The Legal Recruitment Assistant is responsible for supporting the Legal Recruitment Coordinator, Manager and Director in all activities relating to the recruiting and hiring of summer associates, entry-level and lateral lawyers in the New York office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Registering the firm for on-campus programs
Liaising with career services offices at target law schools
Organizing materials and lining up attendees for on-campus programs and attending such programs
Scheduling callback interviews with students
Greeting and escorting students at the firm
Maintaining recruiting databases
Assisting with all aspects of the summer program, including orientation, event planning, trainings and budget tracking
Gathering evaluations of summer associates
Assisting with 1L campus events and outreach
Assisting with lateral attorney hiring, including scheduling and greeting lateral attorney candidates, candidate and search firm correspondence, candidate due diligence and offer letter preparation
Collaborating with Marketing department to keep Recruitment marketing materials up-to-date and create event invitations as needed
Handling new tasks as needed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1 year experience in office environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
Availability to work overtime as needed
EEOC: Cadwalader is an equal opportunity employer. We offer opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or status in any group protected by federal, state or local law.
About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP is a preeminent international law firm that provides prestigious financial institutions, corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and private clients with innovative solutions to key legal and financial issues.
Cadwalader is an Equal Opportunity Employer