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PIMCO Campus Diversity Recruiting Programs Manager in New York, New York

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Ref \#: 32860

Functional Area: Human Resources

Employee Type: Full Time

Location: New York

Date published: 03-Nov-2021

About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

As PIMCO continues to expand it efforts in building and retaining a more diverse workforce in the Investment Management industry, we are looking to hire a talented professional in our NYC office to scale our early career diversity-focused programming. Three current projects this person will drive are our Career Exploration Program, the PIMCO Scholarship, and Girls Who Invest.

The Career Exploration Program launched in 2019 as a diversity-focused sophomore intern program. This program provides sophomore year college students the opportunity to learn about the asset management industry and feeds directly into our intern and full-time Analyst hiring.

The PIMCO Scholarship awards historically underrepresented groups interested in pursuing careers in financial services with one-time scholarships as an effort to aid their educational journeys. In addition, the scholarship program serves as a foundational pipeline toward our MBA and undergraduate hiring efforts.

The Girls Who Invest (GWI) program is driven by our Client Management and Marketing teams and host up to six sophomore interns a year. The program runs similarly to our summer intern program but is truncated and includes some Girls Who Invest specific programming.

We believe that for this effort to be successful, it will need to be seamlessly integrated into our current recruiting practices and processes. As such, our new colleague must have a process-oriented mindset, strong candidate engagement strategies, event management skills and a deep intrinsic commitment to diversity recruiting.

\*Serve as project manager for our annual PIMCO diversity scholarship, including:

oDeploying a marketing strategy to hit ambitious scholarship application goals

oDeveloping and arranging a scalable selection and interview structure

oPlanning and organizing an in-person scholarship recipient reception in Newport Beach in partnership with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

oFollowing top scholarship recipients through the summer intern application and closing process

\*Manage the applicant life cycle for our sophomore internship program (25 interns annually):

oDrafts and obtains approvals for offers

oInteracting with high quality candidates throughout the process

oAudit pipeline to ensure accuracy of process and to ensure all top candidates are considered

oReview and select candidate resumes to be sent to assessment teams

oFacilitating interviews to ensure timely selection of candidates

oLeading final round superday debriefs to reach consensus on which candidates to move through offer process

oDrive offer process inclusive of delivering employment contracts, communicating offers and closing candidates

\*Support the sophomore intern programs (Career Exploration Program and Girls Who Invest)

oManage the document collection process to support intern onboarding

oCollect names of managers and intern projects

oDevelop and lead pre-internship programming and mentorship for incoming interns

oDrive intern internal mobility programming to ensure interns understand the career options available to them for their junior year

oPartner with business stakeholders to coordinate intern programming with PIMCO clients

oCollect feedback on interns and ensure they communicated effectively to interns

oDebrief with managers to determine return offer status for all interns

oCommunicate and close interns on return offers

In addition, a top candidate will be able to add value to the broader Campus Recruiting Team by:
\*Partnering closely with the head of Campus, Campus Recruiters, and PIMCO's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
\*Create and maintain relationships with school-based organizations;
\*Maintain and deepen relationships with diversity organizations currently partnering with PIMCO;
\*Liaise with members of the Executive office on Inclusion, Diversity, and Culture (IDC) initiatives;
\*Coordinate usage of most appropriate social media for each search with PIMCO Marketing team. Share best practices and identify continuous improvement opportunities;
\*Actively connect with the global (US, EMEA, APAC) campus and lateral talent acquisition teams to share best practices and provide a seamless service to internal clients;
\*Maintain the accuracy, quality and integrity of all information in Avature (ATS);
\*The ability to coach and mentor teammates as well as the desire to learn from colleagues.

Position Requirements:

\*Must be client centric, highly collaborative, and possess a team-first attitude; a creative thinker, who leverages resources wisely.
\*At least 3 years of program / event management experience, preferably for diversity-focused efforts
\*Demonstrable track record of success stakeholder management and partnering with internal functions outside of recruiting
\*Proven ability to have complex conversations with internal stakeholders and external candidate related to race, gender and institutionalized racism as it relates to careers and opportunities in financial services
\*Proven ability to provide outstanding customer services to the candidates as well as client base; serve as an ambassador, representing PIMCO in the candidate market;
\*Strong interviewing/assessment skills and ability to influence and close candidates in highly competitive situations;
\*Highly motivated, self-starter with strong organizational skills; strong prioritization skills with proven track record of adapting to quickly changing business needs;
\*Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills required


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:

Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Life insurance and travel coverage
401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.