About Kirkland & Ellis
Essential Job Functions
We are seeking a coordinator to support the communications group of the marketing and business development department. The position will report to the Public Relations - Recognition & Awards Manager, based in Houston, and must work effectively as part of a close-knit and growing Firmwide communications team.
The coordinator will contribute primarily to survey and directory responses and media and awards nominations. Responsibilities will include research and information gathering, drafting and editing, and maintaining and developing organizational tools. The candidate may also be called upon to assist with various other marketing communications initiatives.
The position will interact with attorneys and administrative staff across practice areas and all of the Firm’s offices. Our international marketing and business development team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
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 and polished demeanor. Excellent judgment and discretion in handling confidential or sensitive information is required.
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.
A bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience is required. Law firm and/or professional services experience is strongly preferred.
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