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Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. Confident students are successful learners, so we design tools that keep them moving toward their goals.

Working across the full spectrum of the education sector, from school foundations through to higher education, research resources (Gale), and online learning, Cengage has roles in many professional fields, including:

  • Content development and editorial 
  • eLearning platform implementation
  • Finance, IT, other shared services
  • Operations
  • Sales, marketing, and relationship management
  • Visual design and UX




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Cengage global CEO, Michael Hansen, has been announced a ‘Top CEO’ in Glassdoor’s 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards, receiving a 96% approval rating by staff. Michael commented, “People like to come to work if they feel that their work has an impact … the difference between really liking where you work and coming to work to collect a pay cheque is the impact that you’re going to have… people here feel that we have an impact.” Join us in making an impact on the lives of students everywhere.

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Head of Portfolios - Secondary

A little about us
Cengage Australia creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional educational sectors in Australia and New Zealand. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

What we’re looking for:
We are looking for a highly experienced and motivated individual to become our Head of Portfolios to develop the strategic vision and plans for content for the Secondary markets in Australia and New Zealand. Reporting to the Vice President, School Division, this senior position is an exciting opportunity to drive evidence-based innovative products, that improve the learning outcomes and engagement experience of students and teachers. You will lead, guide and mentor an enthusiastic team to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Responsibilities:
• Develop the strategic vision and direction for Secondary portfolios to drive revenue growth, profitability and innovation for the Australian and New Zealand Secondary markets
• Identify partnership opportunities to collaborate on content solutions
• Understand and identify market opportunities and competitor trends to produce innovative products
• Build a diverse network of industry contacts, influencers and founders
• Ensure delivery of customer focused, evidence-based and learner centric solutions
• Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to ensure customer needs are met in the delivery of learning solutions
• Make sound market-informed decisions, including data-driven business proposals
• Manage, support and develop direct reports

Attributes:
• Deep understanding of the Secondary educational Australian and New Zealand markets, including competition
• Excellence at developing and executing vision and strategy that meet business goals
• Leverages own curiosity and curiosity of others to create innovative solutions
• Ability to ask critical business questions, to identify and analyse customer needs using data-driven insights and develop strategic plans to create improved learning solutions
• Knowledge of learning design with emphasis on digital learning solutions that address customer needs
• Demonstrate strategic agility and innovative thinking; questioning the status quo and willingness to take calculated risks
• Leadership skills and strong understanding of HRM concepts
• Proven ability to network and build relationships, demonstrating mutual respect and acceptance of diverse thoughts and backgrounds

What we can offer you?
• Access to our Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program
• Access to on-line training courses
• Free access to onsite gym and end of trip facilities
• Myki Commuter Club
• New office fit-out; collaborative work environment

This position is based in our Melbourne head office, however travel throughout Australia is required. A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates. This position requires a Working with Children check.

A detailed job description is available to download below.

Closing Date: Friday 28th February 2020

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Marketing Communications Specialist, Secondary

A little about us
Cengage Australia creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional educational sectors in Australia and New Zealand. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

At Cengage we set the bar higher to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customers by putting learning first. We embrace diverse thoughts and backgrounds and challenge ourselves and others for continuous improvement.We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

As Marketing Communications Specialist, you will drive and execute marketing strategies to grow our brand and contribute to the success of Cengage’s Secondary School Division. You will be part of a friendly, collaborative, high performing team.

In this role you will:
• Devise a compelling marketing strategy based on product, price, placement and promotion
• Increase sales through development of sales tools, competitor analysis, and market information
• Develop and create content for all Secondary marketing campaigns
• Plan creative and high impact marketing campaigns for digital resources, websites, social media, corporate information and PR
• Supervise and mentor a small team


About you:
• Excellent communication skills - verbal and written, copywriting, editing and proofreading
• Experience crafting a compelling story
• An understanding of digital marketing principles including email and web copy guidelines
• Ability to identify trends and anticipate market changes
• Supervisory and mentoring abilities
• Sound understanding of reporting analytics and budget management
• A passion for education and a relentless focus on customers
• Extraordinary problem-solving skills; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders

Qualifications and experience:
• Graduate or post graduate qualifications in Marketing, Communications, English or Media / Journalism
• Driving creative, call-to-action promotions and maintaining brand consistency
• Successful promotional planning and marketing tactics
• Proven experience in developing copy and content
• Experience in the education sector preferred but not essential
• Excellent presentation skills
• Proven supervisory experience

What we can offer you
• Access to our Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program
• Access to on-line training courses
• Free access to onsite gym and end of trip facilities
• Myki Commuter Club
• Publisher’s and staff discount
• Free fruit and professional coffee machines

Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Manager, Secondary this full-time, permanent position is based in South Melbourne however some travel is required. The successful applicant will need to have a Working with Children Check. A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates.

A detailed job description is available to download below.

Closing Date: Friday 6th March 2020

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Sales and Marketing Coordinator, Primary

Cengage creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional and ELT educational sectors. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement.

At Cengage we set the bar higher to achieve the best possible outcomes for our customers by putting learning first. We embrace diverse thoughts and backgrounds and challenge ourselves and others for continuous improvement. We employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative and sustainable education solutions for our customers.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic Coordinator to provide sales and marketing support to our national Primary sales and marketing team. This full-time position is based in our Melbourne office and reports into the Primary Sales and Marketing Manager.

Ideally, we are looking for a team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders, demonstrating friendly, transparent, and proactive communication. Applicants must have extraordinary problem-solving skills; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs.

Responsibilites:
• act as the point of contact for the Primary Sales and Marketing team, liaising with key internal and external stakeholders
• provide administrative and sales and marketing support to the Primary Sales and Marketing Manager and the Primary sales team
• co-ordinate and assist with the organisation of national sales conferences, state sales meetings and conference calls
• prepare, distribute and maintain weekly / monthly sales reports
• plan, book and organise details of any industry conference and co-ordinate displays
• assist the Sales and Marketing Manager strategic marketing for key products
• measure the effectiveness of promotional activity based on customer needs and uptake
• schedule and coordinate marketing eDMs
• database maintenance and data entry

Attributes:
• proven experience working in fast paced environment and managing a busy workload
• proven successful experience in a sales support role
• ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
• excellent communication and organisational skills
• experience in database/CRM management
• ability to create sales reports and analyse data
• some experience in Marketing and/or Communications preferred
• experience working in events preferred

A detailed job description is available on our website for interested candidates. Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Friday 6 March 2020

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