Senior Legal Recruiter

San Bruno, California

Post Date: 03/23/2017 Job ID: 1076 Job Category: Legal


ABA Search is a premier staffing and recruiting firm delivering exceptional candidate matches for the most admired and talked about companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. For 30 years, we have continuously built long-lasting relationships and trust with both our candidates and clients. We couldn’ t achieve this without our staff combining specialized recruiting expertise, clear communication, and personalized service. 

Due to growth on our legal recruiting team, we have an opening for a Senior Legal Recruiter focused on attorney recruitment and recruitment of executive level positions in law firms and corporations. As a Senior Legal Recruiter at ABA Search, you will build relationships with clients and candidates, consistently identifying needs and understanding backgrounds to determine opportunity matches. We are looking for a proactive professional who enjoys networking and finding creative ways to drive hiring results and attract new clients.

  • Qualify target accounts and stay up to date on market trends and dynamics
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of clients' needs and act as a strategic expert of clients’ business and hiring goals
  • Screen and qualify prospective candidates for multiple job openings
  • Conduct interviews to determine current and future matches, assessing experience, soft skills, technical skills, and cultural alignment
  • Create and post job descriptions; use social media to generate maximum exposure
  • Deliver superior client and candidate satisfaction through customer service and prompt responses
  • Develop strategy with senior recruiters to maximize quality results
  • Attend and become active member at networking events and industry related organizations

  • Bachelor’ s Degree; JD preferred, but not required
  • 4+ years of sales and recruiting experience (legal recruiting experience a plus)
  • Strong consultative sales approach
  • Ability to work with ambiguity in an evolving, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, responsiveness, and flexibility
  • A driven, curious mind with  attention for detail
  • A great sense of humor and a passion for connecting people

  • Health, dental, life insurance
  • 50% gym reimbursement & commuter benefits
  • Monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • Team playing work environment geared towards professional growth
  • Long history of success which brings stability
  • Opportunity to make large impact on a small team and exercise entrepreneurial spirit
  • Learn from seasoned managers
  • Shuttle from San Bruno BART station
  • Birthday Bonus


At ABA, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”


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