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Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Company: Covington & Burling LLP
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 events.
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 programs.
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 Legal Recruiting.

Qualifications:
An undergraduate degree and a minimum of one year of legal recruiting experience is required. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
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.

Keywords: Covington & Burling LLP, Washington DC , Legal Recruiting Coordinator, Legal , Washington, DC

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