The Recruitment Manager will manage all non-Partner recruiting functions for the California offices - San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palo Alto (e.g., summer program, On-Campus interviewing "OCI", lateral associate and Professional Business Services ("PBS") recruitment) and ensure all candidates receive a world-class candidate experience throughout the recruitment and selection process.
Serve as primary lead to manage and/or actively participate in one NA hiring workstream (e.g., Summer Program) to develop recruitment goals while ensuring recruiting professionals are aligned on recruitment execution across North America
Manage and execute associate recruitment, summer program and OCI (across California) while driving creative sourcing methodologies, reducing dependency on agencies
Manage and execute professional business services recruitment across California
Mentor and develop junior recruitment professionals in NA
Network with Firm Partners, legal recruiters and other law Firm recruitment personnel in an effort to stay abreast of the happenings in the legal community and develop recruiting initiatives that impact the overall recruitment of diverse candidates
Extensive recruiting experience in a professional services organization and/or large law Firm, preferably with multi-office and in support of a diverse base of legal practices
Strong track record in direct sourcing methodologies and delivery
Disciplined leader to develop others via coaching, mentoring and delivering performance feedback
Well-developed and sophisticated written and oral communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, with a proven ability to relate to and gain the confidence of people at all levels within an organization
Able to bring good judgement and empathy to sensitive situations
Strong organizational skills and must be able to meet deadlines and multi-task in a matrix, fast-paced, professional services environment
Be an active member of various recruiter organizations (e.g., City Group; NALP, etc.)
About Baker McKenzie
At Baker McKenzie we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 6,000 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 77 offices worldwide and five (5) Service Centers, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.