• Full Time
  • Boston

Summary

Foley Hoag is currently seeking a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Coordinator to be based in our Boston office. The position reports to the Firm’s Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and will be an integral member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the coordination and execution of DE&I initiatives, programs and workshops.
  • Assist with the planning, coordination and execution of internal, external and virtual DE&I event deliverables.
  • Collaborate with other firm departments on DE&I initiatives and activities as needed.
  • Respond to external DE&I survey requests.
  • Provide ongoing support to the firm’s Diversity Committee and affinity groups.
  • Identify and recommend programs and resources that build and foster inclusion, awareness, knowledge and engagement throughout the Firm.
  • Conduct ongoing research on DE&I trends and best practices, as needed.
  • Assist in the development of DE&I materials, resources and toolkits.
  • Assist in maintaining DE&I content on the firm’s intranet, external website, newsletter and social media platforms.
  • Oversee the DE&I inbox and calendar.
  • Process vendor contracts, invoices, event and travel expenses.
  • Provide support for all external DE&I sponsorships and conferences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested by the DE&I Director and other members of the team.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience required.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, balance competing demands and meet concrete deadlines.
  • Ability to perform work with a high-level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Highly organized with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Event planning experience is a plus.
  • Develops rapport with others and establishes positive working relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Maintains discretion, and uses sound judgment in dealing with highly confidential information.
  • Strong technical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, with particular emphasis on PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel.
  • Law firm experience is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in DE&I is preferred but not required

Other

 

  • Ability to work in front of a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to physically navigate the office to attend meetings and events.

Flexibility to work outside standard business hours as needed.

To apply for this job email your details to rnunez@foleyhoag.com