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Content Producer (Global English team)

Reference
1802145
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Hoboken, NJ, 07030, USA
Expiry Date
23/02/2018
Content Producer (Global English team) Description The Content Producer supports in the commissioning, coordination and management of the production of content for selected core and custom products within the Engli...

Job Description

Content Producer (Global English team)

Description

The Content Producer supports in the commissioning, coordination and

management of the production of content for selected core and custom products

within the English Courseware Portfolio. As part of the Content Production team,

they are responsible for ensuring that produced content is of the appropriate

quality, and is delivered to agreed schedules and budgets.

Key Accountabilities

 Part of the team responsible for managing the production of selected full-

service and custom projects within the English Courseware Portfolio.

 Responsible for establishing schedule, managing budget, and ensuring

agreed upon project goals, milestones, and quality targets are met.

 Responsible for identifying, engaging and managing vendors for quality

compliance, schedule and budget. Includes drafting and sending out

Requests for proposals (RFP), and evaluating vendor RFP responses.

Provide feedback on performance.

 Helps to supports vendors to ensure successful production and delivery of

projects, according to specified objectives around cost, time and quality.

 Helps to communicate across cross-functional teams re the end-to- end

workflow related to production of courseware products.

 Helps resolve production bottlenecks, with minimal guidance, by

communicating a big picture understanding of interconnecting

components for a particular courseware product.

 Assists, with minimal guidance, in flagging areas of improvement in terms

of production flow or relationships with vendors and content creators in

order to increase efficiency or reduce costs.

 Implements and ensures that standards around format, structure, naming,

etc. are met for all produced content.

Business understanding:

 Understands how Production supports Pearson's larger goals.

 Able to deliver plans according to budget and looks for areas of financialoptimization.

 Understands how content works in all product categories.

 Has working knowledge of the specificities of the English Portfolio.

Collaboration:

 Works with other parts of the organisation, with minimal guidance (e.g.

portfolio management and content development teams) as necessary to

ensure support in attaining output, quality and productivity.

 Part of the team that supports management of freelancers and vendors

for schedule, budget, quality compliance and provide feedback on

performance.

Key Relationships

Portfolio Managers, Content Developers, Digital Content Producers, Media

Producers, Designers.

Qualifications

Role-specific attributes:

 Qualified to degree level or equivalent.

 Some experience in managing the production of content.

 Ability to balance priorities and deal with ambiguity; the ability to find ways

of solving or pre-empting problems.

 Sound project management and organisational skills – analytical thinking,

planning and organising

 Sound communication skills – Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough

and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools

and techniques.

 Sound team-working skills – Work cooperatively and effectively with others

to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance

organizational effectiveness.

 Ability to build Relationships – Establish and maintain positive working

relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the

goals of the organization.

 Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices,

and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent

with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.

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-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Production/Operations

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 9, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1802145