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Legal Recruiting Specialist

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #578

Legal Recruiting Specialist


THE ORGANIZATION: A Large International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary commensurate with experience Plus Paid Overtime, Bonus eligible, Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage; Generous Paid Time Off; 401K; Savings Accounts; and more.

SUMMARY: The Legal Recruiting Specialist supports the Legal Recruiting and Development teams. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, possess excellent proofing and communication skills, and a very strong attention to detail.


  • Work closely with the legal recruiting and development team, hiring partners and Recruiting Committee to develop, implement and manage recruiting strategies and 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
  • Supervise law student outreach 
  • Implement all aspects of the Summer Associate Program
  • Source candidates 
  • Review candidate materials
  • Process data entry of all candidates and maintain files and status during recruiting season
  • Develop, prepare and analyze relevant reports, projections and statistical data
  • Supervise department coordinators and assistants


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+years of related work experience in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Solid knowledge of office software, including Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience working with ViDesktop a plus
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, efficient at multitasking and able to handle time-sensitive projects
  • Possess excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be flexible in working overtime to meet operating needs particularly during the summer and fall
  • Strong presentation skills combined with confidence and poise