Toronto - Talent Coordinator, Recruitment & Student Development

Dentons - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Talent Coordinator, a member of the regional Talent Management department, is located in the Toronto office and reports to the Director of Talent, Recruitment & Student Development. The Talent Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the organization and execution of the student programs, including student recruitment and orientation, and for providing general support to the Director. The Talent Coordinator will also provide assistance with the coordination and management of legal recruitment in the Toronto office.

Generally, the hours of work for this role will be Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; due to the nature of the role, some flexibility may be required.

Coordinates start-to-end logistics for student recruitment including, but not limited to: arranging career fairs and on-campus interviews, organizing firm tours, monitoring volume of applications, preparing resume binders, scheduling and sending in-firm interview confirmations, and booking boardrooms and catering;
Liaises with Law Schools nationally for student recruitment, sponsorship, advertising and/or awards;
Liaises with incoming summer and articling students;
Prepares employment letters, including offer letters and decline letters, for students and lateral associates;
Coordinates the student mentoring program with guidance from the Director;
Liaises with Manager, Legal Support to prepare administrative assistant mentoring program for students;
With direction from the Director and the Director of Learning Canada, plans and coordinates student orientation;
Liaises with Director of Learning and the Learning Canada group to coordinate professional development and skill building sessions for students;
Assists the Director with the management of the student evaluation process;
Plans and coordinates social programs for students;
Coordinates payment of license processing fees for students;
Provides support for lateral legal recruitment in terms of coordinating interviews and keeping recruitment records;
General administrative duties, including booking meeting rooms, preparing and processing payments, documenting processes, maintaining student budget reports, assisting with event logistics for associates and paraprofessionals;
Coordinates with marketing to manage inventory for the student programs’ marketing materials, to ensure the student program website is up-to-date and manages the internal intranet page for student recruitment;
Responds to enquiries from lawyers, students and other departments in relation to the student program and legal recruitment matters;
Assists Toronto Talent Management team members with HR-related tasks and special projects, as necessary; and
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 4 years of administrative experience within a professional services organization and/or Human Resources experience, including recruitment;
Post-secondary degree or diploma and/or equivalent combination of education/work experience; experience in a law firm environment considered an asset;
Energetic, self-motivated, and results-oriented with the ability to take initiative;
Adopts a learner-mindset;
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail;
Ability to consistently meet the needs of internal clients, issue spot, and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions as required;
Demonstrates flexibility and perseverance;
Highly effective project and process management skills;
Ability to prioritize effectively and meet competing deadlines;
Proactively seeks and implements efficient processes and procedures and has demonstrated the ability to document these;
Able to build and maintain positive working relationships;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels;
Well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and relationship management skills;
Ability to work effectively, independently and in collaboration with colleagues, students, all levels of management, lawyers and other stakeholders;
Demonstrated commitment to privacy and ethical conduct; and
Bilingual (French and English) is considered an asset.
Demonstrated commitment to privacy and ethical conduct.

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter and resume by email to:

Human Resources

Dentons Canada LLP


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