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Pearson Associate Content Strategy Administrator in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Content Strategy Administrator - ( 2102640 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. 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 Associate Content Administrator, reporting to the Director of Content Strategy Science & Health Sciences, will coordinate market research, peer review, and student insight into a variety of content experiences ranging from science text, art, video, multimedia, virtual labs and simulations, to online homework and problem sets for the higher education student audience. This position is an entry level role in educational media product & content acquisitions, development and validation with the opportunity to work cross-functionally and develop professional skills in customer communication, sales support, product and content marketing, product management, tech operations, and human resources.

Key Qualities:

o Communication Skills

o Candidate should be able to communicate in a clear, professional and effective manner with team members, both internal and external.

o Candidate will interact with a number of external team members from survey participants, to reviews and authors and should be comfortable doing so.

o Candidate will be responsible for providing regular updates on their work to the team.

o Organization Skills

o Candidate should be able to track their completed tasks, as well as those in progress to ensure resolutions in a timely manner

o Prioritization Skills

o This role will introduce the candidate to a number of different workflows with varying degrees of priority. In conjunction with their team, the candidate will be expected to learn to evaluate the urgency of requests and prioritize their schedule accordingly.

o Cooperative

o As part of a larger team, the candidate should maintain a positive, team-oriented outlook.

  • Always Learning

o As we explore new business models and ways of working, an ideal candidate should show a willingness to learn new processes and an ability to adapt to new work-styles.

  • Self-Starting with strong Problem Solving Skills

o An ability to diagnose issues and identify the steps to correct them will be key.

o If they are unable to resolve an issue on their own, candidate should show initiative and feel comfortable sharing any identified issues with the team to help resolve problems. As part of a team, candidate should always feel comfortable asking for help.


  • Coordinate and manage in partnership with Content & Productd Managers the review process for new content and capabilities. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sending out surveys, writing questionnaires, setting up focus groups with qualified faculty and students

  • Collating survey results

  • Paying honorariums to review and focus group participants

  • Updating and maintaining a reviewer database

  • Product and Content Quality Control

  • Submit and manage content corrections

  • Ensure product data integrity (ie follow product setup guidelines to make sure all data fields are correct and flowing to the appropriate catalogs)

  • Author/Contributor support:

  • Create purchase orders for contracted work

  • Submit contracts using Pearson secure legal and operating systems including Rights Management, Royalties and Finance.

  • Check status of payments with Accounts Payable group

  • Ensure royalty information is in place, accurate

  • Point person to ensure authors receive pre-revision materials (competitor's titles for review) and that post publication materials are received (completed copies of their text)

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

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.


Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree preferred

English speaking & writing with fluency

Ability to work remote beginning date of hire (internet service required) as well as to come into the office regularly in Boston, San Franciso or Hoboken.

Skilled with Microsoft Office, Teams, Outlook, Excel and ability to learn new data entry and management systems quickly including Oracle Business Suite

Interest in educational product and content creation

Primary Location : US-MA-Boston

Other Locations : US-CA-San Francisco, US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations :

US-MA-Boston-1 Federal

1 Federal


Job : Professional Development

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Entry Level

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Feb 18, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2102640