Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Remote to start) 

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Base salary up to $230,000 DOE; Competitive Performance-Based Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K; Gym, Life Insurance; cafe, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, noted firm with historical stability, security and career growth. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.

 

LOCATION: Washington, DC

FIRM: International Law Firm

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Diversity and Inclusion manager will serve as the most senior member of the D&I Team and will implement initiatives for over 1,500 attorneys globally

  • Serve as an in-house expert on diversity best practices, advising D&I leadership, firm managers and internal groups on best practices, as well as adapting them within firm culture

  • Update Executive team on new polices to be executed firm-wide

  • Recommend policies to senior staff with regards to inclusion, efficiency, increasing morale, and enhancing client satisfaction

  • Serve in client-facing role, involving collaboration with client diversity initiatives and client D&I teams

  • Serve as expert of industry trends, in addition to staying apprised of firm policies and practices for staff

  • Foster firm relationships with external D&I organizations and seek out attorney development opportunities

  • Develop metrics in order to quantify the success of diversity initiatives

  • Develop and implement diversity and inclusion training programs across the firm (including CLE eligible trainings)

  • Lead associate talent retention and development, including mentorship and professional development

  • Work with marketing team to communicate firm efforts and initiatives to clients, to stakeholders in the legal industry, and to the media 

  • Prepare budget and monitor budget throughout fiscal year

  • Effectively manage D&I team by enumerating expectations, serving as a mentor, monitoring performance and handling any sub-optimal performance by employees

  • Participate in interview and onboarding processes for D&I Team

  • Maintain relationships with clients and client D&I teams

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • MBA or equivalent required, JD preferred

  • 7+ years of diversity and management experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as sound judgment

  • Managerial skills such as overseeing the work of others, leading a team, and problem-solving

  • Confidentiality and ability to work on sensitive matters with the utmost discretion and professionalism

  • Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, as well as the flexibility to work varying hours as needed as priorities change

  • Ability to work effectively on a team or independently

  • Desire to advance Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the workplace

Contact 

Mary Suneetha

Managing Director

U.S. D&I Recruitment

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