Pearson B3 - Assistant Editor - Sponsoring in Noida, India
B3 - Assistant Editor - Sponsoring
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 re-examining 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.
JOB PURPOSE: The Associate Sponsoring Editor works collaboratively with the Managing Editor, Director, and Portfolio Manager, on assigned programs and projects through planning portfolio programs and budgets. With the emphasis on driving digital growth across the portfolio, the Associate Sponsoring Editor assists internal and external partners on the implementation and execution of the program plan, identifying and articulating program needs and ensuring that the program and product goals are meeting market expectations. The Associate Sponsoring Editor assists with providing insight into market dynamics, including the competitive landscape and product comparisons. The Associate Sponsoring Editor works with portfolio management to provide assistance with sales inquiries and solutions related to our digital solutions across product lines.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degreeMinimum of 2-3 years job experience, preferably with aspects of sales, editorial,and/or production experienceProject management experience preferredDigital product management experience preferredAbility to collaborate with key stakeholders and lead teams with a high degree offunctional diversityProficiency with PC & MAC, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, ExcelAbility to set goals, handle budgets, build effective agendas and lead successful and efficient meetings
Trained and supported by the Managing Editor to develop and manage budgets andwork collaboratively with portfolio management on digital growth of portfolios.
Takes initiative and responsibility for program tasks to support program team(s) to meet completion timeliness.
Works collaboratively with the Program Manager, Managing Editor, and assignedprogram teams to implement required product changes and meet contentdevelopment needs efficiently.
Communicates effectively and efficiently with internal and external (i.e., vendors,authors, customers) stakeholders.
Clarifies requests from stakeholders ensuring clear understanding of needs.
Manages time and priorities effectively including, but not limited to: meetings, internalwork assignments provided by the Director, Portfolio Manager, and Managing Editor.
Maintains responsibility for budget projections and alerts Program Manager ofanticipated overages.
Identifies risks to budget, alerting and working with the Program Manager andManaging Editor to develop a plan of action.
Reports directly to Managing Editor.
Key Attributes and Their Application
Demonstrates thoughtful, strategic and customer focused decision-making.
Takes initiative, leads change and solves problems.
Strong analytical skills and demonstrated competencies with data and statistics.Engages collaboratively to build high performing teams.
Ability to work proactively and flexibly within a team.
Sensitive to requirements of working in a culturally diverse environment.
Exhibits strong written and verbal communication skills.
Primary Location: IN-IN-Noida
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jun 7, 2017
Req ID: 1710056