Attributes

  • A minimum of B.A. Degree

  • Educational Content and/or Content Management experience, print and digital.

  • Demonstrable understanding of education and learning from a consumer viewpoint (teacher and learner).

  • Demonstrable ability to translate winning content strategies into actionable plans and print and digital products that drive value for teachers and learners.

  • Ability to gather quantitative and qualitative insight into different markets and the opportunities within them; and to build and execute effective content strategies.

  • Use analytical reasoning skills to distill multiple inputs from markets, customers, and leaders; and use deep understanding of operations, business strategies, and strategic thinking to guide authors, facilitate content operations, and develop market leading content.

  • Ability to maintain multiple priorities and deliver content that achieves strategic objectives and releases on schedule.

Key Attributes

  • Expertise – You have experience in your specialized field and can provide support to various stakeholders. You demonstrate knowledge of best practices within your area of specialism and how it integrates with related areas of the business.

  • Accountability and Ownership – You take ownership and accountability for targets and drive achievement through effectiveness and determination and motivation to succeed. You demonstrate sound judgement in assessing business risks and make decisions that balance a variety of factors, taking into consideration set goals. You solve problems by using multiple sources to evaluate information and help create innovative solutions to problems. You seek information from internal and external sources, prioritizing and analyzing potential solutions in complex or new situations.

  • Building Partnerships – You identify opportunities and take action to build strategic relationships between your area and other teams, departments, and organizations to help achieve business goals. You develop relationships with management across the organization, including customers and suppliers, to support important issues within your own area.

  • Communication and Collaboration – You clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them to understand as well as retain the message. You communicate points of view in a compelling way to internal and external clients. You have great collaboration skills and work effectively across teams regardless of reporting lines.

  • Aligning Performance for Success – You accomplish work objectives and achieve targets. You recognize the impact of change on others, and lead through positive behavior and coaching.

  • Analytical Skill and Learning Agility – You take a systematic, structured view of situations, while staying focused on the execution and delivery. You have the capacity to be open to new ideas.

  • Innovation – Generating innovative solutions in work situations; out of the box approaches; and trying different and novel ways to deal with challenges and focusing on opportunities to aid achievement of content delivery are reflected in your ways of working.

  • Deliver Results – You have a track record of successful achievement against set execution.

  • Time Management and Organizational Skills – You possess excellent organizational and time management skills, coupled with the proven ability to set priorities and manage deadlines.

  • Global Perspective – You have experience operating in a global environment and demonstrate international cultural agility.

  • Brave – You are resilient and operate well under pressure and tight deadlines.

  • Accountable – You have integrity and set clear expectations and deliver what is promised.

  • Decent – You do the right thing, represent Pearson’s values and standards and promote the company’s mission in your day-to-day behavior. You are a trusted confidant to colleagues and external partners

  • Imaginative – You are innovative, solutions-orientated, and unafraid to try new things; and you use insights to tell Pearson’s story in a compelling and simple fashion suited to the relevant audiences.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Other Locations: United States, United Kingdom, GB-GB-London

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River-221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Shift: Day Job

Primary Location : US-NJ-Hoboken

Other Locations : US-Ohio, US-MA-Boston

Work Locations :

US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River

221 River Street


Job : Professional Development

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Apr 30, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2105760