L&D and Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator – Leading US Law Firm – Hybrid Working Available

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  • Salary : Up to £40,000

Leading US law firm is looking to hire a new Learning & Professional Development and Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Coordinator on a permanent basis to carry out a dual role for the London, European and Asian offices.   This role is ideal for someone with previous legal administrative experience within a particular interest in Diversity, Equality and Inclusion.


Salary up to £40,000
Excellent employee benefits
Stunning city office location
Hybrid working – 3 days in the office, 2 remotely


Responsibilities for the successful L&D and Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator will include:

  • Support with DEI-related meetings with collating agendas, capturing meeting minutes and action/budget tracking;
  • Support with researching, vetting and booking potential speakers and caterers, contracts, invoice processing and overall event organisation including setting up registration links, booking rooms/catering, managing responses etc;
  • Provide logistical support and coordination for DEI training programs, retreats and events, including by developing and implementing project plans and providing other logistical support;
  • Support with the design, rollout and result analysis for any Europe/Asia DEI related surveys;
  • Track peer/competitor DEI activity and support the Sr Manager with building out business cases for strategic investments in line with best practice;
  • Work alongside HR with preparing policy drafts as they relate to DEI and provide support to the Senior DEI Manager on reviewing and updating HR processes that relate to DEI;
  • Collaborate with UK Recruitment team to provide logistical support for DEI events for law students, summer associates, vacation schemes, work experience and other programmes;
  • Design and implement proactive communication plans to ensure that learning and professional development initiatives are communicated effectively to target populations;
  • Arrange logistics for training programs including booking training rooms, sending out invitations, tracking attendance ordering catering, liaising with speakers, communicating with the AV team, collating materials and drafting feedback surveys;
  • Assist in the coordination, delivery and ongoing review of the onboarding and development programme for UK Trainees and NQs, ensuring compliance with the SRA’s requirements regarding training and supervision;
  • Be a point of contact for L&PD requests and queries and liaison with US based L&PD team;
  • Responsible for  the administrative aspects of the coaching programmes and prepare reports;
  • Liaise with external providers, researching and booking external speakers for events and network;
  • Updating professional skills based learning and professional development sessions and workshops;
  • Monitor and update relevant areas of the L&PD budget and process invoices;


Key requirements for the successful L&D and Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator will include:

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience;
  • 2+ years’ experience (ideally in an administrative capacity) in a professional services organisation, previous law firm experience a plus;
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Well organised, self-motivated and keen to learn;
  • Strong computer skills/proficiency in computer systems, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, comfortable working with databases;