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Product Marketing Assistant

Reference
1720148
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Boston, MA, 02133, USA
Expiry Date
21/02/2018
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. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explor...

Job Description

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. 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 Higher Education Global Product team provides learners with the skills, competencies and behaviors required to succeed in college and their subsequent careers. This team develops and delivers learning content in new and innovative digital formats, with an emphasis on personalized learning and improving learner outcomes.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Position Overview:

The Product Marketing Assistant within the Global Product division of Pearson is responsible for assisting one or more Product Marketers who focus on digital product models for higher education.

Position Responsibilities:

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in translation 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 including sales tools, market forecasting reports, customer-facing communications, and marketing collateral.
  • Prepare materials and handling the logistics for internal meetings as well as customer-facing conferences and 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 supporting customer events as needed, including occasional demos of our technology to customers, at conferences as well as online.
  • Fulfill requests and answering questions from professors and sales representatives.
  • Set up and maintain a tracking database to monitor market use of technology products.
  • 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 related to Product Marketing as needed.

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.
  • Proficiency with office productivity tools such as Microsoft Office and Google applications.
  • 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-MA-Boston

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

Job: Marketing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 10, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1720148