K&L Gates, a global law firm located in Uptown Charlotte, seeks a Temporary Legal Recruiting Assistant to support various aspects of recruiting during the summer and early fall. This position will play an integral role in activities within the law student and experienced lawyer hiring arenas. The assistant will have primary responsibility for day-to-day administrative tasks in support of recruiting initiatives across the four offices located in North and South Carolina. Responsibilities include interview scheduling and candidate communication, and assistance with execution of events and programs during the office’s law student summer associate program, law student campus interviews, and in-office interviews.
June 2019 to September 2019 - full-time
Law Student Recruiting
Assist recruiting team with execution of summer associate program and law school campus recruiting initiatives, including social events, work assignments, performance evaluations, internal programs and interview scheduling
Schedule lawyer and law student interviews & lunches
Track candidate feedback
Assist with offer preparation tasks and facilitation of post-offer follow up communications
Maintain and update applicant database
Experienced Lawyer Recruiting
Track applications and assist with interview scheduling
Assist in executing lawyer on-boarding and orientation scheduling
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Previous professional work experience is a plus
Highly skilled in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Friendly, outgoing, and client service-oriented
Demonstrated strong organizational skills and commitment to confidentiality
Ability to multi-task under pressure with competing demands, and produce high-quality results in a dynamic client-service environment
Ability to work in a team setting
Sophisticated verbal and written communication skills
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. with flexibility for overtime in the mornings and/or the evenings
About K&L Gates
K&L Gates LLP delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis, with over 2,000 lawyers located in 47 cities on five continents. We represent a broad array of leading global corporations in every major industry, capital markets participants, and ambitious middle-market and emerging growth companies. We also serve public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations, and individuals. Our lawyers counsel clients on their most sophisticated legal challenges in all areas of corporate and regulatory law as well as litigation.
We are leaders in legal issues relating to industries critical to the economies of both the developed and developing worlds—technology, manufacturing, energy, transportation, telecommunications, financial services, and life sciences, among others.