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Director of Content Marketing

Pearson

Pearson

Marketing & Communications
United States
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

As the Director of Content Marketing for Pearson Workforce Skills, you will drive our content strategy through the development of high impact messaging and attention-grabbing media and visuals that resonate with our target audience.

You’ll work with the broader marketing and communications teams at the division and corporate level to build and execute content-driven campaigns that help more organizations adopt and succeed with Pearson solutions. This cross-functional role requires both strategic and tactical execution, focused program management, and leadership skills. You’ll be responsible for shaping our story, narrative and all of our content-driven campaigns, and evolving and maintaining brand and narrative consistency and standards across channels and campaigns.

Success in this role means that more businesses than ever are aware of and turning to Pearson solutions to inform and build talent and learning journeys in their organizations.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and executive a holistic content marketing strategy, aligned to target audiences, positioning, and business objectives.

  • Oversee the creation and distribution of high-quality, innovative multimedia content.

  • Shift the perception of the brand and position Pearson and Workforce Skills as a thought leader in the industry.

  • Evolve content and visual standards to simplify, unify, and optimize for reach.

  • Work with marketing and corporate communications to identify content gaps, emerging trends, and competitor activities.

  • Lead an internal team and manage relationships with external agencies, freelancers, and subject matter experts.

  • Monitor and analyze content performance and build insights back into programs to continually optimize for results.

  • Recommend and implement innovative new approaches to make our content and creative stand out and have even greater impact.

Who you are:

  • Data-driven marketer; creative thinker, empathetic, motivated, self-starter

  • 10+ years of experience within content marketing, including managerial experience.

  • Strong empathy for the HR function and people leaders, along with the ability to understand complex data and analytics concepts.

  • Demonstrated success managing a team of content marketers and creatives, both in-house and freelance, to get results.

  • Previous experience unifying brands, narratives, and content portfolios across teams, divisions, or business entities

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, with the ability to balance speed and quality.

  • Ability to translate research and insights into compelling content.

  • Comfortable engaging and communicating with executive level stakeholders.

As required by Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado and New York City. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. As required by the Colorado and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $180,000 - $190,000.

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.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also 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 building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are 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. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: MARKETING

Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 13109

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