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.
At National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning, our goals are to bring the world to the classroom and the classroom to life. Our learning programs prominently feature the compelling content of National Geographic and TED Talks to inspire students to develop the skills they need to achieve success in life and work. We teach English and the world.
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.
The Senior Development Editor is a member of the National Geographic Learning Team and manages in-house and out-of-house development of both print and digital CBE (Content-based English) programs. CBE publications target K12 EMI (English Medium Instruction) schools in countries where English is not an official language. National Geographic Learning’s EMI program is a strategic growth initiative for the company, targeting the fast-growing, “global language arts” sector. The Senior Development Editor position involves analyzing, preparing, reviewing, editing and writing content; collaborating with in-house editors; managing authors, writers, and other outside resources; project scheduling and tracking; budget tracking; content quality assurance, and creating/executing product enhancement strategies.
As a Senior Development Editor, you are accountable for the entire lifecycle of your products. You participate in creating your product strategy by developing hypotheses, evaluating data, analyzing market and competitive trends, testing ideas in the market, iterating, and ultimately making product decisions based on evidence and insights. While keeping in alignment with business priorities, you take customer needs from concept to launch, focusing on timely delivery, holistic product quality, and an effective learning experience. You are the voice of the customer. Your products bring real-world experiences into classrooms, empower students with acquired knowledge and critical thinking, and improve students’ marketable skillsets.