Job ID: 6057
Updated: Oct 6, 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 hiring a Digital Marketing Assistant as part of Kirkland’s growing Digital Marketing team in the Firm’s Marketing Communications and Business Development department. In this newly created role, the assistant will support the Firm’s public website (www.kirkland.com) and social media channels ensuring Kirkland presents a modern, responsive and engaging digital presence that reflects the Firm’s unique culture and market preeminence.
The Digital Marketing Assistant will be responsible for data and content entry and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of information on the website. The assistant will perform regular maintenance and help establish processes and procedures that support ongoing use of the website and related systems.
The assistant will work with attorneys Firmwide with their online biographies, perform external research and work with internal departments to ensure that marketing information aligns with other information repositories. The Digital Marketing Assistant will process personnel updates, create and update web content (written and multi-media), assist with website photography, help with social media and compile documents and manuals.
The Digital Marketing Assistant will help build out the analytics, SEO and reporting functions of the Digital Marketing team to help guide the Firm’s web content strategy. The assistant will participate in projects that expand and enhance the Firm’s digital marketing strategy and support the operational needs of a variety of stakeholders across the Firm.
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Firmwide Digital Marketing, the assistant will perform project tasks and interact with external vendors. The Digital Marketing Assistant will also provide general administrative support to leadership including setup of meetings, generation of reports, handling of phone inquiries, editing/proofing of content and processing invoices.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy is essential in this position.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
How to Apply
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