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Cengage Learning Associate Digital Content Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

The Associate Digital Content Manager is part of the National Geographic Learning team. This position acts as a strategic project manager overseeing the creation and delivery of digital content through the planning and controlling of scope, budget, and time schedules. This position manages dependencies for all program components, creates risk-mitigation plans, and demonstrates leadership during the implementation and execution of the plan. Product delivery types include Learning Apps, Classroom Presentation Tools, Online Workbooks, and E-Books.

The ideal candidate has strong project management experience, knowledge of English language instructional content and core principles, excellent communication skills, a technical acumen with the ability to drive a project forward through any obstacle.

About National Geographic Learning

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.

What you'll do here:

  • Leads communication with stakeholders to define project scope, timeline, and provide regular status updates

  • Identifies and escalates issues and risks related to project schedule and team success, contributing efforts toward resolutions

  • Meets deliverable dates as set forth in project schedule

  • Oversees and manages the process of inputting content into the content authoring system, including the editing, uploading and linking of media assets

  • Contributes to development and maintenance of digital components by identifying, documenting and tracking bugs/fixes of products and platforms

  • Establishes high-level project plans and schedules including detailed task lists for all digital components; monitors and controls schedule dependencies for products

  • Maps content testing schedules, editorial click-throughs, and cold reads to produce a quality control plan for product delivery

Skills you will need here:

  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills collaborating with cross-functional teams

  • Navigates project roadblocks with flexibility/adaptability; seeks to resolve with urgency

  • Balances thinking and planning with action

  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects with shared assets and timing dependencies on schedule

  • Highly organized with a deliberate attention to details

  • Technical acumen and familiarity with curriculum authoring tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 2 years digital project management, education publishing or digital content authoring experience

  • Proficiency with Smartsheets or other project management tools

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and experience using online digital tools

  • Ability to work autonomously in a remote setting

  • Education technology and/or digital publishing experience preferred

Cengage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage’s EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen (https://p.widencdn.net/pdvq6j/EEO_Policy_Statement_January_2017) and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (http://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/cengage/ybs5gt19ik/eeopost-merged.pdf) by visiting their corresponding links.

Cengage is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@cengage.com or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

About Cengage

Cengage, an education technology company serving millions of learners in 165 countries and territories, advances the way students learn through quality, digital experiences. We serve the K-12, higher education, professional, library, English language teaching, and workforce training markets worldwide. We believe that through the power and joy of learning, students can enrich their lives and achieve their dreams – no matter their age, experience, abilities, or environment. Our industry-leading products and services make education more accessible and affordable, including Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service. Visit us at http://www.cengage.com/or find us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cengage-learning/mycompany/) , Facebook, or Twitter (https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/twitter.com/CengageLearning__;!!MXVguWEtGgZw!aJM6MqVIQGDoWSYaJ6CU3EZyn3SnQfIs5kCHxkrWiy4_XmXapqpMK0qgZUq02AuBC1E$) .

Cengage, an education technology company serving millions of learners in 165 countries and territories, advances the way students learn through quality, digital experiences. We serve the K-12, higher education, professional, library, English language teaching, and workforce training markets worldwide. We believe that through the power and joy of learning, students can enrich their lives and achieve their dreams – no matter their age, experience, abilities, or environment. Our industry-leading products and services make education more accessible and affordable, including Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service. Visit us at http://www.cengage.com/ or find us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cengage-learning/mycompany/) , Facebook , or Twitter (https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/twitter.com/CengageLearning__;!!MXVguWEtGgZw!aJM6MqVIQGDoWSYaJ6CU3EZyn3SnQfIs5kCHxkrWiy4_XmXapqpMK0qgZUq02AuBC1E$) .

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