STEP is the worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning. The Society helps to improve public understanding of the issues families face in this area and promotes education and high professional standards among its members. STEP has over 20,000 members across 80 plus jurisdictions from a broad range of professional backgrounds, including lawyers, accountants, trust specialists and other practitioners in this area. STEP members help families plan for their futures, specialising in a wide range of activities, from drafting a relatively simple will to more complex issues surrounding international families, protection of the vulnerable, family businesses and philanthropic giving.


About the role

Job Title: Education Manager, Professional Development (One year maternity cover)
Location: Central London
Salary: £35,000

Principal Accountabilities & Standards

To support the Professional Development department principally with the management of members’ Continuing Professional Development; with advising stakeholders about STEP qualifications and to work on academic partnerships globally

Main Duties & Responsibilities


  • Manage the CPD Centre ensuring it is up to date, engaging and relevant to members’ needs
  • Manage the CPD inbox
  • Promote the value of CPD to members and stakeholders through different channels including email, web, social media and f2f, to include policy and resources
  • Oversee the review of members’ CPD

Academic Partnerships

  • Work with Universities to identify ways to promote STEP as a career including identifying courses appropriate for accreditation by STEP towards STEP membership
  • Support the Academic Community with membership, research and event


  • Oversee PD webpages
  • Oversee the global running of the STEP Excellence Awards in collaboration with the Communications department

General areas of responsibility

Undertake a range of tasks across the Professional Development Directorate and STEP WW office such as:

  • Support other STEP departments and colleagues on a needs basis
  • Liaise with CLTi
  • Communicate with STEP branches
  • Act as secretary to the Professional Development Committee

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How to apply

To apply for this role applicants should send a CV plus a brief covering letter/e-mail to [email protected] with the email header Education Manager Role

Closing Date: Friday 28 April 2017