Project Manager B2B Marketing, Higher Education at Pearson (Phoenix, AZ)

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Pearson Overview

Learning is one of the world's most powerful forces for change. As the world's largest learning company, Pearson has been contributing to a profound impact on our world since its formation in 1844. Pearson employs more than 20,000, operates in 70 countries, and delivers products and services in nearly 200 countries. Each one is furthering a common purpose: to help people achieve their highest potential through learning. Towards this goal, Pearson provides a diverse global community with high quality digital content, learning experiences, assessments, and qualifications to build skills and proactively impact our evolving world. Pearson works with globally recognized educational institutions, employers, and governments, deploying its expertise across a broad range of subject matter and age groups.

Tens of millions of people rely on Pearson for learning throughout their lives. Pearson's knowledge and experience help create the best content delivered in the most appropriate way for the best learner outcomes - whether digitally to help children read or online courses to upskill career-driven professionals. With advances in technology and changes in consumer habits, Pearson helps people reach their goals regardless of their location and preferred learning modality. From carefully designed online resources and rich content, to full course and curriculum support - Pearson's products address the entirety of a person's learning starting with formal education to the workplace and beyond.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Pearson, we're committed to a world that is 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 too always be better.

We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We seek to infuse diversity and inclusion in everything we do while promoting a culture where differences are embraced as strengths; opportunities are equal and accessible; consideration and respect are the norm; and all team members are supported in reaching their full potential.

Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the centre, 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 visit https://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Job Description

As a Project Manager for Pearson Higher Education's B2B Marketing team, you'll work with a diverse, cross-functional team to bring to market sales enablement assets and B2B marketing campaigns that position Pearson to win market share and grow revenue. In this role, you'll be responsible for end-to-end project management of campaign activities throughout the campaign life cycle - from kickoff to planning to execution to measurement to optimization.

The ideal candidate is someone with project management experience, an ownership mindset, and the ability to collaborate with a diverse set of cross-functional stakeholders to ensure the success of sales enablement and marketing campaigns. A successful Project Manager on the B2B Marketing team is someone who:
  • Exceeds stakeholder expectations and requirements to ensure satisfaction with the project management service and campaign outputs
  • Establishes and maintains positive and productive relationships with the campaign team and other internal teams
  • Provides outstanding customer service to all internal stakeholders through timely responses to questions, concerns, and requests

Requirements
  • Collaborate with and be an inclusive leader of the diverse campaign team by establishing clear goals and ensuring the successful execution and optimization of marketing campaigns
  • Create and manage campaign plans and schedules to meet campaign goals
  • Lead and create agendas for campaign team meetings including planning meetings, status meetings, and lessons learned meetings
  • Capture action items, assign owners, and hold owners accountable to completing assigned actions
  • Communicate schedules and deadlines to internal teams
  • Serve as the central point-of-contact for internal teams for day-to-day management of the campaign plan
  • Manage and communicate requirements and documentation required for internal teams to effectively execute on the creation of campaign assets and execution of campaign activities
  • Identify changes to project scope or costs and work with the campaign team and Directors of Marketing to reset goals, plans, and schedules as necessary
  • Identify and track project risks and work with project stakeholders on risk mitigation plans
  • Prepare and present reports on campaign status, performance vs. goals/KPIs, risks, and other program-related issues.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process and quality improvements that increase efficiency and lower costs
  • Promote a transparent, accessible, and inclusive culture where all employees are encouraged to learn more about themselves and others

The anticipated starting salary for candidates expressing interest in this position is $70K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate work experience required
  • 2-3 years of experience in a Project Management role
  • PMP certification, PMP learning certificate, or the ability to demonstrate an understanding and application of agile, waterfall, and other Project Management Institute (PMI) principles and methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ownership mindset and attention to detail are required
  • Exemplary collaboration skills and the ability to successfully manage the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Effective verbal/written communication skills, strong listening, negotiation, and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint.

Pearson provides a flexible work environment for its employees. We believe that the ability to work from anywhere, anytime in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.

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.

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-racistcompany 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 Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROJECT/PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 7012
More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 98 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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