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Portfolio (Editorial) Assistant

Reference
1805306
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Boston, MA, 02133, USA
Expiry Date
25/05/2018
Portfolio (Editorial) Assistant Description Editorial Assistant in Boston Editorial Assistant Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it...

Job Description

Portfolio (Editorial) Assistant

Description

Editorial Assistant in Boston

Editorial Assistant

Description

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.

The primary responsibilities of the position include the following:

handling administrative duties, including routine tasks such as data entry, maintaining files and records, maintaining a library of competitive textbooks, processing check requisitions, scheduling meetings, cutting POs, etc.

assisting with acquiring, developing and managing college-level business texts and their supplements, both print and digital

gathering market information to support acquisitions and development by commissioning and coordinating academic reviews from instructors, as well as collecting and analyzing adoption or market data

communicating editorial guidance to authors, under the direction of the Portfolio Manager

as needed, manage authors for manuscript delivery according to plan as set by Portfolio manager and coordinate delivery of manuscript to project manager

playing a supportive role as communicator of editorial needs to other publishing divisions – production, design, marketing, media, and sales

responding to requests for support from in-house colleagues and out-of-house sales representatives

The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills along with outstanding organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills.

Attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously are key skills for this position.

Strong computer skills are required; especially Excel, Word and Email.

Qualifications

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.

The primary responsibilities of the position include the following:

handling administrative duties, including routine tasks such as data entry, maintaining files and records, maintaining a library of competitive textbooks, processing check requisitions, scheduling meetings, cutting POs, etc.

assisting with acquiring, developing and managing college-level business texts and their supplements, both print and digital

gathering market information to support acquisitions and development by commissioning and coordinating academic reviews from instructors, as well as collecting and analyzing adoption or market data

communicating editorial guidance to authors, under the direction of the Portfolio Manager

as needed, manage authors for manuscript delivery according to plan as set by Portfolio manager and coordinate delivery of manuscript to project manager

playing a supportive role as communicator of editorial needs to other publishing divisions – production, design, marketing, media, and sales

responding to requests for support from in-house colleagues and out-of-house sales representatives

The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills along with outstanding organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills.

Attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously are key skills for this position.

Strong computer skills are required; especially Excel, Word and Email.

THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATE

Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Good social media skills
  • Bachelor degree
  • Passion for education is helpful.

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-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Product Management

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Posting: May 16, 2018

Job Unposting: May 20, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1805306

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.