Head of Legal Staffing

NY, NY 10017

Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Branch Leader Job Number: 5115

Managing Director of Legal Staffing - New York, NY 

Our client is an award winning and rapidly expanding staffing firm in NYC is looking to double in size - and needs you to lead it' s Legal Staffing division. This innovative company' s key differentiation is proprietary technology that includes AI to drive client retention and candidate engagement along with a happy workplace culture and 60 years of extraordinary leadership in the staffing industry. 

  In this role you will actively develop new business and expand their client base within law firms and corporate law departments for Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Support roles. Duties include interviewing, networking and interfacing with C-level clients and other hiring authorities to market and place top-tier candidates into direct-hire positions. In addition you will be responsible for hiring, training and developing a staff of sales and recruiting personnel. This position includes P&L responsibility.  
  • Hire, train, develop and manage  team.
  • Coach and help in closing business.
  • Motivate and inspire.
  • Lead by example. 

SKILLS, EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE  
  • Bachelor’ s degree in related field or equivalent experience highly recommended
  • 5 years sales & recruitment or legal industry experience
  • 3 years of management experience
  • J.D. strongly preferred
  • Staffing industry experience is preferred but not essential, however proven record of success hiring legal professionals is required

This is a 6 figure compensation plan with competitive base + bonuses.

Job Number 5115
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