Launched in 2012, we`re a growing EdTech business helping parents across the UK support their child’s learning journey. We`ve helped over 20,000 children aged 5 to 16 with their maths, English and science. We believe every parent should have access to quality educational support that effectively helps their child succeed. As parent champions, our mission is to be the most trusted partner for parents with the the biggest impact on a child’s education. We’re looking to build on the great success we’ve had to date and want you to be part of it.
Our values run through everything we do here at EdPlace.
You’ll join a small, friendly team based in Clerkenwell.
Below is a list of current positions we`re hiring for. For more details and an opportunity to join the team, please email us your CV with some detail about yourself. If we like what we read, we`ll arrange an in-person or phone/Skype interview.
As our Lead Developer you will have responsibility for maintaining and leading the full stack development of our product, including our PHP website and web services and our native iOS app. You’ll set EdPlace’s technology agenda and help us deliver our product roadmap at high quality, identifying new opportunities for improvement and innovation along the way. Most of all you’ll be helping children learn by using the best technology available.
You’ll manage the relationship with our offshore development team of two dedicated PHP developers plus QC, front end and iOS resources and we’ll expect you to lead the recruitment and development of a small internal engineering team in the near future. In other words, you’ll have complete strategic control but won’t be expected to write every single line of code.
We’re looking for someone who isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty or try new things. Maybe you’ll want to rebuild some of what we already have or introduce new technology into the stack. We’re interested in machine learning, mobile frameworks, data visualisation and chat bots right now but you’ll have plenty of ideas of your own and have the vision and ability to deliver these. As well as our public-facing services you will be responsible for improving our operational systems - reporting, analytics and payments - ensuring that they run smoothly and securely.
You will have overall responsibility for our AWS infrastructure, supported by IT resource at our offshore partner, including performance and security.
You will work closely with our marketing team, helping to define campaigns from a technical perspective and seeking out opportunities to improve customer conversion and retention. You’ll support our customer support team, helping to resolve problems for the thousands of parents who rely on our service.
This role is a leadership position and you’ll work closely with both our CEO and CMO. As well as being a first class technologist you’ll be able to hold your own in discussions about product and business development. You’ll be a self-starter, a problem solver and have great attention to detail.
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If reading this gets you excited, we’d love to hear from you.
We’re looking for a vibrant salesperson to help manage our B2B sales program.
The successful applicant will be required to liaise directly with tuition centres via an e-CRM platform and direct telesales. They will also get exposure to the overall sales plan and work directly with our Chief Marketing Officer. This is a great opportunity for someone to get exposure to the full sales and marketing mix of a company and flex their sales skills in an interesting and challenging sector.
You’ll be working as part of small team so will need to be personable, driven by performance, have good sales skills and be a well-organised self starter with great attention to detail.
If reading this gets you excited, we’d love to hear from you.
The primary responsibility of this role is to plan, implement, analyse, develop and optimise EdPlace’s digital marketing campaigns. This role will mainly focus on paid search, paid social, display and mobile marketing activities based on the business’ acquisition targets and the performance marketing strategy. The role will also be expected to provide actionable insights and recommendations on how to improve performance for these channels and then action these items.
The role will also be involved in implementing and optimising an ongoing testing & optimisation plan in order to push volumes and improve cost per acquisition, along with new channel expansion. The core requirements for this role are a strong analytical mindset and approach, an understanding of managing media campaigns and a desire to learn from and be involved in a fast growing digital start-up.
A large part of this role will be focused on researching qualified keyword lists and keyword mining while also identifying better targeting methodologies and building our various acquisition channels. This will involve researching keywords and building creatives. In addition to PPC media campaigns, in this role you will be responsible for building and optimising social and mobile media platforms in line with acquisition targets.
Beyond building our keyword lists and developing our social, mobile and display activities this role will also spend time supporting the continuous testing and optimisation of all existing online marketing campaigns.
This will involve drafting new text & creatives and testing these in a consistent way, implementing learned best practices across accounts. Landing pages will also be developed and tested for improved conversion rate. A clear optimisation schedule will be developed by the Online Performance Manager in order to ensure that our volume building activities are delivering optimal profitability and that learnings are continually being applied to our accounts and across the team.
KPI reports will be generated on a weekly basis and reviewed with the the line manager in order to assess opportunities/issues and deliver a clearly prioritised task list reflecting on commercial targets.
The Online Performance Manager will identify opportunities and agree on key areas requiring attention.