Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Assistant

  • Job Reference: JO0000005475
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £34,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Full Benefits
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The company

A progressive and award-winning law firm whose clients are from a wide array of sectors. The company takes pride in adopting a collaborative approach to work and their people-friendly manner, combined with the delivery of expert advice, helps to build long-lasting relationships with clients. They are known as a company that provides a culture for employees to thrive.

The role

In this role you will be a key member of the DEI team providing administrative support to the DEI Manager and the DEI Director. This person will support the day-to-day delivery of DEI activities, working closely with members of the DEI Networks and wider HR function.

This will include -

  • Being the first point of contact for general queries for the DEI team
  • Engagement with the DEI Networks and providing administrative and logistical support for Network meetings and events throughout the DEI Calendar
  • Supporting with DEI communications and works closely with DEI Manager including keeping the DEI intranet up to date.
  • Helping to collate information for the Firm's DEI initiatives, including collecting data and stories of impact as required for internal reporting and communications, business development, external impact reports, communications and surveys/indices or as requested by project partners.
  • Working on specific, discrete, DEI initiatives and project work with the support of the DEI Manager
  • Promoting and tracking attendance of DEI events and providing updates on numbers and liaising with the L&D Team on DEI training as appropriate

Role Requirements

An interest in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace is essential for this role. Applicants should have previous law firm experience within DEI or a HR related role.

Candidates should have proven organisational skills and attention to detail and ideally - experience of organising and promoting events and or initiatives. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills/able to communicate to a diverse range of audiences will be required, as well as an ability to establish and nurture good working relationships and a positive 'can-do' attitude and proactive approach.

Remuneration package

The company offers great opportunities for training and development as well as progression. The salary on offer for the role is £35,000 or more, depending on experience.