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Senior Content Producer

Company: Pearson
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Content Producer - ( 2106626 )


At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's continually learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are bold thinkers and stand-out 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.

The Content Producer partners with the Content Strategy and Product teams to execute on competitive product strategies for both digital and print products based on analysis of market conditions. Product delivery platforms include digital courseware, learning apps and tools, printed books and supporting supplements. Our strategy evolves with changing market needs and the Content Producer must be able to pivot quickly as market needs dictate.

The Content Producer leads and manages assigned programs, that are comprised of multiple components, through strategic planning and controlling the program's scope, budget, costs, schedule, and adherence to quality. In this role, the Content Producer communicates the program plan to a cross-functional team and demonstrates leadership and collaboration in implementing and executing the plan. The Content Producer manages dependencies and is accountable for all program components - digital and print - from end to end.

Job Duties

Planning: collaborates with Content Strategy and Product teams to advise on and execute the program plan with particular attention to product delivery strategy, resource and budget needs, and schedule needs.

Schedule: establishes coordinated high-level schedule for all program components; monitors and controls schedule dependencies for program components.

Resources: identifies and secures resources where necessary for program (vendors, content contributors). Guides and monitors work from all resources to achieve content, schedule, and budget requirements.

Budget: maintains overview of budget performance against business case and communicates budget status/budget risks to stakeholders

Quality: communicates quality control plan to stakeholders and monitors implementation of plan.

Communication: plans, organizes, and leads periodic meetings of the program team to evaluate status and mitigate risks.

Problem solving: collaborates with decision makers and stakeholders to resolve conflicts between plan and execution of various aspects of program plan.


Strong decision making and problem solving skills based on collecting and analyzing available information, learning what stakeholders to consult with, and acting upon the analysis in a timely and effective manner.

Strong leadership skills, including developing and maintaining constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and leading change initiatives.

Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple complex programs with interrelated asset and timing dependencies.

Flexible and adaptable in navigating roadblocks and creating innovative solutions

Identifies areas of improvement, plans a strategy, and acts independently to create or promote improvement

Ability to collaborate with key stakeholders and lead cross-functional teams 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.


  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Minimum of 4-6 years job experience required, preferably in higher education academic publishing or content creation (editorial, digital strategy, end to end project management) required

  • Digital content/product management experience preferred

  • Familiarity with Agile and/or Scrum methodologies preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Smartsheet, Jira or other project management tools required

Primary Location : US-MA-Boston

Other Locations : US-RE-Remote, US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations :

US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston

501 Boylston St


Job : Production/Operations

Organization : North America

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : May 14, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2106626

Keywords: Pearson, Boston , Senior Content Producer, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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