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Pearson Associate Producer in Noida, India

Math/ECS Content Producer Job Description

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 re-examining 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.

The Content Producer is the key owner and liaison for all functional areas of project management and engages on projects through content planning, content creation, author management/relations, production, rights and permissions, customer acceptance, and content archiving. The Content Producer executes on the delivery of all assigned program components and project tasks over the entire program lifecycle (initiate, plan, build, execute, control, release). The Content Producer is accountable to deliver high quality, commercially successful print and/or digital programs on time and within budget.

High Level Responsibilities:

  • Manage the execution of content development and production plans for Math, Statistics, Engineering, and Computer Science titles (both print and digital) to deliver high quality, commercially successful product families on time and within budget.

  • Manage a select number of print and digital projects, which may range from low to high in complexity, including the following:

○ printed textbooks, covers, and supplements

○ ebooks developed in Pearson’s CITE toolset

○ digital supplements (e.g. PowerPoint lecture slides, HTML animations)

○ digital-first products, such as REVEL or MyLab online courses

  • Manage author relationships and hire/manage other content creators.

  • Manage multiple vendors and subject matter experts, providing feedback as necessary.

  • Monitor rights and permissions and work with content providers to remediate rights issues and resolves editorial questions during content creation and production.

  • Proactively utilize and apply knowledge of editorial process, print/digital product workflows, and production processes, ensuring adherence to Pearson standards & requirements.

  • Ensure that appropriate content structure, enrichment standards, and accessibility standards are applied consistently throughout the content development and production process.

  • Communicate project status and dependencies to appropriate team members, including the Managing Producer or Director.

  • Work with other parts of the organization as necessary to ensure support in attaining output, quality, and productivity.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Engage in analytical and pragmatic problem solving, driving innovative changes and improvements to the project planning, development, and delivery process. Resolve questions and problems independently, while escalating critical issues to appropriate colleagues and/or direct manager.

  • Learn and apply new technologies quickly to enhance customer experience, increase productivity, and reduce time to market.

  • Establish and carry a vision with regard to project delivery objectives, providing necessary guidance and support to team members and taking highly active ownership of all project phases.

  • Successfully manage multiple projects and project components with inter-related assets and timing dependencies.

  • Provide clear, timely, and appropriate written and verbal communication to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Behaves ethically and with integrity, supporting Pearson’s core values, beliefs, and codes of conduct.

Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational, time-management, prioritization, and planning skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

  • Ability to learn quickly and drive innovation

  • Ability to set agendas and lead successful meetings

  • Ability to create and manage project schedules and budgets

  • Strong leadership skills:

○ Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with others

○ Ability to work across teams as necessary to ensure optimal success

○ Ability to seek out alternate perspectives and practice active listening and empathy

Qualifications & Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2-4 years of project management experience

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office & Project, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, & Photoshop, and basic HTML/XML/CSS coding

  • Prior experience in publishing, with thorough working knowledge of industry standards

  • Basic understanding of rights and permissions process

  • Experience with transition from print to digital publishing

  • Experience working with onshore and offshore vendors

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: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS

Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2234

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