Are you an organized, analytical and highly motivated self-starter looking for a fast-paced opportunity to grow your career? As the Recruiting Coordinator you will be analyzing data and creating dashboards as part of the team that is the recruiting face of Goodwin for potential partners. You will use your impeccable attention to detail and strong analytical skills to research legal trends and gain competitive intelligence to create a go to market strategy to help differentiate Goodwin in the legal talent marketplace. Your superior interpersonal and communication skills will be put to good use as you interact, professionally, courteously and confidently with candidates, partners, headhunters and all levels of firm personnel and staff. You will review and enhance existing procedures and create new recruiting procedures that are scalable at a global level. You will work alongside the Director of Lateral Partner Recruitment and the Legal Recruitment Managers both independently and as part of a close knit team to provide administrative and analytical support with respect to partner recruiting & hiring firm wide (including international offices). The ideal candidate loves being proactive, is flexible, isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and do whatever needs to be done and will be able to travel and work extended hours to assist with recruiting across the US and internationally.
Work directly with and provide support to the Director of Partner Recruiting and the Legal Recruitment Managers regarding all administrative aspects of the lateral partner hiring and integration process.
Track and create dashboards on candidate metrics and perform other statistical and strategic analysis around lateral partner hiring.
Monitor legal market news and law firm transitions.
Conduct comprehensive research on and analysis of firms, industries, markets, competitors and key executives and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
Produce high-quality work product in a variety of formats, including drafts of executive summaries and presentation slides.
Create new marketing collateral.
Monitor, collect, evaluate, and disseminate market intelligence.
Assist with sourcing and researching target candidates.
Oversee candidate due diligence process (including conflicts, background checks, etc.).
Prepare and circulate business case materials, collation of interview feedback and other supporting documents and prepare offer letters.
Enhance existing recruiting process and procedures and create new processes in a scalable format.
Point of contact for lateral partner onboarding including but not limited to initiating new hire process, scheduling transition meetings and new partner orientation, and liaising with other departments to ensure a smooth transition.
Assist with other projects and initiatives as identified by the Director and/or Legal Recruitment Managers.
Knowledge, skills and competencies:
Logical, analytical and critical thinker.
Impeccable attention to detail; strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong sense of integrity, commitment, passion and sense of humor.
Sound judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
Ability to shift from working with data as effectively as working with people.
Ability to respect, protect and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.
Must be flexible and able to handle a fast-paced environment, extended hours, travel, and be available to work off-hours (particularly when interfacing with international headhunters and candidates in support of the London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong offices).
3-5 years of experience performing administrative and analytical duties in a professional services environment or in a role that emphasizes research and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Corporate sales and/or customer service experience is a plus.
Microsoft Office suite proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ability to learn research databases quickly
Experience with data providers and analytical platforms preferred, including (but not limited to): CapitalIQ, Pitchbook, LexisNexis, etc.
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