Development Editor – Higher Education

Cengage Learning is one of Australia’s leading educational publishers and distributor of award-winning innovative textbook and digital products for the school and higher education markets in Australia and New Zealand.

Due to our fast growing publishing programs in both Australia and New Zealand we wish to appoint a Development Editor in the Higher Education division. This newly created position is based in our Melbourne head office.

Responsibilities:
− manage the product development process
− manage author teams and strategically commission authors for digital and ancillary resources
− participate in meetings discussing key market and production requirements
− assist with in-depth market research programs
− build effective working relationship with key stakeholders

Qualifications and Attributes:
− relevant industry experience
− an excellent understanding of book, electronic and online product development and production processes
− excellent written and spoken communication skills
− good interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
− good negotiating skills
− excellent organisational and project management skills
− the ability to think strategically
− 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 book publishing industry is essential.

A detailed job description is available for interested applicants.

Applications quoting reference DE2015 should be submitted to the Human Resources Manager via email aust.employment@cengage.com by Friday 1 May 2015.

Project and Custom Manager
(12 month Maternity Leave contract)
Higher Education


Cengage Learning Australia, publisher and distributor of award-winning innovative textbook and technology products for the higher education market in Australia and New Zealand is seeking a Project and Custom Manager. This 12 month maternity leave contract position is based in our Melbourne head office.

This is a challenging role with a company that has the clear strategic objective of becoming the leading publisher in all of our markets.

The principal responsibilities of this will be the management and delivery of new Vocational and Higher Education technology, service and custom projects.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the custom publishing and editorial process accompanied by academic sales success. A candidate with a successful Higher Education sales experience will also be strongly considered.

Responsibilities:
− Project manage and develop new, custom and special projects
− Prepare costings on projects ensuring profit targets met
− Build and maintain effective working relationships with key academics
− Ensure technology based products are incorporated in all projects
− Assess the custom process for continuous improvement
− Manage the custom publishing program to ensure key adoptions are serviced

Attributes:
− an excellent understanding of publishing and production processes
− good commercial awareness and business acumen
− solutions-based and customer focused
− excellent written and verbal communication skills
− good interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
− excellent organisational and project management skills
− excellent presentation skills

Using a market and solutions-based focus the successful candidate must be able to develop and identify competitive advantage and innovation. Graduate qualifications and previous experience in the book publishing industry is essential.

A detailed job description is available for interested applicants.

Applications quoting reference no. PCM1915 to Human Resources Manager via email aust.employment@cengage.com by Friday 1 May 2015.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE, NSW – Vocational and Professional
Based in Sydney


Cengage Learning is a leading educational publisher that publishes and distributes educational resources to students in the Higher Education / Vocational and Professional markets. Our learning resources encompass textbooks, multimedia and online content. We are part of a large global publishing group and have a successful local publishing program.

The successful applicant will promote our range of educational solutions into a diverse and exciting mix of VET and RTO accounts via e-mail, telephone and face-to-face calling. You will also liaise with key personnel in campus bookshops on a regular basis. This position is based in Sydney, however some country travel will be required.

Responsibilities:
• Identify all new and untapped organisations within the market segment
• Meet with key decision makers and present our products
• Maintain and grow existing customers
• Develop leads and marketing strategies through extensive research and cold calling
• Achieve set sales targets and KPIs
• Maintain a CRM system

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.

Attributes:
• Proven success in sales
• Sound understanding of the Vocational and Professional / RTO markets
• Strong business relationship-building skills
• Outstanding written and oral communication abilities
• Advanced knowledge in the digital space/environment
• Demonstrated ability to drive a digital sales outcome
• The ability to work autonomously and contribute to a team
• A willingness to learn and grow your expertise
• A proactive and creative approach to selling
• The 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. 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 Police check will be required for this position.

An attractive package including base salary, superannuation, fully maintained company vehicle 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 for interested candidates.

Applications quoting reference no. SR1815 should be submitted to the Human Resources Manager via email aust.employment@cengage.com by Friday 1 May 2015.

Marketing Designer, Higher Education

About us

We are looking for a top-notch Marketing Designer who can bring their proven experience to our promotions, email campaigns, sales tools and other marketing collateral.

The Higher Education marketing team is a fun and focused place to work. As the solo designer, you’ll have opportunity to contribute your ideas and be part of the team.

We are located in South Melbourne close to public transport and cafes.

Who we are - Cengage Learning Australia, publisher and distributor of award-winning innovative textbook and technology products for universities, TAFEs and libraries in Australia and New Zealand.

The Role

• Exciting range of work across mixed media including print, email, web, print management
• Full-time, permanent position in a friendly team
• Design effective, innovative email marketing campaigns
• Take ownership and control of all marketing design briefs

About you


• Background in fast-paced, high-volume, deadline driven commercial work
• Experience liaising with printers and suppliers, working within budgets and adhering to brand and style guidelines
• You will be comfortable working as the solo designer in the marketing team

Our ideal candidate will have experience:


• Using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator in a Mac environment
• Working as a designer in deadline driven, high-volume commercial environments
• Working with email automation systems
• Using website content management systems
• With printing, production, design, online and publishing process

A detailed job description is available for interested candidates.

Applications quoting reference no. MD2115 to be submitted to the Human Resources Manager via email aust.employment@cengage.com by Monday 4 May 2015.













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