Marketing & Events Consultant



Location: Melbourne 


Contract Type: Permanent 


MinterEllison is one of Australia’s largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history.  We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.


Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities.  That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.


We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration.  Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach.  Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.  


As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser


The Team


Our national Brands, Markets and Communications team sits within the broader Client & Market Growth team at MinterEllison and is a high performing and critical component of the law firm and essential to the firm's success.


MinterEllison's Marketing and Events team organise and host in-person, digital and hybrid events for clients of the firm. Events range from small or large in size and profile, and include sponsorship activations, seminars/webinars, lunches and dinners.


The Role


An exciting full-time opportunity for an experienced Marketing & Events Consultant is available in our Melbourne office with hybrid working arrangements available.


In this role you will have the opportunity to:


  • Plan, organise and deliver high quality events in the Melbourne office, at a state level and nationally ranging from small to large events
  • Manage all aspects of allocated events end-to-end including logistics, invitations, registrations, communications, post attendee liaison, budgets etc. while working closely with stakeholders
  • Support the Melbourne Office Managing Partner and various Industry and Line of Business portfolios in planning and delivery of impactful events and activities for clients and employees
  • Ensure event processes, calendars, budgets and protocols are followed including debrief reports to relevant partners and Client Market Growth (CMG) team
  • Assist national Marketing and Events team members with delivery of in-person and digital events
  • Work closely with client services team in event management
  • Undertake research, form relationships, manage and negotiate with vendors and external consultants to offer solutions
  • Support firmwide and portfolio marketing campaigns, contributing event ideas, and list management
  • Work with relevant CMG Managers on initiatives, events, communications and sponsorships. Tailor approach by way of events and sponsorships which align to targets and prospects in the local region
  • Manage the existing sponsorships and partnerships in the local office, work with relevant CMG manager to assess new sponsorships and make recommendations to the senio partner group and deliver key events and sponsorships aligned to the local/regional markets plan
  • Liaison with internal design team on graphics associated with events
  • Collaborate and work with the CMG team to achieve shared goals and optimise client and stakeholder outcomes and identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Assist and support (from time to time) production of video content shot involving partners and staff in Melbourne office


More About You


  • Tertiary qualification in event management, marketing or suitable relevant experience
  • 5 years' experience in event management in a high volume, corporate environment
  • Experience in a professional services organisation would be preferred
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills, with an innate ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Have a clear understanding on how to operate electronic marketing systems for external communications around events
  • Excellent planning and time management skills, including an ability to handle conflicting deadlines and work with multiple stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to work on high volume of events with various deadlines and at different stages of their event cycle
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with all areas of a business – fee earners, firm leadership, business operations
  • Experience in delivering high quality events, with a focus on the overall excellent client experience
  • Strong attention to detail and project coordination skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage conflicting requests where required and communicate with key stakeholders to ensure a high quality of service is provided
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft suite of products, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Teams for webinars and meetings
  • An ability to work autonomously and as part of a team


Why MinterEllison


We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.


We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


How to Apply


We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected].


Melbourne, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent