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Pearson ELT Publisher in Madrid, Spain

ELT Publisher


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.

Our products, customers and technologies are changing fast but some things in Pearson stay the same. In everything we do we aspire to be brave, imaginative, decent and accountable .

The Publisher leads a project team or segment team and makes key decisions about the creation or expansion of a product or service.

Maintaining focus on the product or service, the Publisher:

  • Collaborates with appropriate representatives from the Geo Sales and Marketing teams and Global Product teams in identifying the products and services that address defined customer needs, have a measurable impact on learner outcomes, and that will drive growth and profitability

  • Manages the ongoing growth of the product or service in the context of the market changes

  • Responds to trends, needs and innovations in education and technology

The publisher manages ELT editors and is responsible for the oversight of project team member activities, ensuring that clear communication lines and a clear sense of direction and purpose are established and maintained, so that all team members work to a common goal.



  • Degree in linguistics, foreign language, or related field or qualification in teaching English as a second/foreign language (Certificate or Diploma in TEFL or TESOL).


  • sound business and technical acumen, with the ability to navigate a complex matrixed organisation, establishing effective communication lines with multiple stakeholders

  • ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines, remaining pragmatic and results-focused

  • leadership, mentoring and coaching experience is essential - proven ability in managing change and establishing and supporting winning teams

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish

  • effective interpersonal skills

  • expertise in identifying project critical success factors and barriers to success, initiating change to bring about a successful project delivery

  • ability to motivate a team to work to the best of their abilities, and to focus team members on results

  • mother tongue or C2 level English and Spanish

Prior Experience

  • Extensive publishing, media or other relevant experience

  • Proven record in developing and delivering customer-focused educational products and services

Primary Location: ES-ES-Madrid

Work Locations: ES-Madrid-Ribera del Loira 16-18 Ribera del Loira 16-18 Ground Floor, B Madrid 28042

Job: Publishing

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 27, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2010704

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.