Course & Conference Producer, Wilmslow, office based

Closing date:Expiring soon

Keynote Educational LtdWilmslow, office based

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting Salary: £35,000– £45,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

About Keynote Educational Ltd

Keynote Educational is a leading national provider of courses, conferences and webinars for teachers and senior leaders in schools and colleges in the secondary education sector and also for student revision conferences and webinar sessions.

The company has a long-standing reputation for high quality professional development and training and provides at least 450 training events and conferences per year. Some of these are subject-specific, some on broader, generic themes - including national conferences on the latest educational priorities.

This is an exciting time for the company, as we are in a period of expansion and looking to take on new business opportunities.

We are looking for a current educational leader who is committed to the professional development of leaders and teachers in the secondary education sector.  The successful candidate will develop and write courses/CPD programmes across the range: from senior leadership conferences to teacher subject specific courses, from in-school professional development programmes to student conferences and sessions.   Working in conjunction with our teams of specialist experts and course leaders, the courses and conferences are held in venues (predominantly London), in schools and colleges and via webinars  and are delivered by our course leaders.

You will be ambitious, have creative and entrepreneurial flair - and be an excellent communicator.  A good commercial awareness is important, as the courses will need to be successfully taken to market.

About The Role

You will be responsible for:

  • writing high quality, successful content for a wide range of secondary education training programmes, in conjunction with our team of over 350 specialist experts/course leaders
  • maintaining a provision of at least 200 courses per year, as well as between 6 – 8 senior leader conferences on key, national issues for the sector
  • identifying new directions and high-priority issues, to develop new courses which will attract attendees through initiative, entrepreneurial flair and excellent writing skills
  • quality assuring the various programmes, making any improvements to ensure they meet the standards required
  • determining the need for and developing new programmes
  • ensuring all new course copy is developed within timescale 
  • supporting and liaising with our Sales & Marketing team
  • providing an excellent client-focused approach to dealing with all internal and external stakeholders

About You

The ideal candidate will:

  • have current experience of the secondary education sector 
  • be creative, have entrepreneurial flair, know when to take initiative, identify good opportunities and see them through
  • be an excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • have strong commercial acumen, with experience of what makes successful and commercially viable new courses and conferences
  • demonstrate a track record of client and stakeholder management
  • be confident, positive, resilient, have a hands-on approach to work, get things done, make decisions and meet deadlines
  • be highly organised, with a nimble, agile attitude, ready to embrace change and cope with ambiguity
  • be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • have a degree, or equivalent qualification


    Closing Date: Friday 28th February 2020
    Interview Dates:  week commencing 03/04 March 2020
    Start Date: as soon as possible

    Application Details: please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to:

    If you have any queries, please call 01625 532974

    Due to the changing nature of our work, this job role description serves as a framework to outline the main areas of responsibility. You may be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within the remit of your area of work

    More about Keynote Educational Ltd
    Address: 50-52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
    Telephone: +44 1625 532974

    With years of direct experience and expertise in school leadership, teaching and assessment, we’re at the forefront of secondary education professional development, offering outstanding professional training and support to schools.