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Communications Coordinator
We are looking for a versatile copywriter with an eye for design to join our growing communications team within the Firm’s Business Development Department as a Communications Coordinator. It’s an exciting time to join a collaborative team as we are re-evaluating, refreshing or launching new communications initiatives.

We are looking for a versatile copywriter with an eye for design to join our growing communications team within the Firm’s Business Development Department as a Communications Coordinator. It’s an exciting time to join a collaborative team as we are re-evaluating, refreshing or launching new communications initiatives.

The coordinator will work on a portfolio of digital and print marketing communications campaigns. Social media is a significant focus for the role. Experience writing and executing social media campaigns is critical. Intellectual curiosity and interest in exploring creative ways of communicating and new technologies is important, as is the ability to distill complex topics into concise, easy-to-read language, and to marry words with imagery.

The coordinator will report to the Communications Senior Specialist and the Firmwide Director of Communications/PR, and will work closely with the Communications/PR, Branding & Creative and Digital Marketing teams.

You will also communicate and collaborate daily with nearly 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications efforts of the Firm. Our international business development team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.

 



Specific Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in journalism, communications, marketing or similar field.
  • Three-plus years of work experience within an agency, professional services or B2B setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the legal industry or prior communications experience in a regulated industry is beneficial.
  • Outstanding writing, editing and grammar skills, with a high degree of precision and strong organizational, execution and analytical skills required.
  • Must have knowledge of AP Style.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive or confidential information discretely.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of digital marketing channels, including social media. Strong digital copywriting, design, content marketing and verbal communication skills are necessary.
  • Must be an adept team contributor who can receive constructive feedback, and collaborate to take campaigns from concept to completion.
  • Must have a strong aesthetic sense. This is a creative role and requires the ability to create attractive content under time constraints.
Contact Details
Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.


Nicole Kopel
nicole.kopel@kirkland.com
Apply Online: http://staffjobsus.kirkland.com/jobs/2457662-communications-coordinator
Company Name Kirkland & Ellis
Posted Date 2/06/2018
Job Type Communications
Employment Type Full Time
Location Chicago,Illinois
City Chicago
State Illinois
Country USA
Region Midwest