Marketing Communications Manager

Seldon Rosser
18 October 2019

  • Autonomous role with lots of scope and great projects
  • Great team working culture
  • Agile working available

The Victorian Bar is the professional association representing over 2000 barristers in Victoria.

The Victorian Bar busy office supports the Bar Council, runs the Bar’s administration and education programs, oversees compliance and membership services, organises internal and external events, runs the Bar’s website and communications, produces publications and offer support to committees, Bar Associations and members.

The Marketing Communications Manager will help to address the competitive pressures facing individual barristers and the Bar by proactively developing the market for barristers’ services and empowering members to contribute to these efforts.

This will be done by enabling members to contribute to the Bar’s marketing by building marketing and business development competency through training programs and supporting members to demonstrate the value of engaging with the Bar.

Through strategic marketing campaigns, thought leadership, events and PR this role will elevate the role of the Barrister in the legal process.

Primary Objectives of the role include:

  • Devise impactful marketing campaigns that address key areas of focus as identified in the listening tour and strategic plan.
  • Develop communication strategies, plans and activities to help build the Vic Bar’s brand and support targeted marketing and business development activity for members.
  • Develop an ongoing education and event series to members on business development, marketing and communications skills and strategies.
  • Undertake thought leadership, media liaison and other PR activities to help build and maintain Vic Bar’s image and reputation with clients, potential clients and referrers, as well as the broader public.

Qualifications and Experience

This is a senior autonomous role that requires at least 10 years’ experience working in a marketing communications role, a tertiary qualification in communications or a related discipline and ideally a minimum 5 years’ professional services experience.

To find out more or apply for this role, please email Graham Seldon via or call on +61 3 9903 6403.

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