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Legal Recruiting & Development Specialist

  • Location: San Franccisco, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #420

POSITION: Legal Recruiting & Development Specialist (multiple positions available!)

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

THE ORGANIZATION: A Large International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $135K, Plus generous paid overtime, Bonus eligible, Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage; Generous Paid Time Off; 401K; Savings Accounts; and more.

SUMMARY: Top ranked law firm is seeking an Recruiting & Development Coordinator and an Recruiting & Development Specialist to provide support to the Legal Recruiting team in their San Francisco office.


  • Provide general administrative support to the recruiting team with respect to on-campus, international lawyer recruiting and summer associate programs
  • Assist with on campus interviewing (OCI) processes, including scheduling and attending in-house debriefings, organizing debriefing materials, preparing OCI lists and OCI feedback forms, inputting OCI schedules, updating grade book, preparing correspondence and distributing invites and decline emails
  • Complete on campus registration forms, fees and firm marketing packages
  • Maintain/update on-campus recruiting calendar and confirm all hospitality suite events for designated schools
  • Assist with greeting applicants upon arrival and escorting them to interviews
  • Collect and enter interview evaluations for candidates
  • Maintain various Recruiting and Summer Committee distribution lists
  • Maintain and track all law school sponsorship requests and related follow up
  • Maintain spring initiative binders and process requests for designated schools
  • Process data entry of all candidates and maintain files and status during recruiting season; and generate all correspondence letters to candidates
  • Assist with planning summer associate and recruiting events, including research of venues, distributing event reminders, collecting RSVP’s, distributing tickets and preparing expense reports
  • Assist in information/record keeping for the Summer Program, including maintaining Database and Extranet forms, collecting and compiling data for the Summer Associate Extranet, maintaining and updating summer related lists, coordinating and updating the Summer Assignment/Work Report Database
  • Prepare bulletin notices regarding all summer associate announcements
  • Coordinate event invitations with Graphic Design
  • Maintain summer and recruiting budgets for Legal Recruiting Manager
  • Assist with collecting and drafting summer associate evaluations
  • Track and maintain summer associate mentor activities including coordinating activities for mentors
  • Provide general data support for law schools teams throughout the year
  • Liaise with student groups and organize fireside chats
  • Assist with the LL.M recruiting process including sourcing resumes and office participation in the various job fairs
  • Assist other teams with projects, including Business Development and Marketing


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Related recruitment experience or recruitment internships related to professional services recruitment
  • A minimum of 3 years of related work experience and strong administrative background related to a professional services recruitment environment
  • Solid knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint required. Good skills with MS Excel.
  • Knowledge of viRecruit is a plus
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, efficient at multi-tasking and able to handle time-sensitive projects
  • Possess excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have flexibility in working overtime to meet operating needs particularly during the summer and fall
  • A person seeking experience in multiple sectors including recruiting, business development, marketing, social media, and other areas of the firm