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Business Development Advisor

Date: 18-Jun-2022

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: Dentons


About Dentons


Dentons, the world’s largest law firm is designed to be different.  Dentons believes that in our modern world, talent is everywhere and opportunities are everywhere.  In order to connect that talent to those opportunities, we work collaboratively and equally in every community around the world. 


The Acritas Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index, based on feedback from more than 2,000 high-level legal buyers across the world, has ranked Dentons since the formation of the Firm.  Since its beginning, the Firm has continued to improve its standings and now consistently ranks as one of the five best regarded legal brands in the world. 


In Australia, we have offices in each major mainland capital.  We provide full-service legal and business solutions to many leading Australasian and global organisations. 



Your curiosity, your future


Meet a few of our Business Development team members and find out why Dentons might be the firm for you:



About the role


Dentons is hiring a passionate Business Development Advisor to join our national Marketing & Business Development team.


Reporting to the Business Development Manager, you will be part of a team that supports our practice and sector teams with identifying opportunities and developing client relationships, as well as working closely with the Senior Clients and Markets Manager to support our Banking and Finance practice, and acting as the primary support for our partners and lawyers in our Papua New Guinea (PNG) office. Globally, we have recently implemented our new Clients and Markets strategy, focused on supporting our clients’ business objectives!


This team has a clear vision and purpose, underpinned by strong values together with a collaborative, inclusive and supportive culture. We encourage and work in a truly agile way and personal and professional development is at the heart of our team’s philosophy.


We’re excited by the opportunities that Business Development has to influence within the firm locally and at the global level.



About you


This is a great role for a person who has broad range of skills in business development, client management, pitching and communications gained from a law firm or professional services environment, and will build on a person’s strong collaboration, client focus and project management skills.


To be successful we believe that you will need to:


  • Be proactive in your approach to business development
  • Understand how to add value to clients
  • Identify opportunities to win, grow and retain clients
  • Develop unique selling points to differentiate Dentons
  • Demonstrate strong stakeholder management
  • Deliver excellent client service
  • Bring a high level of personal motivation and enthusiasm



Employee Extras


Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop and deliver excellence for our clients.


We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, parental leave) and referral bonuses. We provide a number of generous health and wellbeing programs and promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexibility, culture, accessibility, reconciliation and LGBTQ+. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace.

Dentons has an internal Talent Acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Please apply online and submit your CV and Cover Letter. For a confidential conversation please contact Kirstin Usher, Recruitment Manager, on 0437 758 700.