Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Benesch is seeking a Legal Recruiting Manager for our Cleveland office location. The Legal Recruiting Manager is responsible for supporting the Firm’s Chief Talent Officer (CTO) in managing our OCI/Summer Associate Programs, lateral attorney, paralegal and other timekeeper recruiting, recruiting materials, and technology/social media related to our recruiting efforts.
1. Coordinate and manage OCI Process and Summer Associate Program. a. Establish and maintain relationships with Career Service Officers at targeted law schools. b. Ensure Benesch brand is present on campus at law schools through regular outreach. c. Coordinate OCI process for all office locations: Resume collect/review, participate in candidate selection for OCI and call-back process, schedule call-back interviews, gather feedback, schedule Hiring Committee meetings, and communicate with law student candidates, including extending offers and sending rejection communications. d. Coordinate and manage Summer Associate Program, including: training, summer retreat, social events, budget management, evaluation process, and related activities/logistics. Serve as point person for Summer Program, both internally and externally. e. Take an active role in NALP to be an industry expert in law firm summer programs; keep up with trends and bring new ideas and suggestions to the team. 2. Conduct attorney and paralegal searches for all practice groups across all office locations; compile job posting language, identify search tactics, identify and recruit top talent, engage recruiters when necessary, manage interview and selection process. 3. Manage content on Careers page of the Firm’s website. 4. Work closely with CTO, IT and others to identify ways to use technology to recruit top talent. 5. Maintain up-to-date and fresh recruiting videos with outside vendors; work closely with Marketing Department to share content on Firm social media sites regularly. 6. Work closely with Marketing Department to maintain recruiting materials. 7. Serve as point person for law clerks (law students who work with the Firm through the school year). 8. Work closely with Practice Group Chairs to manage the lateral recruiting process, such as posting jobs, sourcing talent and communicating with candidates. 9. Assists with special projects as needed, across the firm’s recruiting and professional development initiatives.
The Legal Recruiting Manager must have a Bachelor’s Degree. Experience in a law firm environment preferred; recruiting experience required. An ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, along with strong organizational skills and a client service attitude are required. Must possess a strong desire to learn and be part of a team, have an interest in technology, and be social media savvy. Ability to travel as needed and work overtime/evenings periodically required.
Benesch is a growing mid-sized corporate law firm based in downtown Cleveland, OH with other office locations in Columbus (OH), Wilmington (DE), Indianapolis (IN), Chicago (IL), Hackensack (NY) and Shanghai (CHINA). We are a firm committed to providing the highest level of customer service to our clients, and a positive work environment to our employees. Benesch offers many benefits to its employe...es including competitive pay, medical, dental and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plans, paid holidays, flexible work schedules, and flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care. Benesch has been ranked on the Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces list in both 2016 and 2017; as well as earned a coveted recognition on the NorthCoast 99 Top Workplaces in Northeast Ohio for the 15th year. The Firm has also been named to the AmLaw 200 list, placing us among the top 200 law firms in the country and is a result of our continued strategic growth.
The firm serves national and international clients that include public and private, middle market and emerging companies as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations, trusts and estates. Our practice areas include Business Succession Planning & Wealth Management, China, Commercial Finance & Banking, Corporate & Securities, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Public Finance, Public Law, Real Estate & Environmental and Tax. Some of the industries the firm concentrates in include Private Equity, Banking, Health Care & Life Sciences, Polymers, Packaging, 3D Printing, Transportation & Logistics, Energy & Natural Resources, Shale Oil & Gas, Data Security & Privacy and Construction.