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Job Locations US-CO-Remote
Posted Date 2 days ago(9/19/2020 11:20 PM)
Plan, organize, and prioritize sales strategies to achieve established sales targets - Develop and maintain a Territory Plan for the assigned open territories utilizing sales tools and resources including the sales force CRM (Magellan) - Work with other sales personnel (e.g. Customer Success Managers and Key Account Managers) to achieve open territory and regional sales goals - Participate in the planning process to develop fully informed District Business Plans to prioritize and maximize the use of team resources - Develop and follow through on daily plans to optimize sales potential within each open territory Represent and promote Cengage Learning products to all customers to achieve or exceed sales targets - Prospect, qualify, and close sales by phone, email contact, and technology demonstrations - Sell Cengage Unlimited, required digital (standalone or digital bundles), and custom into every sales call - Utilize the Digital Selling Journey framework to advance sales calls and manage relationships with key decision makers Develop and report content partnership opportunities at assigned accounts by reporting competitive market information and working as a liaison with the product teams to sign content partnership contracts: - Actively integrate, and report faculty and content partnership opportunities, into daily selling activities by seeking author contributors for content development for our printed titles, supplements, and digital products - Identify and report trends that could generate new content, fresh ideas or business models for Cengage Manage communications and reporting - Exhibit proficient use of technology communication tools - Update and maintain our CRM (Magellan) - Report to the Director of Sales as required - Fulfill team support roles as required - Communicate & coordinate effectively as required with other members of the sales team
Requisition ID
2020-9031
Job Locations US-OH-Mason
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/17/2020 7:10 PM)
- Work in close conjunction with your EM (Engagement Manager) and Business Development Director (BDD) as well as other sales partners to build and support institutional strategies and goals - Intake, confirm, process, and bill course lists and ebook requests from sales and channel partners with direct internal/external communication on status/completion - Update tracking systems in a timely manner while maintaining data integrity - Work with Technology, Marketing, Channel Partners and Finance groups to further improve institutional level agreements - Handle multiple account-specific projects and customer-facing activities - Achieve a high level of proficiency in systems like Magellan, Salesforce and Data Warehouse - Work with your director on Business Development Group projects - Support and help to drive sales in open territories - Partner with sales team to interface directly with customers and resolve business critical issues - Be ambitious and bring ideas to weekly team meetings
Requisition ID
2020-9025
Job Locations US-OH-Remote
Posted Date 5 days ago(9/16/2020 12:59 PM)
As a member of Cengage's Higher Education Field Sales Team, the Account Executive will plan, organize, and implement selling strategies for a defined print and digital product set to achieve established sales targets and goals at accounts within an assigned sales territory.  Sales activities will be conducted in coordination with sales management, as well as specialist Field and Inside Sales personnel.  An Account Executive will build relationships with decision makers, represent and promote assigned Cengage Learning products to customers, and provide post-sales support as needed to drive sell-through, digital activations, and usage.  In addition, he / she will advise Product teams of marketing trends, competitive developments, and editorial or product improvement opportunities in the field.   Responsibilities:   Plan, organize, and prioritize sales strategies to achieve established sales targets - Develop and maintain a Territory Plan for every account in the assigned territory utilizing sales database tools - Generate realistic sales targets for both our installed business and competitive takeaways - Create strategic plans for high value opportunities, including sales campaigns, Custom project specifications and Digital presentations - Develop itineraries and effectively utilize personnel and other resources, via Territory Planning process, to achieve sales objectives - Work with sales specialist and other sales personnel (eg Engagement Managers, Customer Success Managers, Learning Consultants, and Business Development Directors) to achieve district and territory sales objectives - Participate in planning process for development of District Business Plan to maximize use of team resources - Develop daily plans utilizing sales system to optimize sales calls