skip to main content

Advance your career at Cengage

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




Glassdoor’s 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards


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.

Positions Available


Editor – Primary

Cengage creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education/Vocational and Professional and ELT educational sectors. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement.
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 employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable education solutions for our customers.
We wish to appoint an editor to join our Primary editorial team for a permanent role based in our Melbourne office.
Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Editor will be responsible for editing a variety of print and digital projects from manuscript delivery to press-ready stage. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced and capable editor to join a creative team and use their strong editorial skills to develop a range of innovative educational resources for Primary schools in Australia, New Zealand and worldwide.

You will be able to:
• confidently perform a range of editorial tasks, including hands-on copyediting, structural editing and proofreading
• prepare artwork briefs and commission illustrators and photographers
• liaise with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external
• ensure publishing schedules are monitored and publication dates are met
• work as part of a small dedicated team with a strong desire for success

You will have:
• a tertiary degree and a post-graduate editing qualification
• proven in-house editing experience (at least two years’ experience desirable), preferably within an educational setting
• experience editing illustrative and photographic text, both print and digital
• excellent organisational and time-management skills
• friendly, transparent and proactive communication skills
• ability to work in a diverse environment and work on multiple projects
• exceptional attention to detail
• excellent PC skills and advanced knowledge of Office applications
• sound knowledge of current production technologies and procedures


The salary package offered will be commensurate with skills and experience. A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates. This position requires a Working with Children Check.

Closing Date: Monday 8th of April 2019

Download Job Description

Apply Now 


Marketing Coordinator – Higher Education

Do you like the nitty gritty? Thrive on mastering systems and processes? Love problem-solving and building great working relationships with a wide range of people?
We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator to work with our Higher Education marketing team. This full-time position is part of an energetic and supportive team, based at our head office in South Melbourne, close to public transport, cafes and walking distance to the CBD, with gym access in the complex.

About us:
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. Confident students are successful learners, so we design resources that help build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. 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 employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable education solutions for our customers.

The successful candidate will:
• Manage the flow of internal queries including product, systems, customer access to resources, events, and sales tools
• Resolve queries utilising systems resources and/or internal departmental experts
• Lead product title maintenance including information flow through all Cengage systems
• Manage administrative tasks for conferences and other events, including collaboration with internal stakeholders and liaising with external suppliers to ensure seamless execution of event participation
• Manage National Geographic Learning ELT product with distributor and internal Cengage contacts

About you:
• Friendly, transparent, and proactive communication
• Excellent stakeholder relationship management skills
• Superior administration and organisational skills
• Self-directed
• Ability to manage competing priorities
• Ability to work in a diverse environment and work on multiple projects
• Willingness to use technology and be trained on Cengage systems
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Tenacious focus on follow-through to completion
• Proven proactive problem-solving skills; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs

This support role ideally suits someone with a communications/marketing or administration background. Graduate or post graduate qualifications in the areas of Marketing, PR or Communications will be highly regarded. This position requires a Police check.

Closing Date: Friday 5th April 2019

Download Job Description

Apply Now 


Content Developer – Higher Education

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 wish to appoint a Content Developer to join our Higher Education division to work on our fast-growing publishing programs for both the Australian and New Zealand markets. This position is based in our Melbourne head office reporting to the Content Development Manager.

Responsibilities:
• manage the content development process for multiple print and digital products to ensure they meet market needs
• manage author teams and strategically commission authors for online resources
• collaborate with cross-functional team members (including Production, Design, Digital, Permissions) to develop content and products that meet key market and sales requirements
• assist with in-depth market research programs, select reviewer panels and engage with reviewers
• build effective working relationship with key stakeholders

Qualifications and Attributes:
• relevant industry experience
• an excellent understanding of print and online content development and production processes
• good interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders, demonstrating friendly, transparent and proactive communication
• good negotiating skills
• excellent organisational and project management skills
• the ability to think strategically in alignment with business objectives
• strong problem-solving skills; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs
• attention to detail

This position provides an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to further their career in publishing. Graduate qualifications and previous experience in the publishing industry is preferred and this position requires a police check.

Closing Date: Friday 5th April 2019

Download Job Description

Apply Now 

Get in touch

If you'd like to be considered for a role that has not yet been advertised, please send us your current resume and cover letter that details the skills, experience and qualities that you would bring to Cengage.

Send us your resume


The Cengage Ethos

Need more information?

For all other enquiries about Cengage, please contact our friendly customer service team
Contact us