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.
Pearson Education’s Global Editions programme (based in UK and India) is in place to publish US originated titles in versions adjusted to the needs of worldwide markets outside North America. Focusing on Business, Social Science and Science, the Global Editions team commission content from contributors around the world and works with colleagues in Publishing, Editorial, Production, Technology and Sales & Marketing to deliver products closely matched to the local needs of international markets.
The Assistant Editor will work closely with one Managing Editor and two Editors (Acquisitions and Project). You will be hard working, enthusiastic, well organised, and able to juggle multiple priorities while dealing persuasively and authoritatively with contributors and Pearson Education colleagues worldwide.
Previous publishing experience (desirable)
Personal initiative and problem solving skills
Bright, engaging and persuasive personality
Confident and sensitive communication skills necessary to work with different cultures around the world
Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
An interest in educational books generally
Flexibility, persistence and determination
Ability to prioritise effectively
Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow
Other Locations GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park London Rd Harlow CM17 9NA
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Feb 8, 2018
Job Unposting: Feb 19, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1801317