Pursuits & Bid Executive

Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra
23 November 2020

Maddocks is committed to making a difference for our clients, our people and the communities in which we operate.

This role can be based in Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra.

About the role

At Maddocks, Shared Services teams are pivotal to our success, supporting the delivery of outstanding service to our Australian and international clients. Our National Business Development, Communications & Marketing (BCM) team forms a key part of the Shared Services function, collaborating closely with legal teams to drive strategic outcomes through client development and growth initiatives and firm profiling.

Reporting to the Senior Business Development Manager this role will be responsible for working collaboratively with our partners, lawyers and BD team to write and co-ordinate tenders and legal directory submissions. Working in this role, you will be involved in running the end to end bid process and the development and maintenance of high quality bid content using a market leading technology-based pitching tool.

We are all working remotely during this time. This role can therefore be based anywhere but our preference is for someone in Melbourne/Sydney/Canberra.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be comfortable working with senior practitioners and have demonstrated experience in writing tenders and bids either within a professional services firm environment or in the government sector. This is an exciting role where you will work with key stakeholders across the business, so you will need to possess the ability to work under pressure and follow challenging deadlines. You will bring energy and be self-motivated and confident in working with a range of senior stakeholders.

In addition, we are looking for someone who has:

  • A degree qualification within Marketing or Business Development and 5+ years’ professional experience (either in a law firm or government sector)
  • Excellent attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Exceptional drafting ability
  • The ability to co-ordinate across teams at a national level
  • Ideally experienced in writing government tenders

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a collaborative team and contribute to the success of the firm.

About us

Maddocks is a proudly independent Australian law firm that has established itself for the diverse and interesting range of work it does for private organisations and governments. We have a particular focus on the built environment, education, government, healthcare and technology sectors with more than 630 lawyers and professional staff working across three offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra to delivering the highest standards of quality and service for our clients.

What makes us unique

We understand that our people are our greatest asset and we invest heavily in attracting and retaining the best. We value collaboration, knowledge sharing and high standards of professionalism. We look for diversity of experience and background and then provide the tools and training for career success.

We are proud leaders of the legal profession when it comes to promoting a diverse workforce. We have been an Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA)Employer of Choice for Women every year since 2004. We promote diversity internally through our Maddocks Women and Maddocks Pride groups and we are committed to sustainability, through our membership of the Australian Legal Sector Alliance (AusLSA).


If you’re interested in working at Maddocks, we want to hear from you, so please submit your CV and covering letter through the 'Apply Now' button.

As part of the recruitment process we request that the preferred applicant participates in a National Police Check, prior to offer of employment at Maddocks. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position and each application will be considered on its merits.

To be eligible for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia. Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.

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