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We are currently recruiting for a HR Coordinator – DEI, Engagement and Wellbeing to join our New York or New Haven office!
Permanent - Full Time
What are we looking for?
Withers is placing an increased focus on business sustainability across our global firm, both internally for our people and externally for our clients. Internally, we have a sustainability framework that includes the following areas: communication and involvement; diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); the environment; giving back/corporate social responsibility (CSR), pro bono and wellbeing. We have global committees in place supporting these areas. Externally, we are focusing on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials and how we can work with our clients to make the world a better place. We're seeking someone who can help us to achieve our objectives specifically in relation to DEI, engagement and wellbeing.
This is an exciting new role for the firm and you would have the scope to make it your own and truly make a difference. We have also recruited a Business Sustainability Coordinator (based in London) who will support our internal and external-facing sustainability objectives, as well as a Business Sustainability Communications Coordinator (based in Singapore) who will support sustainability-related campaigns and communication. You would work closely with each other, as well as a wider group of people who work on sustainability across the firm. The role will sit within the global HR team. While this role is based in the US, it is a global role, working with colleagues across our 17 offices in Asia, Europe and the US.
Areas of focus and responsibilities:
Provide DEI support
Provide engagement support
Provide wellbeing support
Skills and attributes:
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