We are the world’s leading learning company. At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning. 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.
About the team
Pearson’s UK Schools’ divisionencompasses a varied portfolio of products and services aimed at school age learners, from Primary through to Secondary school.
The departments that make up UK Schools’ include :
a publishing department that createsdigital learning services and printed resources for use by teachers and learners
the UK’s largest qualifications awarding organisation, offering academic qualifications (Edexcel GCSEs and A Levels) and vocational qualifications (BTECs) that are globally recognised
world-class marketing, sales and customer support teams who ensure our portfolio of products and services are chosen, understood and used to maximum effect by our customers
The Digital Content Specialist role will involve :
supporting the ongoing management and maintenance of our digital services and products
new product set up from product definition, selection of content creation and management tools, through to approval
content creation and quality assurance
supplier support, briefing and training
working with the digital platform team on integration and testing
developing Pearson’s toolkit of digital content development and management tools
ensuring our assets are built to accessibility standards
providing training and day-to-day digital troubleshooting for other in-house teams
project management including budget and schedule management
An additional bonus to this role is the apprenticeship element, Pearson will fund the completion of aLevel 3 Digital Applications Technician apprenticeshipwhich will help build your industry skills and knowledge.
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.
Who are we looking for? You’ll have the following skills and qualities :
Strong academic background (2 : 1 degree or higher)
Passionate about education and helping people make progress in their lives through learning
A keen interest in and aptitude for technology, including using digital tools, interpreting data and devising technology-led solutions
We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds (and are particularly keen to receive applications from those who have studied STEM subjects)
Good collaboration, team-working and relationship-building skills
Willing to take the lead and work independently when necessary
Full of creativity and ideas with customer empathy
Passionate about finding ways to improve experiences for our customers
Good organisational, problem solving and project management skills
More great things about working here .
We’ll expect a lot and we know you’ll do great work, so we give a lot back with some of the best benefits in the business.
We know that one size doesn’t fit all so our workplace programs meet the different needs of our diverse teams, and their families too.
There is a range of options, too many to list here, but when you join you can expect :
a starting holiday of 25 days increasing to 30, with options to flex up or down
an annual incentive plan
generous pension scheme with contributions double-matched by Pearson
maternity, paternity, and family care leave as well as flexible work policies
stock purchase options
health plans, and an employee assistance programme for you and your family, to help balance work, family and personal life
Great career progression opportunities both in the UK and globally
If we sound like a good match for you, we’d love to receive your application. Simply click on apply and upload your CV and a supporting cover letter.
Job Unposting : May 19, 2019
Schedule : Full-time Regular
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.