Pearson Associate Producer in India
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The successful candidate will be part of a team that produces, delivers and maintains all print and and premium digital products in support of the Global Editions publishing program. You will work with the Digital Producers, Content Producers, Media Editors, Quality Assurance (QA) and external vendors to deliver stable, high-quality products to improve learner outcomes and maximize instructor impact.
Ensure that digital products are produced with the highest quality; comply with Pearson quality standards during development.
Manage multiple projects at varying stages in the production process.
Report regularly on production status to all stakeholders.
Keep abreast of product, platform and technology developments.
Accountable for the final delivery of the product in terms of Q&A, budget, schedule, delivery and quality specifications and go-live.
Manage vendors for digital production, quality and accessibility testing
Work with the Portfolio team to prepare the P&L for each program.
Set content plan, rights and permissions plan, Learning Outcomes/Efficacy requirements.
Work with other team members to ensure successful implementation of the program plan and program goals.
Act as the point of contact for project managers and other team members.
Work with program team members to identify and resolve risks and problems (scope includes all program components (main product + instructor or student resources, print and digital).
Manage a select number of print and/or digital projects including print texts, etexts, supplements and covers.
Manage author relationships and hire/manage other content creators, monitor rights and permissions and work with content providers to remediate rights issues, and resolve editorial questions during content creation and production as needed. May review text, covers during production as needed.
Communicate project status to all stakeholders, and perform reporting on projects as required. Lead or participate in regular meetings with all key stakeholders and work to identify and remediate project risks.
Create and monitor project schedules; track project milestones, identify problem areas before they impact the project and coordinate corrective actions.
Create and manage the project budget, communicate problems, and work with the Courseware Portfolio Manager to remediate.
Ensure content adheres to the project plan and meets Pearson standards and requirements.
Maintain key product information in Pearson systems.
Issue and manage Contract/PRs along with processing all invoices for payment, where applicable.
Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
Proficiency in Google Apps / Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Familiarity with Tableau, JIRA and SmartSheets
Experience in the use of an HTML editor (e.g. Adobe Dreamweaver).
Experience in the use of a graphics programme (e.g. Adobe Photoshop or similar).
Experience in working with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Education & Experience:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Requires 1 to 3 years of experience
Critical Competencies and Skills
Ability to work independently and thrive in an environment of continual change
Highly effective communication skills, including the ability to facilitate communication, build consensus among team members, and make decisions confidently
Excellent project management skills, including the ability to multi-task and effectively balance short-term and long-term priorities, making appropriate calls on prioritization
Exceptional attention to detail and strong organization skills: self-organizing and self-motivating
Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations in a positive way, proactively escalating on-going issues to manager
Ability to take active ownership of projects, proactively assessing and mitigating risk and posing effective solutions to problems
Knowledge of Smartsheets or equivalent project management tools is a plus
Knowledge of video compression software & general video production techniques is a plus
What to expect from Pearson
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Job: PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Organization: Higher Education
Req ID: 14085