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Managing Director, Legal Recruiting and Professional Development

Allen Matkins has begun a search for a Managing Director, Legal Recruiting and Professional Development. This is an exempt salary senior management position reporting directly to the firm's Chief Operating Officer. This is a position with Firm wide responsibility thus regular travel to our 5 offices in California is required.  The position can be resident in any of our 5 offices.

About the Position

The Managing Director is responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the organization and is intended to be a strategic advisor to the Management Committee and other Firm Leadership.  Success will be achieved through the development of local and national recruiting plans with a deep understanding of the market for talent and of the competition we face, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas, while building trust and effective relationships with the Management Committee, Practice Leadership, Office Leadership, Diversity Committee, Partners and Associates.  The individual must have a strong knowledge and capability for business case development and assessment.  The individual must also have extensive knowledge of the recruiting landscape, including good relationships with national recruiters and recruiters in many of the major markets throughout the United States.  In many instances, this position will be the first person potential candidates will encounter, thus, excellent communication skills and relatability will be key to ensuring the Firm is marketed most effectively to candidates.  The position will play a critically central and accountable role in ensuring we are hiring and retaining the best possible talent.

Full job description

Please email cover letter and resume to Ralph Allen, Chief Operating Officer, at