Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Collaborate with the Washington, D.C. Recruiting Manager in planning and managing the office’s overall recruitment efforts, including summer, new, and lateral associate recruiting.
- Play an integral role in the Washington, D.C. office’s recruitment leadership and team.
- Acts as liaison to summer associates, law school career services offices, prospective lateral candidates and Gibson Dunn lawyers and staff to ensure smooth hiring process.
- Review and select summer, new and lateral candidates’ applications for consideration by Hiring Committee.
- Prepare and manage summer program budget and calendar of events and collaborate with summer coordinators and hiring partner on execution.
- Manage and attend summer associate social events.
- Organize and manage the on-campus interview logistics for the office’s assigned schools and firm-wide interview teams.
- Organize and oversee hospitality suites for the office’s assigned schools.
- Direct all aspects of candidate visits and fall recruitment callbacks with fellow Recruiting Department members.
- Organize follow-up dinners and other events for the office’s assigned schools.
- Analyze on campus results and strategize for annual on campus events and activities, including diversity, for the office’s assigned schools.
- Maintain recruiting records. Prepare, analyze and maintain hiring reports and statistics.
- Manage offer extension process and correspond with candidates who have offers.
- Attend the annual Hiring Committee Spring Meeting.
- Attend Washington Area Legal Recruiting Administrators Association meetings and events.
- Perform additional duties as assigned by the Recruiting Manager.
- Participate as a member of the Washington, D.C. Diversity Committee.
- Supervise the Washington, D.C. Recruiting Assistant.
This position requires a minimum of three years legal recruiting experience and a Bachelor of Science or Arts degree. Proficiency in the use of computer programs including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Ideal candidate must have initiative, exhibit independent thinking and creativity, excellent written and oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle high volume, and be a team player. Must consistently display good judgment and maintain confidence of personal and sensitive information.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Stephanie Aladj, Washington, D.C. Recruiting Manager, at SAladj@gibsondunn.com.