Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Requisition Number: LglRecruit&MarketingCoord-10-2018-001
Job Title: Legal Recruiting & Marketing Coordinator
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Hours: 35

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Seoul, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 850 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Legal Recruiting & Marketing Coordinator

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Description/Job Summary

The Legal Recruiting & Marketing Coordinator is responsible for helping to coordinate marketing and communication efforts for the hiring of summer associates.  The Coordinator will assist in the development of strategies for recruitment and 1L outreach, updating marketing materials and website information, and preparing attorney interviewers and hospitality suites for campus interviews.  The Coordinator will also assist with summer program planning, as well as support the Professional Development and Diversity and Inclusion teams as needed.


  • Maintain student-facing sections of website to include extranet sites focused on summer associate and candidate interview experience
  • Help develop and manage student marketing materials to promote firm message
  • Liaise closely with Business Development in the development and implementation of written materials, website management and event invitations
  • Maintain and prepare firm information for campus interviewers and ensure internal messaging is consistent with overall strategy
  • Coordinate all details for hospitality suites during campus interviews.Travel to various law schools to assist with on-site logistics as needed
  • Assist with candidate interview experience including callback scheduling process
  • Assist in implementing communication plan for all candidates invited for interviews and with offers
  • Execute event planning initiatives focused on offer dinners, callback and 1L receptions and annual 1L summer reception targeting top-ranked law schools
  • Generate fresh ideas for promotional items around campus recruiting efforts
  • Prepare and manage all survey responses in which the firm participates (e.g. Vault, Chambers, etc.)
  • Compile feedback from incoming and outgoing summer associates regarding marketing and recruiting efforts
  • Remain cognizant of peer firm intelligence and market trends
  • Work closely with Diversity & Inclusion team to keep firm-wide diversity efforts at the forefront
  • Collaborate on varied projects with Legal Personnel and Professional Development department as needed
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • 2-4 years of experience in a recruiting, personnel and/or business development/marketing environment
  • Ability to build rapport with attorneys and other professional staff.Team-oriented with a client-focus
  • Strong writing and organizational skills with particular attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Fluency with MS Office Suite
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet departmental needs

Preferred Skills

  • Legal recruiting experience in a law firm environment
  • 2-4 years related experience in marketing or business communications
  • Comfortable working in web-based database/software, e.g. viRecruit

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
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