Global Director of Legal Recruiting

For the New York Office of a Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Innovate, develop and implement strategic plan for firm-wide attorney recruiting; coordinate these efforts on a day-to-day basis; develop recruiting policies, procedures and initiatives;
  • Provide direction, leadership and management of the legal recruiting team globally and daily oversight of workflows on the team; liaison to Hiring Partners, Practice Group heads, Heads of Infrastructure and Office Managers on all hiring matters Firm-wide;
  • Direct the hiring process and on-boarding of lateral attorneys;
  • Oversee on-campus recruiting, including training interviewers, managing on-campus interviewing season, updating and overseeing hospitality suites, overseeing creative giveaways and managing callback decisions, receptions, post-offer events and follow up;
  • Plan law school 1L events, offeree events and other key recruiting events; develop Campus Relations teams to oversee relationships with career services offices, leverage alumni attorneys and oversee firm sponsorships of student groups;
  • Ensure a top notch summer associate program, including orientation and training program for all incoming associates.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred; 8+ years of recruiting experience at a large law firm preferred;
  • Possess ability to communicate effectively with Practice Group Heads, team members, lawyers, law students, law school administrators, search firms and others;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Detail-oriented, organized and possess ability to prioritize work and multitask;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, charismatic, and high level of energy;
  • Team player, leader, and good collaborator.

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