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Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. Confident students are successful learners, so we design tools that keep them moving toward their goals.

Working across the full spectrum of the education sector, from school foundations through to higher education, research resources (Gale), and online learning, Cengage has roles in many professional fields, including:

  • Content development and editorial 
  • eLearning platform implementation
  • Finance, IT, other shared services
  • Operations
  • Sales, marketing, and relationship management
  • Visual design and UX




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Cengage global CEO, Michael Hansen, has been announced a ‘Top CEO’ in Glassdoor’s 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards, receiving a 96% approval rating by staff. Michael commented, “People like to come to work if they feel that their work has an impact … the difference between really liking where you work and coming to work to collect a pay cheque is the impact that you’re going to have… people here feel that we have an impact.” Join us in making an impact on the lives of students everywhere.

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To learn more about working at Cengage or to inquire about a position, please contact our friendly HR team at aust.employment@cengage.com



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Sales and Marketing Assistant – Primary Division

A little about us

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. We create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. Our flexible learning tools give students access to content where and when they need it, so that they can learn in sync with their work, school and life.

At Cengage we set the bar higher to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customers by putting learning first. We embrace diverse thoughts and backgrounds and challenge ourselves and others for continuous improvement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Sales and Marketing Assistant to join our Primary team.

Reporting to the Marketing Communications Specialist, you will provide administration and marketing support to the Primary Sales and Marketing teams. This full-time position is based in our Melbourne head office.

Key responsibilities within the role include:
• support to sales and marketing teams
• publish content on our social media sites
• accurate website content
• assist with management and distribution of marketing materials
• database management / data entry
• office administrative duties

To be successful you will have:
• friendly, transparent, and proactive communication
• previous experience in administration
• editing and proofreading skills
• the ability to work independently without excessive supervision
• the ability to prioritise work and manage work time accordingly to meet deadlines
• ability to work in a diverse environment and work on multiple projects
• willingness to use technology and be trained on Cengage systems
• superior organisational skills
• meticulous attention to detail
• problem-solving abilities; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs

This entry level position would ideally suit someone with a communications / marketing or administration background, or someone wishing to start out in the publishing industry. Graduate or post graduate qualifications in the areas of Marketing, PR, Communications or Publishing will be highly regarded. A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates.

In accordance with Victorian government regulations proof of COVID vaccinations is required.

Applications close Thursday 27 January.

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Content Manager – Schools



A little about us
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. We create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.

Our flexible learning tools give students access to content where and when they need it, so that they can learn in sync with their work, school and life. Our immersive experiences let students go deep and master concepts so that they don’t just get the grade they want; they gain skills for life. At Cengage, we accelerate the learning and life of every student.

We seek to employ the best people to deliver our inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

What we’re looking for
We are currently looking for a highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic Content Manager. You will be responsible for the end-to-end project management of digital and print content across our Primary, Secondary and Export divisions.

This is a crucial and integral role and an exciting time to join Cengage. As an experienced Content Manager, you will set up new projects, promote agile pod-style ways of working and facilitate the creation and build of digital-first courseware.

Reporting to the Team Lead – Production (School/Export) you will be based in our South Melbourne head office, with a combination of working from home and office-based hours.

In this role you will:
• schedule and project-manage School front-list content (digital and print)
• initiate costings and monitor budgets for new project proposals
• implement traditional waterfall and agile project management methodologies
• digitize narrative and assessment content to EPUB3, JSON and HTML format
• liaise closely with local and offshore composition, print and web-development vendors
• facilitate project team meetings and agile ceremonies
• communicate with internal staff, external freelancers and offshore service providers
• ensure production standards are understood and adhered to

You must be able to demonstrate:
• proven digital content project management experience
• an understanding of the publishing and digital book production process
• flexible approach to remote and office-based work, with exceptional multi-tasking and time management skills
• your ability to think laterally and creatively
• experience working within a waterfall and agile project management environment
• an aptitude for working with new SaaS-based technology and systems
• an ability to anticipate and adjust for problems and identify key issues in complex situations
• strong business relationship-building skills, demonstrating mutual respect and acceptance of diverse thoughts and backgrounds
• your analytical and problem-solving abilities, questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs
• friendly, transparent, and proactive communication and an ability to collaborate and reach consensus with key contacts throughout the organisation and wider business community
• high level of accuracy and attention to detail

