Legal Recruiting Assistant

Manhattan, New York Temporary USD25 - USD30 per hour Hybrid working
  • Amazing opportunity to work at an elite Law Firm in Manhattan
  • Medical and Dental Benefits from day 1

About Our Client

An elite and very well known Law Firm based in Manhattan, New York looking for a Legal Recruiting Assistant to join their fast paced team.

Job Description

  • Assist with legal recruiting function while providing support to the Director, Legal Recruiting, and other team members of the recruitment staff
  • 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)

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

What's on Offer

  • Highly desirable hourly rate
  • Opportunity to work at an elite Law Firm in Manhattan
  • Flexible work schedule with overtime eligibility
  • Hybrid 4 days in office and Friday work from home
  • Highly collaborative team environment

Elizabeth Knight
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Job summary

Human Resources
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Business Services
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Job Nature
Hybrid working