Content & Research Manager

Recruiter
Prospectus Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Our client, a fast-growing digital education company committed to supporting teaching and learning is currently looking to recruit for a Content & Research Manager to join their busy team. Reporting to the Content Director, the Content and Research Manager will support the Content team to ensure that all events become the 'must attend' events for senior leaders across the Higher Education sector, by supporting in the process of providing high quality content delivered by world-class speakers. You might be a journalist or might have produced events, conferences or seminar programmes before. You must be an innovative thinker, have the ability to research and discover the best speakers. You will need to have a creative approach and be able to spot opportunities that add value and enhance the experience of our stakeholders. The successful candidate will be able to: -Conduct research with a variety of stakeholders and provide feedback on the programme contentIdentify opportunities and concepts around specific topics and target groups -Engage with key influencers of the market and generate interest in the event -Develop, manage and maintain the speaker database -Support in the prospect research of future host partners for future events -Clarify the event value proposition for interested parties -Research and acquire the right calibre of speakers The appointed candidate will also have experience of the following: -Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including spelling, grammar and proofreading, with the ability to tailor style and approach to suit a variety of global audiences -Confident and talented self-starter who is able to hit the ground running -Ability to work to agreed deadlines, working well under pressure -Excellent planning and organisational skills in order to manage and prioritise workload -Ability to take initiative, be self-motivating and delivery focused -Ability to work independently -MS Office essential - Word, Excel and PowerPoint -Experience and interest of international higher education -Educated to a degree level Please apply by providing a recent Word Document Copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage. Full job descriptions will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.