Communications and Brand Coordinator (Melbourne or Sydney)

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Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Categories: Corporate Services

Your Role

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Communications & Brand Coordinator to join our growing Marketing & Client Services department in Melbourne or Sydney.

Our Team

This role sits within our Communications & Brand Team, which has recently evolved its remit to encompass a core focus on the firm's brand story and the expression of its vision and values. Extending from this core focus is the team's accountability for internal and external communications across the firm. The team works in concert with our Marketing & Campaigns, Events and Digital teams.

Our Marketing & Client Services (MCS) department drives growth for the firm by building, enhancing and protecting our brand, networks and relationships. We are committed to cultivating client experiences that deliver genuine value and developing the capacity of our people to do the same. The team is extremely well regarded across the firm, and closely involved in strategy development and execution.

Your day

Allens is a leading international law firm with an exciting and industry leading brand. This exciting role spans the full breadth of internal and external communication activity, making it an excellent role for someone seeking to build the foundational skills and experience for a career in communication.

As Communications and Brand Coordinator, your key responsibilities would include:

  • Supporting a range of internal and external communications activities that form part of our integrated brand and marketing agenda.
  • Posting content to key internal and external communication channels, coordinating newsletters and publishing web content using our content management system.
  • Monitoring and reporting on activity and engagement with brand and communication activities.
  • Project management and coordination across a variety of integrated brand and communication campaigns.
  • Drafting, editing and proofreading for various channels including our firm intranet, media releases, social media, client insights and our website.
  • Contributing to the overall communications and brand strategy and its implementation.

Your clients

As the Communications & Brand Coordinator, you will work closely with a team of highly experienced communications professionals who are leaders in their fields, including specialists in media relations and corporate affairs, internal communication, brand management and content creation. You'll also work closely with other parts of the Marketing & Client Services team including specialists in design and digital, events, marketing and campaigns, and data and analytics. Together, the team supports the firm's brand and reputation as well as strategic marketing activities and growth areas.

You will be a critical enabler and supporter of our communications and brand strategy who brings a curious and creative mindset to solving problems, generating new ideas and telling our brand story. We're looking for somebody with a natural creative flair and passion for communication with a proactive, can-do attitude, excellent attention to detail, and an ability to zoom out and see the bigger picture, as well as zoom in on the detail.

Your career trajectory

You will have a desire to learn and develop your career in communications and brand management. We will support you on your journey and will give you access to our career framework when you join, providing a clear understanding of high performance at each career stage at Allens.

We also recognise that every employee's experience is different and at Allens, we know that successful and enjoyable careers come through your focus and commitment to being the best you can be, in an environment where you are supported and encouraged and have clarity on key processes and decisions. Our career deal is a key part in achieving this; our deal asks you to take the lead for your career, with us providing the coaching and support to help you meet your goals and aspirations.

What you'll bring

  • Strong organisation, project management and coordination skills.
  • A natural flair for writing, storytelling and audience engagement.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a willingness to learn through feedback and experience.
  • Interest in and familiarity with a range of communication platforms and tactics including social media, intranets, video and the media.
  • An ability to form insights from data.
  • Qualifications in communication and a desire to build a career in the field.

Work pattern

This is a permanent opportunity. 

We are ideally looking for a full-time Communications & Brand Coordinator however, we support flexibility and would be happy to discuss what arrangements would work best for you.

Allens also supports a hybrid working model where working from home part of the week is the norm.

About Allens

Allens is a leading international law firm with a long and proud heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work. 

From playing a pioneering role in the development of legislation and regulatory frameworks in the Asia region for almost 200 years, to acting on numerous 'firsts' across a range of industry and community issues, it is in our DNA to make a difference and help shape what our world looks like. 

Over this time, we've grown in scale and reach, today offering clients a global network of 40 offices in 28 locations through our global alliance with Linklaters. 

What we'll offer

You will be an integral part of a high performing, national team and have an opportunity to work with genuine market leaders. 

At Allens, we provide lifelong learning that develops you personally and professionally, and access to people and leaders who can help you become the best you can be. You'll be given ongoing opportunities to get involved and to take your career all the way. 

You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including free gym membership, staff discounts with hundreds of suppliers and regular social and sporting activities. Allens also leads the profession in community investment, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.

Are you ready to begin?

We prefer to hear from you directly. 

Please submit your resume via our on-line careers site addressed to Charlotte Frith, Senior National Resourcing Manager or contact Charlotte for a confidential discussion on + 61 3 9613 8983. 

If this isn't the position for you, please tell your friends or colleagues about it.


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