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Pearson Editor in Noida, India

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Editor (ELT)

Career Level: C1

Job Family: Editorial

Reports to: Deputy General Manager (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 limited supervision, the Editor drives project strategy and is accountable to deliver high quality, competitive, market-friendly print and digital products within the given timelines and budget. The Editor is expected to adhere to Pearson’s specifications, style, standards and quality parameters and lead all phases of a project.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Driving business and financial results

a. Understanding the market needs and planning for products mapped to various curricula

b. Budgeting, working within the given budget and ensuring to meet the gross margin target

2. Development

a. Helping with the development of all the components (both print and digital) of the assigned project

b. Bringing out zero-error products driven by innovation

3. Vendor management

a. Work with 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

4. Cross-functional coordination

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

5. 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. 5+ years of experience in publishing, with minimum 2 years of experience in K12 publishing

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

  4. Good communication and negotiation skills

  5. Teaching experience preferred

Job: PUBLISHING

Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 7020

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