Marketing and Events Consultant



Location: Sydney 


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.


Who we are

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.


How we 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 an extensive range of wellbeing, recognition & benefits offerings.  To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser 


Our Team


Our national Brands, Markets and Comms 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.


Your Role


A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Marketing and Events Consultant to join our Sydney team.


In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Plan, organise and deliver high quality events in the Sydney 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, third party vendors etc. while working closely with stakeholders

  • Support the Sydney 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

  • Undertake research, form relationships, manage and negotiate with vendors and external consultants to offer solutions

  • Support firmwide and portfolio marketing campaigns, contributing event ideas, list management

  • Manage the existing sponsorships and partnerships in the local office, work with relevant CMG manager to assess new sponsorships and make recommendations to the senior partner group and deliver key events and sponsorships aligned to the local/regional markets plan

  • Assist and support (from time to time) production of video content shot involving partners and staff in Sydney office


More about you


The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in event management, marketing, public relations, or suitable relevant experience

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in event management in a high volume, corporate environment

  • Experience in a professional services organisation would be preferred

  • Have a client service mindset

  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills, with an innate ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

  • Excellent event planning skills, including the  ability to work with several stakeholders at all levels

  • Ability to work on high volume of events with various deadlines and at different stages of their event cycle

  • Have a clear understanding on how to operate electronic marketing systems for external communications around events

  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft suite of products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Teams

  • An ability to work autonomously and as part of a team




An inclusive culture

Our culture attracts key inclusion awards.  We are recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, and we hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).


We offer hybrid working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working.  We offer paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.


We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders (including if you identify as transgender or gender diverse), sexual orientations, as well as people living with a disability or who have family or carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles with MinterEllison.


Excellence, curiosity and collaboration

We foster growth and development in our people so we can continue to make excellence the hallmark of everything we do, drive market-leading innovation and harness the power of working together.  Our learning programs will help you build the skills of tomorrow, today.




We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.


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


Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team.  All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.


Sydney, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent