Job ID: 4406
Updated: Jan 2, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Business Development
About 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.
Essential Job Functions
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:
Specific Job Duties:
The ideal candidate will have significant experience working in website content management systems and demonstrate skilled management of high-volume workflows. S/he will have a passion for exploring emerging technologies and digital marketing trends. S/he should balance a focus on the big picture with attention to the detailed day-to-day execution needed to sustain the demands of a dynamic website for an international Firm. The specialist will supervise the daily activities of the team’s assistant and coordinator, delegating workload and helping troubleshoot as necessary.
The specialist must work effectively with other functional departments including practice development leaders, Information Technology and Security staff. The specialist should build effective relationships with various external vendors, Firm staff and attorneys.
Qualifications & Requirements
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