Attorney Development and Community Manager Axiom Law
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Job TitleAttorney Development and Community Manager
Job FunctionHR/Professional Development
Axiom is a recognized leader in the business of law and growing faster than anyone in the industry. We?re a new category of professional services firm that applies best practices from other industries to help General Counsel do legal work intelligently.
We are seeking an Attorney Development and Community Manager for our Chicago office.
What We?re Looking For
The Attorney Community Manager will be responsible for four major areas: Attorney Professional Development, Community Building, Human Resources and serving as an information liaison between the Axiom Attorney population and the Axiom business team in Chicago. This is a critical role with a direct and immediate impact on maintaining our attorney value proposition and serving clients in Chicago. The Attorney Community Manager will work closely with the Attorney Recruiting & Development and Practice Management Teams.
The Community Manager will:
Serve as the primary point of contact for new and existing Axiom Attorneys by offering them a introduction to our business model and attorney value proposition;
Develop trusted relationships with each Axiom Attorney based in Chicago;
Conduct regular check-ins with Axiom Attorneys to gauge satisfaction with their Axiom career and current engagement;
Provide Axiom Attorneys performance feedback from clients, as appropriate and alongside the Practice Management team, on both a periodic and annual basis;
Lead strategic initiatives (such as facilitating professional development opportunities, planning and coordinating special events, and providing training to attorneys, etc.);
Develop a deep understanding of the skills, practice areas, seniority and industry experience of the Axiom Attorneys within various practice areas, and proactively recommend specific attorneys for client opportunities;
Partner with Practice Management to calibrate supply and demand challenges and provide insight into the attorney bench for fulfillment needs;
Keep fully updated on current state of the market, law firm and in-house hiring trends; and
Work alongside other Axiom offices and departments, including Practice Management, Marketing, Finance, and Information Technology to ensure seamless coordination within Axiom.
Our ideal candidate:
This is a position for someone who loves to connect with people, exhibits outstanding judgment and professionalism, possesses excellent analytical skills, exceptional work ethic and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This position requires the confidence to interact with experienced professionals, speak to them about what we do in a credible and compelling way, and understand and be responsive to their professional development goals.
In addition to exhibiting our core values (Irresistible, Fresh, Thoughtful, and Committed), our ideal candidate will have:
5+ years of professional experience within a law firm, consulting or similar professional services firm or in a Human Resources department;
Highly persuasive communication skills (both verbal and written);
The ability to effectively assess attorneys? skills and interests to help them meet their professional development goals;
Demonstrable ability to coach, mentor, teach and develop others;
The ability to assess attorneys? continued fit, ability and commitment to the Axiom model;
The poise and maturity to interact with senior level, highly experienced lawyers and/or clients, including the confidence and sensitivity to deliver tough or constructive feedback;
An appetite for and commitment to innovation, trying new things, soliciting input, synthesizing ideas and taking action;
Critical thinking and creative problem solving skills;
High-level organizational skills, together with the ability to operate in an often high-pressured and fast-paced environment;
Experience working with and supporting internal functions to achieve regional goals;
Highly proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel and PowerPoint);
Experience using Workday, Bullhorn and Open Air preferred; and
Bachelor?s degree required.
Who We Are
This position is with Axiom?s business team, a group of passionate people busily introducing fresh ideas to a tradition-bound profession. We?re incredibly selective in our hiring and meticulously focused on creating a truly special and addictive culture.
Axiom, a recognized leader in the business of law, is the world?s largest and fastest growing legal services firm. Combining deep legal and business expertise with operational prowess, Axiom works closely with leading law departments to improve their risk profiles and create more value for their corporations. The 1,000 person, new model firm serves nearly half of the Fortune 100 via 12 offices and 4 delivery centers globally. The Financial Times ranked Axiom #1 in business of law, #1 in innovation in corporate strategy and #1 in innovation in law firm efficiency, while The New York Times said Axiom is ?rewriting the law firm business model.? In addition, Axiom CEO Mark Harris? accolades include recognition by the Financial Times as a "top ten agent for change," by Forbes as a "name you need to know," by the National Law Journal as one of the 100 most influential lawyers, by the ABA as a "legal rebel" and by the Aspen Institute as a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow. www.AxiomLaw.com
Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.
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