Manager/Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition, Legal

Goodwin, New York New York, US

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Make an impact at Goodwin, where we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our 1,800 lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity and financial industries. Our unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly-changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart. Also a global destination for business professionals, Goodwin's team of professional staff was named the "Best Business Team" by The American Lawyer.The Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition will be expected to provide strategic direction to and implement firm, multiple office, and practice area recruitment plans; act as primary hiring contact for lateral associate and summer associate hires for the NY office and act as firm-wide recruitment liaison for designated business units (major practice groups). What You'll Do:Lateral Associate Hiring Working with office and business unit leaders on strategic growth initiatives and development of lateral candidate pipelines.Actively developing and maintaining relationships with local and national legal search firms.Working closely with our DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) team and other internal constituents to promote the active recruitment and retention of diverse candidates to the firm.Keeping current with industry updates and changes at competitive firms that could result in potential lateral opportunities.Overseeing the entire lateral recruitment process for all local lateral hires, including facilitating lateral attorney integration efforts.Maintaining the appropriate metrics to report and measure success as it relates to lateral recruitment.Managing and developing the local Talent Acquisition team.Managing local recruitment budget.Law School Hiring & Summer Associate ProgramOverseeing the planning and execution of on-campus recruitment efforts, including: scheduling, identification of interview teams, active management of offer follow-up effort, communications with recruits, and planning of social activities.Overseeing the planning and execution of the summer associate program.In conjunction with other members of the Talent Acquisition Team, plan, implement and drive efforts to increase and improve firm visibility and profile at targeted schools.Who You Are: Bachelor's Degree and 6-8+ years of related recruiting experience, preferably with a law firm.Working knowledge of recruiting software and applicant tracking systems, LawCruit/Simplicity expertise strongly preferred.Exceptional planning and organization skills, ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and smoothly.Outgoing, client service-oriented personality with a professional demeanor.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with candidates, all levels of firm personnel and a variety of external entities.Must possess superior judgment and discretion and be able to protect and maintain highly confidential information.Travel required to other Goodwin office locations and professional conferences, as requested.Flexibility to work extended hours as needed.#LI-MS1Goodwin Procter LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Goodwin Procter LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other legally protected status.Please note: Various agencies of the United States government require employers to collect information on applicants and employees. The National Association of Law Placement (NALP) and certain clients request us to keep track of certain aggregate information regarding lawyers. EEO information requested on this application is for purposes of compliance with these recordkeeping and reporting requirements and to determine recruiting and employment patterns. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.PDN-968975e5-0a42-4905-b823-997093f4f1ea