Attorney Recruiting Resources Assistant

New York

Job Summary

This position will provides administrative support to Attorney Recruiting Department activities and operations and coordinates resource sharing among the global recruitment team.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides operational support to Attorney Recruiting team on tasks related to lateral and student recruitment and the Summer Associate Program.
  • Coordinates expense process for department, which includes payments and reimbursements to vendors, department staff and recruits. 
  • Coordinates vendor contract review and approval process for department events and projects.  
  • Coordinates internal and external negotiations as needed to meet department objectives.
  • Assists with preparation and distribution of monthly and annual outcome reports, and assists with statistics projects as needed.
  • Assists with updates and sharing of resources (e.g., department knowledge management site, marketing templates, correspondence templates) for firmwide members of the department.
  • Assists with collection of data and responses for internal and external surveys.
  • Performs general administrative duties including receiving/responding to department inquires and generating correspondence.
  • Assists with inter-department projects as needed.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge of Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Ability to understand and handle basic vendor contracts and articulately discuss the terms
  • Ability to process expenses in an accurate and thorough manner
  • Ability to compile and draft statistics
  • Knowledge of Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of two years' related experience
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