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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

JLL Careers - Communications Associate

Job Summary

We are searching for a Communications Associate to assist the Senior Communications Associate in developing cross-functional, account-wide communications that support our team in the Minneapolis area. Candidate must be an enthusiastic, creative self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills who can work effectively in a team environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


 

  • Write and edit cross-functional communications to ensure desired message is properly conveyed
  • Assist in the development and implementation of communication plans and templates
  • Provide communications support to cross-functional teams (including writing and designing PowerPoint presentations, newsletters, client memos, marketing collateral and user guides)
  • Create and edit PowerPoint presentations for all levels of management and across functions
  • Develop and manage intranet content using SharePoint
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed by the firm and client including large-scale event assistance
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred - Desired Field of Study: Communications, Journalism, Marketing
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in corporate (internal and external) communications. Technical writing experience a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative, critical thinker
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Problem solving skills – ability to generate solutions when faced with new challenges
  • Team player with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to interact with all levels of an organization including clients, executives, and specialists across all functions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with client
  • Possess interpersonal savvy and the ability to relate to all types of people inside and outside of the organization with diplomacy and tact
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word and Excel

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative, critical thinker
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Problem solving skills – ability to generate solutions when faced with new challenges
  • Team player with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to interact with all levels of an organization including clients, executives, and specialists across all functions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with client
  • Possess interpersonal savvy and the ability to relate to all types of people inside and outside of the organization with diplomacy and tact
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word and Excel



JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

 




JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of teamwork, ethics and excellence. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas.

As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract and develop the very best people in the business.

Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.

Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:
• A LinkedIn "Top Company: Where the World Wants to Work Now"
• A “best company to work for” in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong
• World’s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years
• America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine
• #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years

This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit www.jll.com. 


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