on campus - Develop and implement plan for effective strategic sampling of e-samples and print Represent and promote Cengage Learning products to all customers to achieve and/or exceed established sales targets and goals - Conduct sales calls with decision makers - Represent full lists across assigned product sets and accounts - Coordinate with Professional & Skills Learning Consultant team to implement account-based sales strategies and ensure complete coverage of all Cengage products an account - Sell Custom, Digital and bundling strategies into all sales calls - Use Consultative Selling Skills framework to create lasting relationships with key instructors across assigned schools - Present strong demonstrations of full product offering, including print, Custom and Digital solutions - Develop relationships with Bookstore Managers/Buyers to strategize sell-through and promotional campaigns and demonstrate understanding of retail business - Implement Direct to Student sales strategies through our Cengage.com portal - Attend conventions and evaluate sales/editorial opportunities as appropriate Develop and report content partnership opportunities at assigned accounts by reporting competitive market information and working as a liaison with publishing teams to sign content partnership contracts - Actively integrate and report faculty and content partnership opportunities into daily selling activities by seeking author contributors for content development for books, supplements, and digital product solutions - Scout and report reviewer or faculty consultant leads - Identify and report trends that could generate new content or marketing models for Cengage Learning Manage territory resources/budget - Qualify sampling needs in advance to avoid excess in shipping costs and units - Review sales and sampling reports to impact cost effectiveness of sales process - Manage T&E resources effectively Manage communications and reporting - Exhibit proficient use of technology communication tools - Update and maintain customer database (Magellan) - Report to manager as required - Fulfill team support roles as required - Communicate & coordinate effectively as required with sales specialist and other sales personnel
Requisition ID
2020-9012
Job Locations US-NY-Clifton Park
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/14/2020 10:24 AM)
As part of a high-performance team, the Production Coordinator (PC) is responsible for overseeing the production of high-quality content by authors, editors, vendors, and subject matter experts (SMEs) for use in digital and print products; having content finished, which includes managing copyediting and composition; delivering final content to digital production; and overseeing the creation of print-ready and digital-ready files. The Production Coordinator works collaboratively with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure content for assigned projects meets requirements and is delivered on schedule.   Project Management​ (Print and Digital) - Create and manage production schedule​ - Prepare content for authoring​ or asset creation - Gather authoring and editing guidelines​ - Manage author and vendor timelines and deliverables ​for all sourcing, finishing, and print and digital production activities - Request and manage vendor quotes​ - Create and manage QA schedule  - Communicate project updates to project stakeholders - Ensure ISBNs are assigned​ - Manage IPS workflow stage changes ​ - Performs quality checks on print and digital content - Work with Content Manager to complete the Service Provider Performance Survey at conclusion of a project   Content Production​ (Print and Digital) - Manage author and vendor timelines and deliverables ​for all sourcing, finishing, and print and digital production activities - Obtain necessary permissions​ - Manages the creation of alt text for digital content - Transmit materials to production vendor ​ - Submit final content to compositor ​ - Review formatting of sample pages ​ - Prepare Front and End Matter​ - Prepare and manage all print specs and cover mechanicals​ - Secure and review Alt Text report​ - Secure and review closed captioning for digital assets - Build course following accepted templates, processes, and standards - Tag and post all files in Alfresco using guidelines from Creative Art Director ​ - Provide necessary content to Digital Production Coordinator ​ - Archive content ​ - Tag and post all files in Alfresco or Cengage preferred art repository - Resolve reprint corrections, binding changes, and manufacturing defects ​ - Manage ongoing maintenance, corrections, and updates
Requisition ID
2020-9002
Job Locations US-OH-Mason
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/17/2020 2:56 PM)
