Lateral Recruitment Manager

For the New York or DC Office on an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide strategic direction and execution for firmwide lateral associate, counsel, and judicial clerkship recruiting;
  • Provide top-notch recruiting experience from start to finish, from initial touchpoint to offer acceptance and onboarding;
  • Source lateral candidates through various methods including associate referrals and search firms when necessary;
  • Serve as firm liaison for candidates and a firm ambassador to raise its profile in the market;
  • Work collaboratively and strategically alongside professional development, diversity, and other departments to identify, recruit, and retain talent;
  • Keep abreast of key market issues and trends; track information and analyze competitive data, best practices, and trends to make recommendations to adopt when appropriate.

Qualifications include:

  • 4+ years of experience in a recruiting or professional development role in a law firm; JD preferred;
  • Creative, curious, and innovative; takes initiative to identify and translate best practices from other firms and industries into viable firm initiatives;
  • Desire for increasingly challenging projects and heightened responsibility/visibility within a lean and flat organization;
  • Knowledge of law firm business model principles and legal industry trends and challenges;
  • Sophisticated analytical and quantitative abilities (e.g., able to collect and use data to make decisions, including ability to use tools such as Excel at a high level);
  • Excellent collaboration, facilitation, influencing, and organizational skills, with the ability to work proactively to obtain information and develop the consensus needed to make decisions.
Salary: $120k-$150k

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