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POSITION AVAILABLE: Bilingual Chinese/English Editor (Full-time and Part-time)

Leading publisher of educational materials in the areas of Asian languages and cultural studies for the K-12 and higher education markets seeks an experienced bilingual Chinese/English editor to join its growing team.

Position Description

Title: Editor

Pay Type:  Exempt

Position Summary

Within a project, coordinates and reviews work of authors; edits and prepares manuscript; collaborate with design/ production and edits typeset pages (print and digital); shares products’ highlights with sales and marketing

Major Responsibilities:

  • Help develop K-12 and/or college Chinese and other Asian language-learning materials
  • Edit manuscripts prepared by in-house and outside authors for accuracy, clarity, organization, content, and pedagogy in accordance with project guidelines and company standards of quality
  • Review, copy edit, proofread, style tag textbook and ancillary manuscripts, online and digital content, audio, video, and eBooks, plus marketing pieces
  • Communicate effectively with authors, freelancers, designers, and others to maintain schedule and quality of manuscripts through final files
  • Prepare manuscripts, develop or check page layouts, and implement all steps in the production of assigned projects
  • Collaborate with Production in scheduling, tracking, and releasing project materials on time
  • Work closely with Marketing to communicate project details and specifications for marketing/sales efforts as needed
  • Participate in promotional webinars and in-person product presentations and training
  • Attend relevant workshops and help at conferences when appropriate
  • Conduct competitive analysis of print and digital products, report findings, and train sales reps on the current competition
  • Review manuscript submissions when requested
  • Perform other duties as needed and requested

Qualifications:

  • Excellent English reading and writing skills; native-level reading and writing proficiency in Mandarin Chinese
  • Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style or equivalent and minimum of three years’ experience in editing and project management
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong and focused work ethic
  • Knowledge of foreign language pedagogy from teaching preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and follow-through
  • Love for Asian languages, cultures, and global education a must
  • Salary and title commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer 401K plan, health, dental, life, and disability insurance.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to careers@cheng-tsui.com, noting EDITOR in the subject line.   No Telephone Calls Accepted


POSITION AVAILABLE: Bilingual English-Chinese Editor (Full -Time and Part –Time)

Leading publisher of educational materials in the areas of Asian languages and cultural studies for the K-12 and higher education markets seeks a Bilingual English-Chinese Editor to join its growing team.

Position Description

Creates and edits content for a variety of print and digital Chinese language learning materials. Within a project, coordinates and reviews the work of authors; edits and prepares manuscript; edits typeset pages (print or digital); shares products’ highlights with sales and marketing

Major Responsibilities

  • Help develop middle school, high school, and/or college Chinese and other Asian language-learning materials
  • Write lesson plans, exercises, rubrics, and other instructional content
  • Edit manuscripts prepared by in-house and outside authors for clarity, organization, content, and pedagogy in accordance with project guidelines and company standards of quality
  • Review, copy edit, proofread, style tag textbook manuscripts, digital content, audio, video, eBooks, and marketing pieces
  • Develop and check page layouts, and implement all steps in the production of assigned projects
  • Collaborate with Production in scheduling, tracking, and releasing project materials
  • Work closely with Marketing to communicate project details and specifications for marketing/sales efforts
  • Participate in promotional webinars and in-person product presentations and training
  • Conduct competitive analysis of print and digital products, report findings, and train sales reps on the current competition
  • Perform other duties as needed and requested

Qualifications

  • Native-level English reading and writing skills; excellent reading and writing proficiency in Chinese
  • Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style or equivalent and minimum of three years’ experience in editing and project management
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Assertive, professional communication skills as well as comfort working both individually and in teams
  • Strong and focused work ethic
  • Teaching experience and knowledge of world language pedagogy
  • Love for Asian languages, cultures, and global education

Salary and title commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer 401K plan, health, dental, life, and disability insurance.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to careers@cheng-tsui.com, noting ENGLISH-CHINESE EDITOR in the subject line.   No telephone calls accepted


POSITION AVAILABLE: Marketing and Communications Associate (Full-time)

For 39 years, Cheng & Tsui has been the premier publisher of exemplary Asian language educational resources. We pursue our mission of “Bringing Asia to the World” by publishing a variety of market-leading Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Arabic resources for the K-12 and higher education markets.

Cheng & Tsui is looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and motivated Marketing Communications Associate to conceptualize and develop strategically aligned copy for print, digital, and content marketing collateral.  Candidates must demonstrate versatile copy writing skills in addressing the needs of teachers and school administrators of Grades K-12 and higher education students in Asian languages and cultures.  Responsibilities include developing multi-channel promotional materials from conception to completion. Firm deadlines, quick turnaround times, and fluctuating workloads are common for this position requiring time management and organizational skills.

General Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and execute timely promotional campaigns consisting of direct-mail catalogs, email blasts, e-commerce web site, listserv announcements, press releases, conference brochures and flyers, space advertising, and social media to increase sales leads and company’s visibility.
  • Assume primary responsibility for all duties related to conference selecting, planning, and exhibiting, including shipping, tracking, vendor management, and inventory control.
  • Collaborate with Editorial and Sales teams to conceptualize and write informative and engaging copy reflecting key selling points and pedagogical strengths of each product while branding company’s pioneering status in the field.
  • Compose and distribute press releases, newsletters, blogs, podcasts related to success stories, new product releases, authors, awards and other newsworthy events.
  • Accomplish all campaigns within agreed upon budgets, always seeking competitive bids for outside services such as manufacturing and mailing services for print collaterals.
  • Track success of campaigns with metrics which measure costs against sales results or increased web traffic or hot leads to help build sales team’s pipeline.
  • Develop and update attractive monthly and special features of interest to teachers and learners to drive new web traffic for sales leads.
  • Execute comprehensive and effective social media plans.
  • Collaborate with sales team to develop sales tools such as concise product tip sheets for use during sales calls, signage and collateral for conferences and product webinar presentations.
  • Research, organize, and manage competitive information & relevant industry information/trends to share with sales and editorial teams. Help identify talented teachers and help them compose teacher training workshop proposals for conference submissions.
  • Collaborate on the formulation of annual marketing plan.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred with 2 or more years of relevant experience
  • Proficient use of MS Office Suite products.
  • Persuasive and collaborative interpersonal skills combined with initiative
  • Organized, thorough, detail-oriented, with excellent planning and follow-through skills
  • Experience in event planning and execution
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications for print and social media
  • Direct relevant marketing experience to include project management, creative sensibility, SEO
  • Experience with web content/user interface, Indesign, and related technologies
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics and other analytics tools
  • Strong interest in Asian languages and cultures, language teaching pedagogy, and the company’s mission important for effective writing and messaging

Salary and title commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer 401K plan, health, dental, life, and disability insurance.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter and marketing writing samples to careers@cheng-tsui.com, noting Marketing and Communications Associate in the subject line.


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.