  The Associate Product Manager is a junior Product Management (PM) role at Cengage with an expectation that you are ready to independently lead the full PM responsibilities within 12-24 months!   Associate PMs serve the same function as PMs within their given product group but differs from the PM role in that there is a larger focus on learning and development. In this role, you will be crafting the product strategy, owning product decisions, and leading a cross-functional pod! During one’s time in the role, an Associate PM hones the skills and proficiencies encouraged of full PMs. Duties/Responsibilities: Lead a profitable product line and develop a strategic business plan in partnership with the Product Team Manager. The ideal candidate should be objective and willing to make hard choices regarding investment prioritization for the good of the overall organization. Ability to: - Use data to make market-informed business proposals, take mitigated risks and advise on strategic decisions, and translate strategy into organized end-to-end development plans with budgets, resources, performance goals, and key milestones - Execute plans successfully by hitting goals and meeting timelines - Demonstrate strong communication with a keen ability to facilitate team meetings, focus groups, interviews, presentations and training - Understand the basic tenants of learning design and theory - Establish yourself as product champion and team leader, owning projects and being accountable - Understand, analyze, identify, define, and size market segments associated with the assigned portfolio. - Lead product lifecycle of multiple products simultaneously within scope and budget. - Fully understand and own all product activity that affects assigned portfolio, including any product launches/improvements and competitor movement. Develop a keen understanding of all competitors; develop an ability to anticipate competitor activity as it pertains to product medium or subject area. - Identify and test product ideas within segments, including the administration of focus groups, advisory boards, reviews, customer meetings and sensing as appropriate. - Regularly analyze product and portfolio plans to align forecasting and measurement of progress towards goals; provide business case for investment decisions. Suggest and supervise production budgets and schedules. - Partner closely with Marketing and Sales teams to seed and secure adoptions and work closely with colleagues in other functional areas (Development, Production, Marketing, Sales, Technology, etc. - Makes presentations at company sales meetings, campus visits, and academic conventions in support of sales efforts and to drive sales.
Requisition ID
2020-8991
Job Locations US-KY-Independence | US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/17/2020 10:51 AM)
- You consistently demonstrate professionalism, attentiveness, empathy and courtesy in all situations. - You effectively correspond with internal and external customers, your peer group and others. - Are dedicated to improving the customer experience and promoting customer loyalty and retention. - You are committed to ongoing, personal development and improvement. - You build in to other's success by sharing acquired knowledge through mentoring and training opportunities. - You are an adaptable, stand-out colleague, who flourishes in a team environment, and possesses the ability to work independently - a true self-starter. - Navigate multiple, internal software applications while conversing with customers to resolve outstanding customer service issues - You demonstrate a high degree of multi-tasking and organization to ensure phone, email, cases and other team workload balance reduction. - Dedicatedly resolve product or service problems by clarifying the customer's needs; resolving the root cause of the issue; selecting and explaining the best solution to tackle the request; and following up to ensure satisfaction.    
Requisition ID
2020-8990
Job Locations US-KY-Independence | US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/11/2020 10:23 AM)
- You consistently demonstrate professionalism, attentiveness, empathy and courtesy in all situations. - You effectively correspond with internal and external customers, your peer group and others. - Are dedicated to improving the customer experience and promoting customer loyalty and retention. - You are committed to ongoing, personal development and improvement. - You build in to other's success by sharing acquired knowledge through mentoring and training opportunities. - You are an adaptable, stand-out colleague, who flourishes in a team environment, and possesses the ability to work independently - a true self-starter. - Navigate multiple, internal software applications while conversing with customers to resolve outstanding customer service issues - You demonstrate a high degree of multi-tasking and organization to ensure phone, email, cases and other team workload balance reduction. - Dedicatedly resolve product or service problems by clarifying the customer's needs; resolving the root cause of the issue; selecting and explaining the best solution to tackle the request; and following up to ensure satisfaction.
