Job ID: 5799
Updated: Jun 16, 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 seasoned design professional to join our growing Branding & Creative team within Kirkland’s Business Development/Marketing Department. The Branding & Creative Manager / Senior Specialist will lead global branding and marketing initiatives for external and internal audiences.
The Branding & Creative Manager will be a key member of the Branding & Creative team, as well as a leader and peer in the greater Business Development/Marketing Department. They will closely communicate and collaborate daily with nearly 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the Firm’s broader marketing efforts. Our international business development team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
The manager will report to the Branding & Creative Associate Director and will be responsible for strategizing, planning, executing brand campaigns that align with Kirkland's visual standards and core messaging. The ideal candidate should have outstanding leadership, judgement, project management and problem solving skills, as well as intellectual curiosity. Having a passion for learning new skills and exploring emerging design/marketing trends is a must.
The manager will be a hands-on leader; someone who can lead a team but also dive in to get the work done. They must execute projects from concept to completion with little supervision and enforce systems, policies, procedures and standards for quality. They will actively contribute ideas, and execute and expand upon existing organizational tools, processes, policies and procedures, all while providing superior service to internal clients, producing quality work product, and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.
This global position engages with all of Kirkland’s departments and acts as a strategic advisor to all internal clients. They should understand how brand strategy plays into the broader marketing ecosystem and will collaborate closely with business development teams and other internal departments to meet requirements and deadlines for 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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