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Talent Coordinator

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Boston, MA
United States

Are you a creative, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Do you love working with smart, dynamic teams and driving progress on projects? Are you ready to be challenged and build a career within an AmLaw Top 100 law firm? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Orrick has an exciting opening for a Talent Coordinator to join the Lawyer Development (LD) department. This position can sit in our Global Operations & Innovation Center (GOIC) in Wheeling WV, Boston, New York, or Washington DC office.

As a Talent Coordinator, you will provide general, administrative, and technical support to assist with the Firm’s Talent Initiatives. You will provide assistance with our attorney performance management initiatives, support efforts related to our attorney training programs, practice group retreats, and new associate orientation.

What responsibilities will you have?

Performance Management:
• Provide general assistance with review committee meetings
• Help coordinate and oversee the generation, assembly and distribution of reports and materials related to the review processes
• Assist in dissemination of final reviews and track delivery of all reviews
• Become an expert in review software

Training Programs, Practice Group Retreats, and New Associate Orientation:
• Support efforts related to running firmwide trainings for both attorneys and staff, including logistics, collection and distribution of materials, training room and technology set-up, electronic reminders, catering needs and attendance tracking.
• Assist with preparation of PowerPoint presentations and materials.
Mentoring Program:
• Assist with administration of the firm mentoring programs, and with the development and implementation of new mentoring initiatives and activities
• Help to maintain mentoring database and assist with running mentor reports, tracking missing mentors and communicating with HRIS re new assignments
• Assist with the planning of Mentoring May (communications, tracking, calendaring)

Other Talent Initiatives
• Assist with outreach to Flexible Work Arrangements associates
• Assist with the partner promotions process (organizing materials into folders, assisting with communications, etc.)
• Assisting with the coordination of Women’s Initiative and Parents Forum meetings

General Support
• Help maintain and update all Lawyer Development and Firm policies related to lawyers on portal, attorney handbook, and partner portal site
• Help keep LD portal page and SharePoint up to date
• Work closely with data analytics team members to run and update spreadsheets and compile data to generate and distribute confidential reports relating to associate and of counsel compensation and bonuses
• Become skilled in pulling data from eReports, PeopleSoft and Access database
• Assist in answering inquiries from attorney and administration staff regarding attorney performance and utilization
• Maintain the Lawyer Development department budget, including yearly tracking expenses
• Engage in research on market data (and other various subjects) and routinely prepare excel spreadsheets documenting results.

• BA/BS or equivalent work experience is required
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Creative, energetic and enthusiastic
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Detail oriented with strong technical (MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to become skilled in using systems including SharePoint, eReports, MS Access
• Ability to juggle a variety of projects for the team
• Ability to exercise sound judgment
• Commitment to collaboration; comfortable taking initiative

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration. Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the sixth year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2021 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off.

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How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer