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Business Development Coordinator

  • 492321
  • Brisbane
  • Business Development
  • Full time

Join Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Australia's leading independent law firm.

An opportunity now exists for a Business Development professional to join our Business Development team in Brisbane.  If you thrive in a fast paced environment, have experience in commercial business initiatives and enjoy building relationships with key stakeholders we want to hear from you.

The Business Development Coordinator (BDC) works as part of a portfolio team that provides business development advisory services and support, driving growth initiatives across the Practice Groups, key clients and strategic projects.  The BDC works in collaboration with senior members of the Business Development Team, Practice Group Leaders (PGLs), Client Relationship Partners (CRPs), members of the Communications team, Business Services, and Partners to execute business development and revenue initiatives, support growth and increase the firm's external profile.

At Corrs, we help you achieve your ambition - at every stage of your career.

The role

This fast-paced role requires a nimble mind, thoughtful approach and hands-on execution skills.  You will contribute to and/or be responsible for:

  • Key business development documents and materials including tenders, credentials and proposals;
  • Practice and key client growth strategy execution and delivery;
  • Delivery of events and client engagement opportunities;
  • Market research and insights impacting our clients and practice; and
  • Key matter content for use in tenders, credentials, league table and directory submissions.

Required skills and personal attributes

  • Proven technology skills that relate to a marketing environment
  • Strong proprietary attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.
  • Strong project management capabilities, including the ability to be outcome oriented and deadline driven. 
  • An ability to effectively manage ‘big picture’ issues.
  • Excellent inter-personal and persuasion skills.
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to juggle multiple projects.
  • Work well under pressure and be able to operate as part of a team.
  • Proven business writing skills, including tender writing.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to influence.
  • A professional and responsive approach to client service
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow up skills.

Required qualifications and preferred experience

  • Educated to degree level
  • Proven experience within a business development, sophisticated commercial or marketing role. 
  • A Professional Services background is advantageous

About us:
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm. We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues.

Why Corrs?
We pride ourselves on meeting our clients needs in a culture characterised by excellence, commitment, collaboration and respect. Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace, and we focus on creating opportunities and supporting a diverse workforce.

  • Flexible working as standard – we’ve established flexibility as standard business practice and an option for all our people.
  • Bonus leave - an additional week of leave each year (5 weeks annual leave in total)
  • Generous parental leave entitlements – we offer up to 26 weeks paid leave and pay superannuation on both paid and unpaid leave (up to 12 months)
  • Wellbeing program –We support the wellbeing of our people across areas including resilience, mental health, mindfulness, personal development, physical health and self-care.
  • Diversity and Inclusion – This is a key area of focus for the firm. We set meaningful goals to improve diversity and foster an inclusive culture in which all employees feel supported and valued.
  • Responsible business approach – we are a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and are committed to promoting and respecting human rights, supporting the Compact’s Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are also a member of AusLSA, which works to promote and increase sustainable practices across the legal sector.
  • Learning and development opportunities – including our Australian-first international study scholarship, our national training program and our mentoring program

To apply click on the "apply" button or contact Hannah Blandford on +61 3 9672 3156 for a confidential discussion.

COVID-19 vaccination policy

The safety and welfare of our people, clients and community is our priority. Only people who are fully vaccinated or unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons are permitted to attend Corrs offices. More information about our COVID-19 vaccination policy is available on request.

For more information, see our website 

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