07 May Business Development Adviser/Executive | Highly Progressive Tier-1 Law Firm

Locations: Sydney, Australia | Job ID: 1498577

  • Join one of the most progressive law firms in Australia
  • High performance culture offering outstanding career development opportunities
  • Support prominent practice groups
  • Learn from outstanding BD and marketing leadership and by osmosis from your peers
  • Enjoy a collaborative team culture
  • Candidates at Coordinator and Adviser/Executive/Consultant level encouraged to apply

Our client is one of the most successful, prestigious, progressive and innovative law firms in the Asia Pacific region. Handling some of the most complex transactions in Australia, the firm is trusted by clients on sensitive regulatory investigations and approvals, litigation and Royal Commissions.

This firm is also committed to outstanding citizenship. The firm’s pro bono legal services has a proud track record and they champion important causes, such as marriage equality and reconciliation with Australia’s Indigenous peoples.

The Role

The firm has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and energetic Business Development Adviser/Executive to join the Business Development team. In this role, you will be part of a team supporting the Business Development Managers of key practice areas and will be responsible for providing support on practice groups with marketing and business development initiatives, including pitching for new business and practice group profile-raising activities.

Role responsibilities:

  • supporting the Business Development Managers in proactively winning new clients and driving the strategic direction of the practice group.
  • preparing tenders and capability statements;
  • assisting with the preparation of directories and award submissions;
  • executing on practice group client events for practice groups, and internal events relating to business development;
  • preparing and distributing electronic newsletters and client alerts;
  • drafting and updating relevant sections of the firm’s intranet and website; including practice group descriptions, highlight deals and lawyer bios/CVs;
  • participating in team projects as requested; and

About You

To be successful, you will have experience in a similar role, or as an established business development coordinator looking to take that next step in your career. Experience working within a legal, corporate or professional services environment is desirable. In addition, you will be/have:

  • 1 to 3 years experience in a similar role within professional services;
  • experience contributing to the drafting and preparation of tenders and pitches;
  • strong writing and communication skills;
  • strong project coordination skills;
  • a high level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office;
  • high level of attention to detail;
  • an understanding of the fundamental principles of marketing;
  • an ability to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines;
  • an ability to work autonomously as well as in a collaborative team environment; and
  • initiative, energy and enthusiasm to contribute to your own development and the development of the firm.

What the firm will offer you

This role will see you working in one of Australia’s most progressive Business Development and Marketing teams advising some of Australia’s leading lawyers. The firm offers a collaborative culture where everyone is equal in their thought and contribution to the success of the team, and the broader firm.

You will work in a team that encourages collaboration and excellence. You’ll be supported by peers and a management team that are truly engaged in seeing those in the team thrive in their roles. The team are open to fresh perspectives and are always striving to build on our contribution to the firm as a team. You will be an integral part of the team.

You will also be provided with great benefits. The prides itself on being a great place to work. Their benefits are designed to help employees manage all their lifestyle needs and to reward them for being part of the team. From financial rewards to health and wellbeing, outstanding L+D opportunities, flexibility and innovation.

Recruitment Agency Information

Dalton Handley is a market leading recruitment and career advisory firm, our team has over 20 years’ experience specialising in business development and marketing roles within professional services in Australia, in addition to working in-house in professional services BD roles – we understand the intricacies of your world. 

We have placed hundreds of candidates into career enhancing roles and built high performance BD and marketing teams with some of the world’s leading professional services businesses, from global law firms, the Big-4 and global engineering firms, through to boutique consultancy practices.

To apply, or to have an exploratory conversation in the strictest of confidence, please contact Charles Handley at Dalton Handley. Your CV will not be sent to any firms without your prior consent.