Business Development Coordinators

K & L Gates
Melbourne and Sydney
21 January 2021

About the Role

We currently have opportunities available for Business Development Coordinators to join our Melbourne and Sydney, Market Development teams. Reporting to the Market Development Manager (MDM), this role will assist the National Client Growth team in driving the market development strategies of the firm.

What does the role involve?

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • In conjunction with the MDM, liaising with partners, practice group members and client teams on client growth initiatives
  • Assisting with project managing pursuits which includes the production of capability statements and responses to requests for tender
  • Researching, analysing and reporting on various industries and clients
  • Assisting with the management of memberships, sponsorships and organising a range of client events
  • Working with our CRM system, InterAction
  • Organising and assisting with profile building activities such as blogs and social media
  • Providing support for local market development activities in Australia, Asia and across the K&L Gates global platform.

About You

We value our culture at K&L Gates and are proud of our friendly and respectful reputation. We are looking for a like minded individual who in addition to possessing technical excellence is able to work collaboratively in a team to get things done.

We are seeking an experienced Business Development Coordinator with prior experience in the legal industry. This role is a great opportunity for candidates looking to step up and grow their skills, working with a senior team, across practice groups.

You should be practical and proactive in your approach in addition to demonstrating strong problem solving skills. A high level of attention to detail is required, as well as excellent organisation, time management and communication skills.

The Extras

As an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, K&L Gates promotes equal opportunities for women and men to progress in their careers.

Initiatives include:

  • Structured mentoring program
  • Professional development programs
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave regardless of gender
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance

About Us

The firm’s Australian operations provide vast knowledge of the Australian legal marketplace across a wide spectrum of industries. With lawyers located in four established offices in Australia’s leading financial and commercial centres and possessing substantial experience, K&L Gates acts for industry leaders, major corporations, capital markets participants, major financial institutions, and governments on ground-breaking legal transactions, both domestically and internationally.

K&L Gates is a global community of entrepreneurs and self-starters. We are focused on innovation, collaboration, and are constantly striving for excellence in our client service and culture. We know that our firm is only as strong as the collective efforts of our people. By experiencing K&L Gates, you will thrive in a dynamic legal landscape where we invest in your career path and talent development. With a global presence and lawyers with top-tier skills in a multitude of practice areas, K&L Gates is truly a one-of-a-kind firm at which to grow your career.

Do you like what you see?

Please apply via our Careers page.

For more information please contact Tania Brierley, Recruitment Consultant at

For more information about K&L Gates please see our website.

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K&L Gates is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of those with a disability. We welcome applications from people who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse background.

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