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Pearson Producer in India

Pearson

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 reexamining 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.

Role Description

The Assistant Producer will manage the creation of digital content and online courses for Pearson’s many products and platforms. For assigned products, work with product teams to define content and course design strategies (within common program standards) that address customer feedback and market needs. Manage schedules and budgets with vendors for all assigned products to ensure that project goals, milestones, and deliverables are met on time and within budget. Work closely with supervisor and other team members to make sure all content incorporates learning design best practices and meets Pearson’s accessibility standards.

The candidate would be required to work as per Canadian Time Zones

The Assistant Producer’s responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage development and production of all media components for assigned courses, including eTexts, videos, animations/simulations, PowerPoint lectures, and any other media assets that support Pearson International’s list.

  • Within overall program framework and standards, develop a media plan for each assigned title, soliciting input from manager and the product team to ensure that the rich media components of the product meet our market needs.

  • Collaborate with manager and the product team to refine the structure and learning path within each online course to highlight critical content and provide a streamlined user experience.

  • Work closely with manager and other team members to ensure that all content meets Pearson’s and accessibility standards (to align with WCAG 2.0).

  • Manage the assembly of the final course build, working within Pearson systems to assemble content, review the course with the product team, and release and deliver the final course.

  • Manage quality assurance for all content in collaboration with Pearson’s dedicated QA team.

  • Actively manage schedules and budgets for all assigned products, monitoring and reporting regularly on schedule, cost estimates, and actual expenditures.

  • Obtain bids from vendors as required; negotiate vendor contracts and manage vendor relationships, actively monitoring for quality compliance and adherence to schedule, budget, and technical specifications.

Qualifications

  • Related work experience

  • Minimum of 2-4 years managing digital content for educational courseware

  • Experience managing freelancers, vendors, and/or authors

  • Experience managing digital workflows

  • Proven track record of working independently within cross-functional teams

Formal Education or Equivalent

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required

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

  • Basic knowledge of HTML/JavaScript/CSS is preferred

  • 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

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing ppsmhr@pearson.com.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 14051

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