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Who Is Candlefox

The Candlefox Education Marketplace is the largest of its kind in Australia. For more than eight years, we’ve employed clever and innovative education marketing to help education providers increase student enrolments. We enable our education partners to market their individual courses and generate student enquiries for their respective courses.

With a network of different websites, each brand has its own unique value proposition, tailored to assist students compare different courses from short course, vocational and higher education providers.


Our Values

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TGIM

We’re not just a team, we’re a family. We think it’s awesome to be at work.

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Hungry Like The Fox

We’re forever hunting for knowledge and growth.

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If Something Is Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing Amazingly

If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing amazingly.

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Get Things Done
Have Some Fun

We celebrate every win and inject fun in everything we do.

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Challenge Conformity Pursue Discomfort

We inspire each other to think innovatively, and encourage each other to find comfort in discomfort.

What We Do

As we continue to grow, we’ve become so much more than a simple lead generation service for education providers. As thought leaders across the education industry, our marketplace is geared towards optimising the end to end student experience – getting students through the door, right through to enrolling them in the right courses and complementing their overall experience.

Everything we do is aimed at maximising quality student enrolments for our clients

 
 

Our Brands

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A marketplace for all education options from short courses to postgraduate degrees and everything in between.

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A vocational focused education marketplace for students to compare courses from TAFEs and private education providers.

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Detailed university profiles designed for future students to compare reviews and rankings to assist their decision making.

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A huge range of short courses from Australia’s leading online providers, you will be sure to find a course that’s perfect for you.

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New Zealand’s dedicated education marketplace for prospective students of all qualification levels right across the country.

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Launched in 2018, coursesonline.co.uk is a marketplace covering all levels of education, across the United Kingdom.

Culture

It’s our goal to preserve a workplace environment that is innovative and supportive; a space where everyone can thrive. We value creativity over hierarchy. All ideas are embraced, as the best kinds can come from anywhere.

We’ve crafted a culture of inventors and go-getters. We’re a team that’s not bound by conformity, encouraging each other to find comfort in discomfort, to always try new things and never stray from the unknown.

Pushing the boundaries together, we work really hard and have a good time doing it.

 
 

Company Perks

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Health And Wellbeing
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Healthy Food And Snacks
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Industry Leading, Gender Neutral Parental Leave
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Team Social Events
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Career Progression, Learning And Development
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Supportive And Flexible Working Environment

Team

Our mission doesn’t stop at streamlining the student acquisition journey. We believe that an empowered team is the foundation for a successful organisation. We are always inspiring and challenging each other, with a built-in, holistic support system.

We look after each other in every aspect – both professionally and personally. There’s so much more for us to learn and do, and there is no way we could get there without each and every one of us.

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Russell Sheil
Commercial Director
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Jim Rodd
Head of Partnerships
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Rory Lippell
Senior Account Manager
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Angus Dunn
Account Manager
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Sarah-Jane McQueen
General Manager UK
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Sarah-Jane McQueen
General Manager UK
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Rob Lowe
Head of Sales UK
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Jonathan Kedebe
Course Administration & Analyst UK
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Ivan Viljoen
Commercial Data Analyst
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Rob Lowe
Head of Sales UK
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Jonathan Kedebe
Course Administration & Analyst UK
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Ivan Viljoen
Commercial Data Analyst
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Kelvin Chan
Chief Marketing Officer
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Olivia Blazevic
Content Marketing Manager
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Alex Galgano
Email Marketing Manager
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Hayli Tan
Social Media Specialist
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Ashleigh Williams
Email Marketing Assistant
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Ashleigh Williams
Email Marketing Assistant
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Adele Cochrane
Content Specialist
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Adele Cochrane
Content Specialist
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Maddie Male
Digital Video Content Producer
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Izabela Grochowska
Content Writer & Digital Marketing Executive
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Will Panton
Head of Product
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Sarah Ballock
UI Lead & Design Manager
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Amber Kirkwood
Digital Product Manager
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Claudia Reiners
Commercial Strategy Manager
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Tino Kuhn
UX Lead
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Tino Kuhn
UX Lead
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Helena Peake
Graphic Designer
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Helena Peake
Graphic Designer
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Trudy Osborn
Head of Technology
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Josh Mamouney
Systems Manager
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James Lacey
Data Engineer
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Robby
Development Manager
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Scott Bennett
Systems Integrations Analyst
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Scott Bennett
Systems Integrations Analyst
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Amal Jose Kurian
Junior Data Engineer (Data Engineer)
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Dery Octora
Software Engineer
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Amal Jose Kurian
Junior Data Engineer (Data Engineer)
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Dery Octora
Software Engineer
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Zig van der Sluys
Chief Executive Officer
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Wayne George
Chief Operating Officer
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James Kleine
Commercial Finance Manager
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Lauren Valent
Executive Assistant
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Cathy Yang
Internal Accountant
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James Kleine
Commercial Finance Manager
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Lauren Valent
Executive Assistant
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Cathy Yang
Internal Accountant
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Pita Moimoi
Head of Enrolment Services
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Neelam Singh
Compliance & Product Manager
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Corey Jackson
Student Enrolment Advisor
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Nicholaus Crofts
Student Enrolment Advisor
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Hamid Kamali
Student Enrolment Advisor
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Corey Jackson
Student Enrolment Advisor
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Nicholaus Crofts
Student Enrolment Advisor
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Hamid Kamali
Student Enrolment Advisor

Careers

We’re not just a team – we’re a family

Candlefox is a rapidly growing education and careers company designed to assist people in finding career happiness. We’re a disruptor in the industry, so if you want to be part of something big – apply for one of our open positions below. Our innovative, fun and collaborative culture will ensure you have all the support you need to succeed and grow, both personally and professionally.

