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Legal Talent Assistant (Full Time)

Location: Cleveland, Ohio Country: United States of America

The law firm of Thompson Hine has a rich history, a rewarding present, and a promising future. Founded in 1911, Thompson Hine has grown from a small office in Cleveland to a firm of over 400 lawyers in eight cities. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver extraordinary legal services through a partnership dedicated to the principles of professionalism, teamwork, and collegiality.

We are seeking candidates for a Full time Legal Talent Assistant position located in our Downtown Cleveland office. The primary function of this role will be to provide administrative assistance to the Talent Management team as it relates to Legal Recruiting.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Provide general administrative support to the Chief Talent Officer, Associate Director of Legal Talent, and Managers in the Talent Management team chiefly in regard to attorney hiring.

  • Handles all data entry tasks for the ViRecruit Applicant Tracking System and RedCarpet On-Boarding system, including updating applicant and new hire information.

  • Work in conjunction with third-party providers to oversee timely completion of candidate background checks.

  • Assist with scheduling including interviews, event speakers, and trainings.

  • Prepare candidates' diligence documents and offer packages and collect paperwork.

  • Coordinate with other Thompson Hine personnel to create orientation schedules for new attorney hires.

  • Coordinates travel for interviewing candidates and department personnel as needed.

  • Book conference rooms and food for meetings and events.

  • Create Employment Status Publications ( ESP s) for new attorney hires.

  • Maintain/populate all candidates' recruiting files.

  • Conduct research for special events, projects, and programs as needed.

  • Assist with the Diversity & Inclusion, Spotlight on Women initiatives and the Professional Development program as needed.

Qualified candidates will possess an Associate's degree or equivalent, and a minimum of 1 year of administrative support experience. Experience supporting a department or high-level professional(s) in a law firm environment is strongly preferred.

Applicants should possess an affinity for providing superb client service and error-free work. This position will require someone who is professional, even-tempered, pro-active, and has mastered both verbal and written communication skills. Must also be comfortable working under tight deadlines. Excellent computer skills, including a moderate knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to adapt to new software and systems are critical to success in this role. Occasionally this position will necessitate time commitments beyond the typical 40 hours/week.

Posted Date: 18 Dec 2019 Reference: CB Company: Thompson Hine LLP Contact: Allyson Parsons