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Cengage 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 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 (12-month Maternity Leave contract)

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and pro-active Editor to join the School Division Secondary editorial team in a full time 12-month maternity leave contract 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 science textbooks would be strongly desirable
•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

Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2017

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