Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Leader (DE&I)

Nick Malefyt
Job Description
Patel Consultants is currently representing a Professional Services Firm (with local offices in Northern Jersey and NY) that is searching for a DE&I Leader. Some travel required

-. Designing/implementing a recruitment strategy/plan for finding, attracting, interviewing, hiring, and retaining team members at all levels.
- Supporting the firm’s DE&I Committee and related committees and groups.
- Overseeing the firm’s DEI training.
- Preparing responses to client DEI-oriented RFPs and assisting with RFIs that inquire about the firm’s DEI work/initiatives.
- Building/maintaining networks to attract diverse talent.
- Creating/maintaining interview protocols for diverse candidates and teaching firm team members on best practices.
- Creating/overseeing the firm’s DEI-related mentoring programs.
- Maintaining the effectiveness of the firm’s website related to DEI.
- Assisting w/ the firm’s marketing strategies as related to DE&I
- Creating, and serving as the primary liaison to ERG’s, an ally network and other DEI subgroups.
- Creating content for key marketing materials including social media posts and articles.
- Representing the firm in public settings and promoting the firm as an extraordinarily inclusive workplace.

1. A degree in a field related to DE&I (psychology, sociology, HR, history, African-American studies, women’s studies, LGBTQi2 studies) along with a strong record of workplace leadership in the DEI field.
2. A proven/demonstrable ability to create, grow and maintain professional networks, which would directly lend to diverse talent interest .
3. Proficiency in online platforms such as MS Teams and Zoom, and w/ Microsoft Word, Power Point, Outlook, Excel spreadsheets and internet resources and researching.

Interested parties should email me at nickm@patelcorp.com – looking forward to connecting with interested candidates
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