Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruiting Assistant will assist two managers, the Firmwide Manager of Law School Recruiting and the Chicago Office Recruiting Manager, with all aspects of summer associate program recruiting. Among his or her job responsibilities, the Recruiting Assistant will assist with all aspects of the Firm’s national and local law school recruiting efforts. The Recruiting Assistant will also assist the Chicago Office Recruiting Manager with the planning and execution of the Chicago office’s summer associate program. The Recruiting Assistant will interact daily with the recruiting department, office management, law students, law school career services offices, and Jones Day lawyers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties are performed throughout every workday, as necessary): Assist with planning and execution of the Chicago summer associate program, including: • Attend summer associate meetings and events as required by the Recruiting Manager • Prepare materials for events • Prepare reports and presentations regarding summer associate program • Organize and maintain summer associate program files and paperwork
Assist with the planning and execution of law school and lateral recruiting, including: • Prepare and coordinate recruiting materials • Assist with on-campus interview scheduling and administration
Assist with the organization and tracking of candidate information, including: • Maintain candidate database and files • Interact with firmwide recruiting regarding processing candidate applications
Assist with budgeting and expense reports, including: • Assist with processing recruiting department expense reports and reimbursements • Prepare check requests and secure reimbursements; coordinate with outside recruiting departments regarding the same • Assist with new hire pre-arrival and orientation processes • Support national law school recruiting efforts as directed by the Associate Director • Assist with communications, hotel arrangements, and event planning • Prepare charts and reports • Monitor expenses • Prepare materials for on-campus law school interviews and events • Enter candidate data; monitor candidates
The Recruiting Assistant must be a committed team player with outstanding organizational and problem solving skills, and must fulfill his or her responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Jones Day’s visions and values.
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, overtime as required. Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Prior work experience and/or law firm recruiting experience preferred
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Jones Day
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.