Manager of Legal Talent & Inclusion

Law Firm - Atlanta, GA

Calibrate has been retained by a highly-regarded law firm to recruit a Manager of Legal Talent & Inclusion (“Manager”) to join the firm’s Atlanta office. The Manager will play a critical leadership role in the firm's strategic growth plan by recruiting and retaining highly talented and diverse legal professionals to meet the current and future business needs of the firm. The Manager should be proactive, forward thinking, and a force for change that will facilitate growth and foster inclusivity. The primary responsibilities will be centered on the following:

Legal Recruiting

  • Manage all non-partner legal recruiting including entry-level and lateral associates along with the summer program
  • Implement creative hiring and diversity initiatives that have proven to differentiate the firm from its competitors in conjunction with the Recruiting Committee and Diversity Committee

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • Collaborate with the firms Diversity Partner and Diversity Committee to drive the strategic direction of the firm’s diversity and inclusion programming
  • Stay abreast of best practices and lead initiatives in support of training and events

Professional Development

  • Work with the Professional Development Partner on identifying training and growth opportunities in support of associate career paths
  • Provide guidance on mentorship and sponsorship opportunities internally to cultivate career advancement

To be considered, candidates must possess at least 5 years of experience with demonstrated expertise in legal recruiting, implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives, and overseeing ongoing professional development, preferably in a law firm or professional services setting. During the interview process, candidates must demonstrate their ability to think and act strategically and creatively and be able to articulate past successes.

Position Contact
Jenny Schwope
Senior Executive Search Associate
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