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Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition, Legal

Friedman Williams

Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition, Legal New York

Job ID: 15834

The Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition will be expected to provide strategic direction to and implement firm, multiple office, and practice area recruitment plans; act as primary hiring contact for lateral associate and summer associate hires for the NY office and act as firm-wide recruitment liaison for designated business units (major practice groups).

What You’ll Do:

Lateral Associate Hiring

• Working with office and business unit leaders on strategic growth initiatives and development of lateral candidate pipelines.

• Actively developing and maintaining relationships with local and national legal search firms.

• Working closely with our DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) team and other internal constituents to promote the active recruitment and retention of diverse candidates to the firm.

• Keeping current with industry updates and changes at competitive firms that could result in potential lateral opportunities.

• Overseeing the entire lateral recruitment process for all local lateral hires, including facilitating lateral attorney integration efforts.

• Maintaining the appropriate metrics to report and measure success as it relates to lateral recruitment.

• Managing and developing the local Talent Acquisition team.

• Managing local recruitment budget.

Law School Hiring & Summer Associate Program

• Overseeing the planning and execution of on-campus recruitment efforts, including: scheduling, identification of interview teams, active management of offer follow-up effort, communications with recruits, and planning of social activities.

• Overseeing the planning and execution of the summer associate program.

• In conjunction with other members of the Talent Acquisition Team, plan, implement and drive efforts to increase and improve firm visibility and profile at targeted schools.

Who You Are:

• Bachelor’s Degree and 6-8+ years of related recruiting experience, preferably with a law firm.

• Working knowledge of recruiting software and applicant tracking systems, LawCruit/Simplicity expertise strongly preferred.

• Exceptional planning and organization skills, ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and smoothly.

• Outgoing, client service-oriented personality with a professional demeanor.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with candidates, all levels of firm personnel and a variety of external entities.

• Must possess superior judgment and discretion and be able to protect and maintain highly confidential information.

• Travel required to other office locations and professional conferences, as requested.

• Flexibility to work extended hours as needed.

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