Job ID: 5460
Updated: Jan 28, 2021
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 Branding & Creative Coordinator to join our in-house design team within the Firm’s Business Development/Marketing Department. The mid-level designer will support the associate creative director in global branding and marketing initiatives for external and internal audiences. They will also communicate and collaborate daily with more than 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications efforts of the Firm. Our global business development team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
The ideal candidate will have strong graphic design, production and problem solving skills to help create engaging marketing materials that align with Kirkland’s corporate aesthetic. They will be an adept team player who is comfortable receiving constructive feedback, executing designs from concept to completion. Having a passion for learning new skills and exploring emerging design/marketing trends is a must. We encourage our designers to pursue professional development opportunities.
The coordinator should understand how the Firm’s brand strategy plays into the global marketing ecosystem and will collaborate closely with the Investment Funds, Litigation, and broader transactional practices along with the Communications and Digital Marketing teams to meet requirements and deadlines for a wide array of projects spanning all offices.
SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES
At this time, this job operates in a remote environment, but will transition to a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
How to Apply
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