Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
As a member of the Talent Management Department, the Professional Recruitment Assistant works closely with the Attorney Recruitment team to support the hiring process for summer associates and lateral attorneys.
Monitor the Firm's applicant tracking system for daily new applicants for open positions and also self-apply applications.
Create comprehensive associate and summer associate application packets including all relevant materials for initial review by recruitment coordinators.
Maintain self-apply (unsolicited) applications for consideration in future opportunities.
Track and update candidate statuses in the applicant tracking system as candidates move through the interview process. Update supporting documentation in applications systems as needed.
Send rejection communications for all self-applies, candidate write-ins, referrals, and associate search firm submission as determined by the recruitment team.
Maintain associate search firm agreements.
Coordinate logistics for meetings, interviews and summer program training programs and events.
Work closely with the Attorney Recruitment team on the On Campus Interview (OCI) process; create files for participating law school and all callback candidates; upload all data for selected and alternate interviewees; update status as candidates move through the process; send rejections as determined by committee.
Make travel arrangements.
Process background checks for all attorney hires.
Maintaining various spreadsheets.
Handle check requests.
Answer phone calls.
Assist with other miscellaneous projects/events
QUALIFICATIONS (EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES):
Bachelor's Degree (recent college graduates with 1-2 years of professional experience are encouraged to apply)
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Strong administrative skills (typing, phone manners, knowledge to answer basic questions about firm procedure, etc.)
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong computer skills to manage various candidate tracking and budget spreadsheets and databases
Ability to interact professionally and effectively with partners, non-partner lawyers, and staff at all levels of the organization
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to organize, prioritize, handle multiple responsibilities/projects and meet deadlines
Ability to work well under pressure
Overtime may be required during periods of high workload
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopies, filing cabinets and fax machines.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform and the employee may be required to perform additional duties. Additionally, management reserves the right to review and revise the job description at any time. Employment with the firm is at-will. Employees must be able to satisfactorily perform all of the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. If an accommodation request would cause an undue hardship or a safety concern, the individual may not be eligible for the position.
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability
About Fox Rothschild LLP
Fox Rothschild has grown to a 950-lawyer national law firm with 27 offices by focusing on client service and responsiveness, and by attracting bright and creative lawyers who know how to deliver.