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Executive Recruiter - Legal Industry (REMOTE)

San Diego, CA

Posted: 05/16/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Human Resources;Legal Job Number: a0CUm000016SwhoMAC Location Requirements: null Industry: Staffing/Recruiting

Job Description


Boutique Recruiting is a privately held boutique staffing firm. We provide recruiting services in the areas of Finance, Accounting, Administration, Customer Service, and all other professional services. We are a fast-growing organization, recently featured on INC 5000 and continuously nominated best company to work for and the fastest-growing companies by the San Diego Business Journal. As the competition slows down, we are busier than ever! To keep up with our rapid expansion, we are seeking a rockstar Executive Legal Recruiter to join our industry-leading team!

This position will recruit on a national basis for high-level attorney openings all over the U.S. and unlike many organizations, this position has NO sales component whatsoever. It is purely recruiting and headhunting candidates directly. We are looking for a high-quality, well-networked recruiter with a deep understanding of the legal industry. Someone upbeat, persistent, and a strong communicator with exceptional follow-through who is a top performer and driven by a passion to make a big impact on the legal industry!

Salary Range: $150,000 - $375,000 OTE / year

Position: Executive Legal Recruiter

Executive Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Source, recruit, and headhunt top legal talent on a national scale across the U.S
  • Utilize state-of-the-art tools and platforms, including LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, ZipRecruiter, CareerBuilder, Monster, and ZoomInfo for efficient and effective recruitment
  • Understand client requirements and culture to ensure a strong match between candidates and organizations
  • Screen and evaluate potential candidates through interviews, assessments, and other evaluation criteria
  • Collaborate closely with Account Managers to understand and meet the needs of new and current accounts
  • Maintain regular communication with potential candidates, ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the process
  • Stay updated on legal market trends, bringing a strategic perspective to hiring processes and practices
  • Report and provide feedback to management regularly

Executive Recruiter Requirements:

  • Must have at least 7 years of staffing agency recruiting experience in the legal industry
  • Familiarity with job boards, databases, and professional networks
  • Expert negotiating skills for salary discussions, securing candidates, and fostering lasting client relationships
  • Tech-savviness with the ability to learn and adapt to evolving recruitment software and tools
  • Strong understanding of the legal industry, including key players, skills, and hiring standards direct industry experience is preferred
  • Creative problem solver with strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize them effectively
  • A results-driven mindset with a focus on quality and efficiency
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work onsite in San Diego, CA is preferred, but open to hybrid or remote work arrangements


  • 100% paid medical insurance
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401K Plan with match
  • Paid holidays
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Daily coffee and snacks on us
  • Regular team building/culture events
  • SO much more!

Why join?

Boutique Recruiting offers a fun work environment with music, and a close team environment with room for growth. We are truly seeking a rock star. We are revolutionizing the staffing industry and looking for a candidate with an entrepreneurial mindset who would be excited to join a fast-growing company!

Our recruiters are not typically burdened with administrative tasks, such as references, following up with temps, posting jobs, managing accounts or seeking new business! We have been named best places to work for the last seven years in a row by numerous organizations and we have some of the best technology and high touch automations available in the staffing industry.

We are the pioneers of our industry! Our competitors want to know our secret sauce! Come join a winning company where you will love what you do every day!


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