Associate Recruiting Senior Coordinator – New York Programs and Outreach
Latham & Watkins LLP
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Professional Legal Management
Internal Number: 2023-2480
Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.
The Associate Recruiting Senior Coordinator – New York Programs and Outreach is an integral part of Latham’s Attorney Recruiting team. This role will be responsible for coordinating all activities and processes supporting the New York Summer Program, outreach with law school student groups and career service offices, and a variety of other Attorney Recruitment initiatives, while supporting the Manager of Associate Recruitment – New York Programs and Outreach in all phases of recruiting efforts, with particular focus on the New York Summer Program and campus outreach. This role will be located in our New York office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.
Other key responsibilities include:
Supporting the strategic initiatives of the local and global Recruiting Committee as it relates to recruiting programs and outreach
Developing and maintaining relationships with Office Managing Partners, Local Department Chairs, Practice Group Chairs, staffing partners/counsel, the Director of Administration, and the Global Recruiting Department, as well as all levels of Latham attorneys and providing them with the appropriate background information to help with recruiting efforts
Developing and maintaining positive relationship with regional and key law schools, including career service offices and student organizations, and identifying recruitment opportunities that align with office goals
Meeting regularly with the local Recruiting Committee and working with office, department, and practice group leadership to address ongoing recruiting needs and issues including strategy, outreach, diversity, hiring programs, and other recruiting initiatives
Providing high-level support of the New York Summer Program, including but not limited to, networking events, onboarding, orientation, integration, training, staffing, evaluations, pace, budgets, and the offer process, and communications with participants and office personnel regarding the foregoing
We’d love to hear from you if you:
Demonstrate well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Display strong project management skills including ability to establish an appropriate timeline, prioritize effectively, and manage multiple deadlines
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
A minimum of four (4) years of experience in relevant legal recruitment or professional services experience, preferably with experience in summer program and law school outreach
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:
Healthcare, life and disability insurance
A generous 401k plan
At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
Professional Development programs
Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.
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Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.
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Founded in 1934, Latham & Watkins is a full-service global law firm with more than 2,000 lawyers in its offices in the world's major financial, business and regulatory centers. The founders of Latham & Watkins instilled an ethic of hard work, commitment and quality that flourishes today and has nurtured the firm's growth into one of the world's premier business law firms. With that growth, we have built internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, corporate, litigation and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering. Our lawyers, paralegals and professional staff throughout the world comprise a rich mixture of men and women of different races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, cultures and primary languages. We are strengthened enormously by this diversity, and our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity enables us to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to recruit and retain the best lawyers and create one of the world's leading law firms.