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Product Assistant

Cengage Learning
Mason, OH 45040
**.** **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 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. **What You'll Do Here:** *This is an entry-level role based in Mason, OH* The Product Assistant is involved in every functional area of our organization by providing direct, day-to-day support to product teams within each respective discipline. The PA provides a wide variety of services to Product Manager(s) in order to optimize the performance of the product management and development effort and, thereby, help achieve the groups business goals. In addition to supporting the Product Teams, the PA will apprentice on projects in several different areas including: Product Development, Product Management, Market Seeding, and Project Management! **Essential Duties and responsibilities:** **Administrative tasks** + Provide general administrative support. The assistant will support the Product Team by performing basic administrative tasks, including oversight of the reviewing process, processing invoices, crafting basic P&L proposals, maintaining product and customer databases, 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 **Market Analysis** + Collect and analyze internal and external sales data to be used by Product Managers in strategic decision-making + 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 **Skills You Will Need Here:** + Bachelors Degree + Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, and databases + Strong orientation to detail work and follow-through + Excellent time management and interpersonal skills + Work effectively and efficiently in a dynamic, collaborative environment \#LI-SN1 IND-Student **Requisition ID** _2019-7099_ **Job Function** _Product Management_ Cengage is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-06

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Mason, OH 45040

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