Job ID: 7192
Updated: Jul 7, 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 3,500+ lawyers) operating from 19 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
Looking for a dynamic, creative, events professional with extensive experience of producing extraordinarily, impactful meetings and events.
The Travel, Meetings and Events, Manager will be responsible for the assessment, planning, and delivery of internal and external meetings and events in collaboration with key internal stakeholders for the Chicago office. This individual will be responsible for the coordination of various meetings across the Chicago office varying in both size and scope offering additional support as necessary firmwide. This position works closely with various internal groups to develop internal and external events from inception to execution establishing and implementing best practices. There are FW functions attached to this role as well such as budget management and larger FW event oversight. This position requires the ability to work independently, and the ability to follow-up with staff and attorneys as needed.
Essential Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
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