Conference Producer

Job Category
Operations | Management
£22,000.00 per annum
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Optimus Education (OE) is a leading provider of professional development support and school improvement information for schools, academies and other educational institutions. Since 1997, we have been helping primary and secondary school leadership teams to manage staff development efficiently and effectively, stay compliant and drive whole school improvement. Our key digital subscription services include the Knowledge Centre and In-House Training complemented by a portfolio of awards, live conferences and professional development events. We run a series of exhibitions for students and teachers that focus on skills and careers guidance and we also run corporate events for clients. Optimus Education is a for-profit organisation owned by the Shaw Trust, the 12th largest charity in the UK. Shaw Trust focuses on improving the lives of young people in the UK and internationally. All profits from Optimus Education are channelled directly into the Shaw Trust.

This role sits within the Optimus Education Operations team. The team produce around 35 highly successful and reputable national conferences for school leaders and managers, both face to face and digital. Face to face conferences in recent years have been in a number of locations including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Dubai. Our flagship events include Child Protection in Education, the MATs Summit and our international MENA Inclusion and Wellbeing. This role is suitable for remote working and we also have our main office in Taunton. Producers travel to face to face events and some overnight stays will be required.