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Pearson Assistant Editor ELT in Noida, India

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Editor (ELT)

Career Level: B2

Job Family: Editorial

Reports to: Senior Editor (Product)

Business: Pearson Education

Reports: No

Division: Product (K12 – ELT)

Location: Noida

ABOUT US

At Pearson, we are committed to a world that is 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 is 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.

JOB PURPOSE

With the supervision of the team lead, the Assistant Editor is accountable to deliver high quality, competitive, market-friendly print and digital products within the given timelines. The Assistant Editor is expected to adhere to Pearson’s specifications, style, standards and quality parameters and work in collaboration with other team members.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Development

a. Understanding the product specifications and editing content, developing content where needed. Understanding all the components (both print and digital) of the assigned project.

b. Bringing out zero-error products driven by innovation

2. Vendor management

a. Identifying suitable vendors and ensuring they deliver quality work within the given timelines

b. Negotiating prices and drawing up their agreements in coordination with the legal team

3. Cross-functional coordination

Working smoothly with different functions, such as rights and permissions, production, manufacturing, legal, sales and marketing throughout the duration of project

4. Customer experience

Visiting schools and customers for workshops, trainings and capturing market feedback

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  1. Master’s degree in English from a reputed university

  2. 2+ years of experience in publishing, with minimum 1 year of experience in K12 publishing

  3. Proficiency in PC and MAC, and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  4. Good communication and negotiation skills

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Job: PUBLISHING

Organization: International

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 1766

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