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Legal Recruiting Senior Specialist

Blank Rome
New York, NY
United States

Blank Rome LLP’s New York office is seeking a Legal Recruiting Senior Specialist to work as a member of the Legal Recruiting Team. The Legal Recruiting Senior Specialist would focus on both the Firm-wide approach to recruiting of lateral Associates, Counsel, and Summer Associates across the Firm, as well as coordinate and oversee recruiting efforts in specific markets, including New York.


- Report to the Legal Recruiting Manager, and work closely with the team and Hiring Partners, to handle the recruitment process from initial interview through ultimate hiring.
- Execute recruitment process for student candidates, including on-campus interview program and callback interviews.
- Work with team to develop, plan, and assist with Firm-wide Summer Program. Execute the New York Summer Program in coordination with team as well as Hiring Partners, local Recruiting Committee members, and attorneys, including trainings, events (planning, executing, and attending), work assignments, mentoring relationships, PG placement, and extension of offers.
- Manage internal databases and candidate correspondence.
- Partner with other Firm functions, including Professional Development, Practice Management, and Pricing, and develop and maintain relationships with legal recruiters.


- Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
- Experience: Minimum of 3 years of attorney recruiting experience.
- Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills. Superior written, and oral communication skills.
- Computer Skills: Strong technical and computer skills: proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel required. Experience with viDesktop a plus.


- Client service oriented: Can effectively interface with attorneys at all levels, law school administrators, legal recruiters, and staff. - Highly responsive.
- Team player: Works collaboratively and collegially, and thrives in a team-oriented environment.
- Strong organizational/detail skills: Accurate, precise, and follows up regularly and appropriately. Able to prioritize workload and multi-task. Works well under pressure.
- Motivated and proactive: Takes initiative. Eager to take ownership. Able to plan ahead, push projects forward, meet deadlines, and stay on top of follow through. Strong work ethic.
- Respects the confidentiality of personal and sensitive information.

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