Legal Recruiting Assistant

Website Fish & Richardson

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. Fish was established in 1878, and now has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S., Europe, and China. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.  Join Fish’s  team in our fast-paced Legal Talent Department as a Legal Recruiting Assistant based in Boston, Washington DC, or Minneapolis.

How Will You Make a Difference?.

  • Intake and sort resumes, and enter candidate information into departmental database.
  • Respond to general inquiries from candidates and search firms.
  • Generate offer, acceptance, and rejection letters as well as other correspondence.
  • Provide a “first screen” to resumes to identify candidates that should move forward in the process.
  • Update and maintain recruiting database and SharePoint site.
  • Assist in organizing on-campus interview materials.
  • Assist with planning the summer program including preparation before, support during, and follow up after the program.
  • Coordinate necessary travel arrangements in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform a variety of recruiting tasks according to established policies and procedures.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Skills and knowledge of administrative support as normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications required.
  • Experience supporting high level attorneys/executives and the ability to work with confidential information.
  • Minimum 2 years administrative experience, preferably in recruiting in professional services.
  • The interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with and follow instructions from a diverse group of attorneys, clients, and staff
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks at a high level, work well within a team-oriented environment, and contribute to effective team relationships
  • Ability to work more than normally scheduled work hours during certain months in order to perform the essential duties of the position

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • This position has a hybrid telecommuting schedule with time split between working at the office and working remotely.