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Business Development Managers

Akadasia is a Singapore based mission driven education technology business which aims to Empower Educators Everywhere. We do this through FREEJOO, THE Global Community of Educators.

We are currently looking to hire Business Development Managers in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and Vietnam, who will oversee the growth of our business in these markets.

If you are passionate about education and EdTech and believe in helping educators learn new pedagogical frameworks and technical skills, and are comfortable working with monthly targets and KPIs, then – Let’s talk.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership for business development in the geographical area
  • Define and mobilize the sales and business development strategy, partnering with the marketing team in Singapore
  • Hunt for business from cold and warm leads
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
  • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Develop entry level staff into valuable salespeople 

Qualifications:

  • Take ownership for business development in the geographical area
  • Define and mobilize the sales and business development strategy, partnering with the marketing team in Singapore
  • Hunt for business from cold and warm leads
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
  • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Develop entry level staff into valuable salespeople 

Apart from the above qualifications, the ideal candidate should be deeply passionate about democratizing education and supporting educators with technology. The candidate should be entrepreneurial and not risk averse – someone who thrives in challenging and tough work environments. 

This is a role suited for a diversity candidate who should be comfortable working with educators from diverse cultures and backgrounds. The candidate should be located in Philippines, Indonesia, India, Malaysia or Vietnam. 

If you believe that you share our vision of empowering educators everywhere and have what it takes to help us build a world-class product, then do email us your resume and a cover letter, in English, at the earliest to hr@akadasia.com.


E-Learning Content Designer [Remote]

Akadasia is a Singapore based mission driven education technology business which aims to Empower Educators Everywhere. We do this through FREEJOO, THE Global Community of Educators.

We are currently looking to hire Business Development Managers in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and Vietnam, who will oversee the growth of our business in these markets.

If you are passionate about education and EdTech and believe in helping educators learn new pedagogical frameworks and technical skills, and are comfortable working with monthly targets and KPIs, then – Let’s talk.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of quality e-learning content that consists of an assortment of media types such as video, animation and other instructional technologies 
  • Conduct quality needs analysis with the Subject Matter Expert (SME) to design courseware for effective learning by gathering the learning needs, content, schedule and scalability requirements for development projects 
  • Develop, conceptualize and edit Instructional Design document and storyboard that will be translated into finished interactive content 
  • Design and develop multi-media content for our e-learning courses based on sound pedagogy, accessibility, and usability principles 
  • Perform quality assurance on learning projects to meet Akadasia standards and must be delivered in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate with the academics team to prepare developed modules for quality testing and deployment in LMS 
  • Effective use of digital media, eLearning development tools, and other emerging technologies to create and deliver quality computer based training 
  • Design and develop engaging and memorable learning opportunities (including related learning elements) then publish final eLearning modules in a learning management system 
  • Convert existing documentation and training materials into engaging and effective online courses and take part in the continuous content process improvement with the academics team 
  • Work with stakeholders to develop release and development timelines 
  • Report status of projects to the Chief Academics Officer
  • Inspect, test, verify and validate all the multi-media content 
  • Implement software quality maintenance 
  • Review user interfaces for consistency and functionality

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Instructional Design and Technology, or a related field in Education and Training 
  • At least 2 – 3 years working experience in Curriculum Design, Instructional Design, Adult Content Development and Training practices 
  • Familiar with a variety of content authoring software and applications commonly used to develop e- learning and multimedia content such as Articulate, Vyond, PowToons, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Premiere, Doodly, Loom, GoAnimate, Etc. 
  • Experience in creating web pages using HTML, XML and other web technologies is preferred 
  • Have a good working knowledge of eLearning standards including SCORM, xAPI technologies and learning management systems 
  • Experienced managing multiple projects concurrently 
  • Positive mindset and able to drive team to achieve desired quality standards

Apart from the above qualifications, the ideal candidate should be deeply passionate about democratizing education and supporting educators with technology. The candidate should be entrepreneurial and not risk averse – someone who thrives in challenging and tough work environments. 

This is a role suited for a diversity candidate who should be comfortable working with educators from diverse cultures and backgrounds. The candidate should be located in Philippines, Indonesia, India, Malaysia or Vietnam. 

If you believe that you share our vision of empowering educators everywhere and have what it takes to help us build a world-class product, then do email us your resume and a cover letter, in English, at the earliest to hr@akadasia.com.


Chief Financial Officer [CFO]

Akadasia is a Singapore based mission driven education technology business which aims to Empower Educators Everywhere. We do this through FREEJOO, THE Global Community of Educators.

We are currently looking to hire a Chief Financial Offer [CFO], who will work with the CEO to drive the company’s financial planning and investment strategy.

If you are passionate about education and EdTech and believe in helping educators globally, and have an analytical mind, are comfortable with numbers, and are keen to be part of a startup that has the potential to scale globally, then – Let’s talk.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for financial strategy, financial planning and analysis, financial reports, company audits, compliance, and bank relationships. They will collaborate with the CEO and the executive team to make decisions regarding the company’s financial strategy and operations. The candidate will possess a strong background in finance and management.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Create and present financial and tax strategy recommendations to the CEO
• Drive the company’s financial planning and analysis efforts
• Oversee cash flow, cash management, working capital, and company audits
• Prepare financial statements and reports
• Ensure legal compliance on all financial functions
• Manage relationships with banks
• Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
• Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
• Control and evaluate the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure
• Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports
• Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies

Qualifications:

• Proven experience as CFO, finance officer, or relevant role
• Strong finance-based analytical skills
• 5 – 7 years of finance experience
• BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
• Knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. XERO)
• Ability to strategize and solve problems
• Strong leadership and organizational skills
• Excellent communication and people skills
• An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers

Apart from the above qualifications, the ideal candidate should be deeply passionate about democratizing education and supporting educators with technology. The candidate should be entrepreneurial and not risk averse – someone who thrives in challenging and tough work environments. 

This is a role suited for a diversity candidate who should be comfortable working with educators from diverse cultures and backgrounds. The candidate should be located in Singapore. 

Initially, this is an equity-based part-time role.

If you believe that you share our vision of empowering educators everywhere and have what it takes to help us build a world-class product, then do email us your resume and a cover letter, in English, at the earliest to hr@akadasia.com.