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




Cengage Group Named a Best Place to Work in 2023 by the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards


Cengage Group has been recognized by the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as a Best Place to Work in 2023. The company is listed as one of the top 100 large U.S. companies with an overall 4.4 out of 5 rating. The Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award is based solely on the input of current and former employees who voluntarily provide anonymous feedback by completing a company review about their job, work environment and employer on Glassdoor. The company was also previously recognized by Glassdoor as a Top Place to Work in 2019.

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Product and Sales Coordinator, Primary


Cengage creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional educational sectors in Australia and New Zealand. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative, and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

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.

The opportunity
The Product and Sales Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Primary and Export product team including content, export sales related support functions within the business.

The role

• Liaise with contracts manager, authors, and Publisher / Product Development Specialist / Product Managers as required, to ensure contracts are signed and returned by authors in a timely manner, and archive executed contracts.
• As requested by Publisher / Product Development Specialist / Product Managers preparation of sample and complete manuscripts, including digital and supplemental components, for production - ensuring all required content has been included, styling sample chapters, and utilising Math Type where required.
• Provide administrative support for product proposal research and project related support.
• Process payment requisitions and contract administration, as requested by Publisher / Product Development Specialist / Product Managers.
• Update current process documents as required and coordinate periodic reviews of processes.
• Coordinate award submission entries and ensuring applications are submitted in a timely manner.
• Update current market opportunities and student enrolment data, and forward planning documents.
• Send product samples and promotional material to key customers when required.
• Obtain in a timely manner Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) data for all new publications.

Attributes:

• Excellent written and spoken communication skills and a positive demeanour
• Excellent editorial skills and facility with language
• Maintain professional and courteous communication with authors, Freelancers and colleagues
• Presents concise and accurate updates on delivery schedule to project team
• Ability to listen and understand publishing and editorial aims and translate into action
• Problem-solving abilities with keen attention to detail and follow through
• Time-management skills with an understanding of tools and techniques for planning and management of small projects
• Ability to anticipate problems and respond appropriately

Qualification and experience:
• Appropriate tertiary qualification (or nearing completion of one)
• A publishing or editorial qualification (an advantage)
• Experience in an office or work environment

What we can offer you?
• An attractive package including base salary, vehicle allowance, superannuation and annual bonus
• 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
• Publishers and staff discount

 

Closing Date: 14 June 2024 

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Product Development Specialist, Primary


Cengage creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional educational sectors in Australia and New Zealand. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative, and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

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.

The opportunity
The Product Specialist, Primary, is responsible for contributing to and implementing product (print, digital and blended) strategies for primary (local and export) through informed market research. This role will also be responsible for creating and developing products (print, digital and blended) to achieve portfolio revenue and profit targets.

The role

• Conducting customer and market research to inform product development, and providing expert guidance, informed by knowledge of the science of learning and learning design principles, on product development and improvement to ensure that Primary products meet the needs of educators and learners.
• Utilise strong knowledge of Primary pedagogical, curriculum and assessment approaches to support the learning design of educational materials that create positive learning experiences for educators and students, and achieve success in the market
• Collaborate to ensure the quality and integrity of product development, while also managing projects and build relationships with stakeholders
• Leverage current knowledge of, industry trends, educational standards and technological advancements to continuously improve product offerings
• Provide training and support to the Sales team and customers on the features and benefits of products, by creating and delivering presentations, webinars and training sessions as required

Attributes:

• Market awareness, including competition, curriculum developments and current classroom practice including trends in use of digital learning technologies
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to project timelines and budget
• Ability to make objective, sound, market-informed and data-driven decisions for the good of the overall division; helps to anticipate future consequences and trends accurately
• Customer-focused; determines customer needs and challenges and translates those to product and value story for the market
• Understands financial consequences of actions, focusing on what is profitable
• Ability to identify the key issues in complex situations, apply good judgement and timely decision-making to prioritise work and effort; ability to disseminate complex information so that others can deal with it effectively
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to network, put others at ease and build rapport

Qualification and experience:
• Tertiary qualification (Bachelor of Education preferable)
• Teaching experience would be advantageous
• Learning design experience and knowledge would be advantageous
• Experience developing educational resources (desirable, but not essential)

What we can offer you?
• An attractive package including base salary, vehicle allowance, superannuation and annual bonus
• 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
• Publishers and staff discount

A Working with Children check will be required for this position.

 

Closing Date: 14 June 2024 

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