Communications Analyst

Pearson Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 2 months ago

Communications Analyst - ( 2112887 )


Organizational Information

At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who push the boundaries of technology. We create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world's innovations. Within the Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) division we have reimagined K-12 education through our virtual school and curriculum offerings. Our schools, Connections Academy and Pearson Online Academy, provide a best-in-class online learning environment for K-12 students to acquire the skills and confidence they need to adapt and thrive in a changing world. We also support school districts with curriculum, teachers, and technology as they make the shift to online. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant disruption and transformation to the K-12 learning market. And as a result, our category has seen explosive growth and our business has experienced enormous increases in awareness and enrollments. This presents an incredible opportunity for our team to chart a ground-breaking path through this shifting environment to achieve continued success.

Position Description

Pearson Virtual Schools values communication practices that keep our employees and customers connected and engaged. The Communications Analyst will be responsible for the management of timely, actionable communications across our organization's various audiences, providing them with relevant information in support of our schools. The Communications Analyst will work under the direction of the Marketing Communications Manager. This person will also be an integral member of our Communications Council to coordinate the process, timing, and message synergy between key audiences. The ideal candidate will be organized, self-motivated and passionate about coordinating communications across a dynamic organization. It is an exciting time to join the team as we continue to reimagine internal and external communications.

Core Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Build and execute communications plans in support of our business objectives

  • Craft and deploy written and visual communications for key business initiatives tailored to different internal and external stakeholders

  • Partner and collaborate with teams across Pearson Virtual Schoolson the development and execution of communication strategies to school staff

  • Compile, develop, and/or revise content from contributing teams across Virtual Schools in line with the Connections Academy or Pearson style guides for distribution through newsletter or direct email communication

  • Maintain calendar of communications for planned messages to school staff

  • In conjunction with the Marketing Communications Manager, develop and maintain the documented process, governance, and brand pillars for staff messages

  • Create key success measures and use data-driven metrics to refine communications approaches and actions

  • Manage liaison (school communication representatives) permissions and host regular meetings to provide strategic support, training toolkits, and resources to build successful communication strategies for students and families

  • Compile, revise, and reformat content from school communication representatives and other Virtual School teams to post on school home page for students and families

  • Work collaboratively with other key stakeholders, such as Creative Services and Public Relations, to ensure consistency in messaging and communication strategies

  • Assists with maintaining the Pearson Virtual Schools' and Marketing Department intranet site

  • Support review, reorganization and reimagination of content libraries for customers

  • Develop a bank of Frequently Asked Questions for customer facing teams

  • Assist with managing, maintaining, and promoting the School Stores

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $45,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

This is a remote employment 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.


Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies

  • 2 years of experience in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations and/or Social Media

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, Journalism or equivalent

  • Clearly demonstrated writing, editing and storytelling skills with ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences

  • Strong project management capabilities with the ability to pivot and reprioritize based on urgency to situations and events that require timely response or turnaround

  • Exquisite attention to detail; must possess excellent organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to curate high-quality, properly branded, and relevant content while delivering key takeaways in various types of communications across multiple platforms

  • Experience in assessing and interpreting customer and business needs

  • Experience in delivering innovative ideas to improve communications using a data-driven approach

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain positive, productive relationships with colleagues and customers

  • Understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures and an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds on all levels within the company

  • Understanding of change management within a corporate environment

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :



Job : Communication

Organization : North America Connections

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Sep 13, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2112887

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