Wanted: a positive self-starter with a passion for Administration and Business development and the skills to be the co-pilot on our mission…
This is an exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference in the world through education, has an A+ attitude, a sense of humour, goes the extra mile and knows how to get the job done.
We are Spectrum Education, headed by International Expert, Speaker and Author, Karen Tui Boyes.
Karen speaks in 19 countries to teachers, students and parents, plus she is the inspiration and energy behind the International TeachersMatter Magazine, The TeachersMatter & KidsMatter Conferences, Study Smart Seminars, Study Smart Board Game, Educational Webinars, as well as an Associate Director for the Institute for Habits of Mind!
Karen needs a co-pilot – someone who is quick to grasp how the business works and is able to take the controls, behind the scenes, after a few weeks.
If you are the right person for this role, you will be able to run the flight checks and keep Karen informed about the direction the business is headed by testing and measuring the effectiveness of marketing strategies. You will be able to follow the flight plan, ensuring all the logistics for the conferences and workshops are organised, update our social media and add to our websites using WordPress. You will also need to navigate the bumps and adjust the flight plan by proactively looking for new opportunities, as well as searching out new flight paths and bringing in new business, as we soar our way to successfully positively impacting thousands of teachers and students lives globally.
There will also be times when you need to be on check-in, and the cabin crew and baggage handler, whilst still providing customers with the Executive Lounge experience. You will be willing to earn your stripes by monetising your activities and be willing to take responsibility for your actions. You will also be able to add creativity and flair to the flight path.
If you are hard-working, have proven experience at managing many tasks at once, can expertly use a computer, have a sound understanding of marketing and business development (the fuel of the business) plus the practical skills to keep the plane in the air. You will understand that working with schools has it’s particular challenges, combined with having a passion for making a difference and developing the next generation, then you may be the co-pilot we are looking for.
This position is currently based at Karen’s home office in Lower Hutt and is a 15 minute walk (up hill) from public transport, so having your own transport would be an advantage.
Hours are 10 -15 hours per week between 9am – 3pm. There is some flexibility as to how these hours may be worked and managed.
Start date is July 2018
Applications close 5pm Friday 16th June
If you think this position is for you please:
If this sounds like you, register your interest in exploring this unique and exciting position by emailing Denny at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 16th June.
Please include; couple of paragraphs about yourself, a current full length photo of yourself, your favourite joke, the last book you read, your favourite movie and TV show, what you eat for dessert, where you love to shop or holiday and of course all you know about being able to run an office and how you would fit into the role as co-pilot.
If we like what we read, we will contact you to discover if we are right for you and you are right for us.