Internal Communications Manager


About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communitiesSEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

Position Details

Internal Communications Manager
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

The Internal Communications Manager needs to design marketing campaigns to promote the Experience Anywhere product and work on effective communications through newsletters, leadership messages, employee communications and work with Regional teams on effective representation of business review presentations. This individual will be expected to execute the strategic communications plan for a diverse group of audiences utilizing the most effective channels.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Working with internal stakeholders to create content supporting the communications plan 
  • Developing presentation materials and stories that engage and inspire 
  • Coordinating and preparing presentation materials, newsletters, announcements, brochures, and online content for internal audiences 
  • Supporting PMO to ensure all deliverables are completed on time 
  • Ensuring effective communication of all relevant developments 
  • Utilizing digital and traditional media to achieve goals and support business objectives 
  • Corresponding with leadership and other key stakeholders to create strategies for increased awareness and engagement on product campaigns 
  • Distributing executive messages, preparing presentations and internal communications, and conducting meetings to share information 
  • Developing print materials and branding strategies as required 
  • Developing and distributing communication mailers and Newsletters to explain and convey account developments and key updates

Required Experience:

  • Strong written/oral communications skills 
  • Strong presentation skills 
  • Understanding of digital media 
  • 8-10 years of overall experience 
  • 4-5 years of experience in a similar role in Communications 
  • Very good oral, written, mass, and interpersonal communications skills 
  • Leadership skills for directing staff and overseeing projects 
  • Good research and proofreading skills to ensure high-quality and accurate materials

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree degree preferably in Communications, public relations, marketing, or related fields 
  • Research-oriented 
  • Editorial skills 
  • Good in proofreading and content development for communications 
  • Planning and organizing skills 
  • Excellent understanding of the latest trends in communications, media, etc. 
  • Experience in client-centric environments 
  • Flexibility and adaptability in leadership roles

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions 
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care 
  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary 
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays 
  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

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