Director, Marketing-Remote


  • Des Moines, IA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Director, Marketing-Remote


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Summary (preferred location Chandler, AZ or Remote)

The Manager Marketing Communication is responsible for providing world-class marketing services for prospective and existing Academic Partners. The MMC may develop or work with various internal/external teams to identify, manage, and deliver services such as: the design & deployment of partner opportunities, account management, marketing strategy, messaging, creative, project and identity management. The MMC utilizes strong marketing and communications skills and services to optimize partner relationships to exceed results. The MMC may be allocated to focus on a particular component of the marketing life cycle and or service. This is Senior/Management level position which requires expert knowledge and the ability to work independently.

General Responsibilities

Provides World Class Marketing Client Service Management by creating synergies with our internal teams & Academic Partners which empower us to exceed our objectives.

Helps to provide oversight on the planning, implementation, development and or servicing of new marketing ideas for Academic Partners & internal teams.

Manages communications projects for various components of the marketing life cycle or services.

Helps to develop, execute and/or provide service management of marketing objectives.

Prepares & presents materials/findings both internally and externally for the marketing communications area he or she supports.

Provides Academic Partner insights and strategies which help enable internal & external teams deliver results that exceed objectives.

Creates buy in from multiple constituents in a collaborative cross-functional environment.

Hires, coaches and develops high-performing teams.



4-year degree from an accredited institution in Marketing, Business Administration or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience

Minimum of 7 years' experience in marketing, account management or a related field with proven ability to provide specific experience in the following areas:

o Management across large and diverse teams with extensive experience in the following areas:

o Initiating and managing large scale and complex projects across numerous cross functional and central marketing teams.

o Extensive experience in planning and project management of multi-channel and multi-audience asset development.

o Diversified background with specific knowledge of Pearson Online Learning Services team structure and process to adeptly leverage internal resources to guide optimum collaboration (RS, IT, Creative, Copy, Conversion, all Media Channels, etc.)

o Excellent strategic problem solving skills to guide team discussion and problem solving with consideration of multiple factors and stakeholders

Outstanding intrapersonal skills with a high degree of maturity and professionalism

Customer service orientation with specific experience in handling high-profile, high-demand, senior level Academic Partners.

High degree of personal ownership and accountability to consistently deliver results in a fast paced and high-profile environment

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct management of team and/or external agencies


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.

Primary Location: US-Remote

Other Locations US-IL-Elk Grove Village, US-RE-Remote, US-AZ-Chandler

Work Locations: US-Remote Remote

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Posting: Oct 28, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2009391

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.