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Gunderson Dettmer, a 400+ lawyer business law firm singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging technology marketplace, seeks to hire a Legal Recruiting Coordinator to support the existing East Coast Legal Recruiting team and other efforts relating to legal recruiting.  This position will report to the Director of Legal Recruiting.  The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will coordinate various aspects of the attorney hiring process and related initiatives.  This position is currently remote and will be based in the New York City office of Gunderson Dettmer, but will support multiple offices. We are committed to being the employer of choice by working together to create an environment, in which each of our people can grow, take initiative, and develop a fun, fulfilling and financially rewarding career.


  • Collaborate with the Legal Recruiting team in the attorney candidate life cycle, including but not limited to: data maintenance, strategic sourcing via internal referrals and targeted searches, maintenance of search firm relationships, review and screen candidate materials, interview scheduling, candidate and recruiter correspondence, candidate due diligence, offer letter preparation and candidate follow-up;
  • Provide support for entry-level recruitment, including but not limited to: partnering with law school career services offices and student organizations, event planning and support, on campus interview registration, interview coordination, Hiring Committee support and offer processes;
  • Coordinate Summer Associate Programs, including but not limited to:  pre-onboarding communication, planning and execution of orientation, trainings and events, work assignment process, and evaluation collection;
  • Coordinate reimbursements and process invoices related to recruiting, including but not limited to: candidate interview expenses, new hire relocation, bar expenses, sponsorship and on-campus interview fees;
  • Participate in additional recruiting and attorney talent projects, as needed.


  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of prior legal recruiting experience in a law firm.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior written, organizational and communication skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Use of good judgment and discretion
  • Ability to work across multiple offices and to occasionally be available to do overtime, as needed
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) are required.
  • Experience with an applicant tracking system, such as LawCruit or viRecruit, and running data for reports is a plus.


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