POSITION:   Marketing Coordinator

COMPANY:  Kirkland & Ellis LLP

LOCATION:  Chicago, IL

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.


As a Marketing Coordinator for the Transactional practice, you will be responsible for enhancing the Firm’s experience database with company and industry data that will be used to structure a variety of marketing initiatives including business pitches, client presentations and web presence. You should be comfortable in an internal database as well as working in a team environment, with a keen eye for organization and detail. Understanding the elements of an M&A transaction is an advantage, but more importantly you will need to be able to think critically, analyze data effectively and convey complex information clearly.

This position reports directly to the Transactional Business Development Manager with oversight from the Transactional Business Development Director in Chicago.

You 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 international Marketing/BD team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness. In short, we are looking for a self-starter, with good judgement and an interest in a professional services career.

Education, Work Experience, Skills

  • A four-year degree is required.
  • 2+ years of professional experience and a background in M&A/private equity are preferred.
  • An understanding of complex M&A and finance transactions is a plus.
  • Law firm, corporate finance, research analyst and investment banking experience are a plus.
  • A solid command of a number of different software applications to produce high-end, professional work product, including extensive experience in PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Must have experience with various market intelligence and research platforms, including CapIQ, ThomsonOne, Bloomberg, Mergermarket, The Deal Pipeline and Pitchbook.
  • Experience with InterAction or an equivalent Contact Relationship Management (CRM) system is a plus.

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Contact Person: Alison Duncan

Posted: 02/25/21

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