Responsible for managing the development and implementation of the Firm’s Global Diversity initiatives. Project manage the delivery of diversity and inclusion education programs. Work with multiple affinity groups to identify and implement programs and events. Oversee analysis of internal and external diversity metrics. Serve as point person for internal and external communications.
Work closely with the Global Diversity & Social Responsibility Director to develop and implement global diversity initiatives, such as heritage month programs, Diversity Month events, and annual US diversity education workshops.
Liaise with affinity groups to plan and execute programs, including conferences, internal meetings, client networking events, etc.
Manage internal and external communications efforts, including client surveys and RFPs, award submissions, factsheets, website, etc.
Participate in design and oversee analysis of diversity metrics, including recruiting, retention, and advancement data.
Support and participate in the Diversity Committee, Taskforce on Women’s Engagement and Retention, and Pan Affinity Council.
Participate as a member of the Talent Management Team.
Any additional responsibilities as required by management.
Knowledge Skills and Ability:
Must have at least three years of direct experience in diversity and inclusion.
Must have a strong knowledge of diversity and inclusion topics in a professional setting.
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with administrative staff and attorneys at all levels within a large law firm setting.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience creating content for web and print-based publications.
Knowledge and experience with metrics and statistical analysis in Excel.
Attention to detail and good organizational skills, with experience in smoothly executing programs and events.
Work well under pressure and effective at multi-tasking.
Exceptional client service focus with strong sense of urgency.
Ability to work on assignments & initiatives independently while using good judgment in deciding when to take action or when to ask for direction.
Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential and highly sensitive information.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
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