Strategic Growth Recruiting Manager

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Washington District of Columbia, US

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MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS LLP is one of the nation's preeminent law and consulting firms known for quality, for extraordinary commitment to clients, for integrated, relationship-based services, and for a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Growth Recruiting Manager in our Washington, DC, New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA office. This position is an exempt position and reports to the Director of Strategic Growth (National), and works closely with the Group and Business Unit Leaders and various recruiting committees to execute a national recruiting strategy.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assist in the creation and implementation of the annual strategic growth plan, including providing leadership and vision for the recruiting/sourcing strategy and approach.

Manage all aspects of the Firm's recruiting efforts, including overseeing the interview, evaluation, business justification, offer, and onboarding processes (working closely with Hiring Partners).

Oversee and assist with all aspects of Summer Programs from pre-arrival planning to the offer/acceptance process, including planning and attending summer training and social events, coordinating the mentoring program, and overseeing the assignment and evaluation process.

Research lateral target candidates and monitor sources for information about candidates, peer firms, market activity, industry trends, and other information relevant to lateral recruiting.

Work closely with the Chair of Diversity & Inclusion and the Diversity Committee to drive efforts to actively recruit diverse candidates at the firm.

Develop and implement strategies to brand and market the firm to schools and guide campus-specific marketing initiatives, including quarterly recruiting newsletter, recruiting brochures, outreach emails, and the recruiting pages of the website.

Manage recruiting staff, provide work direction with clear performance expectations, measures for accountability, professional development opportunities, and contribute to the performance review process.

Work collaboratively with other Administrative departments.

Assist with additional Strategic Growth projects as assigned/needed.


Bachelor's degree required.

5-8 years of recruiting experience, preferably in a law firm or other professional services environment; recruiting and managerial experience required.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Other Qualifications (including but not limited to):

Exceptional relationship-building skills and client service oriented: can effectively interface with attorneys and consultants at all levels, staff, law school administrators, and recruiters.

Strong organizational/attention to detail skills: accurate, precise, and follows up regularly and appropriately.

Able to prioritize workload and multi-task.

Demonstrates good judgment, works collaboratively, and is a team player.

Able to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information/matters.

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

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