Sector Development Manager Education - Nottingham, Birmingham or Manchester
We have an excellent opportunity for a Sector Development Manager - Education to join the team here at Browne Jacobson LLP. Working as part of our fantastic Client and Marketing department, we are looking for someone who can focus on developing sector strategy by driving key client development, new business development, and lead on sector activity such as campaigns. As Sector Development Manager, you will be the key point of contact between the Client and Marketing team and the lawyers, and take ownership of the marketing initiatives. Education sector knowledge is preferred, and we are looking for someone with true strategic business development and marketing expertise. You will be a positive, credible and trusted advisor to the business, leading the way in best practice learning from inside and outside the sector, and ensuring quality deliverables within deadlines. Here at Browne Jacobson, we operate an agile working policy; therefore there is some scope for working from home. Our agile way of working is also a great opportunity for you to ‘hot desk’ and get to know other members of your team! All of our offices are centrally located and easily accessible via a number of public transport links. Excellent benefits package! Person specification As part of the Client and Marketing team, you would be expected to have the following skills and experience: * Trusted Advisors: To be positive, credible, trusted advisors to the business, treating colleagues outside the team as clients, challenging constructively, and making things easier for them. Leading the way in best practice learning from inside and outside the sector, and ensuring quality deliverables within deadlines. * Focus: Reducing volume, increasing quality, and improving results. Strong project management. * Collaborating: Working as a seamless team from a business perspective, and advocating and supporting colleagues. * Facilitating collaboration: Helping the business join-up and collaborate (across departments, sectors and regions), for example, cross-selling profitable work to current clients, and communicating the availability of specific products. * Communication skills: Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and attention to detail. * Supporting innovation: Developing product and other client driven innovation based on regular and current client insights. * Measuring success: Regularly measuring effectiveness (output/ROI), rather than activity, and feeding back subsequent recommendations to the business, raising awareness of our value. * Flexible: For example, spending time in other offices, if required.