Commercial Director

Commercial Director (Full time, permanent)

Based in our Greenwich or Canterbury offices


About you

You are an experienced senior leader with commercial experience and entrepreneurial drive ready to make a contribution to a company aiming to make a positive difference. You will contribute to the Real Group’s continued growth by devising the commercial strategy and overseeing the activities of the team. You have a track record of directly contributing to the growth or value of a business. You also enjoy taking on leadership roles and you will directly manage marketing, sales and product functions. It is essential that you have experience of mergers and acquisitions to support our organic and inorganic growth.

You will join our Strategy Board and the Director Team to lead Real Group in collaboration with the senior management team. You understand that for a business to be able to be good for people and the planet it also has to be commercially strong and well managed.

It is essential that you have experience in the Education sector and Public Relations.

About us

Real Group aims to transform lives and societies by providing outstanding and inclusive professional development to education professionals in the UK and across the world. We are a friendly, successful and growing company providing training courses to teachers and other education professionals. We have over 60 employees and a positive cash flow business model. Real Group also offers an e-learning consultancy, an online shop and educational psychology services to schools and parents. We have a strong culture of ethical business practice. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to education and its ability to change lives. Already globally recognised as being at the vanguard of our sector, we aim to further expand the professional development offered by Real Training and Dyslexia Action Training to become industry-leading examples of professional development utilising our innovative fusion of psychology, education and technology expertise.

Our Values:

Candidate requirements

All shortlisted applicants will be able to demonstrate:



We build our team with talented, positive-thinking and experienced individuals from diverse backgrounds. Working at Real Group brings many benefits including:


Real Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all.

Before the interviews in early January shortlisted candidates will be offered an informal conversation with one of the Company Directors, Dr Mark Turner or Dr Siobhan Mellor.

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Salary (depending on experience): £70k to £80k + pension + bonus.

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