Business Development Specialist, Law

Gold Coast, Australia
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

About the position

As part of the Career Development Centre, the focus of this position is to develop and expand relationships with local and regional employers within the Legal industry, including the SME market to facilitate internship, work experience and PLT placements, part-time and clerkship/graduate employment opportunities for students, graduates and alumni.

Reporting to the National Business Development Manager, this role will initiate, negotiate, maintain and manage effective relationships with domestic employers through marketing and promotion of the University and its graduates. They will also provide Careers staff, University staff and students with up to date information regarding employment opportunities and labour market trends.

About the person:

The successful applicant will be degree qualified with a minimum of five years’ experience in business development and client support preferably within the legal sector. A strong understanding of the South East Qld SME market is essential, as is previous experience in developing relationships with graduate employers. The capacity to work independently with minimal supervision along with high level networking and relationship building skills are also required.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

Remuneration for the appointment will commence at $75,678 plus 9.5% superannuation per annum.

Further information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to Courtney Martin, National Business Development Manager on 07 5595 3034 or via email

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria.

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number #CDC1836;
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees; and
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.