Skadden is looking for an Attorney Recruiting Project Assistant to provide support to the Director of Talent Acquisition and Relations, as well as the Assistant Director of Attorney Recruiting. This role will assist with attorney recruiting including, on-campus interview process, Summer Associate Program and lateral hiring. This position is responsible for handling daily administrative activities of the department.
Assists with on-campus recruiting tasks.
Assists with recruiting marketing materials, including print materials, website, intranet site and promotional items.
Assists with planning of recruiting events.
Enters, distributes and updates daily schedules (approx. 13/day, with at least 1 revision each).
Schedules students for in-house interviews.
Assists with data entry and maintenance of Summer Associate files.
Performs general administrative duties including answering phones and generating correspondence.
Creates invitations, tracks event RSVPs, and prepares nametags for recruiting events.
Organizes recruiting group dinners.
Coordinates special projects for Summer Program.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
Manages Firm resources responsibly.
Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrates close attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
Flexibility to travel
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
Minimum of one year related experience
About Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
With 22 offices, approximately 1,700 attorneys and more than 50 distinct areas of practice, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates serves clients in every major international financial center, providing the specific legal advice companies across a spectrum of industries need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, small, entrepreneurial companies and nonprofits. Skadden’s attorneys and staff share a commitment to providing our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.