Washington DC

Legal Recruiting Senior Coordinator

CM Legal

Legal Recruiting Senior Coordinator
Summary: Primarily responsible for all aspects of the on-campus recruiting process and facilitation of the Summer Associate Program, law school outreach, and lateral associate hiring.

  • Knowledge of attorney recruiting processes.  
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced and changing work environment.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with all levels of firm personnel, search firm contacts and external vendors.  
  • Strong attentional to detail, organizational and data-entry skills.  
  • An undergraduate degree and a minimum of three years of legal recruiting experience in a law firm setting is required.  
  • Strong MS Office skills needed, with particular attention to Excel. Experience with viRecruit or another Legal Recruitment database is strongly preferred.  
  • During peak seasons (May through September), availability for overtime is necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Work closely with the Manager of Legal Recruiting and the Summer Program Committee to plan and coordinate the summer program, including but not limited to the execution of educational programs.
  • Prepare draft Summer Program budget and work with the Manager of Legal Recruiting to track spending against the approved budget.  
  • Coordinate the Summer Program pipeline programs, such as the LCLD 1L Scholars Program and SEO Intern Program.
  • Coordinate the on-campus interview program (OCI) and callback interview process including law school registration and other OCI-related logistics, staffing of firm hospitality suites, scheduling callback interviews, “second-look” visits and post-offer recruiting events.  
  • Work closely with school relationship managers regarding year-round recruiting initiatives on various law school campuses.  Coordinate interview process for lateral associate candidates and ensure evaluations are submitted in a timely manner for hiring partner review. Prepare weekly reports for the hiring partners summarizing the lateral recruiting pipeline, including judicial clerks.  
  • Draft annual year-end recruiting report for the Hiring Committee. Work with the Manager and Director to finalize report for presentation and distribution.  
  • Train junior team members on department policies, procedures and databases.  
  • Monitor and update applicant information in recruiting database (viRecruit) as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Manager of Legal Recruiting and the Director of Legal Recruiting.

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