The Washington, DC office of Hogan Lovells US LLP is currently seeking an innovative and detail-oriented Associate Recruitment Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting law student hiring and other legal recruitment efforts. This individual will work closely with the Washington, DC Recruitment Manager, the U.S. recruiting team, and other departments within the firm to oversee and coordinate recruiting activities, develop strategies appropriate to the office, support Recruiting and Summer Associate Committees, and collaborate on special projects and recruitment initiatives as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Summer Associate Recruitment & Outreach
Coordinate law student outreach and pipeline programs for the Washington, DC office and on a national basis for assigned schools. Build and maintain relationships with school career services offices.
Register for and coordinate on-campus interviews, job fairs, and other recruiting events at select law schools. Prepare OCI materials for interviewers, coordinate and track follow up activities, and keep school teams informed of status updates.
Schedule, coordinate, and troubleshoot all aspects of summer associate candidate virtual and/or in-office interviews as needed, including candidate travel. Keep managers, relevant practice groups, law school team leaders, and recruitment committee members informed of each candidate’s status.
Track candidate outcomes, offer outreach, and follow up events (including additional interviews, lunches, dinners and/or receptions). Inform interviewers and other key contacts of outcomes and follow up activity. Communicate with candidates regarding their status as appropriate.
Assist with post-season reporting which may include pulling and analyzing metrics, reviewing survey results, preparing interview outcome forms, and updating school summaries.
Coordinate the onboarding of new hires by acting as a point person until their arrival, prepare pre-arrival documentation, oversee orientation in collaboration with managers and other coordinators, check in with new hires, and ensure a smooth transition to the firm.
Assist with the organization and execution of the Summer Associate Program, including the coordination of summer associate training, events, and social activities, some of which will be held during the evenings and on weekends.
Track summer associate work assignments and evaluations and prepare evaluation files for mid-summer and exit evaluations and offer decision meetings.
Serve as a contact and information resource for summer associates.
Participate as needed with the planning and execution of the US Summer Associate Conference.
Communicate with other Associate Recruitment Department members to share local activities and to incorporate into broader department initiatives;
Work collaboratively with the Associate Recruitment Department to support and execute other functional areas, special projects, and general department administration as needed.
Update and organize recruitment information, including informational reference materials for internal use by firm personnel.
Work with manager to develop and monitor the local recruiting budget.
Keep abreast of changes in firm policies and procedures as they apply to the attorney recruitment process and implement changes as needed.
Mentor junior team members including assistants and interns.
Participate in volunteer activities as outlined in the firm’s Global Citizenship program.
Handle additional administrative tasks as requested.
Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
Strong written and oral communication skills with a service-oriented approach. Must have the ability to communicate and interact with candidates, all levels of firm personnel, and external entities in a courteous and professional manner.
Ability to juggle multiple assignments and adapt to changing priorities.
Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and be able to work with a high degree of independence.
Ability to exercise discretion, good judgment, flexibility, and maintain confidential information at all times.
2+ years of legal or campus recruiting experience in a law firm or professional services environment (law firm experience preferred).
Ability to work core hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Must have flexibility to work overtime as needed, particularly from May-August.
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Experience with databases and applicant tracking systems including Symplicity, viRecruit, LawCruit and/or Workday is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
This job description sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position and may be changed from time to time as shall be determined. Hogan Lovells is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by law.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive dependent upon experience