Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion
Davies is a top-tier Canadian law firm focused on high-stakes matters. With offices in Montréal, Toronto and New York, we are consistently at the centre of the most challenging deals and cases in Canada and abroad.
A position at Davies is more than just a job. When you join the firm, you will be welcomed by a team that places as much emphasis on supporting its people as it does on serving its prestigious clients. As such, we have created a collaborative environment where team members of all backgrounds feel appreciated and are encouraged to share their ideas while working alongside some of the brightest legal and business professionals who are eager to share their knowledge and experience.
About the Position
We are looking for a Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) to join the Talent Management team in our Montréal office. Reporting to the Program Manager, D&I, the successful applicant will support the firm by assisting with the delivery of firm-wide and localized D&I-based programs and events, and liaise with Talent Management, Human Resources, Marketing and other departments and committees in the process.
- Facilitate programming and organize D&I events across the firm, including coordinating speakers and marketing efforts for events
- Support the D&I Strategic Plan Implementation Team in rolling out and embedding best practices and initiatives across the firm
- Prepare preliminary communication drafts to promote internal and external D&I programs and initiatives, including primary responsibility for French language content (in collaboration with the Marketing department)
- Collaborate with the Marketing department to create social media content, where appropriate
- Maintain dashboard of programming and firm metrics (with assistance, as required) in collaboration with D&I team members to identify relevant metrics and measurement tools
- Serve as D&I point of contact for the Montréal office
- Maintain the People Networks calendar and coordinate relevant meetings across offices
- Provide additional administrative support to the Program Manager, D&I, as needed, for all People Networks, including facilitating meetings, assisting with annual proposals and supporting the execution of projects
- Update D&I content and events on intranet on a regular basis
- Provide D&I onboarding and training for the Montréal office
- Maintain responsibility for all French language survey and data reporting, inclusive of client requests
- Support Program Manager, D&I in the implementation and analysis of internal surveys
- Work with Talent Management and Human Resources in the Montréal office on programs to further engage, attract, retain and develop a diverse talent pipeline
- Support learning and development efforts on inclusive workplace practices and ensure linguistic diversity of suppliers
- Identify D&I organizations in the Québec market, with a focus on building and strengthening partnerships
- Maintain professional standards by continuously improving and updating technical and functional knowledge
- Other duties as assigned
- Undergraduate university degree (preferred)
- One year of experience in a professional services firm or other similar role
- Relevant experience with an understanding of D&I best practices (preferred)
- Highly organized with a demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Strong communication skills in French and English
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, mainly Word and PowerPoint
For more information or to submit your application, please email Emily Vuong, Senior Human Resources Business Partner at email@example.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Davies is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace for candidates and firm members with disabilities. Please let us know of any accommodations you may require at any time during the recruitment process.