- Based in Sydney or Melbourne
- Work in a globally connected communications team
- Experience in media relations essential
The story of Baker McKenzie is one of imagination, determination and hard work. For more than 60 years, its people have helped nurture this unique global organisation. Right from the beginning the firm has offered a genuinely global perspective and operates without boundaries around the world. Baker McKenzie’s established global reach offers an extraordinary career in the global economy, exchanging rich local insights and knowledge with the best legal minds from all over the world every day.
Baker McKenzie’s Australian practice was established in Sydney in 1964, in Melbourne in 1982 and in Brisbane in 2014. The firm works seamlessly with global colleagues, collectively providing a capacity of more than 6,000 locally qualified lawyers and a total headcount of over 13,000 in 78 locations across 46 countries.
They are now hiring a Senior Manager – Communications, to lead communications and media relations for Australia. Reporting to the Asia Pacific Communications Lead and working directly with the Managing Partner and Australian leadership team this role is as part of a 30 strong communications team worldwide.
Working closely with marketing & BD colleagues this role will focus on the development and implementation of the Firm’s Australian as well as broader regional and global communications, marketing and industry focused BD strategies.
Who should apply?
We are seeking experienced candidates who bring commerciality, a client centric approach and a global mindset. Professional services experience is highly regarded as is corporate affairs experience in global financial services, consulting or sophisticated B2B businesses. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience dealing with media and a solid understanding of social media platforms and other communications channels and technologies.
Baker McKenzie understand the strategic importance of this role to the business and have invested in an exclusive search campaign with Seldon Rosser.