Requisition ID
2020-8988
Job Locations US-OH-Mason
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/14/2020 1:28 PM)
Administrative tasks - Provide general administrative support. The assistant will support the Product Team by performing basic administrative tasks, including handling the reviewing process, processing invoices, crafting basic P&L proposals, providing overall product and customer database maintenance, providing budget tracking information, and processing contract and reprint requests - Prepare documents needed for meetings across the assigned product teams including Strategy Meetings, Production Launches, and digital road-mapping - Utilize our CRM to verify instructor information, product information, request materials, and to find users of products Market Analysis - Collect and analyze internal and external sales data to be used by Product Managers in strategic decision-making - Maintain competitive grids by market for key titles/features/assets - Help in the design, execution, and analysis of market research, and identify potential ideas for improvement - Develop additional market understanding through phone interviews with faculty, occasional campus travel, and web-based or face-to-face student and faculty focus groups Marketing and Sales Support - Provide sales and marketing team members with priority information upon request - Review product marketing pages for accuracy - Travel to campus with sales and/or marketing; potential to partner with specific inside Learning Consultants on targeted “inside” adoptions as face-to-face resource Product Development - Develops select “B” and “C” level titles and/or “A” level ancillaries and deliver them to the production editor in a form ready for publication within timing and budgetary guidelines - Facilitate Design Sprints by performing such tasks as creation of prototype for iterative product development process
Requisition ID
2020-8980
Job Locations US-KY-Independence | US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/8/2020 2:36 PM)
- You will provide live and non-live support for a variety of digital solutions. - Utilize administrative tools to assist in the analysis of technical issues reported by customers. - You will troubleshoot and resolve customer-reported issues related to the system requirements of Cengage Learning's digital solutions including but not limited to operating systems, browsers, plug-ins, internet connectivity, etc. - Identify issues with digital solutions that require further software development/intervention and forward to the appropriate group. - Identify customer feature requests and communicate up appropriately. - Fully and accurately document customer interactions using a ticketing system. - Provide clear and accurate written and verbal directions to customers and partners.
Requisition ID
2020-8978
Job Locations US-KY-Independence | US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/8/2020 2:37 PM)
- You will provide live and non-live support for a variety of digital solutions. - Utilize administrative tools to assist in the analysis of technical issues reported by customers. - You will troubleshoot and resolve customer-reported issues related to the system requirements of Cengage Learning's digital solutions including but not limited to operating systems, browsers, plug-ins, internet connectivity, etc. - Identify issues with digital solutions that require further software development/intervention and forward to the appropriate group. - Identify customer feature requests and communicate up appropriately. - Fully and accurately document customer interactions using a ticketing system. - Provide clear and accurate written and verbal directions to customers and partners.
Requisition ID
2020-8977
Job Locations CA-Remote
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/2/2020 12:16 PM)
As a member of the Post-Secondary sales team in Canada, a Learning Solutions Consultant will plan, organize, and implement selling strategies for a defined print and digital product set to achieve established sales targets and goals at accounts within an assigned sales territory.  Sales activities will be conducted in coordination with sales management as well as other customer support. A Learning Solutions Consultant will build relationships with decision makers at universities and colleges, represent and promote assigned Cengage products to customers, and provide post-sales support as needed to drive sell-through, digital activations, and usage.  In addition, he / she will advise Product teams of marketing trends, competitive developments, and editorial or product improvement opportunities in the field.   Plan, organize, and prioritize sales strategies to achieve established sales targets - Develop and maintain a Territory Plan for every account in the assigned territory utilizing sales database tools - Achieve realistic sales targets for both our installed business and competitive takeaways - Create strategic plans for high value opportunities, including sales campaigns, Custom project specifications and Digital presentations - Develop itineraries and effectively utilize personnel and other resources, via Territory Planning process, to achieve sales objectives - Work with other sales personnel (Digital Solutions Managers and Digital Success Specialists) to achieve district and territory sales objectives - Participate in planning process for development of District Business Plan to maximize use of team resources - Develop daily plans utilizing sales system to optimize sales calls on campus - Develop and implement plan for effective strategic sampling of e-samples and print Represent and promote Cengage Learning products to all customers to achieve and/or exceed established sales targets and goals - Conduct sales calls and creating lasting relationships