Job ID: 7030
Updated: Feb 22, 2023
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Administrative Management
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 Communications Coordinator to support internal Firmwide communications, programs and engagement. Reporting to the Director of Communications, who supports the Chief Administrative office, the Communications Coordinator will support content creation and project management assistance for initiatives that contribute to Kirkland’s strategic goals and the attorney experience. We are looking for a savvy, creative, strategic, organized and results-oriented communicator accustomed to supporting communications in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail, grammar and editing skills. The Communications Coordinator will help support Firmwide communications initiatives and vehicles including, intranet, digital signage, and internal newsletters.
As a strategic brand enhancer and culture connector for the Firm, the coordinator will collaborate with colleagues across the Firm to support consistent communications. Strong project management, attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. The ideal candidate will have design experience and an eye for engaging content.
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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