Legal Recruiting Administration

Manhattan, New York Temporary USD26 - USD29 per hour Hybrid working
  • Hybrid Role - Based in New York
  • Elite Global Law Firm

About Our Client

A reputable and well established law firm based in Manhattan with immense room for growth

Job Description

  • Assist in preparation, coordination and scheduling of on-campus and in-house interviews for lateral associates, judicial law clerks, 3Ls and summer candidates.
  • Assist with legal recruiting activities, including organization and updates of recruiting materials for on-campus interviews, in-office interviews, career fairs and presentations; travel arrangements for out-of-town candidates; recruitment database input; updates and follow-up with attorneys.
  • Compile materials for on-campus interviews and hospitality suites; assist in the planning of receptions and events.
  • Assist recruitment staff with planning Summer Associate Program, including creation of summer rotation schedule; communication with recruits prior to arrival; assisting with housing as needed.
  • Assist in planning and facilitating summer events, summer calendar, logistics, invitations, marketing initiatives, attorney handbook, summer associate binders and summer gifts.
  • Provide administrative support to Departments during the summer program (monitor assignment/evaluation process; organize luncheons; social activities and departmental coordinator meetings, nametags).
  • Provide administrative assistance, including expense reimbursements; law firm split expense billing statements and follow-up to the Legal Recruiting team.
  • Attend training classes and complete annual training requirements for skills enhancement.
  • Maintain inventory of recruitment marketing materials, promotional items and department storage records.
  • Recruitment database entry; monitoring of evaluations; filing/duplicating and various clerical tasks; maintain organized project and files; greet and escort applicants; answer phones, take messages and respond to inquiries.
  • Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with candidates, vendors and attorneys, managers and support staff.
  • Any additional responsibilities as required by management.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors degree required in relevant field.
  • 1+ years' experience (preferred but not essential) in legal or campus recruitment for a professional services or Big Law firm.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines and within budget.
  • Self-starter; ability to remain self-directed and self-motivated with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team atmosphere.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed (significant overtime during summer/fall).
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent PC skills.
  • Make appropriate and timely decisions within area of responsibility.
  • Speak and write clearly and accurately; actively listens and responds to the needs of others.
  • Without direction, anticipates needs and seeks alternatives to situations.
  • Understands and applies current information, technology, resources, methods and procedures necessary to perform assigned work.
  • Accepts responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes; does not make excuses for errors or problems. Understands that their individual performance directly affects business results.
  • Analyzes problems, develops effective solutions and understands implications of solutions. Makes appropriate and timely decisions.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely in written / verbal communications. Proactively communicates to facilitate workflow, teamwork and efficiency. Chooses appropriate communication tools and utilizes technology to facilitate communications.
  • Produces high quality work; is efficient, accurate and has good attention to detail; consistently strives to improve performance; seeks opportunities to develop professionally and expand job knowledge. Displays high level of personal integrity.
  • Works effectively with co-workers as part of the team to get the job accomplished. Flexible and open-minded; willing to share and exchange ideas/suggestions.
  • Actively listens and responds to needs of others; interacts with co-workers in a tactful, respectful and positive manner. Contributes to a productive work environment by valuing diversity and the differences in people and ideas.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and adheres to, Firm policies and procedures; effectively manages PTO and punctuality and insures that MyTime and DTE entries (where applicable) are accurate and made on a timely basis.

What's on Offer

  • Highly desirable hourly rate
  • Ideal entry level professional services position
  • Monday to Friday 9:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Overtime eligible position
  • Fridays as a work from home day
  • Medical and dental benefits provided from day 1
  • Fantastic team culture and collaboration
  • Well sought after firm that will lead to further career opportunities
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Assistant
Business Services
Contract Type
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Leigh Sullivan
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Job Nature
Hybrid working