Senior Product Marketing Manager - Math

Job Locations Other-Virtual
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/28/2020 9:45 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-8966
Job Function
Product Management

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Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?

At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.

 

Are we right for you?

We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.

 

What You'll Do Here:

The primary responsibility of the Senior Product Marketing Manager is to contribute to the success of the designated K-5 Mathematics product line by directing and supervising all marketing aspects related to product development, strategic marketing plans and execution, and implementing campaigns to achieve revenue goals. The Senior Product Marketing Manager is expected to have a thorough understanding of the content and strategies of all designated product lines as well as knowledge of current curricular trends and marketing practices.  Key attributes of the Senior Product Marketing Manager include flexibility, attention to detail, organization, creativity, and deep market knowledge.

 

The Senior Product Marketing Manager for K-5 Mathematics plays an instrumental role in the successful partnership National Geographic Learning maintains with Big Ideas Learning (BIL).

 

Develops and executes high-impact marketing plans to create brand awareness, strong lead generation, and adoption success for BIL’s K-5 core mathematics programs. Maintains deep market knowledge of trends, issues, and competitors in the market space for stronger messaging, strategy, and collaboration with BIL.

 

While not a core responsibility, also responsible for the support on the development and execution of marketing for the Grades 6-8 math market given the program and market continuum from grades K-8.

 

Regularly collaborates with BIL on national and state-specific product development, third-party product reviews, coordinated marketing plans, and other initiatives to ensure the successful revenue growth.

 

Collaborates with BIL and NGL Sales on both national and territory-specific (i.e., state adoption) sales campaigns including strategy development and execution.

 

Works across groups and departments to maximize information sharing and improve the exchange between the product management team and sales, marketing, development, fulfillment, and support.

 

Mentors team members to ensure the quality, consistency, and timeliness of the department's output, and to prioritize and focus actions, efforts and resources on meeting revenue and expense goals.

Skills You Will Need Here:

Basic (Required)

Bachelor’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; a minimum of five years related PreK-12 marketing experience or equivalent related experience.

 

  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in product marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Computer literate and proficient in using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software

 

 

Preferred

 

  • Deep experience in the K-12 mathematics education market including thorough knowledge of market challenges, competitor positioning, and current educational philosophy
  • Demonstrated success in teaching or defining, launching, and/or selling a product(s)

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