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Events and Webinar Executive

Norton Rose Fulbright
Sydney or Melbourne

24 November 2020 

We have an opening for an Events and Webinar Executive on a full-time 12 month fixed term contract in our Sydney or Melbourne office.

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm with a large global diverse workforce of more than 7,000 people across more than 50 cities worldwide. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service.

Recognised for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Knowing how our clients’ businesses work and understanding what drives their industries is fundamental to us.

This is a unique opportunity in Sydney or Melbourne for an experienced Events Executive looking to deliver face-to-face and virtual events that create high quality and memorable experiences for clients and prospects. The role is full time, although part time may be considered.

The key responsibilities and requirements for this role are as follows:

Key Responsibilities

  • As part of a national Events team, you will own the end-to-end event planning and execution process for face-to-face events, from setting appropriate goals, KPIs and budgets, to project managing event execution.
  • Work with Partners and Marketing & Business Development (MBD) team members to organise and deliver webinars across single or multiple offices. Produce webinars on a range of platforms, manage digital communications for invitations and reminders, assist presenters with rehearsals and liaise with external speakers.
  • Produce event reports and provide them to relevant stakeholders.
  • Work with Partners and/or MBD team members to co-ordinate support for local sponsorships, as well as manage relationships with external event agencies, suppliers and venues.
  • Work with those in secretarial roles and train them to provide event support.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent client service
  • Strong previous experience in planning, delivering and reporting on face-to-face and virtual events
  • Experience using a range of marketing technology solutions, such as major webinar platforms (ON24, Zoom and Microsoft Teams); email marketing (marketing automation platform Eloqua preferred); and CRM (InterAction preferred)
  • Confident communication skills – both written and verbal – and the ability to deal with Partners and Executives at the highest level
  • Excellent attention to detail, a logical thinker, and able to follow complex processes
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Some experience in graphic design (using the Adobe Creative Cloud) and basic video editing will be looked upon favourably

The successful candidate will need to be a team player, have the ability to demonstrate initiative as well as manage multiple priorities. At Norton Rose Fulbright, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an inclusive, high performing team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities. Remuneration will be commensurate with relevant experience.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive culture where all our people can bring their whole selves to work. We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) year on year as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities  through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

How to Apply

If you are interested in the above role and your location preference is Sydney, click here.

For Melbourne, click here.

We will provide adjustments for candidates with disabilities. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Scott Baker on +61 2 9330 8578 or email him at scott.baker@nortonrosefulbright.com.

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