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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Legal Personnel in New York, New York

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is seeking a dynamic Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator/Specialist to join our D&I Team and assist with the implementation of the Firm’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategic goals. The Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator/Specialist will report to our Head of Diversity & Inclusion, and will work closely with our D&I team.

  • Supporting the Diversity Committee and the Women’s Initiative Steering Committee;

  • Supporting internal and external diversity-related programming, including Women’s Initiative and affinity group programming;

  • Coordinating diversity-related programming, including programming that satisfies the Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE requirement, heritage month programming and training related to unconscious bias;

  • Overseeing the Firm’s D&I related mentoring initiatives;

  • Generating ideas and content to communicate and promote D&I initiatives both internally and externally, including the regular updating of the D&I section on the Firm’s website;

  • Completing diversity-related RFPs and benchmarking surveys requested by clients;

  • Assisting with the preparation of partners for diversity-related speaking engagements;

  • Coordinating the Firm’s sponsorship of, and lawyers’ participation in, diversity-related programs of professional organizations;

  • Building positive relationships with law schools and student groups, including outreach to student affinity groups;

  • Assisting with recruitment efforts as they relate to diverse students;

  • Assisting in analyzing internal metrics related to D&I strategy;

  • Assisting with administering Cvent as it relates to diversity-related internal programming;

  • Serving as the primary contact for a cohort of summer associates;

  • Attending diversity-related events;

  • Keeping abreast of developments as they relate to D&I efforts in the legal profession; and

  • Performing other duties as assigned, including those with respect to Firm efforts focused on pro bono, community service and wellness initiatives.

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of D&I or applicable experience in a service industry, title is dependent upon substantive work experience;

  • Ability to work independently with attorneys and administration at all levels;

  • Ability to handle confidential and highly sensitive information discreetly;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Strong analytical skills to understand and report statistical data;

  • Good organizational skills and exceptional judgment;

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment;

  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage and prioritize multiple projects on tight deadlines; and

  • Ability to work effectively and maintain relationships with a wide range of professionals.

This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and health club privileges.

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