3 x Business Development Assistant | Leading Global Law Firm

Dalton Handley
2 May 2019

  • Fantastic entry-level opportunity into professional services
  • Work directly with the wider BD team and Partners on business development initiatives
  • Global tier-1 leader with enviable reputation
  • Initial 12-month contract

Our client is a leading global law firm, advising local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. As part of their business growth, they are looking for three Business Development Assistants to join their Asia Pacific BD and Marketing team.

Role responsibilities

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication - able to write clearly, concisely and to a high standard, with an excellent grasp of grammar and punctuation and demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills.
  • Strong ability to operate firm systems and generate reports/data quickly and accurately.
  • Collaborative, team-orientated approach with the flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Enthusiastic and proactive, with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • An innovative mind-set and a passion for developing and evolving the way you, and your colleagues, work.
  • Positive attitude toward work and a desire to learn and develop your role and skillset.
  • An ability to work with remote teams with an understanding and appreciation of cultural differences in working styles.
  • Ability to effectively interact with peers and internal clients including senior stakeholders - especially under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to work autonomously when required as well as ability to work within a team and take direction from others.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in business, marketing or related relevant field.
  • Ideally, previous relevant experience in a professional services or corporate environment.  However, attitude and a willingness to learn is equally important.
  • Experience with CRM software, including InterAction.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems.
  • Ability to switch between detail and the bigger picture.
  • Ability to read and write in Chinese (simplified), Japanese or Indonesian Bahasa will be an advantage.

For more information, including a more detailed job description, please contact Vicky Feros on +61 2 8042 7972 or to apply click here.

Dalton Handley is an international recruitment company dedicated to sourcing business development, marketing and communications talent for professional services firms across Australia with key alliance partner recruitment companies in Asia and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.daltonhandley.com

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