Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Human Resources

Job #S20200901I – Washington, D.C.

Perkins Coie has an immediate opening for a Legal Recruiting Coordinator. This role coordinates law student and lateral associate recruiting, pre-arrival and integration activities for the firm. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding organization, communication and problem-solving skills, proficiency with multiple database applications, professionalism, initiative, and a customer service ethic. 

Essential Functions:
These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation.

Law Student Recruiting:

  • Recommend interviewers, coordinate interview schedules, and compile and distribute interviewer evaluations for OCI callbacks and 1L recruiting.
  • Maintain and update OCI materials; compile OCI interviewer binders.
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System and tracking spreadsheet for all OCI candidates. 
  • Assist with planning and executing summer program, including pre-arrival and orientation activities, event planning and administrative support for work allocation and evaluation process. 
  • Coordinate all pre-arrival logistics; send survey and all onboarding emails & documents to Summers associates.
  • Handle all responsibilities related to Workday/on-boarding process; process first day paperwork.
  • Schedule orientation sessions and compile orientation schedules.
  • Update and maintain the annual Summer Associate Handbook and intranet pages.
  • Coordinate communication regarding bar exam registration, bar review course registration, bar stipends or leaves, bar admission and relocation. 

Lateral Recruiting/Hiring:

  • Coordinate advertisement of open positions. 
  • Recommend interviewers, coordinate interview schedules, and compile and distribute interviewer evaluations.
  • Coordinate all pre-arrival logistics; send all onboarding emails/documentation to new hire.
  • Handle all responsibilities related to Workday/on-boarding process; process first day paperwork.
  • Schedule orientation sessions and compile orientation schedules.
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System records and update as appropriate.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Create, update and maintain departmental process documents.
  • Coordinating payment of placement fees & referral bonuses.
  • Provide administrative support to the office hiring committee and summer program committee.
  • Support development of appropriate budget for office recruiting efforts. 
  • Process and reconcile all payments including firm Visa, and other check requests/expenses.

Required Skills:
Outstanding organizational, communication and critical thinking skills are required.  Ability to work with and handle of a great deal of confidential information.  Incumbents should be discreet, have an excellent work ethic, work well under pressure, be a team player and pay close attention to detail.  Incumbents should also be comfortable working closely with partners and associates at the firm.

Education & Experience:
Requires a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience or equivalent.

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