Are you a creative, organized, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Do you love working alongside smart, savvy forward-thinkers? This could be the opportunity you have been looking for.
Orrick has an exciting opening for a Lateral Partner Recruiting Assistant who is ready to be challenged and build a career within an AmLaw Top 100 law firm. This position could be based in any of our U.S. offices (Austin; Boston; Chicago; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Menlo Park; Orange County, Portland, Sacramento; San Francisco; Santa Monica, Seattle, Washington DC or Wheeling, WV).
In this role, you will play an integral part on the firm’s lateral partner recruiting team. You will seamlessly organize meetings for partner candidates, gather and assemble related materials and closely monitor meetings as they are taking place, ensuring everything runs smoothly, attendees are reminded of meeting times and any updates and changes are communicated. You will also provide calendar management and administrative support to the Chief Growth and Integration Officer.
Manage very hectic calendar of Chief Growth and Integration Officer
Prepare partner candidate meeting packages that include agenda and bios of Orrick participants
Manage frequent changes to interview schedules as they occur and alert participants, as appropriate
Monitor meetings to ensure technology is working and participants are present
Collect feedback after interviews
Reserve conference rooms and arrange for refreshments, make external lunch or dinner reservations for meetings, interact with Lawyers Travel Services when needed
Assist with organization and management of information related to potential candidates
Obtain appropriate marketing and collateral material for candidates and search firms
Maintain library of current recruiting decks, Orrick partner bios and other recruiting-related material
Engage in frequent professional communication with outside recruiters, senior partners and others within Orrick
Calendar management for partner recruiting team as requested
General administrative assistance including preparation and submission of expense reimbursements
Heavy Outlook calendaring and email
Create Zoom links
Word processing, including Excel
Generate slides or decks, generally in PowerPoint
Become proficient in and comfortable with our applicant tracking system
BA/BS or equivalent work experience is required
1 to 3 years of experience in professional services environment
Possess an enthusiastic approach to client service, and strong organization/time management skills
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, PDF creation, and Excel
Flexibility working with various departments
Research and proofreading ability
Ability to take direction and multi-task
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to use discretion while working with confidential information
Ability to juggle competing urgent priorities
Strong interpersonal skills
Orrick is committed to providing a comprehensive, thoughtful total compensation package to our attorneys and staff, wherever they work.
The amount of pay offered will be determined by a number of factors, including but not limited to qualifications, relevant experience, primary work location, market data, and internal equity. Other compensation may include an annual discretionary merit bonus, which would be determined by Firm and individual performance.
We offer a full range of elective health benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurances; robust mental well-being benefits; child, family, elder, and pet care benefits; short- and long-term disability benefits; a health savings account (w/applicable medical plan), flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and a 401K program. Eligible employees will receive compensated time off through either a Paid Time Off or Flexible Time Off program (depending on position), generous Parental leave benefits, and paid holidays.
How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers.
No phone calls please.
What you need to know: Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case-by-case basis).
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.
Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration. Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off.