GRADUATE RECRUITMENT OFFICER (DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION)
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a recruitment officer or diversity and inclusion officer join our Graduate Recruitment team in any of our UK offices on a permanent basis.
Main duties and responsibilities will include:
with the assistance of the Graduate Recruitment Assistant, co-ordinating and acting as key firm brand ambassador and contact point for universities, candidates and other third parties, including diversity and inclusion (D&I) partners such as Aspiring Solicitors and Rare
leading on delivery of virtual and on-campus events strategy and on the delivery of the firm’s vacation placement and work experience programmes for under-represented groups
lead on the delivery of the firm ‘s Insight Programmes / Open Days for under-represented groups
recruitment contact and liaison for law faculty contacts, career services and student societies in connection with firm events and programmes with a D&I focus
screening and shortlisting of candidates for assessment centres for all programmes delivered by the wider Early Talent team including vacation placement, training contracts and work experience
building and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders of the business to enable and facilitate the Graduate Recruitment attraction and recruitment strategy
involvement in the creation, development and delivery of graduate recruitment D&I strategies and events
building and maintaining relationships with a range of candidates across the recruitment process from application to offer and beyond
providing verbal feedback to applicants for the various early talent programmes both successful and unsuccessful
involved in the delivery of the annual assessment centres for all early talent opportunities
working with the wider team and colleagues across business to provide new social media content and using social media in the attraction, recruitment and continued engagement of candidates
managing candidates via application tracking system
We are looking for the successful candidate to bring a wealth of diversity and inclusion best practice knowledge to the role and shape the graduate recruitment process accordingly.
If you are the right candidate for us, you will have demonstrable experience of end-to-end project management skills, obtained within a recruitment role. Ideally, you will have worked in a law firm or professional services environment and hold knowledge of the diversity and inclusion challenges within the UK graduate and early talent market.
Agile working i.e. the opportunity to work from home, subject to diary commitments;
25 days annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days;
Contributory pension of up to 5%;
Death in service cover (4 x base salary);
Eligibility to apply for an interest free season ticket loan, an interest free gym membership loan and/or an interest free rental deposit loan;
Cycle to work scheme.
We envisage this role being a full time position, however, we are open to considering flexible working arrangements.
For any queries or for a copy of the full job description, please contact our Lateral Recruitment Manager, Bhavika Upton. Please note we only accept CVs that are logged on the Recruitment portal.