Legal Recruiting Specialist

For the New York Office of a Prestigious International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with LRD, hiring partners and Recruiting Committee to develop, implement and manage recruiting strategies and programs;
  • Oversee the non-lateral hiring process (including 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, Clerks), including managing on-campus interviews, job fairs and resume collections;
  • Supervise law student outreach including panels, receptions, mentoring programs, sponsorships, etc.;
  • Implement all aspects of the Summer Associate Program, including planning and attending summer associate events, managing work assignments and the review process;
  • Source candidates and review candidate materials; ensure the regular maintenance of, and contribution to, attorney applicant databases for purposes of applicant tracking;
  • Develop, prepare and analyze relevant reports, projections, and statistical data as needed.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of experience, preferably in a law firm or other professional services environment;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise regarding attorney recruitment activities;
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills; high degree of comfort interacting with attorneys at all levels;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to design short-term and long-term goals, with clear criteria to measure success and return on investment;
  • Strong presentation skills combined with confidence and poise.


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