What we can offer you?
• an attractive package including base salary plus superannuation
• bonus plan
• access to our Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program offering services in Mental Health and Wellbeing, Career Transition and Conflict Resolution
• professional development hub which includes access to online training courses
• free access to onsite gym and end-of-trip facilities
• Myki Commuter Club
• publishers and staff discount
• excellent work/life balance

We are at the forefront of digital technology developing resources for the educational market - we set the bar higher. This is an excellent opportunity to join our enthusiastic and dedicated team. Excellent communication and organisational skills, and the ability to manage deadlines are essential. The successful candidate will be a team player who can hit the ground running and oversee a growing list of projects. Please note that in accordance with current Victorian government regulations, proof of Covid vaccination will be needed to work in our Melbourne office.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Fri 4 February 2022

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Learning Consultant - Vocational Education and Training (VIC) Based in Melbourne


New year, new job, new you! Join our successful Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sales team in January Crucial and integral role and an exciting time to join Cengage

Cengage is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education, vocational, school, professional and library markets. We provide superior content, personalised services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. We are part of a large global publishing group and have a successful local publishing program.

At Cengage we strive to set the bar higher to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customers by putting learning first. We embrace diverse thoughts and backgrounds and challenge ourselves and others for continuous improvement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

What we are looking for
We are seeking to appoint a passionate and driven Learning Consultant to join our dynamic and successful VET sales team in the new year.

This is a crucial and integral role and an exciting time to join Cengage with rapid growth opportunities in the VET market. As an experienced and talented Learning Consultant you will promote our range of educational solutions into a diverse and exciting mix of VET and RTO accounts. You will also liaise with key personnel in campus bookshops on a regular basis. This position is based in Melbourne however some country travel will be required - currently working from home arrangements in place and in line with Victorian government guidelines. This position reports to the Business Development Manager.

Ideally, we are looking for a team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders, demonstrating friendly, transparent, and proactive communication. Applicants must be self-motivated and have extraordinary problem-solving skills; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs.

Responsibilities
• Identify all new and untapped markets within a designated territory
• Meet with key decision makers and present our products
• Maintain and grow existing customers
• Develop leads and marketing strategies through extensive research and cold calling
• Achieve set sales targets and KPIs
• Maintain a CRM system

The successful applicant will have proven selling skills and demonstrate the ability to source new business through superior service.

Attributes:
• Proven success in sales
• Sound understanding of the VET markets
• Advanced knowledge in the digital learning space/environment
• Demonstrated ability to drive a digital sales outcome
• Strong business relationship-building skills
• Outstanding written and oral communication abilities
• A willingness to learn and grow your expertise
• A proactive and creative approach to selling
• The ability to follow up and close the sale
• Exceptional presentation skills

What we can offer you?
• An attractive package including base salary plus superannuation
• Company car
• Tools of the trade including iPhone and tablet
• Semester based bonus plan
• Access to our Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program offering services in Mental Health and Wellbeing, Career Transition and Conflict Resolution
• Professional Development hub which includes access to online training courses
• Publisher’s and Staff Discount

You will need to be entrepreneurial and be able to work independently, whilst also contributing to a strong team environment. Prior experience in the publishing, bookselling or educational sector will be well regarded. A tertiary qualification is highly desirable and a full driver’s licence is essential. A Police check will be required for this position and in accordance with Victorian government regulations proof of COVID vaccinations is required. Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Tue 25 January 2021

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Teaching and Learning Unit Writers – Vocational Education CPC30720



Cengage is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education, vocational, school, professional and library markets. We provide superior content, personalised services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. We are part of a large global publishing group and have a successful local publishing program.

At Cengage we strive to set the bar higher to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customers by putting learning first. We embrace diverse thoughts and backgrounds and challenge ourselves and others for continuous improvement.

What we're looking for:

Expressions of interest from creative and experienced writers of teaching and learning units in the Vocational sector to work on our products.

The service provided would involve • Drafting, reviewing, and improving teaching and learning content for nine competency units in Rigging at the Certificate III level to meet the requirements of training packages

To be considered you or your organisation must have the following capacity:

• Australian industry experience providing a service in writing industry-relevant and compliant materials for the Vocational sector
• knowledge and experience in understanding Vocational standards and framework, with a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment or higher
• ability to write to an agreed author brief and time frames
• experience in producing content for online digital delivery
• no conflict of interest with your current employment agreement to deliver this service

Payment will be made based on an agreed fee.

Please apply by forwarding (by emailing aust.employment@cengage.com or via the button below) your expression of interest including relevant experience/qualification details and/or copies of recent examples of work

Closing Date: Wed 16 February 2021

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