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Legal Recruiter, Partner Practice Group

Description

Is legal recruiting right for you? - www.linkedin.com/pulse/alternative-legal-career-recruiting-right-you-ed-de-castro/


 


Job Summary: The fundamental role of the Director is to source and support the recruiting efforts of Partner level candidates for placement into positions with law firm clients.
Essential Functions: 


  • You will contact potential partner candidates by making cold and warm calls

  • Develop expert knowledge of the local legal market

  • Identify and initiate contact with potential new law firm clients

  • Under the direction of the Executive Director, you will meet with candidates; prepare drafts of  submission letters, reports and other documents

  • Develop search/candidate criteria and perform research utilizing various proprietary, legal and internet sources, to identify qualified partner level attorney candidates

  • You will build and maintain strong working relationships with a pipeline of qualified partner level attorney candidates

  • Assist in managing candidate activity through the submission process to include;

  • Schedule candidate interviews with clients

  • You will assist in preparing candidate for client interview

  • Support efforts to qualify and determine law firms to submit candidates

  • Maintain candidate and client information in our proprietary database

Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:

•         Attorney with significant law firm experience



•         Sales skills, or the willingness and aptitude to learn same



•         Outstanding writing skills



•         Strong interpersonal and communication abilities



•         Confidence working with senior level attorneys and Managing Directors



•         High energy and ability to work in a fast-paced environment



•         Entrepreneurial, risk-positive spirit



•         Extraordinary dedication to candidate and client service



•         Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Compensation is a base salary for a six month introductory period, and then a commission-based structure with significant upside potential.  Includes full benefits package and expense account.



Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Atlanta
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Legal, Consultant, Sales
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Company Overview

Major, Lindsey & Africa

Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. Learn More

Contact Information

US-GA-Atlanta
Ed de Castro
Snapshot
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Company:
US-GA-Atlanta
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Legal, Consultant, Sales
Store Type:

Description

Is legal recruiting right for you? - www.linkedin.com/pulse/alternative-legal-career-recruiting-right-you-ed-de-castro/


 


Job Summary: The fundamental role of the Director is to source and support the recruiting efforts of Partner level candidates for placement into positions with law firm clients.
Essential Functions: 


  • You will contact potential partner candidates by making cold and warm calls

  • Develop expert knowledge of the local legal market

  • Identify and initiate contact with potential new law firm clients

  • Under the direction of the Executive Director, you will meet with candidates; prepare drafts of  submission letters, reports and other documents

  • Develop search/candidate criteria and perform research utilizing various proprietary, legal and internet sources, to identify qualified partner level attorney candidates

  • You will build and maintain strong working relationships with a pipeline of qualified partner level attorney candidates

  • Assist in managing candidate activity through the submission process to include;

  • Schedule candidate interviews with clients

  • You will assist in preparing candidate for client interview

  • Support efforts to qualify and determine law firms to submit candidates

  • Maintain candidate and client information in our proprietary database

Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:

•         Attorney with significant law firm experience



•         Sales skills, or the willingness and aptitude to learn same



•         Outstanding writing skills



•         Strong interpersonal and communication abilities



•         Confidence working with senior level attorneys and Managing Directors



•         High energy and ability to work in a fast-paced environment



•         Entrepreneurial, risk-positive spirit



•         Extraordinary dedication to candidate and client service



•         Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Compensation is a base salary for a six month introductory period, and then a commission-based structure with significant upside potential.  Includes full benefits package and expense account.



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