Business Development Manager

Gilbert+Tobin
Perth

24 November 2020 

Work autonomously while supporting a wide range of practice areas and stakeholders on a 12-month fixed-term (parental leave cover) contract.

About Us

Gilbert + Tobin is a top tier Australian corporate law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its practice areas. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 800 professionals working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

About the Marketing and BD team at G+T

With a presence in each of our three offices, our friendly, social and high performing Marketing team is made up of Business Development, Communications, Design, Events, Digital/Technology and Client Relationship Management. This role will work both with Perth-based fee earners and the rest of the marketing team, who are predominantly based in Sydney.

About the Role

Reporting directly into the Head of Business Development, as our Perth Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for primarily supporting our energy and resources and corporate advisory teams as well as Perth-wide initiatives. Broadly your role will involve:

  • Tender responses and capability statements.
  • Preparing directory and award submissions.
  • Keeping all practice publications and thought leadership up-to-date.
  • Reviewing sponsorship and awards opportunities.
  • Business Development planning.
  • Building client relationships.
  • Assisting lawyers in building their BD skills.
  • Potentially managing a junior team member, also based in Perth (depending upon experience).
  • Drafting press releases where required for specific deals and transactions.
  • Event coordination.

A full position description will be provided to candidates selected for interview.

About You

To be successful, you will have experience in a similar role, or as an established business development executive looking to take that next step in your career, within a law firm or professional services environment. In addition, you will be/have:

  • Business development experience gained in a professional services environment.
  • Influencing skills, particularly in relation to partners and senior management.
  • The ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment and juggle numerous tasks.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Initiative, creativity and a keen eye for detail.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team

What we will offer you

You’ll be working in a happy, close-knit, non-hierarchical and high performing Marketing team and be a member of the Perth office management team.

G+T is proud to offer all of its employees a range of excellent benefits which you can view on our careers website.

You’ll be based in our beautiful sunlit open planned offices with panoramic views of the city and easy access to public transport, restaurants, cafes and exercise facilities.

How to Apply

Apply online today via our careers website. For further information on this role, please email Laura Scott at ljscott@gtlaw.com.au.

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