with decision makers and key instructors at colleges and universities. - Represent full lists across assigned product sets and accounts - Coordinate with other Learning Consultant in territory to implement account-based sales strategies - Sell Custom, Digital and bundling strategies into all sales calls - Use Consultative Selling Skills framework to create lasting relationships with key instructors across assigned schools - Present strong demonstrations of full product offering, including print, Custom and Digital solutions - Develop relationships with Bookstore Managers/Buyers to strategize sell-through and promotional campaigns and demonstrate understanding of retail business - Implement Direct to Student sales strategies - Attend conventions and evaluate sales/editorial opportunities as appropriate Develop and report content partnership opportunities at assigned accounts by reporting competitive market information and working as a liaison with publishing teams to sign content partnership contracts - Actively integrate and report faculty and content partnership opportunities into daily selling activities by seeking author contributors for content development for books, supplements, and digital product solutions - Scout and report reviewer or faculty consultant leads - Identify and report trends that could generate new content or marketing models for Cengage Learning Manage territory resources/Operational Excellence - Qualify sampling needs in advance to avoid excess in shipping costs and units - Review sales and sampling reports to impact cost effectiveness of sales process - Manage T&E resources effectively Manage communications and reporting - Exhibit proficient use of technology communication tools - Update and maintain customer database (Magellan) - Report to manager as required - Fulfill team support roles as required, including additional coverage when needed - Communicate & coordinate effectively as required with Regional Sales Manager and other sales personnel
Requisition ID
2020-8973
Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/1/2020 3:14 PM)
- Evolve the technology foundation and pioneer solutions that enable the business to further transform the way people learn, including defining, owning, and leading cross-functional efforts to analyze, identify, define, and execute on business system and infrastructure needs that will enable and support the evolution of the Higher Education business. - Make and enable decisions that will move Higher Ed forward while understanding the associated business risks and implications for all other stakeholders (Platform, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Legal, HR, Engineering, Architects etc.), including: analysis of Internal Business Customer, including workflows, needs, value drivers, decision making process, and unstated intent and goals, and identify key users who will drive or enable business growth; analyze the role of the systems they use and how emerging technology can enable their drivers and goals; analysis of the market, products, major course areas, competitors, and route to market; analysis of our business context – mission, strategy, competitive differentiators, activations, sell through, sources of activations growth, business resources; and analysis of and articulate the Higher Ed strategy and how that work translates to the day to day operation of Higher Ed. - Balance the 'reusability/scale' considerations with decisions that deliver value for the specific priority discipline/program at hand, and manage technology risk, debt, and non-functional requirements. - Lead cross-functionally at all levels, including push information and drive understanding of the strategy and path of execution, maintain an open and updated and prioritized backlog that has a clearly understandable set of user intent / value stories, and analyze and own decisions that impact other Cengage stakeholders and users. - Analyze our systems and architecture to determine how they impact our decision-making process as well as the overall business technology roadmap and how the business operates (i.e. macro business processes), and communicate vision, strategy, and business value effectively to technical team and stakeholders. - Own and lead the digital delivery process, including analyzing the overall process and their role in the ‘idea to build’ process; manage, prioritize and execute on the program roadmap through detailed requirements and cross functional communication with Engineering, Architecture, QA, TSPs, and other Technology Solution Partner team members; invest in planning build cycles; communicate vision, strategy, and business value effectively to program team and stakeholders. - Define, execute, and deliver on technology solutions to business problems, including maintaining a documented articulation of 'the why' and ensure that the user imperative and goal of each requirement is understood by the team and relevant stakeholders; manage and groom backlog, with sufficient lead time for team to plan the work; deliver planned roadmap value; and manage interdependencies across teams.
Requisition ID
2020-8972
Job Locations US-NY-Long Island
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/2/2020 1:48 PM)
  - Engage in sales call activities to prospective customers to explore and present product solutions of both our textbook and digital products. - Meet or exceed quarterly and annual sales goals. - Create and execute strategic territory and business plans. - Drive new business to foster growth within the territory. - Provide accurate forecast and sales activity reporting through the use of company sales tools. - Participate, when appropriate, in network building opportunities within territory, including but not limited to conferences, group presentations, and industry functions.
