Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
Cozen O'Connor is seeking a full time Legal Talent Coordinator to assist with the firm's legal recruiting of entry level and lateral associates. The position will reside in Philadelphia but be responsible for all offices. The ideal candidate will have law firm experience, preferably experience with law student recruiting. This position will report directly to the Director of Legal Recruiting but will also work closely with the Director of Professional Development and the Chief Legal Talent Officer.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for implementation of law student recruiting and hiring efforts.
Coordinates the summer associate recruiting and hiring.
Reviews and screens resumes submitted by candidates.
Manages the scheduling of on-campus interviews (“OCI”).
Coordinates attorney information packets for OCI.
Coordinates interview schedules for law student candidates.
Plans, coordinates and attends summer program events, including substantive and social events.
Responsible for the overall functioning and accuracy of recruitment database (viDesktop) for entirety of the recruiting process and summer associate program:
Produces appropriate reports
Manages and update all automated forms and templates
Provides technical support and resolves viDesktop issues for the department
Provides training to other users as needed
Assists in developing content for law student recruiting external web site and ensures site remains current.
Assists in coordinating arrangements and orientation for Fall Associates.
In conjunction with the Marketing Department, develops marketing materials for law student recruiting.
Keeps current on industry best practices impacting policy and the recruitment and retention of attorneys by maintaining contact with others in the field (e.g., professional associations and educational groups, and professional development efforts).
Produces monthly, year-end, and ad hoc recruiting reports.
Assist with lateral associate recruiting including posting positions, sourcing candidates, screening resumes, and coordinating interviews.
Draft and track fee agreements with external legal recruiters and assist in processing related invoices.
Recruiting and retention projects as assigned by the Director of Legal Recruiting.
Assists in coordinating logistics of associate onboarding and integration.
Assists with Professional Development tasks as requested.
Qualifications and Skills
· Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
· Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects, and have strong time management skills.
· Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
· Bachelor’s degree required.
· Law firm experience preferred.
· Experience with viDesktop a plus.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Mindy Herczfeld, Chief Legal Talent Officer at email@example.com.
About Cozen O'Connor
Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the country, Cozen O’Connor has more than 700 attorneys in 26 cities across two continents. We are a full-service firm with nationally recognized practices in litigation, business law, and government relations, and our attorneys have experience operating in all sectors of the economy. Our diverse client list includes global Fortune 500 companies, middle-market firms poised for growth, ambitious startups, and high-profile individuals.