Overview

Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC or San Francisco

Premier, forward thinking, global, law firm have an opening for a Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager, which may sit in their Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC, or San Francisco office.

The Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager will oversee the day-to day administration and assist in leading the strategic direction, business planning and overall effectiveness of the Firm’s global diversity and inclusion initiatives. This position will also be responsible for oversight of the Firm’s Affinity Networks, client surveys and RFPs, project management, and communications. This role will support talent management objectives to drive engagement, education and client service excellence.

In this capacity, the Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of the Firm’s D&I programs and activities and continuously prioritizing action items;
  • Serves as subject matter expert to support director in strategy execution;
  • Collaborates with Talent Management Solutions team for industry surveys, client requests and to track and report on demographics, trends and statistics at the firm and in the legal industry;
  • Leads project management for initiatives and new project roll-outs;
  • Responsible for strategy and oversight of Firm affinity groups, ensuring alignment with firm overall goals;
  • Work collaboratively across all areas (professional development, recruiting, business development, marketing, etc.);
  • Collaborating with Business Development on client interactions and partnerships;
  • Working with Marketing and Communications on branding, messaging, website, social media and communications campaigns;
  • Developing presentations and materials for diversity programs and initiatives;
  • Managing diversity sponsorship and membership relationships;
  • Acts with a high degree of integrity and discretion handling confidential employee information;
  • Exercises good judgment at all times with respect to data privacy, security and all Firm policies and procedures; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Human Resources or other Business related field;
  • At least 5 years of experience in D&I;
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience;
  • At least 3 years of experience in a professional services or legal environment;
  • Strong knowledge of D&I best practices in the legal or professional services industry;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to manage multiple initiatives concurrently in a fast paced department;
  • Able to think proactively, identify problems and solutions, analyze and establish priorities, and exhibit a high level of self-initiative and meet set deadlines;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to leverage internal and external relationships to achieve goals;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels in the Firm;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; solid writer, editor, and proofreader;
  • Demonstrated experience with data analysis, including the ability to present and report on data;
  • Creative and determined approach to problem-solving, with ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize work, someone who can both lead teams and serve as a supportive team member;
  • Collaborative team player with a strong customer service orientation and drive to create a positive work environment within a global, matrix Firm; and
  • Strong MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Workday), and other Internet/Intranet applications.

Salary: $135,000.00-$150,000.00, dependent on experience and location
Date Active: 4.6.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt