Senior Manager – Marketing, Brand and Communications

Marketing & Business Development

Job Reference



Marketing & Business Development


Business Professionals


Melbourne, Australia
Sydney, Australia

The role

Our platform, your impact.

DLA Piper is an integrated, truly international law firm, connecting the best people and ideas across the globe to make a difference. 

We understand that you’re building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development. 

That’s our commitment. This is your opportunity. 

We are looking for the ultimate brand champion and marketing communications expert to become a core part of our Marketing & Business Development leadership team as our new Senior Manager – Marketing, Brand and Communications for Australia. This role can be based in Sydney or Melbourne. 

Working closely with our Head of Marketing & Business Development, Australia and in collaboration with our highly engaged partners, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading our refreshed brand strategy to further build and enhance the DLA Piper brand in the market, designing and leading the firm’s marketing and communications strategy and leading on high profile and strategic projects.

With a strong and growing presence in the Australian market, this is the perfect platform for you to make a real impact. We’re trusted legal advisers to approximately one third of ASX 100 companies or their subsidiaries and our sector-first approach means we have deep global expertise across a range of sectors, including energy and natural resources, technology, and infrastructure, construction and transport.

As part of a highly regarded international team, you will benefit from working in a supportive and flexible environment, with access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award-winning international development forum designed to support you in reaching your full potential.

If you’re a high performing senior marketing professional who is looking to move into a role and firm where you can drive real change to deliver the exceptional, we want to hear from you.

Together, we can spark bold progress and make business better. Apply now and be part of our future.


  • Leading our brand strategy to further build and enhance the DLA Piper Brand in the market 
  • Designing and leading the marketing and communications strategy to raise the firm’s profile and client engagement
  • Driving strategic projects and collaborating with our international brand team to ensure best practice and alignment 


  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working in a similar senior marketing or business development role within a professional service organisation
  • You will enjoy building and maintaining strong relationships both within and outside the firm, acting as an effective brand ambassador for DLA Piper and internal change agent
  • You will have a flexible and agile approach with experience working at pace and across time zones, at times operating in ambiguous situations

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.