Legal Recruitment Coordinator- Lawyer Recruitment - US FIRM

  • Job Reference: 0930
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2019
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Housed in very impressive offices in the heart of the City of London, our client, a remarkable, intercontinental American law firm, is looking to recruit a proactive and forward thinking Legal Recruitment professional. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to step up into a varied and self-governing position in a welcoming and supportive environment. As you will be supporting a Director of Legal Recruitment you will need to be comfortable coordinating all recruitment independently with admin support from the HR team when required. This is a broad, interesting and moldable new position that holds endless potential for the right person. Our client is looking for a self-starter to take practical ownership of day to day lawyer recruitment, and possibly some training and development related tasks to support the wider team with other projects.

  • Manage all aspects of lawyers recruitment for the London office.
  • End to end full cycle recruitment of graduates and managing the NQ process
  • London lateral recruitment (1-2 hires a year)
  • Coordination and execution of immigration, Right to Work and VISA documentation
  • Assisting with the development of the trainee programs and organising assessment days
  • Maintaining the London Recruitment inbox and responding to applications
  • Full applicant / CV screening and managing the application tracking system
  • Managing the joiners and leavers processes
  • Drafting offer correspondence
  • Assisting with onboarding
  • Coordination interviews
  • Assisting with firm-wide recruitment events and managing budgets
  • Acting as POC for all Recruitment
  • Assisting with queries on training and development for the lawyers

Essential requirements:

  • Ideally 18 months law firm or legal agency recruiting experience
  • You Must have legal recruitment experience and understand the associate recruitment process and demands
  • Knowledge of NQ process and recruitment
  • Knowledge of Word and Outlook and hold the ability to prepare Excel spreadsheets (advanced)
  • The ability to building strong working, professional relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a pleasant working relationship at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload accordingly
  • Must be able cope under pressure in a calm manner within a busy role
  • Be a self-starter with plenty of initiative and resilience, but who equally thrives in a small team-based environment