Marketing & Events Coordinator

About the role

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick are Intellectual Property protection specialists operating across Australia and for clients globally. We’re seeking a driven, motivated, and passionate full-time or part-time (0.8) permanent Marketing and Events Coordinator to play an important role in driving growth for our people and business.

This is the perfect role for someone in the early stages of their career to gain great exposure and ownership within a significant growth sector for the business.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Business Development and working alongside the Business Development Advisor, you will collaboratively oversee our social media strategy and timeline, sharing ownership and responsibility for co-creating, posting, and managing the content across social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

Further responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Updating and maintaining firm brochures, including developing content and coordinating input from professionals.
  • Coordinating sponsorship initiatives and events
  • Coordinating client seminars and entertainment events, in conjunction with other internal departments.
  • Coordinating IP directory and award submissions
  • Researching and coordinating promotional items
  • Assisting with the development of tender responses and pricing proposals
  • Assisting with the production of advertising including the coordinating and reporting for Google Adwords
  • Maintaining the marketing calendar
  • Contributing to the development and execution of other marketing initiatives
  • Tracking, measuring and reporting on digital marketing campaigns
  • Coordinating firm run and sponsored events


About you

You are a self-assured, “can-do” person who is keen to develop your skills in a full range of marketing and event related activities. You will also possess the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Marketing and Events experience and relevant qualifications
  • Motivation to take ownership of projects and tasks, seeing them through to completion
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT and systems proficiency
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise and maintain attention to detail

If you are looking to step up and take on more responsibility and ownership, then this is the role for you!

The Marketing & Business Development portfolio has an impressive and exciting list of initiatives and projects that this role will assist in developing and implementing.


About us

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick (POF) is a privately owned patent and trade mark attorney firm with 100+ people across offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.  Our Melbourne office is centrally located at 333 Collins Street.  Our main business is in the procurement and defence of intellectual property rights including patents, trade marks and designs for our clients both domestically and internationally.


We operate at the forefront of innovation and technology, providing our people with opportunities to contribute to real and rewarding outcomes. Our client base is diverse and ranges from individual inventors through to leading multinational corporations.

We are committed to fostering a culture of engagement and collaboration, where our people feel supported and empowered in their roles.

Our inclusive culture enables us to perform at a high level, ensuring we can provide our clients with considered and innovative outcomes. POF was officially recognised as an Inclusive Employer 2021-22 by the Diversity Council of Australia.


About our workplace

On a day-to-day basis, we work with innovative clients to protect their ideas and inventions locally and internationally.

POF prides itself on valuing its people and the diversity and innovative thinking our people bring to our business. Our culture is built on principles of inclusion, respect and integrity. Our employees enjoy challenging work in a collegial team-based environment with a genuine work/life balance.

Apart from working in a supportive, inclusive and welcoming environment, POF employees enjoy access to a range of benefits and initiatives including:

  • Gender-neutral paid parental carers leave
  • Salary continuance
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Reward and recognition program including discretionary bonuses

We encourage and welcome applications from people living with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+ people, all genders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature age people.

Should you require any specific support or adjustments throughout the recruitment process and beyond, please let us know and we will be happy to assist.


How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Applications close on COB 13 November 2023. Please note, the application process may close earlier than the listed date.

Agencies, please note: All vacancies are managed by our People & Development team. Should external assistance be required we will reach out to our preferred Recruitment Agency providers.