Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
ABOUT JENNER & BLOCK
Jenner & Block (www.jenner.com) is a law firm with global reach, with more than 500 lawyers and offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC. The firm is known for its prominent and successful litigation practice and experience handling sophisticated and high-profile corporate transactions. Firm clients include Fortune 100 companies, large privately held corporations, financial services institutions, emerging companies and venture capital and private equity investors. The American Lawyer recognized the firm as the #1 pro bono firm in the United States seven of the past 10 years; the firm has been ranked among the top 10 in this category every year since 1990.
This individual will report to the Director of Lateral Partner Recruiting and the Legal Recruiting Manager. The Legal Recruiting Assistant will support the entirety of the Chicago office’s recruiting efforts, including entry-level, lateral associate and lateral partner hiring.
This role is a non-exempt position, based in Chicago. The work schedule for this position is 8:45am to 5:15pm, with additional hours and overtime as needed.
Assist with on-campus interview preparation
Assist in planning school receptions and dinners
First point of contact for law students calling to schedule their callback interviews
Create and manage callback interview schedules including updates and changes
Prepare daily interview packets for law students
Update recruiting database
Assist in planning and coordinating orientation, training and social events
Maintain and update Summer Program calendar
Work with marketing to produce Summer Program directory, invitations, etc.
Work with Recruiting Coordinator to produce weekly Summer Program e-newsletter
Lateral Associate and Partner Recruiting
Assist with scheduling lateral associate interviews
Maintain electronic candidate files and ensure database is current and up to date
Assist in collecting candidate feedback
Draft associate offer letters
Assist in planning events and receptions for attorneys and law students throughout the year
Order and send gifts/cards and track inventory
Create PowerPoint slides, invitations, newsletters, etc.
Assist with keeping website pages current
Other projects as needed
Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. including Publisher)
Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong interpersonal skills
Collaborative work style
Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
Flexibility to work overtime as needed
Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and employment decisions are made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity and/or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital, parental, veteran or any other protected status.
About Jenner & Block LLP
Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block is a law firm of international reach with more than 500 lawyers. Our firm has been widely recognized for producing outstanding results in corporate transactions and securing significant litigation victories from the trial level through the United States Supreme Court. Companies and individuals around the world trust Jenner & Block with their most sensitive and consequential matters. Our clients range from the top ranks of the Fortune 500, large privately held corporations and financial services institutions to emerging companies, family-run businesses and individuals.