Business Development Coordinator

1 Feb 2021

About BDO

BDO is one of the world’s leading accountancy and advisory organisations with almost 90,054 people working out of 1,809 offices in 167 countries and territories. At BDO, exceptional client service underpins our belief system and all aspects of service delivery to our clients. We provide a flexible working environment that encourages open communication and collaboration. There are continuous opportunities to learn, build strong relationships with diverse client groups and expand networks nationally and globally at all stages of your career.

As part of the wider Shared Services team, The Clients and Markets team are responsible for supporting co-ordinated business development and marketing activity. We are a results-driven focused team supportive of a flexible working environment.

Current Opportunity

The Business Development Coordinator is a key role within the Clients & Markets team in Sydney, responsible primarily to assist our Partners and Industry teams in business development targeting activity.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the Clients & Markets team to support the firm growth strategy by helping our Partners, Business unit leaders and Industry teams attract new clients
  • Work with Partners, industry teams and service lines to research, identify, track and manage activity with selected target organisations
  • Support projects, initiatives, tenders, pitches and credentials in conjunction with other team members and internal colleagues
  • Develop targeted campaigns to support the business units and industry teams in pursuit of new business development opportunities
  • Support the administration and tracking of target activity in our CRM system
  • Work with the marketing and events team to identify new business opportunities

Skills / Attributes Required

  • A self-starter that is organised, analytical and well-structured with their approach to projects and initiatives
  • Patience, tenacity and confidence to work with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Good understanding of data, with advanced excel skills would be preferable but not essential
  • Experience in a similar role with a business-to-business service organisation or professional services firm is preferable, but not essential.
  • Experience in building targeted business development campaigns in conjunction with the Clients and Markets team and Executive Director of Business development
  • A positive, results oriented approach with strong planning, execution and coordination skills
  • A good communicator, ensuring follow up occurs when required
  • Well-developed research, literacy and analytical skills and the ability to succinctly distil and present key research findings

Qualifications and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree (marketing, business, economics or research focused)
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience working in a professional services environment would be highly regarded

What we will offer you

We offer the professional opportunities, personal fulfilment, and long-term growth that only a growing global firm like BDO can provide. We are committed to your ongoing development to build your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills. We take pride in our health, wellbeing and workplace giving programs, as well as the range of social activities organised by each office. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

In addition to an industry competitive salary package, BDO offers a culture that emphasises career growth, professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility and global opportunities.

At BDO, we value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. As a firm, we are committed to an inclusive culture, where everyone can be themselves at work in an environment that brings out the best in them and their colleagues. We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020 by Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

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