Associate Recruiting Manager

For the New York, Boston, Hartford or Stamford Office of a Top Connecticut Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the legal recruiting function across multiple offices for lateral associate hires, summer associates, legal interns and temporary attorneys, including overseeing the interview and offer process;
  • Oversee the OCI process; manage the summer associate program, including orientation, events, training and mentoring programs;
  • Gather feedback on summer associate performance and participate in mid and end-of-program summer associate evaluations;
  • Supervise the Legal Recruiting Coordinator in collaboration with the Senior Manager;
  • Utilize legal search software and internal referral program and network to facilitate the identification of potential candidates for open positions or to meet strategic initiatives;
  • Oversee recruiting database and reporting on evaluation of candidates for law schools, NALP, and internal reporting, including yearly updates to NALP forms and legal employer directories.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of legal recruiting experience at an AmLaw Firm; 2+ years in a supervisory role;
  • Understanding of attorneys, law firms, law students and the legal recruiting market;
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and management skills;
  • Pro-active, self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented;
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize competing demands on time.

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