Requisition ID
2020-8970
Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/10/2020 4:35 PM)
As a Technical Product Manager for the ed2go product, you will need to know the user, the market and the business landscape.  You will make bold decisions, be an integrator and own the product development process. Responsibilities - Collaborate with Business Product Managers, stakeholders and cross-functional team members to validate, organize and prioritize new features. - Define creative solutions to meet key user objectives and goals to advance the ed2go strategy. - Direct and steer the product requirements through the Agile development process to successful delivery and acceptance. - Maintain a clearly documented articulation of 'the why' and ensure the user imperative and goal of each story/epic is understood by the team and relevant stakeholders. - Define success criteria for testing and feature acceptance. - Proactively manage interdependencies across teams. - Actively manage the technology risk, debt and non-functional requirements as part of the roadmap. - Own and drive the team through the software development lifecycle process using Agile methodologies, ensuring scope and timelines are met. - Effectively manage and groom backlog, with sufficient lead time for team to plan the work - Participate or lead Agile ceremonies including daily standup, sprint reviews, sprint planning, and retrospectives, seeking continuous practice and process improvements to ensure the work is balanced and commitments are met. - Communicate status, progress and issues with stakeholders (Business Product Managers, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Architects, etc) and business leaders regularly. - Hands-on technical troubleshooting with the engineering and QA teams to do everything you can to help move work forward. - Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert, providing internal and customer training. - Learning and staying current on new technologies and best practices.
Requisition ID
2020-8969
Job Locations US-MA-Boston | Other-Virtual
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/14/2020 1:38 PM)
The National Key Account Specialist will develop strategies for growing National Geographic Learning ELT market share at high value accounts around the country. A primary focus will be in K12 schools, but other segments could include community colleges, adult ed programs and Private Language schools. This role will collaborate with ELT team including Sales Director, National Sales Manager, and Product Marketing Managers as well as the NGL School sales and marketing team to identify targets on which to focus efforts. - Develop account-specific strategies for winning key adoptions and increasing NGL revenue through direct customer interaction as well as close collaboration with assigned Learning Consultants, the global and US marketing team and the editorial team - Develop account plans and communicate account plans/strategies to relevant sales team members - Partner with editorial teams and global marketing teams to ensure product plans and marketing plans will succeed in the US market Coordinate sales efforts at named key accounts throughout the sales cycle - Identify high value, near and longer-term sale opportunities for state, district, or individual adoptions in K12, higher ed, PLS and adult ed segments. - Build relationships with senior customer decision makers and influencers - Ensure effective communication and coordination between teams - Find opportunities to involve other team members either within the ELT organization or within the K12 team as appropriate - Participate and / or lead customer meetings and sales discussions to help close new business and retain existing business - Focus on improving digital fulfilment and implementation processes internally - Supervise ongoing key account growth and sales activities against sales goals and account level plans Support the ongoing learning & development of the sales team - Ensure formal learning & development materials are properly delivered and utilized - Provide informal feedback and methodologies to Educational Consultants based on observations in sales settings and through informal mentorship - Demonstrate effective sales tactics and methodologies through participation in sales meetings, as needed, with Educational Consultants
Requisition ID
2020-8968
Job Locations Other-Virtual
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/28/2020 9:45 AM)
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.
