Student Assistant – Sales Team

Join a growing sales team at one of San Diego’s Top Workplaces! This is a fantastic opportunity for a student interested in pursuing a career in sales or marketing.

You will be part of a dynamic inside sales force dedicated to selling Cognella textbooks to professors across the country. Responsibilities include researching sales leads, setting up campaigns, modifying reports in our CRM system, and entering data into our order management and CRM systems. You will learn how to use the Microsoft suite, including mail merge, Excel, and Outlook, as well as how to use a CRM system to manage customers and marketing campaigns. There is also opportunity to assist with composing professional communication templates for email and phone correspondence.


  • Research sales leads
  • Prepare mail merge campaigns
  • Enter data into CRM and order management systems

Start Date: Immediate

Reports to: Director of Operations

Location: This position is based out of our corporate office located in the Sorrento Valley area of San Diego, California. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

To apply: For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to with the subject line: Student Assistant Application. All candidates will be asked to take a brief qualifying assessment. All submissions will be held in confidence.


About Cognella

Cognella® is redefining academic publishing by creating teacher-driven, student-centric higher education course materials in print and digital formats under three imprints: Cognella® Academic Publishing, Cognella® Custom, and Cognella® Active Learning. Cognella also publishes engaging nonfiction titles featuring modern perspectives as Cognella® Press. Learn more at

Cognella was recently awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces designation by the San Diego Union-Tribune. We’re proud to offer Cognella team members a work environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and the opportunity to contribute significantly toward the goals of the company.

Cognella, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

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