Pearson Editorial Assistant in North York, Ontario

Editorial Assistant


OPEN POSITION: Editorial Assistant, HED

The Higher Education Division has an opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated professional to assume the position of Editorial Assistant. This position is based in the Don Mills office and reports to the Editorial Director.


The editorial assistant is responsible for supporting the portfolio management team. They organize and maintain reports as required on behalf of the portfolio managers. They commission, obtain, and track product market reviews. They are accountable for the creation of projects in our systems, the processing of payments, and collation of data from market research. The editorial assistant will coordinate miscellaneous administrative tasks and respond to queries and requests from both internal and external sources.

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.


Support for Portfolio Managers:

  • Commissioning, tracking, and obtaining reviews for market research.

  • Maintaining status reports as required on behalf of Portfolio Managers.

  • Responding to miscellaneous queries and requests from internal and external sources.

  • Product set up and maintenance

  • Processing of payments



  • University or College degree

  • Proficient with computers; including Gmail and other Google systems and Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills

  • Administrative experience would be an asset

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Publishing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 6, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1807008

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.