Washington DC
Human Resources

Associate Recruiting Coordinator

CM Legal

Associate Recruiting Coordinator
About the Role
The Associate Recruiting Coordinator is an integral part of the Associate Recruiting team and will be responsible for supporting all activities and processes involved in associate recruiting throughout each season, while remaining involved in the Summer Associate Program and a variety of other Associate Recruitment initiatives, while supporting the D.C. Recruitment Managers in all phases of associate recruiting efforts, with particular focus on the summer program and law school hiring. This role will be located in the Washington D.C. office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Other key responsibilities include:

  • Corresponding with incoming applicants to schedule interview dates and times, and coordinating information for applicant and interviewer
  • Working with the team members and Recruiting Committee to identify new strategies for marketing and promoting the firm to prospective candidates; completing special projects regarding various issues as needed for the Associate Recruiting Department
  • Coordinating and representing the firm at recruiting events and external functions such as information sessions, panel discussions, and career fairs as appropriate
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with career services offices and student organizations to enhance the reputation of the firm in the local, regional, national and international legal marketplace
  • Coordinating all logistics in connection with the summer program which includes planning orientation, practice group and department overviews, and events; soliciting work; managing budget; and serving as a liaison for summer associates
  • Helping manage long term hiring goals with Recruiting Committee and Office Leadership, including preparing and maintaining recruitment statistics and reports
  • Completing special projects regarding various issues as needed for the Associate Recruiting Department 
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical skills with minimal supervision needed
  • Organizational skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and quality assurance processes
  • Knowledge and proficiency in PC applications, including MS Office
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in applicant tracking systems and interview platforms
  • A high school diploma or equivalent and, preferably, a Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in professional recruiting

Benefits & Additional Information
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in their comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!



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