Keynote Educational is one of the top five leading providers of CPD for teachers and leaders in secondary education, with a reputation for high quality and innovative provision. We provide over 400 one-day training events and conferences in 21 curriculum areas and on topics as diverse as Women in Leadership in Education, and The Decolonised School. We also provide over 300 student revision conferences and sessions.
From large-scale conferences to small training sessions, we are always re-examining the way teachers and senior leaders in the secondary education sector learn, be informed and be inspired best, and to follow up on new trends and directions. We are bold thinkers and stand out innovators who motivate each other and our external team of over 300 trainers and conference speakers to explore new frontiers with us in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better, rise to new challenges, and create outstanding, cutting edge solutions.
This is a great time to join our Course and Conference production team; the company is busy, we are expanding the Academic Course & Conference Production Team as we take up into new business opportunities.
The successful candidate will possess the following vital skills:
Creativity – the ability to successfully write relevant, in-depth course and conference programmes which attracts teachers and leaders in the secondary education sector
Products– experience of producing commercially successful products in line with company standards
Commercial Awareness– the ability to critically analyse, assess and enhance material to increase course bookings
Research – the ability to carry out advanced research in order to create large-scale topical conferences
Education – an active interest in current and emerging issues, trends and directions in the secondary education sector
Taking ownership of 6 – 8 curriculum areas/non-curriculum areas, working with subject experts to create new courses, update & adapt courses, expand the range of courses, both to meet demand and extend curriculum boundaries
Producing, in collaboration with our teams of external experts, c 50 courses per year in each curriculum area, which recruit to targets.
Evaluating your provision in your curriculum areas, the feedback, quality assurance to maintain company standards
Sourcing new course leaders when required
Researching to appropriate depth, developing and producing 6 – 10 large-scale conferences per year for secondary education leaders on current issues, trends and directions, to attract delegate numbers of over 150 per conference.
Sourcing and securing leading, nationally renowned experts to present Keynote sessions in these conferences
Working with the Keynote Marketing Team on e-marketing campaigns, USPs and website copy & content
Continually assessing the success of current courses and conferences and making changes as appropriate
Experience and Competencies:
A degree or equivalent qualification
Possess a sound, current understanding of the secondary education sector, together with a committed interest in the development, changes and directions affecting the sector
Experience of effectively developing CPD programmes
A commercial understanding of education business and be results driven
Possess creative and entrepreneurial flair, know when to take initiative, identify good opportunities and see them through
Enjoy a high energy, proactive role, be an excellent relationship builder, able to negotiate on phone calls, persuasive
An excellent communicator, in both written and verbal forms
Confident, positive, with an ability to complete multiple tasks to meet deadlines
Highly organised, with a nimble, agile attitude, ready to embrace and cope with change
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Closing Date: Monday 04 October 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 06 October & Thursday 07 October 2021
Please note, some interviews may be held prior to the closing date
Start Date: as soon as possible
What we offer:
Starting Salary 36K
25 days holiday plus 3 additional days over Christmas, and bank holidays
Benefits package including pension contribution and incentives
Further Details: for further details and a Job Description, please go to our website www.keynote.org.uk
Application Details: please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to: email@example.com