Recruiting Specialist

Website Jones Day

CA – San Francisco Recruiting Specialist
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Recruiting Specialist supports the San Francisco & Silicon Valley offices.  The position will be resident in the San Francisco office, with occasional travel to the Silicon Valley office.  The position will be part of a team that includes a Recruiting Manager, a Recruiting Coordinator and the office Recruiting Partners.  Responsibilities include: assist with pre-arrival paperwork, training calendar, social events and various logistics for the Summer Associate Program; provide support scheduling interviews and tracking law school and lateral candidates; assist with law school visibility events and outreach; provide administrative support to the Northern California Diversity committees; and coordinate on-boarding and training programs for our New Lawyers Group.  The Recruiting Specialist may also be asked to fulfill special projects for the recruiting department as needed.

The Recruiting Specialist will interact on a daily basis with our partners and associates, summer associates and various Firm and law school administrators.  Successful candidates will possess excellent organizational skills and a keen eye for detail, the ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities, the ability to establish strong interpersonal relationships, and be invested in providing a first-rate recruiting experience for all parties involved in the recruiting and onboarding process.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships within and outside of the Firm.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience using web-based databases, and data reporting and virtual platforms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Minimum one year experience in a law firm recruiting department strongly preferred.

    Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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