1+ months
2018-06-252018-08-24

Product Assistant

Cengage Learning
Chicago, IL 60664
**.** **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 Product Assistant touches virtually every functional area of the organization by providing direct, day-to-day support to product teams within his/her discipline(s). This person will provide a wide variety of services in order to optimize the performance of the product management and development effort and, thereby, help achieve the groups business goals. **Essential Duties and responsibilities** Administrative Tasks: + Providing general administrative support, including managing the reviewing process, processing invoices, and processing contract requests. + Preparing and organizing files needed for development across the assigned product teams. + Performing other duties as assigned or as judgment or necessity dictates. Market Analysis: + Gathering and analyzing internal and external data to be used by Product Director in strategic decision-making. + Maintaining competitive grids by market for key titles/features/assets. Focusing on key information such as competitive cycles by publisher, quantitative summaries of competitive product assets by online asset type. Product Development and Maintenance: + Preparing select manuscript and delivering it to the content development team in a form ready for publication within timing and budgetary guidelines. + Processing and tracking reprint errors and corrections for print and digital materials. **Skills You Will Need Here:** + Bachelors Degree + Proficiency in computer applications such as, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, and database + Written and numerical accuracy + Strong orientation to detail work and follow-through + Excellent time management and organizational skills + Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment + Ability to take initiative and follow project through to conclusion autonomously + Background in analytic problem-solving; experience utilizing spreadsheets to interpret data + Strong networking skills **Requisition ID** _2018-5021_ **Job Function** _Product Management_

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