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Pearson Producer in Noida, India

ABOUT US

Pearson Education is an integrated educational services company providing high quality content, technology and services to schools, colleges and professionals across the globe.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITY

The Content Producer will work in close collaboration with India- and US-based Portfolio team members, India- and US-base Production & Digital Studio team members, and US-based Managing Producer. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for managing production-related tasks for the CertPrep builds and on other digital programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the publishing plan for the CertPrep and other primarily digital programs in the IT Professional Portfolio.

  • Clearly and regularly communicates with internal and external stakeholders regarding schedules, requirements, and deliverables.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with a project; obtain managing producer input when needed

  • Manage time and priorities effectively including, but not limited to: meetings, internal work assignments provided by CertPrep project team members and Managing Producer.

  • Ensure compliance with Pearson production and content standards

  • Manage multiple projects per month while maintaining efficiency, competency, and diplomacy

  • Hire vendors to electronically produce the project and coordinate their schedules; oversee their output; work with project team to minimize editing, layout, indexing, and production errors, and increase efficiency

  • Ensure that project costs stay within budget

Project management:

  • Will review all course builds built by vendor to ensure appropriate content structure, style and accuracy of content per defined project checklist

  • Will be responsible for QA of the courses – work to review and resolve issues logged by the QA team

  • Will provide alternative materials needed by the vendor for course builds

  • Will work with US project management team for content mappings associated with the project builds

  • Works to understand and help support the publishing plan and work collaboratively with editors and project management team

  • Communicates/clarifies to vendors effectively and to ensure clear understanding of needs.

  • Communicates project status and dependencies clearly to editor and acquisition editor to ensure project delivery objective

  • Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required.

Administrative Support

  • Work in the internal Pearson system to maintain project records and produce reports and audits as required.

  • Update and correct project metadata in the appropriate internal system.

  • Active ownership and constructive and cooperative working relationship

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s and/or a Master’s degree.

  • At least 1-2 years of work experience, preferably in editorial, product development and/or production roles.

  • Excellent and persuasive written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to set goals, prioritize tasks, build effective agendas and lead successful and efficient meetings.

  • Ability to collaborate with key stakeholders and work in teams with a high degree of functional diversity.

  • Prior experience in digital product development/management or project management will be an advantage.

  • Proficiency with PC & MAC, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

  • Take initiative, lead change and solve problems

  • Demonstrate thoughtful, strategic and customer focused decision-making

  • Engage collaboratively as part of high performing teams

  • Prioritize effectively

  • Ability to build strong networks and work proactively and flexibly in a team.

  • Sensitive to requirements of working in a culturally diverse environment.

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: 4368

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