Job ID: 6738
Updated: Aug 1, 2022
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Legal Recruiting & Development
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Chicago office is seeking a talent, focused Marketing and Communications Manager. As part of the Firmwide Legal Recruiting & Development Department (“LRD”), this role will support the overall departmental strategy through marketing and communications initiatives. This role is responsible for supporting the development of visual and written content for various print pieces, presentations, recruitment materials, Kirkland Concierge marketing, our alumni website and communications, internal website, newsletters and internal emails, and ensures that a consistent message is delivered throughout.
As a strategic brand and reputational enhancer for the Firm, our LRD efforts are targeted to various audiences. The role of the LRD Marketing & Communications Manager is to enhance, streamline, and ensure consistency for all departments under the LRD team umbrella in a targeted manner that accurately reflects Kirkland & Ellis as an industry leader.
This role must be a brand ambassador and help to streamline and assist with creating collateral, as well as help market across all of the Legal Recruiting & Development functions (Recruiting, Training, Development, Concierge, Global Alumni Engagement & CareerLink programs) through various channels including web content, social media, video, printed materials and events.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
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