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Adecco Group Special Counsel - Division Director - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Explore a career with Special Counsel, the nation’s leading provider of temporary, temp-to-hire and contingency search/permanent placement services.


This position requires an employee to be able to perform all functions necessary to utilize market knowledge and activity to develop business opportunities, increase division revenue, gross margin and net income by successfully developing a cohesive and productive team for sustaining growth and expansion.


  • Responsible for growth, maintenance, development and profitability of division.

  • Assist Executive Director in business plan and budget for branch and responsible for leading staff to reach the financial objectives set.

  • Assist Executive Director in developing budget of revenue and spending.

  • Responsible for the development (benchmarking progress) and motivation of staff.

  • Responsible for identifying, recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, motivating (and terminating-if necessary) staff.

  • Increase market share by leading and overseeing advertising, marketing, sales, service and recruiting efforts in branch.

  • Conduct sales calls as needed.

  • Develop solutions regarding customer-related issues to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Responsible for the business process flow, including recruiting, compliance of I-9, reference checks, and the staff follow-up of associates on assignment.

  • Responsible for guiding the targeting, business development process ensuring the appropriate business mix to reach business goals.

  • Work with Executive Director on Public Relations effort in the local market.

  • Conduct branch audits. (I.e. job order accuracy, lost and canceled job orders, credit check compliance).

  • Responsible for client and employee retention.

  • Ensure company policies are followed.

  • Conduct weekly staff and training meetings as well as periodic business review meetings.

  • Administer staff performance evaluations and salary/incentive reviews.


  • Review and authorize payment for vendor bills.

  • Interface with Group Services Office.

  • Coordinate job/trade shows.

  • Delegate as necessary.

  • Responsible for preparing and reviewing weekly activity, production, sales, branch and operations reports for senior management.

  • Participates in special projects and performs other related duties as required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelors degree; Juris Doctorate degree, or equivalent

  • Must be computer literate.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Prior legal experience required.

  • Familiarity with substantive areas of the law.


Adecco Group North America, through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands including Accounting Principals, Adecco General Staffing, Adia, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.

We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.

Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services teams.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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Street: 155 Seaport Blvd