Communications Co-ordinator

24 September 2019

As part of a cohesive Business Development and Marketing team, the Communications Co-ordinator plays a key role in the development and execution of high quality and engaging communications campaigns to external and internal stakeholders.

The Communications Co-ordinator is responsible for writing, editing, proofing and distributing communications materials including, but not limited to, client newsletters and thought leadership; internal communications, the firm website and intranet site content, social media content, client facing marketing materials, award submissions, legal directory entries, presentations and newsletters.


  • Research, write and publish social media content.
  • Drafting, editing and distributing electronic external client communications.
  • Drafting, editing and publishing content for the firm’s website.
  • Assisting with the development of media and publicity materials including proactively identifying media opportunities.
  • Drafting, editing and publishing content for internal distribution including via the firm’s intranet, for internal announcements and in the form of presentation materials and scripts for leadership presentations.
  • Assisting with the development of scripts/concepts for video content and podcasts in addition to assisting to edit video content as required.
  • Work with key individuals and BD Managers to execute the communications and content elements of BD plans including coaching on best-practice social media profiling.
  • Measuring and reporting on the success of various communications campaigns using available metrics and data.

Core skills and experience required:

  • Qualifications in marketing/communications are highly desirable.
  • Excellent literacy and verbal and written communication skills.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Superior editing skills.
  • The ability to translate complex legal concepts into readable, engaging content.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in the use of the Microsoft Office suite (including PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Suite (including Indesign).
  • Experience using email marketing programs such as Concep, Vuture or Vision 6.
  • Experience working in a services environment, however legal industry experience is not essential.
  • Experience in the use of video and podcasting in communications campaigns.

In addition to the skills and experience described, the successful candidate will be somebody who genuinely enjoys the art of writing. They will have the ability to write for a range of audiences and apply an appropriate tone of voice to achieve the desired communication objective, be that to inform, entertain, motivate or excite. They will also understand the role that both digital and traditional communications channels play in a services environment and be committed to keeping pace with digital marketing and communication trends.

About HopgoodGanim Lawyers

HG is a firm of trusted experts and we hold a deep passion for successful relationships with our clients and each other. Founded in Brisbane over 40 years ago, the HopgoodGanim Lawyers of today remains fiercely independent and proud of our sustained growth and ongoing success. We deliver exceptional commercially-focused legal advice to clients throughout Australia and internationally. With offices in Brisbane and Perth, HopgoodGanim Lawyers is a law firm where people love to work. Our unique culture based on the concept of ‘business mateship’ embodies our core values and has been instrumental in our attainment of multiple industry awards.

To apply

If this role has sparked your interest please apply but make sure you show-off your communications prowess by crafting an inspiring cover letter and attach that to your short and informative CV. Please apply via this link

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