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.
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: establishes coordinated high-level schedule for all
program components; monitors and controls schedule dependencies for
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
Budget: maintains overview of budget performance against
business case and communicates budget status/budget risks to
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
Flexible and adaptable in navigating roadblocks and creating
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)
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 :
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