External Relations Director

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Posted: 6/25/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Marketing/Communications

Primary domain: Crime/Legal

City: Chicago

Postal code: 60603

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$1M - $3M



Mission statement:

Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) simplifies the law so that all people can resolve their problems. Through innovation, we lower barriers to the law so that people can understand their legal options, make informed decisions and, when necessary, represent themselves in court. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

As Director of External Relations for Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO), you will be a member of the senior leadership team.

Key responsibilities include directing a product marketing and promotion plan, managing the company brand and public relations efforts, supporting ILAO’s community partnerships and assuring that ILAO effectively conveys its messages and impact effectively to relevant audience segments.  External Relations Director will lead a team of three, including digital media staff, a writer/editor and content translation expertise.


8+ years in digital communications, proven track record in digital marketing, demonstrable skill at SEO, brand management, and developing multi-platform, multi-lingual content delivery strategies.  Excellent writing and editing skills, extensive portfolio of written material tailored for identifiable audience, accompanied by data demonstrating engagement targets achieved or exceeded. Demonstrable role in setting and measuring KPI for product promotion campaigns necessary. Experience working in a start-up or corporate transition desirable but not dispositive. Experience working in small, agile organizations required.

ILAO is an equal opportunity employer and embraces all forms of workplace diversity.


Compensation: salary: $68,000 to low $70’s, full benefits, flexible workplace


$65k - 75k

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

Submit resume and a total of two (short) samples demonstrating your communication skills and effective marketing strategy skill to [email protected].


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