Start your Candlefox career today.

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About Candlefox

For more than 8 years, Candlefox has been assisting Australia's best education providers to increase student enrolments. As Australia's largest education marketplace, Candlefox is revolutionising the way people take the next step in their career.

About the role

Everything we do is aimed at maximising student enrolments for our clients.

Student Enrolment Advisors are the frontline of helping people make the decision to take the leap into further education. You will make outbound calls to people who have enquired on one of our websites to discover where they are in the decision-making process. You will engage them in meaningful conversations about their motivations and life experience and to make sure that the course is right for them.

Why work for Candlefox?

With Candlefox, you will grow both personally and professionally, and have an opportunity to bring all your skills and experiences to the fore. We pride ourselves on being the best and hiring the best.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure enquiries are followed up in a timely manner

  • Manage and nurture pipeline of prospective students

  • Manage student enrolments

  • Achieve targets and KPI’s

  • Ensure compliance measures are met

  • Maintain CRM with accurate data

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2-5 years’ experience in outbound sales – B2C or B2B

  • Experience working towards targets and KPI’s

  • Experience with consultative and needs-based selling

  • Self-motivated with a great attitude

  • Coachable – willingness to learn new skills and continuously refine capabilities

  • Team player

  • Hard working

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this amazing team.

To apply, please send through your Resume and Cover Letter to pita@candlefox.com

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About Candlefox

For more than eight years, Candlefox has been assisting education providers to increase student enrolments. Having established an industry-leading marketplace in Australia, Candlefox also expanded into the UK in 2018 as well as New Zealand. We are focused primarily on the adult vocational education and professional development training sector, and generate over 250,000 student leads per annum for our clients.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who wants to join a successful, established but very much growing business, and progress their career. We have the best of both worlds; the excitement of a start-up in the UK and the strength of well-rooted business based out of Australia.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Digital PR & SEO Outreach Manager to join our growing in-house SEO & Digital PR team.

This role will give you the opportunity to work autonomously on developing the digital outreach and digital PR strategy for our UK site; coursesonline.co.uk.

You will play a key role in the delivery of links to ensure digital PR success. You will already have an extensive list of web contacts, journalists, influencers, and bloggers and will be accomplished in nurturing new relationships to grow the relevant network.

You will be successful in creating targeted and strategic outreach campaigns that improve SEO performance and regularly deliver high-quality backlinks.

Outstanding written and spoken communications skills are a must, alongside a creative and integrated approach to campaigns. You will be a strategic thinker, and a capable doer, who looks to continually learn and improve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing a robust outreach strategy for different types of content

  • Brainstorming, scoping, and strategic planning of the content/editorial calendar in collaboration with our content executive

  • Building relationships with web contacts, journalists, influencers, and bloggers - pitching to your network to place articles/guest posts and gaining valuable links

  • Researching and creating media/outreach lists

  • Performance reporting

  • Keeping track of partnerships to evaluate success

  • Daily monitoring of sector specific news

  • Backlink analysis and competitor backlink analysis

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s in Marketing, Media and or Journalism

  • 3 years’+ experience of Digital PR, SEO Outreach and/or content marketing

  • Experience working to short deadlines in a fast-paced growth environment

  • Experience in brainstorming campaigns, and seeing ideation through to execution,regularly delivering high quality links and coverage to improve SEO performance

  • Understanding of digital marketing, with a specific understanding of modern SEO, link building and digital PR

  • Copywriting skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • Experience in social, email and SMS campaign development

But we don't just look for someone based on their skills and expertise. We need someone who is going to fit in with the team and company culture. That means you also need to be:

  • Digitally savvy and love all things tech

  • Love to have fun, work hard and celebrate success

  • Can think outside the box and are comfortable to bring your ideas forward

Benefits and Perks:

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Trips to our Melbourne office

  • A strong focus on health and wellbeing

  • Investment in professional development

  • Flexible and supportive working arrangements

  • Collaborative culture with a sense of belonging

  • Industry leading, gender neutral parental leave policy

  • Environmentally conscious

The UK office has recently been renovated to a high spec, it is relaxed, with all desks being sit/stand, we have fun whilst we work hard, music is played in the office, and it’s a great central location near St Paul’s. At present due to current circumstances we are all working from home.

We are a supportive and flexible company with a collaborative culture that strives to support our employees to succeed in their career. Apply now if you’re keen to play a significant role in Candlefox’s next phase of growth.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this amazing team.

To be considered for this role please attach your CV and a cover letter for the attention of Sarah-Jane McQueen – General Manager. Email sj@candlefox.com

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