Legal Recruiting Assistant

Manhattan, New York Temporary USD26 - USD29 per hour Hybrid working
  • Amazing opportunity to go temp to perm
  • Collaborative team work environment

About Our Client

Notable Law Firm in Manhattan looking for a motivated, self starter to join their Legal Recruitment team.

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, name tags).
  • 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.

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

  • 1+ year's experience 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.

What's on Offer

  • Highly desirable hourly rate
  • Flexible work schedule with overtime eligibility
  • Typical work schedule 9:00 AM-5:00 PM schedule. Hybrid 4 days in office and Friday work from home
  • Highly collaborative team environment
  • Room for growth
  • Great opportunity to be a part of a prestigious law firm
  • Training provided for the successful applicant
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HR Administrator
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Hybrid working