Legal Recruitment Assistant

Legal Recruitment Assistant

City of London

28000 GBP - 32000 GBP / Per Year

Permanent, Full-Time

contact: 020 7759 7959


Job Description

Legal Recruitment Assistant opportunity in Farringdon (FTC or permanent) with a boutique Private Practice recruitment brand.

Suitable for Paralegal career changers, or Future Trainee Solicitors seeking a 12-month FTC before the commencement of a Training Contract.

Also suitable for candidates looking for a career in legal recruitment long term.

Law or legal recruitment background essential.

About Us

Birchrose Associates is a specialist, boutique legal recruitment agency, dedicated to recruiting high calibre solicitors and legal support staff for leading law firms across the UK, including Silver Circle, Top 100, and boutique practices.

We are part of Huntress, a 20-year strong, successful recruitment company with just under 100 employees.

About the Role

As a Legal Recruitment Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting a team of experienced Legal Recruitment Consultants with an emphasis on candidate attraction and market research, primarily focused on the London market.

This is a full time role, working a minimum of three days in our Farringdon office. Working hours are 8:30am - 6:00pm and on occasion, you may be expected to work later.

The role is fast paced and varied. You must be adaptable, as you will be supporting multiple consultants with different specialisms. Duties include:

  • Sourcing high calibre legal candidates for live vacancies utilising LinkedIn, job sites and specialist data tools
  • Writing and posting job advertisements, conducting initial screening calls and shortlisting
  • Market research and analysis including circulating vacancies, insights and industry news to the relevant consultants
  • Generating lists of prospect clients in preparation for consultants' business development activity
  • Writing blogs, articles and posts for the website and company LinkedIn page

The role is hugely rewarding and integral to our team's success. Therefore, in addition to our company wide benefits package the successful applicant will also be eligible for monthly team bonus.

About You

To excel in this role you must be a pro-active, organised individual who enjoys working with people. You must be able to work well in high pressured environments, and have either a background or genuine interest in the legal industry.

Essential skills and experience include:

  • Previous experience working in a law or legal recruitment environment is essential
  • Experience using LinkedIn and other social platforms
  • Highly organised, with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong aptitude for learning
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)

Benefits & Perks

You will be joining a close-knit, supportive and passionate team. We work very hard, but we also know how to have fun too, so a sense of humour is a must! Our benefits and perks include:

  • Monthly team bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Company laptop
  • Private healthcare and dental
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Access to trained Mental Health First Aiders and EAP
  • Regular social events and incentives
  • Gym membership contribution
  • Generous annual leave increasing with length of service
  • Charity leave, moving home leave, birthday leave
  • Modern office in Farringdon

To apply, please contact our Head of Legal Recruitment, Lauren Steff.

Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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