ABOUT JOB POSTINGS
Job postings are complimentary for members of the NJALA. The charge for non-member firms is $250.00. Payment in advance is required for non-member firms and the check should be sent to the Secretary directly. Job descriptions should be limited to 200 words or less and should be submitted by e-mail as an attached Word document. While we try to post openings as soon as possible, they may take several days to get posted.
If you have a listing to add, please email it to the Secretary and he/she will send the posting to the NJALA member list and forward it to the Webmaster for posting on the Website. Please check the Officer listing on the Website for the persons currently holding these positions.
HR Manager – Posted February 2017
Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost, a mid-sized law firm located in Denville, NJ is seeking an HR Manager to maintain and enhance the firm’s human resources by planning, implementing and evaluating employee relations and human resource policies, programs and practices. This results-oriented senior leader will be responsible for the day to day administration of office staff including resolving issues of workflow and coverage and arranging for temporary staffing as needed. The position reports to the Executive Director.
The HR Manager will:
- Maintain accurate records of time and attendance including paid time off.
- Process Unemployment, Disability and Workers’ Comp claims.
- Prepare time records for inclusion in the firm’s bi-weekly payroll.
- Expand and maintain the firm’s policies and procedures including revisions to the firm’s Employee Handbook.
- Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations and ensure the firm’s compliance.
- Recruit, interview, test and select new employees including orientation.
- Conduct non-exempt employee evaluations including the preparation and administrating oral and written warnings as well as performance improvement plans.
- Administration of Benefits including managing the firm’s health and welfare plans.
- Conduct exit interviews with employees and advise findings to management.
- Train staff on office procedures.
- Promote Firm Culture.
Candidates must demonstrate good judgment and ability to maintain confidential information. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize their workload. Must possess in-depth knowledge of human resource disciplines. Exceptional interpersonal skills. Superior written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor Degree; PHR or SPHR a plus; and 5+ years experience as an HR Manager in a law firm.
Please email your resume and salary requirements to: Kurt F. Brown, Executive Director, Einhorn Harris, email@example.com
Chief Marketing Officer – Posted January 2017
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, a full service law firm based in Woodbridge, NJ with branch offices in New York, Eatontown, NJ, and Philadelphia, is seeking a Chief Marketing Officer to lead our business development, marketing and communication efforts. We are seeking someone with 10+ years of marketing experience out of a professional services firm, to oversee our business development strategies and align them with our long term strategic goals.
The CMO will:
- Oversee the creation and implementation of firm marketing strategies and marketing materials
- Manage the firm’s business development policies and procedures
- Develop team and individual marketing plans
- Implement attorney training programs
- Utilize CRM and other technologies effectively
- Identify emerging business trends; understand market and key competitors
- Develop proposals for clients and attorneys
- Oversee advertising, sponsorships, and marketing events
- Identify awards, surveys, directories that elevate the firm’s brand/individual attorneys
- Oversee and implement overhaul of firm website including special practice group sites
- Oversee, edit, and post material on relevant social media outlets
- Strategically assist in meeting new business goals
If you are a dedicated professional who is driven by new challenges, believes in providing the best client service possible, and is looking for a work environment that values collaboration, consider joining Wilentz!
Executive Director – Posted January 2017
Flaster Greenberg, a prominent, full service, growth-oriented 50+ attorney regional law firm based in Cherry Hill, NJ, with offices in 4 other locations (including a significant office in Philadelphia), seeks to employ an Executive Director who will report directly to the firm’s Managing Shareholder and will attend Board of Directors’ and Shareholders’ meetings.
He/she will provide support for the development of strategic plans and their implementation, including logistical, financial, and management data and will analyze and monitor the financial results of initiatives for expansion.
The Executive Director will direct all of the financial, administrative and operational functions in the firm’s offices, including accounting and financial management reporting, human resources, information technology, marketing, information management, insurance, and facilities.
The Executive Director must have substantial hands-on experience preparing and analyzing for the Managing Shareholder and the Board of Directors budgets and financial and variance reports and track financial trends for revenue, expenses, profitability and capital requirements.
The exceptional candidate we are seeking must be well organized and possess an excellent understanding of financial and accounting principles. Leadership, problem solving and negotiating skills are essential.
A college and advanced degree in business is desired. A designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or a Certified Legal Manager (CLM) or other advanced degree in an appropriate field would be helpful.
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and compensation expectations, in confidence, to firstname.lastname@example.org, Joel A. Rose, Joel A. Rose & Associates, Inc., Management Consultants to Law Offices, Cherry Hill, NJ. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director of Business Development and Marketing – Posted November 2016
SAIBER LLC, a mid-sized law firm in Florham Park, New Jersey, is seeking a Director of Business Development and Marketing to direct and help execute all aspects of the firm’s business development, marketing and publicity efforts, encompassing firm-wide, work group and individual initiatives. The Director is expected to develop, plan, budget and implement business development strategy and have successful experience with all of the fundamental aspects of business development, marketing and publicity in the law firm market, including, but not limited to, client development events, proposal writing, speaking engagements, article production and placement, advertising, digital newsletters, contact database management, website optimization, and social media. Candidates are expected to have a minimum of six years of progressively more responsible experience in a substantially similar capacity in a professional services firm, preferably a law firm. We are looking for a self-starter with a hands-on, client-service attitude, excellent communication and people skills, and a sophisticated knowledge of social media.
Please email your resume and salary requirement to: Michael F. Harrison, Executive Director, SAIBER LLC, email@example.com.
Firm Administrator – Posted September 2016
Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark LLC is looking for a Firm Administrator for their Morristown location. The Firm Administrator would manage bookkeeping, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and day-to-day staff management for a mid-size firm.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Payroll management with third party processor including 401k processing
Bookkeeping management with QuickBooks and PC Law.
Accounts Receivable including heavy client interaction
Financial reporting including quarterly reconciliations
Commission plan management
Benefits coordination with 3rd party administrator
Staff and attorney compensation administration
Open enrollment and benefit vendor management
Support staff management
Year-end reconciliations and processing
PC Law experience preferred
Excel and financial reporting experience
Account receivable background
Law firm experience, preferably family law
Client service orientation
Please contact Rebecca Adams, SPHR, Human Resources at (973) 539-0075 x126 or firstname.lastname@example.org