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Communications Coordinator

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Sydney or Melbourne
5 March 2021

About Us

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm.

We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues. With more than 175 years of history and a talented team of over 1000 people, we pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and commitment to excellence. Our fundamental ambition is the success of our clients, and this is reflected in everything we do.

We advise on the most significant global matters and connect with the best lawyers internationally to provide our clients with the right team for every engagement. We are also at the forefront of some of the most high-profile public international law matters in our region, assisting governments and corporations with the resolution of highly complex cross-border disputes.

We are the firm of choice for many of the world’s most significant organisations, with our people consistently recognised for providing outstanding client service and delivering exceptional results.

The Opportunity

A new opportunity exists for a communications professional to join our energetic and collaborative Communications team. This is a permanent role which can be based in either Sydney or Melbourne.

As the Communications Coordinator, you will work closely with members of the Communications team along with other teams across the firm to apply your energy and enthusiasm to:

  • Preparing high-quality written content for various channels, including emails, social media, internal newsletters, Corrs’ website and other forms of communications;
  • Creating, building and editing marketing emails such as newsletters, EDMs, and event invitations;
  • Taking ownership of and providing best-practice advice on the distribution of email campaigns;
  • Collating, analysing and reporting on media coverage;
  • Various proofreading and copy editing tasks;
  • Project‑managing ad-hoc firm-wide communication initiatives;
  • Assist with events where required; and
  • Assisting with the day‑to‑day activities of the Communications team.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow up abilities;
  • Demonstrated drive and initiative;
  • An ability to work well under pressure and operate as part of a team;
  • Confidence in working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders;
  • A professional and responsive approach to stakeholder management;
  • Strong project management capabilities, including the ability to be outcome‑orientated and deadline‑driven; and
  • A communications degree or relevant tertiary qualification.

Experience in an agency or professional services setting will be viewed as advantageous. Candidates with a working knowledge of email marketing or marketing automation software will also be viewed positively.

What do we offer as an employer?

Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace. At Corrs, we hire a diverse workforce, including people of all genders, ages, cultures, ethnicities, those who identify as LGBTI and people with disabilities.

Our initiatives include:

  • Competitive remuneration and transparent bonus structure;
  • An additional bonus week of leave (five weeks annual leave in total);
  • Access to a mentoring program;
  • An industry-leading 18 weeks paid parental leave, including paid superannuation;
  • Flexible work practices for staff, including the ability to purchase additional leave; and.
  • Access to leading industry and business training; and
  • An opportunity to actively contribute to the broader community through Corrs’ pro bono program.

To apply click on 'Apply' or  contact Hannah Blandford on +61 3 9672 3156 for a confidential discussion.

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