Recruiting Coordinator

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Title :

Recruiting Coordinator

Location :

New York

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in New York, you will be a Recruiting Coordinator and play an integral part of the New York Recruiting team, which partners with the Chief Recruiting Officer in all phases of recruiting and development efforts for new attorneys, lateral hires, transfers, and summer associates while accomplishing these and other critical functions.

The Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all activities and processes involved in on-campus recruiting throughout each recruiting season and all aspects of lateral associate recruiting and hiring.

The role reports to the New York Recruiting Associate Director and Recruiting Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the New York Recruiting team in planning and managing the office’s overall recruitment efforts, including summer, new, and lateral associate recruiting.
  • Acting as liaison to summer associates, law school career services offices, prospective lateral candidates, and Gibson Dunn lawyers and staff to ensure smooth hiring process.
  • Assisting in reviewing and selecting summer, new and lateral candidates’ applications for consideration by Hiring Committee.
  • Assisting in preparing and managing summer program budget and calendar of events and collaborate with the summer program planning team.
  • Coordinating and attending summer associate social events.
  • Organizing and assisting in the management of the on-campus interview logistics for the office’s assigned schools and firm-wide interview teams.
  • Coordinating callback interviews and following up for recruits, including follow-up dinners for the office’s assigned schools or office recruits, one-on-one connections, etc.
  • Coordinating interview and offer extension process and corresponding directly with candidates.
  • Analyzing on campus results and strategizing for annual on campus events and activities, including diversity, for the office’s assigned schools.
  • Maintaining recruiting records, hiring reports, and statistics.
  • Managing the New York Recruiting Assistant.
  • Attending the annual Hiring Committee Spring Meeting.
  • Attending New York legal recruiting professional association meetings and events.
  • Performing additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate must have initiative and exhibit independent thinking and creativity.
  • Excellent written and oral communication is essential.
  • The candidate must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle high volume, and be a team player.
  • Must consistently display good judgment and maintain confidence of personal and sensitive information.

 

Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of legal recruiting experience is highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.
  • Experience with applicant tracking programs (i.e. ViRecruit) is preferred.

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:
The annual compensation range for this position is $75-90k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.
Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.​

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.