Business Development Partnership Manager

Job ID 2024-2294
# of Openings
Location : Location


About RM
At RM we provide technology and resources to the education sector, supporting schools,
teachers and learners, with one goal, to improve education outcomes worldwide. What we do helps all levels of the industry, from preschool to higher education and professional qualification, our customers include schools, examination boards, central governments and other professional institutions. We have a clear purpose to enrich the lives of learners worldwide.


To better reflect the society that we serve, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. To achieve this, we create teams of talented people from different backgrounds and experiences and strive to be a business where our people can bring their whole selves to work. 


Summary of the Role: The role of Partnership Manager plays a crucial role in aligning TTS's educational resources school groups and Early Years chains. This position demands a balance between educational understanding and driving commercial success, focusing on creating customer specific action plans for revenue growth.



  1. Analyse educational and commercial goals, creating tailored action plans that align TTS resources with these priorities.
  2. Establish strategic partnerships, focusing on long-term educational impact and commercial success.
  3. Drive revenue growth through customised educational solutions that meet the learning and financial objectives of the school groups and their schools or settings.
  4. Regularly assess the educational and commercial impact of strategies implemented.
  5. Support communication initiatives that take place between the school groups and their constituents, describing and promoting the custom TTS relationship. 
  6. Stay informed on market trends in education and identify opportunities for commercial expansion.
  7. Ensure customer satisfaction through effective solutions, contributing to repeat business and sustained revenue growth.
  8. Plan and forecast commercial development of their territory on an account-specific basis.



  • Expertise in educational systems and curriculum alignment.
  • Proven track record in driving commercial success in an educational context.
  • Strategic thinking with focus on educational and financial outcomes.
  • Excellent communication, relationship-building, and negotiation skills.
  • Background in business development or education, emphasising commercial targets.


What’s in it for you? 

At RM we recently introduced My Work Blend @RM which provides office-based colleagues with multi location and hybrid working options to suit them. As well as your office base, you can spend a proportion of your time working at other locations that suit your role and your life, including home, other offices, customer sites, distribution centres or on the move. We encourage you to discuss arrangements for this role with your potential line manager during the recruitment process. We expect how we make best use of hybrid working may continue to adapt as we adjust to our new ways of working. 


At RM we are committed to making the recruitment process as inclusive as possible for everyone. Should you require additional support with your application or through the interview process, please contact us at recruitment@rm.com. 


As well as a competitive salary and our core benefits package which includes private medical healthcare, life assurance and a Group Personal Pension Plan with higher contribution levels available, some roles are also eligible for a performance-related bonus. 


There are lots of voluntary benefits too. You could buy additional annual leave, join our dental plan, sign for a health assessment, or take part in our cycle to work scheme. You could even earn yourself an extra bonus for successfully recommending a friend or family member for a position within RM. 


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