Business Development and Marketing Advisor

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
26 April 2019

  • Seeking an experienced Business Development and Marketing professional
  • Diverse and interesting senior role in the national BD and Marketing team
  • Melbourne CBD location

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development and Marketing professional to join one of Australia's leading national intellectual property (IP) firms. We operate at the forefront of innovation and technology, providing our people with opportunities to contribute to real and rewarding outcomes. Our client base is diverse and ranges from individual inventors through to leading multinational corporations. We are committed to fostering a culture of engagement and collaboration, where our people feel supported and empowered in their roles. Our diverse and inclusive workforce enables us to perform at a high level, ensuring we can provide our clients with considered and innovative outcomes.

About the role

You will join our collaborative Business Development and Marketing team, in a diverse and interesting role. You will work closely with the Partners, senior staff and management to grow our market share. Your strong initiative, client-focus and strategic approach will see you thrive within the team. This is a permanent role and flexible working arrangements (including part-time and varied hours) will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Business Development and Marketing Manager with the development of BD plans for practice teams, and working with the Lead Partners to drive their implementation.
  • Providing guidance and support to Partners in pursuing business development opportunities.
  • Implementing the firm's client management program.
  • End-to-end coordination of tenders and pricing requests, supported by the Business Development and Marketing Coordinator.
  • Supporting the Business Development and Marketing Manager with the implementation of the BD and Marketing strategy and related initiatives.
  • Supporting the Business Development and Marketing Manager with the evaluation of sponsorship opportunities.
  • Overseeing the delivery of business development and marketing initiatives coordinated by the business development and marketing coordinator, including marketing collateral, digital marketing and client events.

Required Experience

  • 5 years + experience in a business development or marketing role
  • Previous business development experience highly desirable
  • Experience with the coordination of tenders highly desirable
  • Experience within a corporate or professional services environment
  • Degree qualified in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or similar preferred

Your exceptional written skills, strategic approach and attention to detail will see you working across a diverse range of business development and marketing projects. Advanced interpersonal skills combined with enthusiasm for working in a collaborative team environment will enable you to effectively engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

Please forward your curriculum vitae and a covering letter in confidence, to

For more information about the role, contact Kate Gregory, Business Development and Marketing Manager on (03) 9614 1944.

Applications close COB Monday 13 May.

We prefer to deal with you directly. Please note applications put forward by agencies will not be considered at this time.

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