Human Resources

Attorney Recruiting Manager


Friedman Williams

Attorney Recruiting Manager Washington DC

Job ID: 16461

Our client, a prestigious law firm is looking to fill a Legal Recruiting Manager position. This position will be resident in the Washington, D.C. office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule. Key responsibilities of this position include: Partner with the Washington, D.C. hiring partner and Recruiting Committee to develop and implement recruiting strategies at target and regional law schools Provide leadership and supervise the recruiting coordinator and recruiting assistant, as well as other support staff indirectly Drive efforts to increase firm visibility at target law schools Develop and foster law school career services and search firm relationships Oversee the interview process, candidate communications, and database management for student and lateral recruiting; Manage the Washington, D.C. OCI process, including overall strategy, registration, callback and offer process and offeree follow-up Oversee the management of the Washington, D.C. summer associate program, including social events, trainings, assignments, and evaluations Collaborate with a team of recruiters across all offices to ensure firmwide consistency, and to share resourceful and creative programming Work with practice group leadership to determine lateral associate hiring needs Manage the offer and onboarding process for all non-partner lateral hires in the Washington, D.C. office Analyze recruiting trends and implement strategies to directly source lateral associates Work with the Director of Attorney Recruiting and Senior Director of Associate Talent on strategic projects as needed Ensure compliance with the firm’s hiring policies and AAP guidelines Establish and maintain the recruiting department budget Experience and qualifications needed to perform this job successfully: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of law firm recruiting experience, with at least two years in a supervisory capacity; the equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of high-volume legal recruiting programs Ability to provide exceptional customer service to internal and external clients Team player who is committed to superior standards of professionalism and productivity Excellent written and verbal communication skills Capacity to work well under pressure Discretion in dealing with confidential information Detail-oriented work manner, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team Proactive and flexible approach, and willingness to adjust to changing priorities Available and willing to travel, attend events and to work hours as needed to meet deadlines Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint Experience with ViRecruit. This law firm requires its personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination is required. 


$135,000 to 165,000 per year annual base salary

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