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Digital Marketing Specialist
The specialist will support the digital marketing manager in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Firm’s external website and related initiatives.

We are looking for an experienced Firmwide Digital Marketing Specialist to join Kirkland’s evolving digital marketing team within the Firm’s Business Development Department. The specialist will support the digital marketing manager in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Firm’s external website and related initiatives.

The website you see today is undergoing transformation, and the specialist will have the exciting opportunity to be part of this redesign project. S/he will inform strategy and support execution of a modern, responsive and engaging digital presence that reflects the Firm’s unique culture and market preeminence.

The specialist should understand how the Firm’s website plays into the broader digital marketing ecosystem and will work closely with the Firmwide Communications and Branding & Design teams. S/he will present strategies, bring new ideas to the table and demonstrate strong execution of approved ideas.

Recognizing that compelling, current content is the backbone of a successful website, the specialist will:

  • Assist strategy and execution of website content (text and imagery), adhering to an editorial calendar and style guides.
  • Track and leverage analytics to help inform web content decisions.
  • Oversee attorney headshot photography sessions and photo editing.
  • Develop and improve processes to address efficiency, compliance and consistency.


Specific Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of experience in business development or marketing. Minimum two years of experience in website administration. Experience in a law firm or professional services setting strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of content management systems, website standards and digital marketing tools. Strong analytical and database skills with proficiency in methods of information acquisition, analysis and dissemination. Proficiency with Google Analytics, SEO, HTML and Photoshop preferred.
  • Excellent client service orientation with strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be a proficient writer, editor and proofer for web content. Must be very comfortable interacting with all levels of personnel in the Firm, as well as with multiple technology vendors.
  • Strong technical aptitude with ability to break down complex concepts for a non-technical audience. Proficient in evaluating new technology products and providing recommendations and education.
  • Ability to prioritize and drive multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Strong skills in project management, creative problem-solving and dealing with ambiguity.
Company Name Kirkland & Ellis
Posted Date 2/06/2018
Job Type Marketing
Employment Type Full Time
Location Chicago,Illinois
City Chicago
State Illinois
Country USA
Region Midwest