Dykema Gossett PLLC, a leading national law firm, is recruiting for a Legal Recruiting Assistant. The incumbent may reside in our California, Illinois, Michigan, Minneapolis, Texas or Washington D.C. locations. The Legal Recruiting Assistant will work with our firm-wide recruiting and professional development team to bring in exceptional legal talent and assist with providing quality development experiences to our legal professionals.
In this role, you will assist with: scheduling interviews and managing logistics; maintaining candidate and training databases, including correspondence to candidates and recruiters; generating reports; tracking legal training and compliance; handling invoices and expenses; assisting with annual evaluations; and providing general administrative support wherever needed.
We are looking for someone who is able to prioritize projects, support multiple team members, and communicates well with candidates, management and other colleagues that work together to attract, onboard and develop talent.
Schedule interviews and manage logistics, including conference room reservations, catering and video conference. logistics, and circulating calendar invitations; manage applicant flow and document applicants appropriately.
Prepare documents and correspondence, including offer letters to candidates and outreach to law school career services and external recruiters.
Maintain an excellent candidate experience by assisting with responsiveness and follow-through for each candidate throughout the interview process.
Assist with on-boarding procedures and new hire integration.
Update job postings on applicant tracking system and applicable job board.
Host candidates during interviews, including greeting candidates and facilitating their interview schedules.
Assist with professional development training scheduling, maintaining databases for bar admissions, Continuing Legal Education certification process, and other administrative duties.
Handle invoices and prepare expense reports; perform general clerical duties and provide administrative support to firm-wide department.
Provide support for Summer Associate programs and assist with firm events.
Maintain calendars of programs including internal and external programming and industry programs (CBA, ICLE, etc.).
Additional projects as assigned.
At least three (3) years of administrative support experience in an office environment.
Associates degree or higher and experience working in a recruiting or training department preferred.
Basic level of knowledge in some recruiting components including, but not limited to, sourcing, qualifying, assessing, relationship management and due diligence.
Tech savvy with high proficiency in Microsoft Suite, including Word, Outlook, and Excel; experience with recruiting databases preferred.
Superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Solid judgment and discretion.
Comfortable with working across multiple offices and ability to multi-task and support various team members.
Flexible and adaptive to change.
Good analytical and critical thinking skills.
Willingness to be mentored by experienced professionals to execute job responsibilities.
Work independently and as function as part of a team.
About Dykema Gossett PLLC
Dykema is a leading national law firm, serving business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex business issues. Our lawyers deliver outstanding results, unparalleled service and exceptional value in every engagement.
Dykema is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, weight, height, color, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by Federal, State, or Local ordinance, regulation or law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and separation.
Dykema complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required verification document upon hire.