Talent Acquisition Manager

For the New Haven, Greenwich or New York Office of a Boutique Mid-Sized International Law Firm.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage recruitment processes for lateral and law students hiring for the East Coast offices;
  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition Coordinator and West Coast Talent Acquisition Manager to manage the summer associate program; oversee all student marketing initiatives and maintain the recruitment website;
  • Enhance the firm brand to the wider legal community by being present at networking events and developing connections with key recruitment agencies/consultants to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the firm’s business and hiring requirements;
  • Conduct technical and competency-based interviews for Business Services recruitment as well as guide and support hiring managers in interview management and technique;
  • Improve staff referrals by promoting roles internally and developing alumni connections.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of law firm recruitment experience at a manager level; previous attorney recruitment experience, including lateral partner recruitment;
  • Experience conducting technical and competency-based interviews for business services recruitment;
  • Ability to develop solid working relationships with demonstrated interpersonal skills that build confidence, trust and respect with partners and managers;
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to communicate, both verbally and written, at all levels in a clear and concise manner;
  • Able to prioritize effectively and manage conflicting deadlines with the desire to work as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Proven experience as a ‘brand ambassador’ to the firm, with strong connections to recruitment agencies as well as legal and HR networks.

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