The Legal Recruitment Specialist executes and supports aspects of the Firm’s law student recruitment efforts and Summer Associate Program.
Coordinate the Firm’s law student recruiting efforts, including the on-campus interview process, callback process, callback and offer events, 1L hiring, 1L recruiting events and campus outreach activities
Implement aspects of the Summer Associate Program, including planning and attending summer associate events, coordinating the mentoring program, and assisting with the assignment process
Build strategic relationships with career services personnel and key law student groups and develop programming to advance the Firm’s recruiting strategies
Cultivate the Firm’s diversity recruiting initiatives, working closely with the Inclusion Department, Affinity Networks and law student groups
Liaise across Firm departments to develop and update marketing materials
Supervise, train and oversee junior team members and provide general support to senior team members
Assist with ad hoc projects as needed
3-4 years of law firm recruiting experience required
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and organizational skills
Demonstrates good judgment, works collaboratively and is a team player
Takes initiative and pushes projects forward, meets deadlines and has a strong work ethic
Experience supervising and training others a plus
Must be client-service oriented, able to work with attorneys and staff at all levels and establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm
Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible and results-oriented and have the ability to prioritize appropriately
Significant travel may be required during in-person August and Spring 1L Recruiting seasons
Disclaimer Statement The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Internal Number: 21000116
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a firm of more than 800 lawyers who collaborate with clients to help them solve their most challenging legal problems and achieve their business goals. Widely recognized as having leading litigation and corporate capabilities, the firm has developed equally strong practices in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, finance, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The firm has an unwavering dedication to representing those in need, and its pro bono efforts continue to benefit individuals and society.
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