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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

Development Editor – Higher Education

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. We create learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional and ELT educational sectors. Confident students are successful learners, so we design tools that keep them moving toward their goals. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We employ the best people to deliver innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

We wish to appoint a Development Editor to join our Higher Education division to work on our fast growing publishing programs for both the Australian and New Zealand markets. This position is based in our Melbourne head office reporting to the Content Development Manager.

Responsibilities:
•Manage the product development process
•Manage author teams and strategically commission authors for digital and ancillary resources
•Collaborate with team members in discussions regarding key market and production requirements
•Assist with in-depth market research programs
•Select reviewer panels and engage with reviewers
•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 publishing industry is preferred.

Closing Date: Friday 4th August 2017

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Enterprise Marketing Manager

As Enterprise Marketing Manager, you’ll focus on Cengage’s flagship software brands for higher education, including world-class brands MindTap, Learning Objects, Pathbrite and Ed2Go.
Cengage is located in South Melbourne, close to public transport and cafes. You’ll enjoy gym access and work / life balance. Be part of a collaborative, inspiring team and report to the Head of Marketing, Higher Education. Some travel in Australia and occasional overseas travel is required.

In this role you will:
•Create brand strategy for Cengage’s enterprise, institutional and learning solutions software
•Lead our premium software brand message, promotions, events and training - externally and internally
•Manage events to engage high level participants
•Develop a content marketing strategy and work on whitepapers, case studies, blogs, webinars and more for market impact
•Work with colleagues to create strong business relationships and build revenue through lead nurturing and retention activity

Your experience:
•Background in B2B / B2C / SAAS marketing
•Experience in the higher education sector
•Implementing strategies and tactics and measuring ROI
•Brand development to engage an audience

This full time, permanent position offers an attractive remuneration package including bonus scheme, commensurate with experience. Candidates will need to have appropriate tertiary qualifications and this position requires a police check.
This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Friday 27th July 2017

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Secondary Education Consultant – Queensland

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Education Consultant, to sell and promote our print and digital products to the Secondary education market throughout Queensland.
Reporting to the National Sales Manager, Secondary this position is based in Brisbane and will be responsible for calling on schools and educational booksellers within Queensland focusing on our digital resources; some country travel will be required.

Skills and Attributes
•highly motivated self-starter, as well as a willing team member
•an understanding of the sales process
•strong business relationship-building skills
•an understanding of current educational technologies
•demonstrated ability to work autonomously
•a creative energetic approach to achieving goals
•strong organisational skills
•customer service focused
•strong oral and written communication abilities
•excellent computer skills
•keen to learn and demonstrate multimedia resources
•a proactive and creative approach to selling

The successful applicant will need to be entrepreneurial and be able to work independently, whilst also contributing to a strong team environment. Prior experience in face to face selling, publishing, bookselling or the educational sector will be well regarded. You will receive thorough initial and ongoing training and plenty of support to succeed and enjoy the position. A full driver’s licence is essential. This position requires a Working with Children Check.
An attractive package including base salary, superannuation, bonus scheme, fully maintained company vehicle and tools of the trade, iPhone, iPad and tablet will be provided.

Closing Date: Friday 21st July 2017

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