09 Dec Business Development Adviser – Corporate | Leading Law Firm | Sydney or Melbourne

Location: Sydney, or Melbourne

  • Prominent, strategic role with a truly tier-1 law firm
  • Work with highly commercial, BD savvy partners
  • Report to a stable and well respected leadership team
  • Highly competitive remuneration

Our client, one of Australia’s leading law firms has a rare opportunity for an experienced BD Adviser or an ambitious BD Coordinator stepping up to join their team in Sydney or Melbourne to support the Corporate and Tax practice groups.

You will support Practice Group Heads and Partners with the implementation and execution of practice, industry and client plans including client engagement and feedback initiatives, action development, activity tracking, partner follow-up, attendance at group meetings and helping with meeting preparation to deliver BD specific actions.

Not just any law firm, our client takes the long view and has deep relationships with their clients. Committed to excellence, the culture is supportive, trusting and high-performing.

Role responsibilities

  • Supporting the implementation of practice group, industry and client plans, working alongside experienced Senior BD Managers.
  • Supporting on client listening activities, including liaising with clients and managing follow-up actions.
  • Drafting content for release internally, on the website, LinkedIn, or as press releases, particularly in relation to specific deals and transactions.
  • Driving tender, pursuit and proposal processes.
  • Undertaking industry, client and firm research projects.
  • Assisting lawyers in building their BD skills.

Required skills and qualifications

  • 4+ years’ experience within business development and marketing teams in the professional services environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage competing deadlines.
  • Initiative, creativity and a keen eye for detail, particularly in the drafting of compelling documents and coordination of successful client initiatives.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic approach, consistently demonstrating initiative and creativity.
  • Marketing, business or legal qualifications with be regarded favourably.

To apply, please contact Charles Handley on 0499 956 666 or email charles@daltonhandley.com



Charles Handley
Founder and Director
D: +61 2 8042 7970
M: +61 499 956 666
E: charles@daltonhandley.com
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