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Legal Recruiting Coordinator

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A prestigious law firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Legal Recruiting Coordinator to join their team. As the Legal Recruiting Coordinator, you will work under the supervision of the Legal Recruiting Manager to support firm-wide lateral associate, entry-level and non-attorney technical recruiting. The position is part of the firm's Legal Recruiting Department and therefore also will be involved in firm-wide legal recruiting activities and initiatives to support attorneys throughout the firm. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Legal Recruiting Coordinator:

  • Source candidates for open positions through a variety of methods, including search firms, internal referrals and leads, on-line research of targets and prospects
  • Screen resumes and introductory materials
  • Obtain additional information, as needed and present candidate introductions to section, office and recruiting committee
  • Communicate with search firms to advance consideration of active candidates in the pipeline
  • Schedule interviews, coordinate candidate travel, prepare interviewer and interviewee information packages, and collect post-interview feedback
  • Coordinate law student recruiting through on-campus interview programs, job fairs, and student outreach events
  • Implement summer associate program: plan orientation and training sessions, oversee work assignment process, plan and attend social events, act as liaison to students
  • Maintain candidate files and track status using appropriate recruiting databases and reports
  • Draft candidate correspondence, response letters, engagement letters, welcome notices, firm announcements, fee agreements, and other communications
  • Assist in the on boarding and integration of new associates
  • Provide regular updates and information to Legal Recruiting Manager, Director of Legal Recruiting, and members involved in the recruiting process
  • Serve as "face of the firm" in representing it through consistently positive, professional interactions with both internal and external clients including staff, attorneys of the firm, firm leadership, candidates, search firms, law schools, diversity and other professional organizations and other entities
  • Work collaboratively with Legal Recruiting Department staff to support other functional areas (e.g., lateral member recruiting), special projects and general department administration
  • Engage in local and national legal recruiting organizations to support the enhancement of our profession and to represent the firm positively in the legal community
Requirements for the Legal Recruiting Coordinator:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of recruiting experience in a law firm is strongly preferred
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

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