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We're inviting applications from talented content managers who would relish a challenge to make a big impact on a global project. You'll play a leading role in shaping our marketing content to support the Higher Education product and services portfolio. If you have lots of creative energy and enjoy getting to the roots of what types of content can make HE educators and students want to use our resources - then we’d love to hear from you.
From storyboarding and message development to leading the charge on next generation marketing content in all its forms – we want to hear your ideas. You’ll be working within a supportive and driven team to bring a big digital initiative to life. This is a 12 month fixed term contract, working from home – but with ample opportunity to meet your colleagues through the year.
Our Successful Candidate
If you’ve developed career experience in content development, either through crafting stories told through a multitude of formats and channels – or have a passion for delivering rich and entertaining experience through content – we would welcome your application.
If you’ve managed to make the complex simple, capturing the attention of a target audience that is notoriously time poor, then we’d like to hear about your approach.
You may have experimented with content development through a recent course or qualification and would like to put your ideas into practice on a live initiative – we’re entirely open to hearing from those with less extensive career experience but with an appreciation for what makes a good impact on a professional and student audience.
Responsibilities Of This Role
- To devise impactful, customer-focused content for the new P.com UK HE web platform that clearly communicates product features and benefits to both learners and educators.
- To support the development of content strategy and content plans appropriate to each relevant target audience.
- To work alongside our product marketing and publishing teams to develop stories, demonstrate experiences and share great outcomes achieved by our products and services across web and supporting channels.
- To test content with customers to ensure it hits the mark, either through focus groups or surveys
Your Benefits & Reward
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! Along with learning, development and mentoring opportunities, our range of benefits can support the different needs of our diverse colleagues, and their families too. Joining our Pearson family can provide you with unlimited and truly global career progression options, and you can also look forward to exploring our impressive benefits, such as:
- Flexible options for work from home days.
- A starting holiday of 25 days plus UK public holidays, and you’ll earn 1 additional day’s holiday per year you work with us.
- Generous pension scheme where we match and double what you contribute.
- Maternity, paternity, and family care leave as well as flexible work policies.
- Shares and stock purchase options.
- Healthcare and dental plans, and an employee wellbeing assistance programme for you and your family to help balance work, family and personal life.
- Cycle to work program, gym membership concessions in selected office locations, along with retail and leisure discounts.
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com. 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.
To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html
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.
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Job: MARKETING Organization: Higher Education Schedule: FULL_TIME Req ID: 6785