Cooley’s Palo Alto office is seeking a Legal Talent Coordinator to assist with a wide variety of administrative duties in support to the Palo Alto Office Legal Talent Management team who have firm wide responsibilities. Responsibilities include: A) Administrative support including assisting with data entry in the attorney recruiting database; monitor recruiting expenses and process recruit expense reimbursements; filing (administrative and candidate files); finalize and send out new associate letters, questionnaire, conflict check, bar information, relocation policy, etc; assist Legal Talent Manager in preparation, completion and distribution of summer associate letters, questionnaire, conflict check and housing information; prepare status reports and charts; ensure that all Legal Talent forms and documents are kept current; assist in Local Hiring Committee meeting organization and provide support to local Hiring Committee; perform various clerical/secretarial duties for the attorney recruiting function as needed and other duties assigned (B) Event support including assisting the Legal Talent Manager with the planning and organizing of the summer associate program, various summer associate activities, local summer associate orientation, and Firm-sponsored receptions, including preparation and invitations and other duties assigned (C) Recruiting support including assistance with the coordination of interview process; follow-up for recruits, including correspondence to recruits; coordinate the organization of all applicant files, on-campus interview (OCI) planning files and other seasonal office files; set up new database and/or record books for each year; assist Legal Talent manager with spring recruiting efforts; assist in the implementation of programs and events designed to integrate new and lateral attorneys into the Firm; establish and maintain contact with law schools, minority law groups and other professionals involved in recruitment/placement. Successful candidates must possess excellent customer service, multi-tasking and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with and an understanding of the legal and/or professional services provided by a full service corporate law firm. This position requires proficiency in all Cooley computer programs/applications (after orientation) and 3+ years of recruiting experience. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. EOE.
Internal Number: 1564
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