Job ID: 4631
Updated: Jun 18, 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 a versatile junior copywriter with an eye for design to join our growing communications team within the Firm’s Business Development Department as a Communications Assistant. It’s an exciting time to join a collaborative team as we are re-evaluating, refreshing or launching new communications initiatives.
The assistant will bring outstanding writing, editing and grammar skills to their work on a portfolio of digital and print marketing communications campaigns. Intellectual curiosity and the ability to distill complex topics into concise, easy-to-read language will be important, as will be interest in exploring creative ways of communicating and new technologies, and marrying words with imagery.
The assistant will support projects directed by members of the Communications/PR, Branding & Creative and Digital Marketing teams, and will report to the Firmwide Director of Communications/PR.
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.
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