Marketing and Business Development Advisor

August 4 2022
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business, IP, Patents, Trademarks, Legal, Paralegal, Legal, Paralegal, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Sales, Business development
Toronto, ON

The team

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is currently seeking a marketing and business development advisor for a 12-month contract, with the potential of a permanent role. This dynamic position will report to the marketing and business development director and is part of a high-performing Canadian clients and markets team.

The role

The marketing and business development advisor executes industry-leading marketing and business development projects and initiatives in order to advance the overall goal of the firm to grow the firm's top-line revenue. In this role, you will work collaboratively with colleagues from the client & industry programs, content operations, corporate communications, proposals, and the diversity & inclusion and social impact teams, and work on local, national and global projects. The successful candidate will bring their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to this role and be willing to be flexible and jump in on projects as needed. No two days will ever be the same!


  • Lead and project manage the development and deployment of integrated marketing campaigns, initiatives and sponsorships (local and national)
  • Project manage gold standard virtual and in-person events including webinars and other substantive programming
  • Employ established campaign development and management tools and ensure process adherence and KPI reporting
  • Support the strategic planning process led by the marketing and business development manager
  • Lead practice-specific directory submissions and actively engage in those centrally managed, such as Chambers and Legal 500
  • Assist in writing, editing and proofreading content and collateral (print and online) ensuring compliance with communication policies, procedures and brand standards
  • Collaborate with team members across the firm to provide exceptional client service

Skills and qualifications

  • University diploma and/or post-secondary studies in business administration and/or communications
  • Possess 5 years of relevant experience in a professional services environment
  • Exhibit strong knowledge of, and interest in, the professional services industry and business-to- business marketing
  • Excellent project management skills, strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Digitally savvy and conversant with digital marketing, news media and social media strategies and tactics
  • Ability to manage multiple, disparate projects through to completion, interacting with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A self-starter who is able to work with little day-to-day supervision
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with high-level internal clients and with colleagues of all levels in different locations
  • Experience working with matrix organizations an asset
  • Business-to-business marketing experience is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office
  • Bilingualism (French and English) would be considered a strong asset

Please note that Norton Rose Fulbright Canada requires all Firm members to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace. Applicants who receive an employment offer will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Firm as a condition of employment. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please contact TORHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.comto discuss further.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3500 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure and resources; transport; technology; life sciences and healthcare; and consumer markets. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our sector experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please contact

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