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Internal Communications Lead

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2023
Job Description

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking an Internal Communications Lead to join our dynamic team in New York, Washington, D.C., and our Global services Office in downtown Los Angeles. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

As an Internal Communications Lead, you will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of engaging internal communications, including both targeted and firmwide campaigns. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and leading major firmwide campaigns and special projects in collaboration with Internal Communications Senior Manager; engaging with stakeholders to understand goals and needs, offering communications counsel, and developing recommended messaging and solutions
  • Owning Latham’s intranet news channel, including management of image libraries, sourcing and editing stock and other graphics, proofreading, formatting, and drafting original content as assigned
  • Managing the firm’s internal communications editorial calendar, ensuring timely publishing of content that meets firm style and site standards
  • Generating extremely creative and engaging themes; developing messages, including written copy, visuals, and multimedia
  • Developing a familiarity with a wide array of subject areas and work products at the firm
About You

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Are highly organized and easily work under pressure; have a positive, high-energy attitude; and are ready to shift gears at the drop of a dime
  • Demonstrate remarkable project and time management skills and a keen sense of how to manage competing deadlines
  • Exhibit exceptional writing and editing skills
And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably with significant coursework in English or Creative Writing, Communications, or Marketing
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in developing internal campaigns for varied employee groups or clients
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!
Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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