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Make an impact at Goodwin, where we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. We are in the business of building authentic, long-term relationships with our clients, who are some of the world’s most successful and innovative investors, entrepreneurs and disruptors in the life sciences, private equity, real estate, technology and financial industries, and where they converge. Our immersive understanding of these industries – combined with our expertise across high-stakes litigation and dispute resolution, world-class regulatory compliance and advisory services, and complex transactions – sets us apart. Our Global Operations Team – all business professionals of the firm – was named the “Best Business Team” by The American Lawyer.

As a Senior Talent Acquisition (Specialist), you will play a pivotal role in our mission to attract top-tier talent to join our dynamic business teams. Reporting directly to the Director, Talent Acquisition, Global Operations Team, you will collaborate closely with hiring managers to implement innovative recruitment strategies. Your primary goal will be to identify, engage, and secure highly skilled individuals who will contribute to our diverse and thriving workforce.

What You'll Do:

  • Full Lifecycle Recruiting: Collaborate with hiring managers and HR business partners to understand hiring needs and expectations. Manage end-to-end recruiting processes, including sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates.

  • Strategic Partner: Act as a trusted advisor to hiring managers and HR business partners, developing and executing strategies to attract top talent in a competitive market.

  • Interview Excellence: Provide guidance to hiring managers on interview and selection best practices to ensure the selection of outstanding candidates.

  • Candidate Engagement: Drive candidate sourcing, screening, evaluation, and offer negotiations. Use various sourcing methods such as job postings, job boards, social media, and networking events.

  • Exceptional Candidate Experience: Ensure a positive candidate experience through clear communication, timely feedback, and interviewer preparedness.

  • Talent Pipeline: Proactively build and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future openings.

  • Onboarding Support: Collaborate with the onboarding team to facilitate the employment process, including new hire forms, background checks, and start dates.

  • Creative Sourcing: Work closely with the Recruiting Manager to develop innovative sourcing strategies.

  • Metrics and Data Analysis: Track recruitment metrics and utilize data for strategic analysis of recruiting campaigns.

Who You Are:

  • Proficiency in Boolean search and social media for talent sourcing.

  • Experience in direct sourcing through methods like networking, social media and internet mining.

  • Proven experience using Applicant Tracking Systems; Workday Recruiting experience is a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Strong customer management skills, building trust with both candidates and hiring managers.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated expertise managing full lifecycle recruitment process with a focus on detail and effective prioritization.

  • Excellent in providing top-tier customer service.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

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Goodwin Procter LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Goodwin Procter LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status,  disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Please note: Various agencies of the United States government require employers to collect information on applicants and employees. The National Association of Law Placement (NALP) and certain clients request us to keep track of certain aggregate information regarding lawyers. EEO information requested on this application is for purposes of compliance with these recordkeeping and reporting requirements and to determine recruiting and employment patterns. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.

This position is eligible for overtime: No

Target Salary Range: Boston $85,100 – $127,600 | Los Angeles $85,100 – $127,600 | New York $90,100 – $135,100 | Philadelphia – | San Francisco $95,300 – $142,900 | Santa Monica $85,100 – $127,600 | Silicon Valley $95,300 – $142,900 | Washington DC $85,100 – $127,600