Job ID: 4518
Updated: Apr 6, 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
The Chicago office is hiring for the position of Digital Marketing Assistant in the Business Development department. S/he will assist in supporting the Firm’s public website (www.kirkland.com). The website you see today is undergoing transformation, and the Assistant will have the exciting opportunity to be part of this redesign project. S/he will support execution of a modern, responsive and engaging digital presence that reflects the Firm’s unique culture and market preeminence.
The Digital Marketing Assistant will be responsible for data and content entry and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of information on the website. S/he will perform regular maintenance and help establish processes and procedures that support ongoing use of this and related systems.
The Digital Marketing Assistant will process personnel updates, create and update web content, assist with website photography and compile documents and manuals. S/he will assist attorneys Firmwide with their online biographies, perform external research and work with internal departments to ensure that marketing information aligns with other information repositories.
The Digital Marketing Assistant will also participate in projects that aim to expand and enhance the digital marketing functionality and support the operational needs of the Business Development department. This includes advancements to web and mobile platforms, social media, content marketing and integration projects between the website and other platforms. As a part of a cross-functional project team, s/he will assist with many phases of these projects including analysis, design, testing, training and documentation.
Under the direction of the Digital Marketing Manager, s/he will perform project tasks and interact with external vendors. The Digital Marketing Assistant will also provide general administrative support to leadership including setup of meetings, generation of reports, handling of phone inquiries and editing/proofing of content. Excellent attention to detail is essential in this position.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
How to Apply
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