Rory O'Toole

Rory O'Toole

Works at:

Educate

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

Rory O'Toole

Rorys connections

Currently

Works at:
Educate
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Rory has worked/studied in

  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • United Kingdom

Rory has experience in

  • Education
  • Government / Public sector / Non-profit
  • Media and Entertainment

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Work

2014 – present

Head of Business Education

Educate
2013 – 2014
(Jun – May)

Senior Account Manager / ACCA Media

Educate
  • Strategic development of key global accounts
  • Management of international office (APAC) - all business areas including P & L
  • Several in country visits undertaken
  • New business generation in growth markets: APAC - MEA - North America
  • Forecasting, cross portfolio solution building and effective closing
  • Integral to development and implementation of company growth strategy worldwide
  • Product development
  • Training and mentoring of junior/new staff
  • Creation of external marketing to promote company as a whole
2012 – 2013
(May – Jun)

Account Manager

Educate
  • Working on behalf of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Responsible for strengthening relationships with existing clients and business development in new markets such as North America and Europe. Manage tier one clients growing revenue consistently.
  • Key acheivements
  • - Identified gap in portfolio
  • - Creation of highly successfull Business Education product suite
  • - Secured prestige clients
  • - 80% new business in 12 months
  • Overall, focus is creation of bespoke advertising solutions for businesses and education institutions across a variety of media channels.
2010 – 2012

Sales Consultant

Jaeger
  • Management and development client relationships.
  • Consistently exceeded KPIs.
  • Supervision of up to 6 staff members and the store.
  • Provided outstanding service.
2011

Conference Coordinator

UNOPS
  • Employed as a consultant to aid the delivery of major international diplomatic conference in Beirut. Worked with Lebanese Armed forces and various UN agencies.
2010
(May – Dec)

Intern - North East Region

International Organization for Migration UK
  • Liaised with highly vulnerable clients from the refugee and asylum seeking community.
  • Organisation of meetings and conferences: such as a multi-stakeholder video-conference with Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Worked as an advocate for IOM and promoted the work of the organisation at public events.
  • Produced formal correspondence such as letters, invitations and public information material.
2010
(Mar – May)

Intern - Integrated Capacity Building Programme

International Organization for Migration - Iraq
  • Managed small development projects.
  • Produced monitoring and evaluation documents such as the Central Emergency Response Fund report for the United Nations.
  • Planned and implemented a week-long “Community Mobilisation and Development” training.
  • Organised, for the Mission’s Training Advisory Board, several internal training schemes for IOM staff.
  • Procurement of high value technology through regulated bidding processes.
  • Produced training materials such as information packs and equipment dossiers.
2009
(Dec – Dec)

Senior Research Collaborator for UNDP and Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU)

University of York
  • Tasked by the University of York and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to research the effectiveness and efficiency of the post-2006 war reconstruction process.
  • Coordinated with various UN agencies, the Government and International Non-governmental Organisations and Non-governmental Organisations.
  • Worked to design, facilitate and participate in various qualitative and quantitative research activities, including: household and elite interviews, focus groups and surveys.
  • Presented my research team’s initial findings and recommendations to several stakeholders, including the UNDP in Lebanon and to an invited audience in York.
  • Produced a field analysis report which critically evaluated the exercise and ensured that important lessons were drawn from the experience and passed on to our clients.

Work

2014 – present

Head of Business Education

Educate
2013 – 2014
(Jun – May)

Senior Account Manager / ACCA Media

Educate
  • Strategic development of key global accounts
  • Management of international office (APAC) - all business areas including P & L
  • Several in country visits undertaken
  • New business generation in growth markets: APAC - MEA - North America
  • Forecasting, cross portfolio solution building and effective closing
  • Integral to development and implementation of company growth strategy worldwide
  • Product development
  • Training and mentoring of junior/new staff
  • Creation of external marketing to promote company as a whole
2012 – 2013
(May – Jun)

Account Manager

Educate
  • Working on behalf of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Responsible for strengthening relationships with existing clients and business development in new markets such as North America and Europe. Manage tier one clients growing revenue consistently.
  • Key acheivements
  • - Identified gap in portfolio
  • - Creation of highly successfull Business Education product suite
  • - Secured prestige clients
  • - 80% new business in 12 months
  • Overall, focus is creation of bespoke advertising solutions for businesses and education institutions across a variety of media channels.
2010 – 2012

Sales Consultant

Jaeger
  • Management and development client relationships.
  • Consistently exceeded KPIs.
  • Supervision of up to 6 staff members and the store.
  • Provided outstanding service.
2011

Conference Coordinator

UNOPS
  • Employed as a consultant to aid the delivery of major international diplomatic conference in Beirut. Worked with Lebanese Armed forces and various UN agencies.
2010
(May – Dec)

Intern - North East Region

International Organization for Migration UK
  • Liaised with highly vulnerable clients from the refugee and asylum seeking community.
  • Organisation of meetings and conferences: such as a multi-stakeholder video-conference with Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Worked as an advocate for IOM and promoted the work of the organisation at public events.
  • Produced formal correspondence such as letters, invitations and public information material.
2010
(Mar – May)

Intern - Integrated Capacity Building Programme

International Organization for Migration - Iraq
  • Managed small development projects.
  • Produced monitoring and evaluation documents such as the Central Emergency Response Fund report for the United Nations.
  • Planned and implemented a week-long “Community Mobilisation and Development” training.
  • Organised, for the Mission’s Training Advisory Board, several internal training schemes for IOM staff.
  • Procurement of high value technology through regulated bidding processes.
  • Produced training materials such as information packs and equipment dossiers.
2009
(Dec – Dec)

Senior Research Collaborator for UNDP and Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU)

University of York
  • Tasked by the University of York and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to research the effectiveness and efficiency of the post-2006 war reconstruction process.
  • Coordinated with various UN agencies, the Government and International Non-governmental Organisations and Non-governmental Organisations.
  • Worked to design, facilitate and participate in various qualitative and quantitative research activities, including: household and elite interviews, focus groups and surveys.
  • Presented my research team’s initial findings and recommendations to several stakeholders, including the UNDP in Lebanon and to an invited audience in York.
  • Produced a field analysis report which critically evaluated the exercise and ensured that important lessons were drawn from the experience and passed on to our clients.

Education

2009 – 2010

University of York

MA Post-war Recovery Studies
2005 – 2008

University of Liverpool Management School

BA (Hons) Modern History and Politics

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • British