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HR Communications Analyst

Company: Sidley Austin LLP
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


This position is within the Human Resources Department focusing on quality, consistency, and appropriateness of internal and external HR communications, as well as coordination of departmental communication projects on a Firm-wide basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage firm-wide communications initiatives associated with human resources
  • Drive and refine over-arching communication plan, approach and methodology.
  • Create, develop, and maintain employee and partner benefit and well-being communications.
  • Support the CHRO with internal communications and presentations.
  • Consult with department managers, directors and subject matter experts, members and others as appropriate regarding the development of employee communication requirements.
  • Develop and/or review department communications with a focus on quality, timeliness, accuracy, consistency, and tone.
  • Maintain a Sidley "brand" for HR communications.
  • Review all online HR content for usability and consistency with departmental standards and objectives; work with the Web Services team on content planning.
  • Provide writing and documentation assistance to team members throughout HR.
  • Write the content for the online staff and lawyers policy manuals.
  • Employ a variety of techniques to maintain awareness of current and future trends in internal and external communications.
  • Additional duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and/or Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in communications, or other relevant area
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Superior knowledge of the MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat


  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Web content management experience

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Keywords: Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago , HR Communications Analyst, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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