The Washington, D.C. office of Baker Botts L.L.P. is seeking a highly motivated Recruiting Assistant to support the Washington, D.C. office. Under the supervision of the Washington Recruiting Manager, the Recruiting Assistant will support the summer associate and fall recruiting programs, lateral lawyer hiring, lawyer on-boarding and off-boarding, and special projects. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with excellent benefits resident in the Washington, D.C. office.
Other positions with which this position has a dotted line or close working relationship: Hiring Partner, Partner-In-Charge of Recruiting, Director of Recruiting and Washington Partner in Charge
Essential duties and responsibilities
Manage administrative tasks for the Recruiting Manager including:
Maintaining recruiting database, applicant tracking, processing all expense requests, generating all correspondence, statistical reporting and other duties as assigned.
Assisting with the planning and implementation all aspects of the Summer Associate Program including on-boarding/off-boarding, work assignments and evaluations, advisor programs, budget tracking, and event planning and attendance. Assisting with the planning and implementation of all aspects of the fall and spring law school on-campus interviews. This may require the ability to transport and carry materials, including brochure, signage, and giveaways to recruiting events without the assistance of others
Assisting with coordinating callback interviews and the offer process.
Assisting with entry level associate on-boarding and off-boarding.
Assist with lateral hiring including arranging interviews, coordinating necessary paperwork, and tracking applicants.
Other projects as assigned by Hiring Partner, Recruiting Manager, Partner-in-Charge of Recruiting, Director of Recruiting, local Partner in Charge and Office Administrator.
Special projects such as research and statistical tracking.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Strong work ethic and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Ability to work well with internal and external clients.
Strong organizational skills, problem solving skills and attention to detail.
Strong customer service focus.
A Bachelor's Degree is required and six months of experience in a professional services office environment is preferred.
This position requires occasional travel and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Expert knowledge of software including email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and applicant tracking software (LawCruit preferred).
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must have ability to handle confidential information.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, patience, and ability to maintain effective relationships with co-workers and employees.
Must demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work under pressure and interact with all levels of staff and management effectively.
Must have strong organizational skills and highly detail oriented.
Must be a self-starter.
Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
Must be able to work collaboratively with a team.
Must be able to work in a multi-task environment using planning and prioritization skills to manage workload in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to work as a team lead to effectively and successfully complete approved projects and upgrades.
About Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Botts L.L.P. is a leading global law firm providing a full range of legal services to international, national and regional clients. With approximately 700 lawyers and offices in Abu Dhabi, Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Moscow, New York, Palo Alto, Riyadh and Washington, Baker Botts has been providing clients with legal solutions since 1840. For more information, please visit www.bakerbotts.com.
Baker Botts L.L.P. is a Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Baker Botts is subject to Executive Order 11246 and is required to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Baker Botts considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.