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POSITION AVAILABLE: Project Traffic Coordinator - Part-Time

Cheng & Tsui, the leading publisher of Asian languages and cultures educational materials, is currently looking for a part-time Project Traffic Coordinator with superb coordination skills to join our blended (print and digital) learning solutions team. Our new hire will work closely with both internal staff and external stakeholders on a diverse range of projects, both print and digital. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented and highly proactive with 3+ years of project coordination experience and strong organizational and communications skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Takes ownership of assigned projects; including creating and monitoring schedules coordinating timing of deliverables and prioritization of workload from inception to completion  Creates and maintains detailed tracking reports for each project, both print and digital
  • Updates job specifications over the lifecycle of projects
  • Arranges meetings with stakeholders as required
  • Provides status updates, including daily alerts and weekly status reports
  • Maintains all records for each account and project, both print and electronic
  • Coordinates communication between internal and external contacts for digital and print jobs

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of project traffic coordination experience, with experience in print and digital publishing preferred
  • Ability to recognize, prioritize, and focus on critical tasks and adapt as needed
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, G-Suite, and Jira board
  • Excellent knowledge of project traffic systems and operations
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent in-person and written facilitation skills
  • Collaborative and team-oriented with a proactive attitude

We are an equal opportunity employer. Salary and title commensurate with experience. To apply, please email résumé and cover letter with details on how your skills and experience mesh with the duties listed above to careers@cheng-tsui.com. Please note Traffic Coordinator in the subject line.


POSITION AVAILABLE: Sales Account Representative

Cheng & Tsui, the leading publisher in Asian language and culture textbooks and supplements based in Boston, is seeking individuals with educational sales experience for the position of Sales Account Representative. The inside sales rep will help develop and execute strategic sales plans by contacting K-12 School and Higher Education language teachers, professors, and administrators within their assigned territory to promote and sell our textbooks, supplements, and digital products.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a sales territory to increase annual baseline sales within the assigned territory
  • Meet or exceed the annual sales goal(s) for your assigned territory
  • Make a high volume of outbound sales calls and respond to customer inquiries
  • Maintain customer records, input, update and track all leads in our Customer Relationship Management (Salesforce) database
  • Build an active pipeline of prospective customers and new accounts
  • Answer customers’ questions about products, prices, and availability
  • Convey product features based on analyses of customers’ needs and on knowledge of product features
  • Recommend the correct products or assist customers in making product selections based on their needs and product specifications
  • Conduct product presentations, travel to academic institutions and exhibit at conferences as needed
  • Collaborate with colleagues in editorial and marketing to exchange customer feedback, market information, and sales and marketing strategies

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Experience in inside sales, customer service, publishing, and/or Asian language teaching preferred
  • Knowledge and love of Asian language and culture and interest in education and effective pedagogy, especially in instructional technology
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with customers
  • Self-sufficient and committed to meeting and exceeding revenue goals
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimum day-to-day supervision
  • Superior verbal, written, and phone-based communication skills
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and/or Mandarin Chinese a plus
  • Strong in planning, organizing, executing, and following through with work that requires multi-tasking capabilities and attention to detail

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer 401K Plan, health, dental, life and disability.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Send resume and cover letter to careers@cheng-tsui.com.No phone calls accepted.