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Program Manager, Majors Biology

Company: Macmillan Learning
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Job Description:

Macmillan Learning is a part of the family-owned Holtzbrinck group of companies and is one of the leading educational technology companies. Through deep partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers, we facilitate teaching and learning opportunities that spark student engagement and improve outcomes. We provide educators with tailored solutions designed to inspire student curiosity and measure progress. Macmillan Learning is comprised of renowned brands including Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, Sapling Learning, SkyFactor, Intellus Learning, Late Nite Labs, and Hayden-McNeil. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences -- race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective-- in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC ("BFW"), d/b/a Macmillan Learning. Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC has developed an affirmative action program in compliance with the NY Department of Education's guidance. Portions of the affirmative action program are available for review by applicants and employees by contacting Human Resources. Requirements Position Description: The program manager acquires, develops, and manages the creation and publication of valuable resources that support teaching and learning. Instructors and students use these resources to enrich the learning experience and facilitate the teaching process. In addition, the program manager is expected to manage major projects and relationships independently, including financial, as well as working closely and collaboratively with other components of the organization. The program manager is responsible for signing and managing authors; making revision and development decisions; coordinating all phases in an assigned project's life cycle; managing the financials on a project-by-project basis; and supporting projects through collaboration with other divisions, including the sales force and marketing, and traveling in support of individual projects. The program manager also plays a key role in sales training and presentations. Responsibilities: Initiate, analyze, and synthesize market research to impact new and improved products and features. Work with key stakeholders to ensure the best possible user experience. Contact, support, and inform potential adopters and sales reps about features and products in order to drive sales; design and participate in customer and sales rep development, training, and product presentations. Attend relevant conferences, sales presentations, and company meetings, including campus travel, in order to promote products and gather market information; use this information to make decisions about the development and acquisition of company products. Identify, evaluate, and sign academic authors for print and media projects based on course and market needs and expectations. Also work with colleagues to prototype and test new digital product models. Cross-functional team management of authors, editorial, production, media, and marketing to ensure on-time and successful product launch; assemble and motivate team according to product and individual needs. Determine budgets and manage the financials for each project, making educated decisions at each project phase to ensure efficient use of resources and optimal sales and profitability. Required Skills Knowledge: Communication and analytical skills. Use Google suite of products. Technical skills. STEM degree desirable (but not necessary). 3-5 Years of Editorial experience Educational Background Required: College Degree Required

Keywords: Macmillan Learning, Austin, Program Manager, Majors Biology, Executive, Austin, Texas

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