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    Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Brook Street are currently working with Microsoft to recruit a Microsoft Education Technology Advisor to work at their headquarters based in Reading. This will initially be until June 07 on a contract for services to commence as soon as possible, subject to interview.

    The role is accountable for increased Microsoft share and revenue growth predominantly in Schools but also in Higher Education through product, services and licensing evangelism. The successful person would ideally come from the Education sector and be an Educator or School technician with good understanding of technology and its curriculum application in teaching and learning. There is a requirement for a deep understanding of schools solution scenarios. Successful candidates will need to understand the needs of schools; changes required to teaching for contemporary learning including new roles of teachers for today and then map these to Microsoft solution scenarios.

    If successful you will be accountable for evangelizing Microsoft desktop products ie: Office, Windows, Encarta and free add-on products such as Producer, MovieMaker. You would need to effectively demonstrate and evangelize the use of specific Education solutions from Microsoft including Microsoft Class Server, Learning gateway Schools Portal, EAI solutions and the "Education Desktop". You also must be able to clearly articulate Microsoft licensing offerings and partner with channel on licensing execution.
    You must be able to recruit the grassroots Education Community and make them Microsoft advocates whilst acting as a resource for Local/Regional Govt. engagement

    You will act as Academic Evangelist for Microsoft products, be a subject matter expert and therefore have credibility when engaging with Educators. This is a good opportunity for a member of the Academic Community to gain commercial experience working with Microsoft for 1-2 years and a good foundation via evaluation for potential Microsoft recruitment in the future.

    You should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following:
    • Subject matter Expertise (knowledge of Customer scenarios)
    • Direct experience of ICT integration into the Classroom and needs of Educators
    • Knowledge of Microsoft products/positioning in EMEA Education
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft products and strategies.
    • Excellent Communication and proven Teamwork skills
    • Proven track record in developing internal/external Partnerships
    • Understanding of the Channel Model along with Partner Experience

    As a Brook Street contractor you will be entitled to 25 days holiday per annum, 8 days paid Bank Holidays, discounted gym membership, use of the onsite health facility, access to online learning and training, free parking and an excellent subsidised restaurant.

    Salary £25,000 - £35,000 though is dependant on experience.
    If you think you are suitable for this role then please respond with you CV and covering letter to Chris Burley.


    Chris Burley
    Brook Street Account Consultant for Microsoft
    Tel: 01189 094533
    Fax: 01189 096745
    email: v-chburl@microsoft.com

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    "Linux advocates need not apply"

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Sounds like a job that will attract a lot of attention, especially nothing mentioned of actual qualifications required.

    I suppose it's not that sort of a job though...

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Where's it based? Am i just being thick or does it not have a location on it?

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee_K_81
    Where's it based? Am i just being thick or does it not have a location on it?
    errm first paragraph at head office in Reading...

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Quote Originally Posted by russdev
    Brook Street are currently working with Microsoft to recruit a Microsoft Education Technology Advisor to work at their headquarters based in Reading.
    at there HQ in Reading

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Quote Originally Posted by russdev
    Quote Originally Posted by Lee_K_81
    Where's it based? Am i just being thick or does it not have a location on it?
    errm first paragraph at head office in Reading...

    Russ
    Damn, i knew i was being thick. Should probably not apply then...... I'm blaming the fact i've been looking at CMIS reports in high res on dual monitors. tired eyes..........

    Dont I feel a bit thick now!

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    cmis on any resolution can hurt eyes

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    Re: Microsoft Education Technology Advisor Job

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisC
    cmis on any resolution can hurt eyes

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    Let alone your Head! ](*,)

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