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Early Talent Diversity & Inclusion Officer


Posted: 12 hours ago



Role Overview

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

Candidate Overview

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 end to end project management experience, primarily working within the early talent market. You will also have the ability to design and implement diversity and inclusion strategy. Experience of working in a professional services environment would be a bonus.

Our Benefits

  • 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%;
  • Private healthcare;
  • 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.

At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

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Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom