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Attorney Recruiting Coordinator

Job Summary & Objectives
The Attorney Recruiting Coordinator is an integral part our Firm-wide recruiting program, including Summer Associate recruiting as well as lateral hiring.  
 
 Duties
  • Report to the Manager of Attorney Recruiting, and work closely with the legal recruiting team and Hiring Partners on the entire recruitment process from initial interview through ultimate hiring.
  • Participate in review of candidates and help coordinate on-campus interviewing as well as callback interviews.
  • Work with legal recruiting team to develop, plan, and assist with Firm-wide Summer Program.  
  • Help execute the New York  Summer Program in coordination with team as well as Hiring Partners, local Recruiting Committee members, and attorneys.  This includes coordinating trainings; planning, executing, and attending events; helping manage work assignments and mentoring relationships; and assisting with reviews and extension of offers.
  • Market and help recruit for lateral candidates, with a specific emphasis on New York, including gaining an understanding of the needs, prompting internal referrals, and working with recruiting agencies.
  • Work in internal databases and prepare candidate correspondence.
  • Partner with other Firm functions, including Professional Development, Practice Management, Innovation and Value, and Human Resources Operations, and develop and maintain relationships with legal placement firms.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  
Experience
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of attorney recruiting experience, or comparable law firm experience.
  • Experience with viDesktop a plus.
Communication Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
Computer Skills
  • Strong technical and computer skills: Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel required. 
Competencies
  • Client service oriented: Can effectively interface with attorneys at all levels, law school administrators, legal recruiters, and staff.  Highly responsive.
  • Team player: Works collaboratively and collegially, and thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational/detail skills: Accurate, precise, and follows up regularly and appropriately. 
  • Able to prioritize workload and multi-task. 
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Motivated and proactive: Takes initiative. Eager to take ownership. 
  • Able to plan ahead, push projects forward, meet deadlines, and stay on top of follow through. 
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Respects the confidentiality of personal and sensitive information.
  • Ability to work additional/flexible hours as needed, on evenings and weekends outside of normal working hours.
  • Active listening skills.
Physical Demands
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time and handle light lifting. 
Other
  • Flexible work arrangements available.