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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.

Positions Available


Editor / Senior Editor, Secondary

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and pro-active Editor / Senior Editor (dependent upon experience) to join the School Division Secondary editorial team in a full time permanent position based in the Melbourne head office.
Joining our creative and award-winning team you will be responsible for the editorial management of print and digital projects from manuscript delivery to the pre-press stage.


Your responsibilites:
• project manage the editorial process
• prepare concise briefing documents for each project
• liaise with freelancers and key stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met
• ensure costs fall within prescribed budgets
• in-house editing
• supervise, mentor, train and oversee daily activities of a small team (Senior Editor only)

You will have:
• proven in-house editorial experience in both print and digital, preferably in the secondary school market
• experience in working on languages textbooks would be strongly desirable, as would fluency in German, Japanese, Italian, French or Indonesian
• excellent organisational, project management and editorial skills
• friendly, transparent, and proactive communication
• an ability to collaborate with key contacts throughout the organisation and wider business community
• excellent attention to detail
• knowledge of current production technologies and procedures
• supervisory and mentoring abilities
• strong business relationship-building skills, demonstrating mutual respect and acceptance of diverse thoughts and backgrounds
• an ability to challenge yourself and others to continually improve and achieve desired outcomes


The salary package offered will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Closing Date: Friday 1st February 2019

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Content Delivery Specialist

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

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic Content Delivery Specialist. This full-time position is based in our Melbourne head office and reports to the Content Services Manager – Product Backlog.


Your responsibilites:
• Project manage the production process for assigned titles
• Project manage all stages of the content conversion process for requests from third parties
• Project manage content corrections for digital product by using the job-ticketing system (JIRA)
• Work collaboratively with key stakeholders, demonstrating mutual respect and acceptance of diverse thoughts and backgrounds
• Ensure that all projects conform to the production requirements
• Prepare, track and maintain the project schedules within FileMaker and Bookmaster
• Ensure all content corrections (print and digital) are archived in conjunction with in-house requirements

You must be able to demonstrate:
• Proven project management experience
• Lateral and creative thinking
• An understanding of the publishing process, for both print and digital product
• Experience using Windows Suite, AS400, Jira and FileMaker Pro
• Your analytical and problem-solving abilities, questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs
• Friendly, transparent, and proactive communication and your ability to collaborate with key contacts throughout the organisation and wider business community
• Attention to detail


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, collaboration 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.

A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates.

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019

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Sales Representative, GALE (NSW)

Gale is a world leading provider of research resources including digital archives, databases, eBooks, print and microfilm. We deliver quality resources to School, University, State and Public Libraries to inspire innovation and an enhanced educational experience. Gale is a Cengage company. Cengage is a leading educational content, technology and services provider.

At Cengage, we seek to employ the best people to deliver our inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers. We wish to appoint a passionate Sales Representative to sell and promote Gale subscription, archives and eBook products to Librarians and academic faculty members and provide after sales support as required. This position is based in our Sydney office and will be reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, ANZ. Travel is an integral part of this position with some weekend work when required.


Responsibilites:
• Identify and actively source new business
• Develop effective relationships with current users through face to face calling and regular client contact
• Meet with key decision makers and present our products
• Maintain and grow existing customers
• Provide after sales support
• Achieve set sales targets and KPIs
• Maintain a CRM system
• Manage territory expenditure


The successful applicant will be highly motivated, setting the bar higher to meet our customers’ needs, and putting learners first. You will have proven selling skills in digital product and demonstrate the ability to source new business through superior service.

Attributes:
• Proven successful sales experience in libraries or academic publishing
• Sound understanding of the library and subscription markets
• Advanced knowledge in the digital space/environment
• Demonstrated ability to drive a digital sales outcome
• Strong business relationship-building skills, demonstrating mutual respect and acceptance of diverse thoughts and backgrounds
• Proven after sales support experience
• Friendly, transparent, and proactive communication with the ability to collaborate with key contacts throughout the organisation and wider business community
• Outstanding presentation skills
• A willingness to learn and grow your expertise
• A proactive and creative approach to selling
• Ability to follow up and close the sale, a positive attitude to problem-solving, questioning the status quo to meet customers’ needs


You will need to be entrepreneurial and be able to work independently, whilst also contributing to a strong team environment. A tertiary qualification is highly desirable and a full driver’s licence is essential. A Police check will be required for this position.

An attractive package including base salary, superannuation, vehicle allowance and tools of the trade, including iPhone and tablet will be offered plus an opportunity to earn a generous bonus. A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates.

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019

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