Steve Raybould graduated in Communications and started work as an advertising copywriter in 1980. During the 1980s and 90s, Steve worked as a staff copywriter in many of the leading advertising agencies in the Midlands. While, later as a freelance copywriter, Steve first taught on CIM courses in 1999. Consequently he has been asked to teach advertising, marketing and business at Birmingham Business School, Coventry Business School and Worcester Business School. He has been teaching for the Oxford College of Marketing since 2012, and has been centre manager in Birmingham for the College since 2013.