Legal Recruiting Coordinator
Company: Covington & Burling LLP
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate social events and other aspects of the summer program,
including small group and mentor assignments. Collaborate and work
closely with Summer Associate Program Committee.
Coordinate on-campus interview programs (OCI) at several law
schools, including registration, OCI-related logistics, staffing of
interviews, and Firm hospitality suites. Coordinate callback
interviews, including scheduling callback interviews, greeting and
communicating with candidates, collecting interviewer feedback,
scheduling "second-look" visits, and post-offer recruiting
Serve as a liaison and work closely with school relationship
managers to maintain relationships with law school career services
departments and coordinate year-round recruiting initiatives on
various law school campuses.
Assist with building and strengthening relationships with law
schools and law student groups to establish or enhance the Firm's
brand on law school campuses, including various events and pipeline
Assist with lateral associate and judicial clerk candidates.
Prepare weekly reports for hiring partners summarizing the judicial
clerk pipeline and recruiting efforts.
Monitor and update applicant information in recruiting database
(viRecruit) as needed.
Perform additional duties related to all recruiting functions as
assigned by the Director of Legal Recruiting and the Manager of
An undergraduate degree and a minimum of one year of legal
recruiting experience is required. Law firm experience is strongly
Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills with
the ability to handle multiple projects.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability
to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels and
externally with candidates and vendors.
Strong service orientation and a high degree of professionalism
with the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
with the appropriate discretion.
Strong MS Office skills needed, with particular attention to Excel.
Experience with viRecruit is a plus.
During peak seasons (May through September), availability for
overtime is necessary.
You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your hire date to
be eligible for starting in the role. Proof of vaccination will be
required. Covington will provide reasonable accommodation(s) based
on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.
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