Legal Recruiting Assistant

For the New York Office of a Very Prestigious Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Support 1L hiring and prepare materials for managers’ and hiring partners’ review; assist with the execution of 1L and recruiting events both on-campus and off-campus; represent the Firm at various events, including hospitality suites, cocktail parties an
  • Oversee all details related to a set of on-campus law schools including hospitality suite logistics, applicant tracking database entry and corresponding responses to law students;
  • Engage with applicants while ushering them to in-office interviews; identify associates for applicant interview lunches;
  • Support off-season hiring efforts (e.g. clerkship hiring, laterals, LL.M. hiring, etc.);
  • Assist with all aspects of summer associate onboarding; attend summer associate events; serve as liaison for a group of summer associates, including frequent monitoring of summer associates’ experiences and conducting exit interviews;
  • Assist with preparation of annual Post-Mortem and Hiring Goals meetings.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1+ year of applicable experience in a professional service industry;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information;
  • Ability to interact with attorneys and staff in a professional manner; ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time.

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