Senior Talent Manager

Senior Talent Manager

Our client, a 200 attorney, progressive law firm, is seeking a Senior Talent Manager with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a large or mid-sized law firm environment  with direct responsibility for the recruitment from/of law schools, Judicial Law Clerks, lateral attorneys, staff attorneys, and foreign interns. This key role is responsible for the design and execution of appropriate programs and processes in support of effective and efficient attorney recruitment, selection and hiring. Work closely with CTO and other key stakeholders to support and manage the partner recruiting and onboarding process.

Ideal candidate will work closely with the CTO, hiring partners and the Firm’s Hiring Committee to analyze recruitment efforts and, as appropriate, recommend changes to ensure all processes are executed timely and are effective. Propose and implement strategy for law student outreach including building and maintaining relationships with law school career services and student groups, identifying new organizations for sponsorship and partnerships, and attending events. Plan, manage, implement, and deliver new attorney orientation and onboarding programs to include the new associate fall program and programs for attorneys arriving throughout the year.

Bachelor’s degree required. Working knowledge of local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations. Strong written and verbal communication skills. viDesktop proficiency preferred. Microsoft Office Suite skills, including proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel as well excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Strong project management skills, including the ability to take complete ownership of designing and executing Firm-wide programs and ability to focus on long and short-term initiatives. A dynamic individual, who can work effectively at all levels , a flexible problem solver.

Competitive compensation (195K-220K+) , superior benefits and hybrid work policy. J. Sheppard Associates services New York’s top tier law firms and corporations. Candidate advocacy and client firm engagement are our top priorities!

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