Pearson Portfolio Manager (Acquisitions Editor) in Columbus, Ohio

Portfolio Manager (Acquisitions Editor)

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s alwayslearning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringinglectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we arealways re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in ourown backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkersand standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in anenvironment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing theboundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — wecreate seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations,personal and global, large and small.

The Higher Education Courseware team, in partnership withinstructors and universities worldwide, provides learners with the skills,competencies and behaviors required to succeed in college and their subsequentcareers. This team is responsible for developing and delivering learningcontent in new and innovative digital formats, creating cutting-edge learningapplications that collect data and use predictive capabilities to providepersonalized learning and improve learner outcomes.

The Portfolio Manager will acquire and manage thedevelopment of text and digital content for the Early Childhood, Foundations ofEducation, Educational Leadership, and Speech Pathology product portfolios.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Accountable forthe acquisition and development of high-quality discipline-specific content.

  • Accountable forcreating a continuous content improvement capability based on customerfeedback, usage patterns, and other data.

  • Responsible forensuring content is fit for purpose (curriculum and pedagogy) and conductingcontent quality assurance.

  • Responsible forensuring author and SME content is created according to Pearson'saccessibility, efficacy, and data tagging standards.

  • Responsible forcreating discipline specific learning tools that will meet customer needs.

  • Travel asneeded for focus groups, conferences, events, and campus visits to developmarket insights and test the market viability of products.

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Qualifications

Essential Education, Experience and Skills

  • Undergraduatedegree.

  • At least 3-5years of relevant sales, product development, and/or teaching and writingexperience in Higher Education settings.

  • Instructionaldesign experience desirable.

  • Excellentwritten and oral communication skills.

  • Detailoriented and exceptionally well-organized.

  • Imaginativeand intellectually curious with a passion for helping others learn.

  • Creativeproblem solver who can work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment.

  • Excellentcomputer skills.

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.

Primary Location: US-OH-Columbus

Work Locations: US-OH-Columbus-445 Hutchinson 445 Hutchinson Avenue Columbus 43235

Job: Publishing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 20, 2017

Req ID: 1710989