Strategic Growth Assistant (Consulting Recruiting)

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Washington, United States
$50,000 - $55,000 USD yearly

With eleven offices across the United States, over 450 professionals, and over 350 staff professionals, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP (www.manatt.com) is a multidisciplinary, integrated national legal and professional services firm known for quality and an extraordinary commitment to clients. The firm’s groundbreaking approach—bringing together legal services, advocacy, and business strategy—differentiates Manatt from its competitors and positions the firm to provide a unique and compelling value proposition.

Manatt Health Overview: 

Manatt Health integrates consulting and legal expertise to better serve the complex needs of clients across the healthcare system. Combining legal excellence, firsthand experience in shaping public policy, sophisticated strategy insight, and deep analytic capabilities, we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of health industry players. Our diverse team of more than 200 consultants and attorneys from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their business interests, fulfill their missions, and lead healthcare into the future. For more information, visit https://www.manatt.com/digital-health.

Manatt currently has an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Growth Assistant in our Washington, D.C. office. This position will provide support to the Strategic Growth Department (“SG”) and will report to the Director of Strategic Growth. The SG Department manages the firm’s strategy surrounding the proactive targeting and recruiting of summer analysts, analysts, lateral consultants, manager, and senior-level candidates to the firm, and also supports broader strategic projects that align with the firm’s overall business strategy.

This full-time position is responsible for the administrative management of student to manager-level candidates as they advance through our recruiting process, and for providing support to the SG Department. This position includes work of a highly confidential and complex nature; the successful candidate will work closely with all levels of firm administration across all U.S. offices on various lateral recruiting, training and development, as well as other team initiatives. This individual must be comfortable working at a fast pace while maintaining attention to detail and overall work quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating, updating, and maintaining candidate profiles in the firm’s candidate database, viRecruit.

  • Scheduling and entering candidate interviews in viRecruit, including preparing and distributing interview schedules electronically to all relevant parties.

  • Distributing, collecting, and compiling evaluations of candidates from lawyers and professionals, and distributing them to the necessary individuals for review.

  • Owning and maintaining numerous recruiting files (tracking sheets, reports, etc.) and databases.

  • Monitoring and maintaining the Strategic Growth mailbox, replying to candidate and recruiter inquiries, and forwarding messages and candidate submissions to the appropriate team members for review and follow-up as necessary.

  • Generating and distributing various recruiting reports, including relevant metrics, candidates in the pipeline, interview schedules, and other action items and next steps needed to advance candidates through our process.

  • Entering and tracking expenses for budget items.

  • Performing other administrative and strategic projects as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office (knowledge of viRecruit is a plus).

  • Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

  • Possess finely developed written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills, and work proactively with precision and follow-up.

  • Be client service oriented and able to relate to people at all levels within the firm.

  • Function well in a team environment, be responsive and possess a “will do” attitude.

  • Ability to recognize confidential information and maintain confidentiality of information.

The base annual pay range for this role is between $50,000-$55,000. The base pay to be offered will vary and depend on skills and qualifications, experience, location and will also take into account internal equity.  A full range of medical, financial and/or other benefits dependent on the position will also be offered.

EEO/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled

Manatt is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex or gender (including gender identity, gender expression, status as a transgender or transsexual individual, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age (over 40), genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, sexual orientation, political activity or affiliation, genetic or and any other protected classes or characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the American Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process.

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