Skadden is looking for an Attorney Recruiting Project Assistant to provide support to the Chief Talent Acquisition & Associate Engagement Officer, as well as the Assistant Directors of Attorney Recruiting. Assist with all aspects of attorney recruiting including the on-campus interview process, Summer Associate Program and lateral hiring. Handle 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 interview 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