Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP Attorney Recruiting Project Assistant in New York, New York
This position provides support to the Director of Talent Acquisition and
Associate Engagement, as well as the Senior Attorney Recruiting
Managers. Assists with all aspects of attorney recruiting including the
on-campus interview process, Summer Associate Program and lateral
hiring. Handles 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
Creates invitations, tracks event RSVPs, and prepares nametags for
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
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
Flexibility to travel
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet
operating and business needs
Minimum of six months related experience
Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal
employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or
harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally
impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race,
color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or
citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership
status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or
expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information,
medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions,
sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability (where the
applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of
the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected
military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating
violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.