The Legal Market Analyst for the Career Development Center (CDC), will provide research into legal employers throughout the tri-state area and beyond. Primary responsibilities include identifying, tracking and communicating with employers, including small to medium sized law firms, businesses and industries that are hiring attorneys, and employment opportunities for non-JDs enrolled in Brooklyn Law School’s emerging law-related programs, including government agencies and non-profits. The Legal Market Analyst will continually update the office on the hiring trends in the legal market, facilitate outreach to employers and liaise between students and targeted employers.
The Legal Market Analyst will work closely with the Dean of the Career Development Center and the Director of Employer Relations to strategically plan research into, and outreach to, legal employers and help identify new relationships. This role will work with the entire CDC team to provide market information to counselors and students,and collect and provide feedback from hiring employers.
Research into private and public organizations that hire law students and law school graduates, with a focus on roles that require or prefer a JD
Track and record information on legal employers to make it accessible to CDC counselors and Brooklyn Law School (BLS) student body
Systematize outreach to employers and potential employers to help maintain employer relationships and increase opportunities for BLS students
Experience and Educational Background
JD; experience in research at the college or graduate level strongly preferred.
Legal experience preferred, experience with or interest in legal marketplace required.
Cold calling experience a plus.
Skills and Competencies
Strong research skills.
Ability to use technology and innovation to track results and manage data.
Strong interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, strong phone skills; willingness to initiate contact to form new relationships.
Demonstrated interest in the legal marketplace and hiring trends.