Randstad Lateral Recruiting Specialist in New York, New York

Lateral Recruiting Specialist

job details:

  • location:New York, NY

  • salary:$90,000 - $95,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, July 9, 2018

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:435390

  • questions:212-213-3600.

job description

Lateral Recruiting Specialist

job summary:

This will be the point person on the lateral recruiting function and provide support to the Director, Legal Recruiting and other members of the recruitment staff.

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions:

  • Work with department and practice group leaders and Director, Legal Recruiting to identify lateral associate needs and develop an effective recruiting strategy.

  • Manage full lifecycle recruiting for the Firm's lateral, judicial clerk and 3L recruiting, including screening candidates; setting up interview schedules; greeting and escorting candidates; collecting feedback; maintaining and updating candidate files.

  • Oversee all lateral communications and follow-up efforts, including drafting correspondences; distributing, coordinating, receiving and reviewing evaluation forms.

  • Serve as a liaison and maintain relationships with search firms and other recruitment professionals; communicate search parameters to all parties and provide feedback in a timely fashion.

  • Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with candidates, vendors and our clients attorneys, managers and support staff.

  • Manage lateral recruitment materials, including generating reports; print materials; website content and online postings.

  • Facilitate and coordinate onboarding of lateral candidates, including orientation with legal personnel; conduct conflicts check and follow up on any issues that are identified; initiate background checks and approve background check results.

  • Maintain and update recruitment database, fee agreements, expense reimbursements, statistical data and charts for lateral searches/placements.

  • Support other legal recruiting initiative including fall recruiting, OCI, and Summer Associates (SA) Programs as needed.

  • Any other responsibilities as needed by management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 3+ years in legal or campus recruitment for a Big Law firm.

  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines and within budget.

  • Self-starter; ability to remain self-directed and self-motivated with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work well in a team atmosphere.

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed (significant overtime during summer/fall).

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

  • Excellent PC skills.

  • Makes appropriate and timely decisions within area of responsibility.

  • Speaks and writes clearly and accurately; actively listens and responds to the needs of others.

  • Without direction, anticipates needs and seeks alternatives to situations.

  • Respond actively, thoroughly and courteously to the needs of clients and internal requests within the Firm; volunteers time and knowledge; works effectively and willingly with others.

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree required.

location: New York, New York

job type: Permanent

salary: $90,000 - 95,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 6

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 3 Years

responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions:

  • Work with department and practice group leaders and Director, Legal Recruiting to identify lateral associate needs and develop an effective recruiting strategy.

  • Manage full lifecycle recruiting for the Firm's lateral, judicial clerk and 3L recruiting, including screening candidates; setting up interview schedules; greeting and escorting candidates; collecting feedback; maintaining and updating candidate files.

  • Oversee all lateral communications and follow-up efforts, including drafting correspondences; distributing, coordinating, receiving and reviewing evaluation forms.

  • Serve as a liaison and maintain relationships with search firms and other recruitment professionals; communicate search parameters to all parties and provide feedback in a timely fashion.

  • Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with candidates, vendors and our clients attorneys, managers and support staff.

  • Manage lateral recruitment materials, including generating reports; print materials; website content and online postings.

  • Facilitate and coordinate onboarding of lateral candidates, including orientation with legal personnel; conduct conflicts check and follow up on any issues that are identified; initiate background checks and approve background check results.

  • Maintain and update recruitment database, fee agreements, expense reimbursements, statistical data and charts for lateral searches/placements.

  • Support other legal recruiting initiative including fall recruiting, OCI, and Summer Associates (SA) Programs as needed.

  • Any other responsibilities as needed by management.

qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 3+ years in legal or campus recruitment for a Big Law firm.

  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines and within budget.

  • Self-starter; ability to remain self-directed and self-motivated with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work well in a team atmosphere.

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed (significant overtime during summer/fall).

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

  • Excellent PC skills.

  • Makes appropriate and timely decisions within area of responsibility.

  • Speaks and writes clearly and accurately; actively listens and responds to the needs of others.

  • Without direction, anticipates needs and seeks alternatives to situations.

  • Respond actively, thoroughly and courteously to the needs of clients and internal requests within the Firm; volunteers time and knowledge; works effectively and willingly with others.

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree required.

skills: Financial Services

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