06 Mar Business Development Coordinator | Leading, global law firm

Location: Sydney or Melbourne, Australia | Job ID: 1345163

  • Fantastic entry-level marketing and BD role in a law firm
  • Supportive manager with exciting opportunities
  • Have exposure right across BD, including events, strategies, pitches and clients

Our client is on of the world’s largest and most high-profile law firms. With offices across 40 countries and over 4000 staff, our client is a true leader.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a proactive, highly motivated and client-focused Business Development (BD) Coordinator to join the team in Melbourne or Sydney.

Reporting into the Business Development Manager, you will work as part of the national business development team to manage activities that support the firm’s business development strategies, which include positioning campaigns, profiling activities, client management and development and contributing to firm wide and local bids. 

You will mainly support the practice groups of Corporate, Intellectual Property and Technology, Tax and Employment, while working closely national marketing teams. 

Role responsibilities

Below is a brief overview of the role responsibilities. Further details are found in the Job Description, which can be provided upon application.

  • Manage the implement events and seminars in support of marketing campaigns.
  • Maintain mailing list and manages distribution of regular publication such as eUpdates, hard copy newsletters, Christmas Cards, brochures, publications etc.
  • Manage and coordinate the CRM system for the local office, ensuring legal teams maintain up to date client/contact information in CRM system.
  • Compilation of pitches and capability statements for review from Manager and working as part of a close knit team on major pitches.
  • Collation and drafting of CVs for inclusion in both national or local office specific bids.
  • Support the BD Manager by joining client working groups to discuss and progress BD initiatives and activities.
  • Maintain portfolio of marketing / communications material and supply of promotional merchandise items.

Your workload will be different every day on tasks such as updating various databases such as team deal credentials and lawyer CVs, assisting on tasks associated with pitching and winning business and general administration duties. This role will be a great opportunity to gain experience in different key areas in the business development and marketing sector.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Significant professional services marketing and/or communications experience (minimum 6+ years’ experience).
  • Proven success in working with senior leaders.
  • Excellent drafting, writing and editing skills.
  • Digitally savvy (CMS, social media, SEO, website performance) with demonstrated experience using data to influence campaign decisions.
  • Experience with delivering and reporting on content strategies.
  • Understanding of and interest in media, news and editorial priorities.
  • Experience managing media and driving proactive media coverage preferred.
  • Experience managing suppliers, including designers, event managers etc.
  • Proven success in producing engaging, differentiated and strategically aligned communications and campaigns
  • Experience managing multiple internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
  • International outlook with ability to understanding complexities of working effectively across a large and diverse APAC region.
  • Tertiary qualification in marketing, communication, business, commerce or a related discipline.

For more information, please contact Vicky Feros for further information and to apply.


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Vicky Feros
Australia and Asia
D: +61 2 8042 7972
M: +61 414 758 956
E: vicky@daltonhandley.com
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