Website Blank Rome LLP

Overview:

Blank Rome LLP’s New York office is seeking a Legal Recruiting Senior Specialist to work as a member of the Legal Recruiting Team. The Legal Recruiting Senior Specialist would focus on both the Firm-wide approach to recruiting of lateral Associates, Counsel, and Summer Associates across the Firm, as well as coordinate and oversee recruiting efforts in specific markets, including New York.

Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Legal Recruiting Manager, and work closely with the team and Hiring Partners, to handle the recruitment process from initial interview through ultimate hiring.
  • Execute recruitment process for student candidates, including on-campus interview program and callback interviews.
  • Work with team to develop, plan, and assist with Firm-wide Summer Program. Execute the New York Summer Program in coordination with team as well as Hiring
  • Partners, local Recruiting Committee members, and attorneys, including trainings, events (planning, executing, and attending), work assignments, mentoring relationships, PG placement, and extension of offers.
  • Manage internal databases and candidate correspondence.
  • Partner with other Firm functions, including Professional Development, Practice Management, and Pricing, and develop and maintain relationships with legal recruiters.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of attorney recruiting experience.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Superior written, and oral communication skills.

Computer Skills

  • Strong technical and computer skills: proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel required. Experience with viDesktop a plus.

Competencies

  • Client service oriented: Can effectively interface with attorneys at all levels, law school administrators, legal recruiters, and staff. Highly responsive.
  • Team player: Works collaboratively and collegially, and thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational/detail skills: Accurate, precise, and follows up regularly and appropriately. Able to prioritize workload and multi-task. Works well under pressure.
  • Motivated and proactive: Takes initiative. Eager to take ownership. Able to plan ahead, push projects forward, meet deadlines, and stay on top of follow through. Strong work ethic.
  • Respects the confidentiality of personal and sensitive information

Apply:

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