Requisition ID
2020-8966
Job Locations US-IL-Remote
Posted Date 5 days ago(9/16/2020 4:35 PM)
Maximizing Product Potential - Project Content and Packaging - In conjunction with the product development team, participates, and upon request, leads in refining the product premise, defining the target market, and determining the scope and nature of development work. - Conducts limited amounts of market research to identify key customers, develops and recommends on occasion, which variety of research tools should be used (including online surveys, online focus groups, and written reviews), analyzes, interprets, and effectively communicates results to relevant business partners. - Assists authors and team members with learning design and development to align with standards and market needs. - Using financial principles, identifies potential areas for cost control, communicates information to the team, and keeps expenditures within budget. - Recommends changes in organization of material to improve transparency and focus. - Through detailed evaluation of media content, and in close partnership with authors and other content developers, strives to achieve content that is correct, factual, clear, complete, current, legal and consistent, and standards based. - Recommends innovative and effective pedagogical features and content based on market research and feedback. - Researches, writes, edits, and reviews content per program guidelines. - Proofreads and copy edits materials for style, grammar, spelling, clarity, and age appropriateness. - Reviews and comments on the work to ensure the quality of work, schedules, and budgets are appropriately maintained. - Assists in training writers and junior editors to accomplish content and market goals. - Analyzes competing products. Interprets and shares the market information with internal business partners. - Assists digital developers in designing user interface and logical program flow. - Recommends design of internal layouts, assists with image research and other media. - Stays ahead of market changes by attending professional meetings and seminars, working with sales representatives, reading professional journals, and participating in professional development opportunities. Optimizing Product Potential - Project Marketability - Participates in development of content, theme, and design of promotional materials. - Provides information for, and participates in, presentation at academic conferences and sales conferences. - Assists in reviewing contending products and preparing driven analyses for use by the development team and the sales force. - Assists marketing managers and sales representatives in promoting new products and programs. - Responds to customer feedback and inquiries. - Evaluates quality and efficiency of current authorship. Recommends revision strategies. Recommends new subject matter specialists as needed. - Managing Outside Development Suppliers to Improve Product Content and Marketability - Manages freelance content writers and other professionals as needed by project needs. - Provides information to developmental vendors regarding schedules, standards, and procedures. Builds prototypes and style guides to assist in the creation of quality products and programs. - Monitors and evaluates performance of new and existing contractors and vendors on an ongoing basis. - Communicates the requirements of each project. Guides contractors and vendors on handling non-routine aspects of projects. Troubleshoots. Devises strategies to maintain schedules. - Crafts contract request forms and may review invoices submitted by development contractors and vendors. Verifies that work invoices have been done and that the work invoiced is in compliance with the contract. Project Scheduling and Production-Related Duties - Upon request, takes the lead in planning innovative publishing paths to facilitate fast cycle time and cost efficiency. - With Production develops content submission schedules. - Coordinates authors' and media developers' responsibilities for preparation of content in a variety of media. - Advises authors in content preparation to assure a smooth production process. - Participates as requested in market research related activities.
Requisition ID
2020-8964
Job Locations CA-Toronto
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/25/2020 12:31 PM)
The Sr.Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager reports to the Senior Director, Finance & Operations and leads FP&A across Cengage Canada.  This position is responsible for ongoing operational/financial management of Canadian business units and for financial planning and analysis work to support budgeting and strategy activities to achieve business goals.  This position performs financial planning, analysis and modeling, ad hoc financials and proactive idea generation sharing with ability to shift fluidly from supporting business decision making into challenging teams to help achieve the best outcome. This position boils down complex business scenarios into key insights and levers to aid decision-making and presenting it to all levels of business management. As a business partner, uses data sets to derive insights and present in an effective story to non-finance leaders, presents options and impacts of decisions, uncovers opportunities, and finds where best to make investments.   To be successful in this role, an independent strong analytical mindset along with the ability to cultivate and manage strong business relationships in a cross functional team setting is required.    - Reviews investment and capital spending proposals - Performs other ad hoc financial analyses in support of the Canadian team as directed    Financial Planning & Analysis: - Manages, coordinates and executes the Annual Budgeting, Intra-year Forecasting and financial component of Strategic Planning processes to ensure financial sound business decision-making and optimal resource allocation, including direct support to business units in developing driver based, bottom up financial plans - Presents data insights and key data to non-finance leaders in a highly visual manner and utilizing dashboards to achieve understanding and buy-in. Prepares materials for General Manager, Corporate FP&A, and Executive Committee presentations with oversight from Senior Director, Finance - Performs predictive analysis to project results and highlight savings opportunities, options/risks/solutions, and operational challenges to achieving our financial targets - Provides ad hoc executive analyses to support both current financial review and potential future strategic scenarios and provide the overall financial impact to the business product unit (Metrics, GM Analysis, financial modeling, etc.) - With the Senior Director, Finance, develops policies and procedures to monitor and improve profitability, return on capital deployed and general financial efficiency of operations - Measures and communicates the financial performance of the business unit in comparison to funding, budgets, forecasts and previous years’ performance. Provides ongoing advice and direction to the business unit especially during the development of strategic plans and goal translation - Performs other duties as needed to meet department goals Operational/Financial Management: - Manages overall Operational/Financial oversight of Cengage HED’s Business Unit’s P&L, Capex and A/R (approximately $50M); supports planning, budgeting, and forecasting activities for HED and other Cengage business units in Canada (NGL ELT, School, Gale.) - Presents insights derived from financial and operational results to executives and leads conversations with Senior Leadership about forecasts, projections, and opportunities and risks to achieving plans with proactive measures to manage financial/operational risk - Coordinates with Corporate and local Accounting Teams in support of Monthly Close and Audits - Serves, as needed, on Corporate or Business Unit-level task forces and project teams to ensure the operational and financial needs and concerns are represented - Reviews product pricing proposals, including development of a standard approach and template, including KPIs/targets, to streamline the pricing approval process
Requisition ID
2020-8960
Job Locations CA-Toronto
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/24/2020 4:31 PM)
The Senior Accounting Manager and Controller acts as the Controller for Cengage Canada, and liases with other key accounting and finance teams across Cengage globally to ensure successful delivery of Accounting activities.This position manages key accounting processes and financial activities including monthly/quarterly/annual reporting, certain transactional processing, reconciliation review, system analysis, business analytics, metrics reporting, and ad-hoc analysis. In addition, this role ensures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), statutory guidelines and internal financial policies and procedures.  With end to end ownership, this position digs into the details, utilizes all resources to gather information, and quickly solves problems. Strong analytical abilities, excellent management, organizational and communication skills, sense of accountability, high quality output and an ability to partner with others throughout the business is required to to accomplish the business goals and be successful in this role.    - Owns the overall month-end, quarter-end, and year end accounting processes for the Cengage Canada region, supporting multiple functional groups and associated accounting processes - Provides key accounting data and services to various groups within the Cengage organization, including journal creation/review, month end transaction creation/review, provisions/allowances/reserve calculations, other reconciliations, and reporting and analysis - Partners with shared services teams to ensure that finance operational activities are completed accurately and on time, and helps resolve issues (AP, AR, T&E, Payroll, etc.) - Partners with treasury to ensure appropriate banking structures, manages cash on hand, and creates regular cash forecasts - Partners with corporate tax team to ensure accurate and timely filings and provisioning for taxes, and meets all statutory tax compliance requirements, including Canadian corporate tax filings. - Oversees fixed asset management, including acquisition, recording, and disposal of WIP and fixed assets - Provides key support for Financial and Control audits, working directly with internal and external auditors - Performs monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and key reserve analysis - Calculates and reports timely and accurate financial data and operating metrics - Calculates variances from the plan and reports issues to management - Maintains a strong control environment to safeguard assets and ensure adequacy of processes/procedures - Performs continuous process improvements that enhance quality, productivity and systems - Administers policies on finance, accounting, budget and auditing to ensure compliance - Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure - Performs special projects and drive strategic initiatives - Performs other duties as needed to achieve department goals
Requisition ID
2020-8958
Job Locations US-NY-Clifton Park
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/20/2020 10:02 AM)
- Recruit, hire, and train a diverse sales team. - Set sales goals, compare performance to goals, and adjust goals as needed. - Assess current team processes and procedures, see opportunities for improvement, and implement them. - Develop individual quotas and assign territories for the Account Management team. - Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasts driven by analytics. - Coach, mentor, and develop team members. - Foster a driven yet collaborative team culture. - Assess individual performance through observation and measurement, and suggest corrective actions as needed
Requisition ID
2020-8951

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