Legal Recruiting Manager

For the New York Office of a Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as an ambassador of the firm, manage the summer and entry-level associate recruitment programs and interact with law schools to facilitate the fall interviewing process and market the firm to students;
  • Manage the New York recruiting staff, including training, performance feedback & counseling; determine attorney needs and strategic growth plan with hiring partners;
  • Coordinate with other members of Legal Talent Department to plan, implement and drive efforts to increase and improve firm visibility and profile at targeted schools;
  • Oversee the interview process; schedule interviews, review candidate materials, and communicate with candidates; lead the call-back process and hiring committee meetings for the NY office;
  • Lead and provide materials for the weekly summer committee meetings; plan mid and final reviews;
  • Update NALP form and related firm materials; work with the Marketing Department on recruiting-related promotional materials, including the recruitment portion of the firm’s website.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of legal recruiting or cyclical recruiting experience with 2+ years of supervisory experience;
  • Familiar with current industry and market trends;
  • Excellent project management, planning and organization skills;
  • Ability to function in a collaborative environment, maintain confidentiality and communication professionally and diplomatically;
  • Detail- and client service-oriented;
  • Ability to learn new skills as they become necessary; systems required include: Interwoven, Microsoft Suite, Outlook, Lawcruit, Simplicity, Recruit Notes, and Summer Notes.


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