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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

Enterprise and Learning Solutions Marketing Manager

As Enterprise and Learning Solutions Marketing Manager, you’ll focus on marketing software and learning technologies in the university and vocational sectors.
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 Head of Marketing, Higher Education. Travel in Australia and occasional overseas travel is required.

In this role you will:
•Create brand strategy for Cengage’s enterprise, institutional, learning solutions products, platforms and services
•Lead our premium software brand message, promotions, events and training - externally and internally
•Manage events to engage high level participants; develop whitepapers and case studies for market impact
•Work with colleagues to build strong business relationships and build revenue through lead nurturing and retention activity (acquisition and retention)
•Drive high level and detailed analysis of products, services and markets

Your experience:
•Background in B2B marketing, education or SAAS marketing
•Ability to implement strategies and tactics for impact in the market
•Brand development and management to engage an audience

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 28th April 2017

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Editorial Assistant – Primary

Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Editorial Assistant will be required to perform a variety of administrative and editorial tasks to support the Primary Editorial and Publishing team. This full-time position is based in our Melbourne head office and is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking an entry-level position in the educational publishing industry.

•undertake both administrative and editorial tasks
•prioritise tasks and manage a varied workload
•liaise effectively with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external
•work as part of a friendly and dedicated team with a strong desire for success.

•sound administrative skills
•excellent written and verbal communication skills
•a good eye for detail
•excellent PC skills and experience working with Office applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/Acrobat/PPNT)
•an interest in Primary educational publishing
•eligibility for a Working with Children permit.

Graduate qualifications in editing and publishing or previous experience in the book publishing industry will be well regarded.

Closing Date: Tuesday 18th April 2017

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Production Controller / Senior Production Controller – Secondary

We seek to employ the best people to deliver our inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers. We are currently looking for a highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic Production Controller or Senior Production Controller – School (front-list), depending on experience. This full time position is based in our Melbourne head office and reporting to the Team Lead – Production (School / Export).

Your responsibilities will include:
•schedule and project manage School front-list titles (print and digital)
•initiate and monitor budgets for new project proposals and working within set guidelines
•liaise closely with local and offshore composition and print vendors
•communicate with internal staff and external freelancers
•ensure production standards are understood and adhered to

You must be able to demonstrate:
•proven project management experience
•your ability to think laterally and creatively
•an understanding of the publishing and book production process
•multi tasking and time management skills
•experience using Windows Excel, Word, Outlook, AS400 and FileMaker Pro
•your analytical and problem solving abilities
•attention to detail

This is an excellent opportunity to join our enthusiastic and dedicated team, who are at the forefront in the use of digital technology in developing resources for the educational market. Excellent communication 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.

Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2017

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