Law Firm Recruiting - Practice Specialist
Company: Major Lindsey & Africa
Posted on: February 15, 2018
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Knowledgeable. Reliable. Aware. Experienced. Trusted. Dedicated.
Major, Lindsey & Africa stands alone when it comes to legal talent management.
Founded in 1982, we built our firm on our passion to help corporate legal departments
and law firms build great teams and lawyers and legal professionals follow their career
Today, we offer a range of specialized legal recruiting and talent management services
to meet the ever-changing needs of law firms and corporate legal departments,
delivering exceptional talent that matches our clients' expectations. We provide our
candidates with counsel and guidance, helping them navigate toward their long-term
career goals and professional fulfillment.
Major, Lindsey & Africa is an Allegis Group company. Allegis Group is the global leader
in talent solutions.
We have an immediate opening for a Practice Specialist to join our Law Firm
Recruiting Group in Washington, DC.
The Sourcing Specialist, known as a Practice Specialist at MLA, connects with Partner
level attorneys to begin a dialogue about new career opportunities, to discuss a pre-
determined law firm need, or to provide legal market insight. The goal of the Practice
Specialist is to both strategically source and begin the process of building long-term
relationships with lawyers in the DC area. The Practice Specialist works closely with
their assigned Recruiter(s) and is responsible for setting up meetings for any potential
candidates interested in next steps.
The Practice Specialist (PS) will collaborate and work closely with recruiters in our PPG
team to determine the strategy for each call campaign. With an understanding of the
strategy, the PS will conduct preliminary research to create a target list of attorneys.
The PS then reaches out to these attorneys to build rapport and relationships, and
ideally introduces interested candidates to a recruiter. The Practice Specialist schedules introductory meetings for recruiters, ensures follow-up actions are completed and
records all data in our database.
Major, Lindsey & Africa hires professionals of exceptional quality and
professionalism. We are ideally looking for the following qualifications:
--- BA/BS required and JD degree is preferred.
--- Experience working in a large law firm, in-house law department, executive or
legal recruiting firm. Sales experience is also desirable.
--- Excellent research experience and skills.
--- Proven project management experience and strong organizational abilities.
--- Able to present a confident demeanor, a broad perspective and have the ability
--- Willingness to reach out to candidates and prospective clients via both cold and
--- Comfortable and competent cold calling and working with senior level attorney
--- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
--- Outstanding writing skills.
--- Self-directed with high energy and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
--- Entrepreneurial, risk-positive spirit.
--- Extraordinary dedication to client service.
--- Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
--- Strong team orientation; interested in being surrounded by and being a
--- Self-motivated with ability to balance multiple projects at the same time.
Compensation is a competitive base salary plus commissions and full benefits.
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