Marketing Manager | Exciting Role with Legal Sector Disruptor

Dalton Handley
23 March 2020

  • Broad role encompassing marketing, communications, PR, strategy and business development
  • Work closely with the senior leadership team
  • Opportunity for an ambitious marketing/BD executive or manager to lead and grow a function in a thriving firm
  • Candidates from all areas of professional services encouraged to apply
  • Suited to candidates with 5 – 9 years’ experience

Our client, an innovative, award-winning, ‘new-law’ business offering legal practitioners the opportunity to work far more flexibly than in a traditional firm is looking for a marketing professional to join this young and rapidly growing business.

Located in Sydney’s CBD, this client is disrupting the legal profession and following in the footsteps of its highly successful parent business in the UK, which is widely regarded as the most successful firm listed in the disruptor category.

This business is unique in that it offers lawyers a different way of working, one which they can do from any location that suits them and earn substantially more by taking home a percentage of everything they bill and uses custom built technology to facilitate this.

This vibrant and dynamic business would suit an ambitious senior marketing executive or manager who has experience in a fast pace growing business and would like a role where they have more responsibility and autonomy to drive forward projects and accelerate the company growth to the next level. Initially this is a standalone role but with scope to grow a team.

Role and Responsibilities

The role covers 2 core areas

  • Profile raising and recruitment marketing: The firm grows through attracting the best lawyers in the profession who are drawn to the firm through the opportunity to earn substantially more and work flexibly focusing on nothing other than delivering legal advice to their clients
  • Marketing and business development support: Working with the lawyers, to help win new clients and to grow their practices and profiles.
  • Devising and implementing marketing campaigns to reach clients and potential lawyers
  • Creating pitches, proposals, brochures and other bespoke marketing documents
  • Writing press releases and distributing to appropriate publications
  • Identifying PR opportunities
  • Managing a range of internal and external events from start to finish
  • Managing the legal directory submission process for Chambers UK, Legal 500 and others as and when required
  • Updating the website with new content and writing new content where required
  • Creating and distributing email newsletters
  • Managing social media channels and ensuring a constant flow of content and implementing advertising campaigns as required
  • Other ad hoc duties as and when required

Role & Requirements

  • 5+ years' hand on experience in marketing and communications, preferably within the professional services, finance or tech sector but not essential
  • Highly driven and self-motivated
  • Creative flair and an ideas generator
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Can do attitude with impeccable attention to detail
  • High level of written English, especially spelling and grammar
  • Excellent organisational skills – must be able to multi-task and manage a range of activities in a timely and efficient manner
  • Confidence especially when dealing with senior lawyers and other stakeholders
  • Able to interact effectively with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Passionate about learning

For more information, including a more detailed job description, please contact Charles Handley or Lauren Jansen on +61 2 8042 7979 or email your CV to

Dalton Handley is an international recruitment company dedicated to sourcing business development, marketing and communications talent for professional services firms across Australia with key alliance partner recruitment companies in Asia and the United Kingdom. For more information visit

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