Sullivan & Cromwell LLP is seeking a Manager – Legal Recruiting to join the Legal Talent Office (LTO) in the New York office. The Manager will support the full life-cycle of law student recruitment—with a particular focus on on-campus recruiting and the summer associate program—and the Director – Legal Recruiting & Training (“Director”) in creating, developing, and implementing effective processes and best practices. The candidate will also provide support on special recruiting and associate development projects as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage on campus and “pre-OCI” recruiting processes at assigned schools, including all campus logistics, communication with candidates and career services offices, offer dinners and follow up activities, etc.
Work closely with partner team heads in executing strategy for their school teams, including organizing law school events, overseeing Firm sponsorship of student groups, and driving candidate follow-up and outreach efforts.
Organize and execute a world-class summer associate program, including orientation, mentoring, assignments, evaluations, and social events for all summer associates.
Work with Marketing & Business Development group to create compelling recruitment marketing materials and other collateral.
In collaboration with the Associate Director, work with Managing Partners to oversee and execute the associate advisor program.
Manage the Chambers Associate, Vault, and American Lawyer survey processes, including working with the Associate Director and Chief Legal Talent Officer on developing best practices for execution and maintaining strong relationships with key contacts at each publication.
Proactively conduct regular market scans and provide market intel to Associate Director and other key stakeholders on recruiting and hiring trends.
In addition, responsibilities related to maintaining firm and client information are to be adhered to by all employees. This includes complying with the firm’s information security policies, protecting firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference, and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management.
Must be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a proactive mindset.
Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
Must be creative, flexible and open to new ideas and evolving responsibilities.
Excellent verbal and communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and address sensitive matters with discretion.
Superior interpersonal skills.
Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.
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