Williams & Connolly LLP is seeking an Attorney Recruiting and Development Assistant. Under the direction of the Director of Attorney Recruiting, Diversity and Development, the candidate’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Processing associate and summer associate applications using the viRecruit database;
Processing vendor invoices, expenses and reimbursements for associates and summer associates as they relate to travel, meals, hotels, moving, bar and other reimbursements;
Assisting in the preparation of Hiring Committee meetings by printing and binding candidate materials;
Preparing and organizing orientation documents for incoming associates and summer associates, including maintaining the firm’s intranet portal and extranet forms;
Provide logistical support for internal and external social events for attorneys and summer associates;
Assisting with on-campus interviewing (OCI) by:
Submitting law school registration forms and fees;
Generating interview materials through Symplicity;
Coordinating with various career services offices; and
Greeting and escorting applicants at the firm.
Providing general administrative support by organizing candidate files and expenses, processing department mail and booking conference rooms; and
Attending WALRAA/NALP meetings/events as needed.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and organized, and will exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times. The candidate must have the ability to prioritize workload while working in a fast-paced environment, and work both independently and with all levels of the firm and department personnel. The candidate must also be available for overtime, including evenings and weekends, during the heavy recruiting period (May – October), be available and able to travel around the DC metro area to attend recruiting related events, and have the ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 10 pounds. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Excel, and knowledge of viRecruit is a plus. One to two years of experience in a law firm recruiting department or law school career services office is preferred. Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.