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Product Marketing Assistant

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Education, Media & Communications
San Francisco, CA, 94103, USA
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Product Marketing 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 lesson...

Job Description

Product Marketing Assistant


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.

Position Overview:

The Marketing Assistant within the Global Courseware division of Pearson is responsible for assisting Product and Field Marketers who focus on digital and content strategies forBiology, Environmental Science, Health & Nutrition, and GeoSciencecourses in higher education.

This entry level position is a stepping stone for anyone aiming to work in product development, project management, production (media or print), publishing or marketing.

Position Responsibilities:

This position assists the Product and Field Marketers in wide-ranging tasks that support the marketing and business objectives of the team in the markets above.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in synthesis of market research and learning science insights associated with assigned products. Assist with market research – data collection and entry-level data analysis – to inform decisions regarding products and strategy.
  • Assist in the drafting and implementation of marketing plans, including support in creating assets such as sales tools, market forecasting reports, customer-facing communications, and marketing collateral.
  • Prepare materials and handle the logistics for internal meetings as well as customer-facing conferences, events, and virtual events.
  • Assist with market development and market seeding activities for new product launches, including tracking participants and payments on a central document.
  • Participate in and support customer events as needed, including occasional demos of our technology to customers, at conferences as well as online.
  • Fulfill requests and answer questions from professors and sales representatives.
  • Setup and maintain a tracking database to monitor market use of technology products and/or textbooks.
  • Support the training of local marketing members and field personnel on product enhancements, as well as marketing/sales campaigns. Build relationships with internal stakeholders such as North America marketing and sales in order to effectively serve the needs of the customers.
  • Contribute to team initiatives as needed.


Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Excellent organizational and written and oral communication skills required.
  • Detail oriented with a high commitment to quality.
  • Experience and interest in working in a fast-paced work environment which requires problem solving and handling multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required; experience with Google docs preferred.
  • Sales and/or customer-facing experience a plus.
  • Positive attitude, attentive to one’s communication tone, and accepting of change.
  • Passion for education and interest in educational software is preferred.

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-CA-San Francisco

Work Locations: US-CA-San Francisco-1301 Sansome 1301 Sansome Street San Francisco 94111

Job: Marketing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 27, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1806733

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled