Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
The ARD Assistant will provide administrative support to the Senior Manager of Attorney Recruiting & Development with additional support to the Director of Recruiting & Development on firm-wide recruiting initiatives. This position will work with partners, associates, and professional staff throughout the firm.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with all aspects of law student, entry-level, judicial clerk, and lateral associate hiring for the NY office.
Maintain candidate application information in recruitment database (ViDesktop) and ensure accuracy of data in a timely manner.
Support the interview process by sending interview schedules, greeting applicants, soliciting feedback on candidates, and preparing interview files.
Respond to applicant and search firm inquiries and send post-applicant correspondence.
Assist with new hire orientations, including scheduling and orientation materials/binders.
Maintain, and ensure accuracy of information in NY ARD charts, and provide statistical data as needed.
Support the Summer Program by assisting with orientation, training, social events, assignment tracking, performance evaluations and preparing summer associate files.
Prepare and upload complete law student candidate files for on?campus interview process.
Process all candidate and incoming associate expense reimbursements.
Assist with logistics for meetings and presentations, including conference room reservations and related services.
Special projects and administrative support as assigned.
Strong knowledge and understanding of recruiting policy and procedures strongly preferred.
Extremely technology savvy, resourceful, and strong PC skills to include the MS Office Suite™ (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Experience working with an Applicant Tracking System preferred.
Proficiency and experience with social media outlets such as GlassDoor and Linkedin preferred.
Must possess a very high level of attention to detail and the ability to prioritize.
Must be able to manage a high volume of work with accuracy and a strong sense of urgency.
Excellent communication skills and can work autonomously and in a team environment.
Must have excellent organizational, follow-up, and follow through skills.
Ability to meet deadlines and excellent multi-tasking ability is essential.
Self- motivated, energetic, self -starter with excellent client service skills.
Must be available for work outside of normal schedule hours (definite extra hours during on-campus recruiting, callback interviewing and Summer Program)
Bachelor’s Degree required.
At least one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant in a professional services environment required.
WE VALUE DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled (EOE=Equal Opportunity Employer)
Internal Number: 07-2019-1007
About Winston & Strawn LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with more than 875 attorneys and 725 staff across 17 offices in Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Newark, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable the firm to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue. Winston is extremely focused on providing outstanding service to its many clients. The firm also is known for top-notch training and generous community involvement. We work hard to create a workplace that is professional, team-oriented, and civic-minded, where diverse talents and skills are highly valued. Visit winston.com if you would like more information about our firm. WINSTON & STRAWN LLP IS AN EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETS/DISABLED EMPLOYER, AND WE VALUE DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT WINSTON & STRAWN, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.WINSTON.COM.