Events & Networks Specialist

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Work type: Permanent - Part time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Corporate Services

Your role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Events specialist to join our high performing Marketing and Client Services department on a four day per week permanent basis.

Based in Brisbane, this role reports into our Senior Events Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to be directly involved in the delivery of highly regarded client events and network programs, and to support marketing and communication deliverables, alongside a supportive and cohesive team.

Our team
Our National Events and Networks team are responsible for a range of client facing events including our national webinar program, thought leadership series, client relationship events, corporate hospitality and cultural sponsorships.

You will also gain experience and work with the broader Marketing and Client Services Department. In particular, you will work closely with our Marketing, Communications, Business Development and Digital & Design teams.

Your day
Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Delivering all aspects of the Brisbane-based events program and helping to lead national event initiatives.
  • Responsibility over core Brisbane cultural sponsorships and relationships.
  • Executing all aspects of event management from the initial inception and scoping, through to delivery, including objective setting, measuring return on investment and post-event evaluation.
  • Lead national webinars, aligning to firm objectives and our marketing campaigns.
  • Seek opportunities to entertain clients through unique and premium experiences and apply a targeted approach to client selection.
  • Administrative and database aspects related to events, including proficient use of the Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) and web systems.
  • Leveraging the CRM system and drawing on knowledge about the firm's client base to develop recommendations about how and where to target events campaigns.
  • Supporting Business Development and Marketing specialists to leverage events to create client engagement opportunities.
  • Stakeholder management and engagement.
  • Budget management and liaising with external suppliers and venues.
  • Providing a high-level of on-site support during events.
  • Taking event briefs and applying creative thinking.
  • Some of our events will require you to work outside of office hours.

Your clients
You will partner with many parts of the firm, across various practice groups and internal departments. You'll also work closely with other teams within the broader Marketing & Client Services Department.

Your career trajectory
We recognise that every employee's experience is different and at Allens, we know that successful and enjoyable careers come through your focus and commitment to being the best you can be, in an environment where you are supported and encouraged and have clarity on key processes and decisions. Our career deal is a key part in achieving this; our deal asks you to take the lead for your career, with us providing the coaching and support to help you meet your goals and aspirations.

What you'll bring
To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Solid experience in delivering end-to-end high profile client events in a corporate setting.
  • Corporate events experience supporting a team and running events autonomously is essential.
  • Exceptional client management skills and positive client service approach.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and professional composure.
  • Hands-on approach and a can-do attitude.
  • Flexibility, with a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively within and across teams and offices.
  • Superior work ethic and strong time management skills.
  • Knowledge of the legal or professional services industry would be advantageous in understanding the calibre and scale of events we deliver.
  • Tertiary qualifications in event management, business or marketing is highly desired.

Work pattern
This is a permanent, part-time opportunity for a Events and Networks Executive.
We support a hybrid working model where working from home part of the week is the norm.

About Allens
Allens is a leading international law firm with a proud 200-year heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work.

From playing a pioneering role in the development of legislation and regulatory frameworks in the Asia region for almost 200 years, to acting on numerous 'firsts' across a range of industry and community issues, it is in our DNA to make a difference and help shape what our world looks like.

Over this time, we've grown in scale and reach, today offering clients a global network of 40 offices in 28 locations through our global alliance with Linklaters.

There is enormous strength in the unique backgrounds and life experiences our people bring to the firm. Our culture and performance is enriched by our differences across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural and social diversity, age, ability, and family and caring arrangements. We encourage applications from First Nations peoples.

What we'll offer
You will be an integral part of a high performing, national team and have an opportunity to work with genuine market leaders.

At Allens, we provide lifelong learning that develops you personally and professionally, and access to people and leaders who can help you become the best you can be. You'll be given ongoing opportunities to get involved and to take your career all the way.

You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including free gym membership, staff discounts with hundreds of suppliers and regular social and sporting activities. Allens also leads the profession in community investment, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.

How to Apply
Please apply online or email Alexandra at for a confidential discussion.

Our culture is made up of unique backgrounds and varying life experiences. It's what makes us the high-performing firm we are today. We celebrate our people's differences across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability and family and caring arrangements. Here, you will experience what it's like to be able to bring your whole self to work. We strongly encourage applications from First Nations people.

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