Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with approximately 1,700 attorneys worldwide.
This opening is a coordinator position supporting the communications group of the Business Development department. The position will report to the Business Development Manager (Communications) and must work effectively as part of a growing Firmwide communications team.
The candidate will be primarily responsible for coordinating various external communications initiatives, including survey and directory responses, and media and awards nominations. The candidate will help ensure that Kirkland communications are consistent with house style and voice.
The position will interact with attorneys and administrative staff across practice areas and all of the Firm’s offices.
Essential job functions, among others, include
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate must be an exceptional writer, verbal communicator and critical thinker. S/he will possess excellent organizational and project management skills, outstanding editing and proofing skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment, a strong attention to detail and a professional demeanor. A solid command of the Associated Press style guide, grammar and journalistic writing principles, as well as an understanding of persuasive writing for marketing communications, is required.
Education and/or experience required
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