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Cengage Learning is one of Australia’s leading publishers and providers of learning solutions for the school and higher education markets in Australia and New Zealand. We publish a range of education resources written by Australian and New Zealand authors who are specialists in their field, as well as distributing international product for the school, higher education and library reference markets.


At Cengage Learning we make a difference to education through our creativity and engagement. We employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable education solutions for our customers. 

Our vision is to lead the transition from print to value-added digital and custom solutions. We develop a deep understanding of our customers’ needs, capitalizing on synergies across our businesses and delivering innovative products and services that cannot be matched by our competitors. We aim to be the company that our customers think of first, that current and prospective employees see as a rewarding place to work, and that investors are happy to own.

Positions Available

Editor, Secondary


We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and pro-active Editor 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 as an Editor, you will be responsible for the editorial management of print and digital projects from manuscript delivery to the pre-press stage.
If you are seeking to expand your editorial career, build on your excellent project-management and communication skills, and enjoy a busy and dynamic environment, then this could be the position for you.


You will have:
•proven in-house editorial experience in both print and digital, preferably in the secondary school market
•experience of working on languages textbooks would be strongly desirable, as would fluency in German, Japanese or Indonesian
•excellent organisational, project management and editorial skills
•strong written and verbal communication
•excellent attention to detail
•knowledge of current production technologies and procedures

You will be able to:
•juggle a diverse range of responsibilities while maintaining schedules and budgets
•brief and support freelance editors, proof-readers and indexers
•liaise with production controllers, publishers, designers and illustrators
•project manage a large workload efficiently
•edit digital and print projects
•manage and monitor workflow to meet deadlines
•work as part of a team with a strong desire for success


The salary package offered will be commensurate with skills and experience. A detailed job description is available for interested candidates.

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th June 2017

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Sales Representative, GALE (NSW)


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.

Responsibilities:
•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 need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, 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
•Strong business relationship-building skills
•Proven after sales support experience
•Outstanding communication and presentation skills
•Advanced knowledge in the digital space/environment
•Demonstrated ability to drive a digital sales outcome
•A willingness to learn and grow your expertise
•A proactive and creative approach to selling
•Ability to follow up and close the sale

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.

Closing Date: Friday 9th June 2017

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Sales Representative, GALE (QLD)


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 Brisbane 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.

Responsibilities:
•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 need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, 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
•Strong business relationship-building skills
•Proven after sales support experience
•Outstanding communication and presentation skills
•Advanced knowledge in the digital space/environment
•Demonstrated ability to drive a digital sales outcome
•A willingness to learn and grow your expertise
•A proactive and creative approach to selling
•Ability to follow up and close the sale

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.

Closing Date: Friday 9th June 2017

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National Sales Manager, Secondary

We wish to appoint a National Sales Manager based in our Melbourne head office to be directly responsible for the day-to-day running and overall direction of sales activity in Australia for our large Secondary school division.
Reporting to the VP, General Manager Schools, the successful candidate will drive growth, establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers within the evolving secondary education environment and develop strategies to achieve ongoing financial objectives. This position is based in our Melbourne head office however travel across Australia will be required.

Responsibilities:
•Ensure Secondary Australia sales and financial targets are met
•Support and develop existing customer accounts
•Explore further sales and marketing opportunities within Australia
•Identify key potential partnerships through extensive networking
•Develop strategies to maximise revenue and build sustainable repeatable revenue
•Manage, motivate, train, assess and support the Secondary education consultants within the territories, including calling with each consultant
•Ensure customer needs are met in the delivery of educational solutions, including digital resources

The successful applicant will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, have proven selling skills and demonstrate the ability to source new business through superior service and be a strong leader of a growing team.

Attributes:
•Proven success in sales
•Strong leadership, mentoring and collaborative abilities
•Excellent understanding of the Secondary school market
•Advanced knowledge in the digital space/environment
•Demonstrated ability to drive a digital sales outcome
•Strategic thinker with the ability to create new ideas
•Strong business relationship-building skills
•Strong understanding of HRM concepts
•A proactive and creative approach to selling
•Ability to forecast and analyse sales
•Sound business acumen
•High level communication and presentation skills

You will need to be entrepreneurial and be able to work independently, whilst managing and contributing to a strong team. 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 Working with Children check will be required for this position.
An attractive package including base salary, superannuation, motor vehicle allowance and tools of the trade will be offered plus an opportunity to earn a generous bonus.

Closing Date: Friday 26th May 2017

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Publishing Editor, Higher Education

As Publishing Editor, you will be responsible for content acquisition and development of the Higher Education (HE) lists, meeting sales and quality targets.
This full-time, permanent position is located in South Melbourne, close to public transport and cafes, with gym access. You will be part of a friendly, energetic team and report to the Publishing Manager, Higher Education. Travel in Australia and occasional overseas travel is required.

In this role you will:
•develop and maintain a publishing program for all designated lists for the Higher Education market
•prepare and present detailed publishing proposals for all Higher Education projects
•acquire and develop content, manuscripts and resources, in accordance with company plans
•ensure digital integration of content as a crucial part of product to be incorporated in a cohesive manner
•ensure publishing projects are delivered on time and to budget
•carry out thorough market research for the project, including university visits, focus groups and surveys
•build and maintain good working relationships with key academic contacts
•continually assess the content acquisition and development processes in accordance with divisional procedures

Your experience:
•proven successful experience in a commercial educational publishing (commissioning) role
•an excellent understanding of university developments and current teaching practice
•excellent project management skills
•an understanding of current technology and its use in education
•ability to work autonomously
•proven ability to network and build relationships
•highly developed time management skills
•proven ability to work to budgets and schedules
•excellent presentation skills
•sound communication, negotiation and influencing skills
•an understanding of sales and marketing principles

An attractive remuneration package including bonus scheme is offered commensurate with experience. Candidates will need to have appropriate tertiary qualifications and this position requires a police check.

Closing Date: Friday 26th May 2017

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