Attorney Recruitment Strategist Manager / Sr. Manager

  • Location

    New York, USA

  • Sector:

    Law firms

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$170000 - US$200000 per annum + bonus & benefits

  • Contact:

    Samantha Howie

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    SH 15592_1584993627

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Are you a legal recruiting expert with experience facing off to Associate populations? Our firm is engaged on an unbelievably exciting opportunity to serve as Head of US - Attorney Recruitment Strategist (Manager, Sr. Manager) Our client is seeking a proven background creating and driving consistency in recruitment platforms from within Legal search or law firm environment (the a large geographical coverage area and accountability for recruitment across multiple offices / regions). The goal of the role is to help build strategies and practices to attract and hire the next generation of top Legal talent (through partnership with local hands on recruiting leaders in each practice office across the US region)

Reporting into a phenomenal Global Director of Recruitment, and working alongside several teammates focused on other areas of Talent Acquisition, the ideal hire will be a legal talent acquisition professional with impeccable credentials and significant senior level interaction, eager to pivot into an employer branding and communications capacity while remaining within the Talent Acquisition space as a thought leader. You will possess superb communication skills and build rapport and trust easily, while knowing how to leverage both data and well nurtured relationships to meaningfully improve an already world class recruitment function.

In this role, you'll enjoy a warm and collegial environment with plentiful long term development opportunities. You'll work with the best and the brightest in a firm that is truly at the top of their field, and interface daily with Partners, leadership, and the Associate and Diversity Committees to better design, define, and deploy strategies. You'll skillfully engage existing SMEs and Partner resources to support this work.

This career-making next step will allow a driven and strategic Legal Recruitment Strategist with:

  • 10 or more years of relevant experience (out of a Law Firm and/or top tier Legal search environment) with your recruiting focus on lateral attorneys and strong executive interface with senior levels within your organization (or within your client organizations)
  • A Bachelor's degree (required) and a JD/MBA (preferred)
  • A minimum of five years of recruiting experience is required.
  • The ability to travel will be needed, with heavier local and domestic travel in the first few months of the role, tapering off to 10-20% regular, preplanned domestic US travel

~~ If the above resonates with you please apply to this exciting opportunity to visibly impact the Americas recruitment function using both bespoke solutions and scalable best practices. Job Reference #15592

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