1+ months
2018-05-032018-08-01

Digital Content Manager – National Geographic Learning

Cengage Learning
Boston, MA 02133
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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 pioneer transforming 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 bring our A game, 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, everything we do, we do for the learner.



**What You'll Do Here:**



The **Digital Content Manager** is part of the **National Geographic Learning** team and acts as primary point-of-contact for Editorial stakeholders. The Digital Content Manager is a strategic project manager overseeing the creation and delivery of digital content through the planning and controlling of scope, budget, and time schedules. The Digital Content Manager manages dependencies for all program components, creates risk-mitigations plans, and demonstrates leadership during the implementation and execution of the plan. Product delivery types include Learning Apps, Classroom Presentation Tools, Online Workbooks, E-Books, Companion Websites, and DVD media. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest supporting global products and working with international teams.



+ Collaborates with Editorial teams to create a program plan of digital components giving detailed attention to schedules, resources and budget requirements.

+ Defines the digital content plan for each program component. Identifies the authoring system and communicates the technology requirements to cross-functional editorial and digital product managers, and ensures final content achieves approved content plan.

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

+ Identifies and secures resources where necessary for program (vendors, project managers, media production resources). Guides and monitors work from all resources to achieve content, schedule, and budget requirements.

+ Tracks costs against budget and reports monthly status of the program; communicates risks and changes.

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

+ Plans, organizes, and leads editorial stakeholder meetings to report on program status.



**Skills You Will Need Here:**



+ Ability to manage multiple simultaneous digital projects with shared assets and timing dependencies on schedule and on budget.

+ Highly organized with a deliberate attention to details

+ 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.

+ Takes initiative and leads change.



**Qualifications**



+ Bachelors degree

+ Minimum of 7+ years digital project management

+ Proficiency presenting to large groups of stakeholders

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

+ Education technology and/or digital publishing experience preferred

+ Ability to travel to meet with teams domestically and internationally



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**Requisition ID** _2018-4747_



**Job Function** _Non Sales/Marketing_

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