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Pearson Editorial Services Administrator in Boston, Massachusetts

Editorial Services Administrator - ( 2107748 )


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.

The Editorial Administrator role is a great entry into the Educational Publishing industry. It is a diverse role with responsibilities across many functional areas, internally and externally. In this role you will work closely with Content Strategists, Product Managers, Authors, Sales & Marketing, Production Managers, and a variety of other functional areas. Your responsibilities and contributions will span the entire product lifecycle from idea to the release of best-selling learning resources.


  • Work closely with Content Strategists throughout the publishing cycle from market research to publication.

  • Work closely with Content Strategist and Product Managers to create and monitor accurate product setup in a variety of systems.

  • Help maintain product data in internal systems

  • Develop understanding of interrelationships between systems to catch data issues prior to occurring.

  • Submit reprint corrections

  • Request ISBNs for new products

Author/Contributor support:

  • Assist with market research projects including creating and deploying surveys, coordinating focus groups, and peforming first-level analysis.

  • Maintain an accurate database of peer reviewers, market reviewers, and author and freelance workers such as developmental editors and technical editors.

  • Assist with setting up contracted workers and vendors to help facilitate contract set up and payment

  • Assist with set up of author contracts for distribution and set up in royalties systems to insure accurate royalty information is reflected. Assis with royalty issues and investigations.

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.


  • Candidate will be comfortable with technology, particularly the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PPT), and be able to learn new systems quickly.

  • Candidate will have strong communication skills, written, oral, and presentional.

  • Candidate will be able to interact professionally with customers authors, reviewers, and cross-functional team members.

  • Candidate will meet deadlines consistently, have strong project management skills, and work well both on a team and independently.

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree is preferred

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Other Locations : US-Massachusetts, US-Ohio, US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations :



Job : Publishing

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : Jun 9, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2107748