Marketing and Business Development Coordinator

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Melbourne, Australia ⚠️

  • Team connection days
  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels

Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of the Grant Thornton global network – one of the world's leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

In Australia, we’re proud to support the careers of over 1,500 remarkable people. With six offices nationally and partner firms in more than 145 markets, wherever you want to go, we can take you there.

About this role

The Marketing and BD Coordinator is a critical member of the team responsible for implementing the firm’s strategy within The Melbourne market. It is an essential role in the wider marketing and BD team and works with senior stakeholders within the business as well as external suppliers.

This role sits in the national marketing team, but will work on a daily basis with partners in their local office, including industry leaders, service line leaders and the Office Chair, as well as their Executive Assistants. The role reports into the Senior Business Development Manager , and will align to national priorities and plans


Marketing Responsibilities

  • Support the service line and industry marketing managers in implementing the Melbourne component of national campaigns, including events, webinars, EDMs and digital marketing, website, social media and marketing collateral.
  • Working with the national service line BD manager to plan, design and execute the national strategy.
  • Client event coordination for local and national marketing & BD campaigns.
  • Develop internal and external communications in line with the firm guidelines.
  • End to end implementation of client communications including drafting, marketing automation campaign flows and scheduling.
  • Support the Digital team with CRM integration and management. This extends to the firm’s suite of marketing tools, such as Marketo and webinar platform, ON24.
  • Work closely with executive assistants in Melbourne to rollout local initiatives, events, and training.
  • Work with the in-house designer to develop quality collateral.
  • Manage the photography process and relationship with external photographer.

Business Development Responsibilities

  • Support in the development of proposals for high value/strategic pursuits including developing structure, tailoring CVs, project managing contribution from internal team etc.
  • Attend internal pursuit and client meetings for high value/strategic pursuits – including driving actions with pursuit team.
  • Support the development of pitch presentation materials.
  • Assist BDM to action bid Win/Loss debriefs.
  • Champion content on SharePoint and coach teams to utilise for ‘self-serve’ support.
  • Participate/lead training on the template for EAs and Future Leaders and act as ‘go-to’ support for proposals.
  • Maintain tenders folder including maintaining folder for office Case Studies, Client Testimonials etc.
  • Work with Partners to develop prospect lists using LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Salesforce CRM.
  • Support the BDM to drive and track client activity using Salesforce CRM.

Skills and experience

With an opportunity to build and develop your personal brand within our team you will bring your demonstrated marketing experience to this role. With a passion for ensuring a client focused and responsive approach you enjoy working autonomously yet keeping focus on the strategy and impact of our team. We look forward to hearing about your:

  • Professional Services experience highly desired
  • Degree qualifications in marketing or a related business discipline
  • Experience in working on multi-channel content marketing campaigns
  • Experience working with CRM systems highly regarded – we use Salesforce
  • Strong skills in MS Office products – PowerPoint essential
  • Experience with an electronic mail software system (experience with a marketing automation system highly regarded).
  • Experience working with and managing multiple stakeholders, priorities that change and competing deadlines

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do remarkable things are possible. We’re a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We’re driven by our shared purpose – we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you’ll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities – building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You’ll be supported, motivated and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You’ll be empowered to build a career path that’s tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we’ll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction | Flexible working options
  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • Funded professional membership
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels
  • Diverse and inclusive firm culture | Mental health support, financial & wellbeing coaching
  • And many more

Your application

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application or if you have questions about this role, please contact Marnie Wapshott at [email protected].

Need some help applying or participating in the recruitment process?

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you require any adaptations to the recruitment process or need any additional support from us to help you perform at your best, we encourage you to select the option when prompted in your application form. Our Talent Acquisition team will then be in touch with you to discuss your preferred method of communication, how we can support you in your application and your individual circumstances.

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Our Vacation Policy

Grant Thornton offers a combination of annual leave and public holidays, totaling 26 days per year.

Remote Working Policy

Our employees can balance work from home with collaborative team connection days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.7k across 16 departments:

  • finance
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  • accounting
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  • marketing
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  • education
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