Assistant Editor, Global Editions
Pearson is the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. At Pearson, we combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
The Global Editions team collaborates with educators across the world to create adaptations of Pearson’s bestselling texts, crafting the content to suit the needs of learners in different contexts. The Global Edition preserves the cutting-edge approach and pedagogy of the original, but also features customization and adaptation to make it more relevant to learners across the world.
In this unique role, the Assistant Editor will be responsible for developing and publishing content that meets the highest quality, time, and cost standards. This is a unique opportunity to work on some of Pearson’s best Higher Education titles globally, customize them to suit the needs of various international markets, commission content, and to see these products through right from the commissioning and content creation stage to their production.
Candidates in this role will work closely with colleagues in Editorial, Production, Sales, and Technology around the world. Assistant editors will also be responsible for working on the digital products and platforms associated with their titles.
This is a 6 month Fixed Term Contract role
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Desired Skills and Experience
You might currently be in Editorial, Production, Sales, Marketing, or Product Development. You will have a track record of success and be able to demonstrate the right qualities to take on this unique role. You may also have experience of working in an international publishing environment. You will be expected to:
Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow
Other Locations GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park Hockham Way Kao Two Harlow CM17 9SR
Job: Product Management
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Temporary Work
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Mar 18, 2020
Job Unposting: Apr 1, 2020
Schedule: Full-time Temporary
Req ID: 2002064
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.