Bain & Company Inc

  • Diversity Specialist

    Job Location US-MA-Boston | US-GA-Atlanta | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-NY-New York
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    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Act as a central Diversity team member, working with Diversity Senior Program Manager to design and execute priority North Americas initiatives for Blacks at Bain, Latinos at Bain and Asians at Bain. Support key analytic, operational & communications activities, including regional initiatives, communications, tracking and related tasks.


    Work with Senior Program Manager to monitor key performance, retention and pipeline metrics and drive PD-focused initiatives


    • Track AAB, BABs, LATBA progress via dashboards and partner with Global Human Capital to create new ways to incorporate performance management metrics in dashboard
      • Partner with Global Human Capital to identify key insights from semi-annual dashboards
    • Update and manage pipeline forecasting model and other analytics related to pipeline
      • Leverage model to track progress towards stated ambition
    • Work with Senior Program Manager to drive FEMP retention strategy
      • Help to design approach aimed at increasing retention of FEMPs, particularly BABs
      • Manage FEMP database and partner with Global HC to ensure info is kept up to date
      • Develop approach for engaging FEMPs in current initiatives and with current employees (e.g. recruiting, annual conference, mentorship, etc)


    Drive efforts designed to strengthen community, foster experience sharing and elevate the brand and awareness of BABs, LATBA and AAB internally and externally


    • Work with Senior Manager and Event Associate to drive execution of annual BABs/LATBA Conference
      • Help to design agenda and content-related aspects of the event
      • Develop/manage major pieces of content development
      • Help in all of the ‘experience’ details that go into a major event, partnering closely with the event associate  
    • Manage communications strategy
      • Develop and maintain communications calendar (e.g. calls, emails, newsletters)
      • Drive quarterly newsletters in partnership with local affinity group contacts
        • Develop more efficient, systematic approach to newsletter execution
        • Find creative new ways to engage members, allies and FEMPs in newsletter content (e.g. video, new content sections, etc)
        • Incorporate PD-related resources
      • Manage internal video strategy and work with Video team and Manager of Culture/Recognition to develop videos and execute distribution plan
    • Develop marketing campaign and ensure local programming for marquee affinity group events/office-wide celebrations
      • Draft regional/office-wide communications and other marketing collateral (e.g. posters, videos, etc)
      • Partner with social media team for external press
      • Events include but are not limited to MLK Day, Black History Month, Juneteenth, Hispanic Heritage Month, Cinco de Mayo, Diwali and Lunar Year
    • Analyze and generate insights from survey results and pulse checks  
      • Play a central role in external presence, rankings and messaging
        • Identify opportunities to enhance external brand, and serve as primary owner for writing essays, completing applications, etc
        • Advise on social media postings, in partnership with diversity recruiting team
      • Monitor Bain’s internal and external sites + affinity group e-mail account on a regular basis
      • Help to design content and execute stakeholder calls (e.g. Steerco, champions, community)
        • Help to drive all other regional initiatives, working closely with Affinity Group Champions
        • Work with BABs/LATBA recruiting team to support execution of recruiting strategy, including developing/adapting content for use with recruits
        • Partner with other affinity group leads/team members on cross affinity group initiatives (e.g. ally program) and continued experience sharing
        • Support other priority initiatives as neededManage critical operation tasks that align with regional priorities
        • Work with Event Associate to schedule affinity group socials/events during existing Bain events (e.g. ALTM, Bain World Cup, tenure based trainings, alumni receptions, etc
          • Continue to identify new opportunities for cross-office community building & connectivity
        • Develop and maintain central repository for shared resources across BABs, LATBA and AAB (e.g. Sharepoint or Case Cloud)
          • Create and manage repository
          • Actively identify/source new content and communicate to stakeholders (e.g. local office materials, facebooks, etc)
          • Where appropriate, set up and manage relevant “sub-groups” (e.g. Champions) with specific content
          • Keep track of local plans
    • Work with Global HR contacts to ensure membership and distribution lists are kept up to date
    • Send monthly new hire updates to affinity group champions (e.g. Outlook add-ins with start date)


    • BA/BS degree required with strong academic achievement,
    • 3-5 years of professional experience or Bain AC level
    • Bain experience preferred
    • Strong analytic capabilities
      • Demonstrated ability to use data to generate insights and recommendations
      • Ability to translate insights into powerful presentations and reports
    • Strong knowledge of Excel required (for example Pivot Tables, models), PowerPoint, and Qualtrics, SPSS experience preferred
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to write and present content to senior level staff
    • Ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with the highest levels of professionalism
    • Confidence in collaborating and presenting to an executive level audience
    • Passionate about diversity at Bain
    • Comfort in juggling a broad set of priorities; strong project management skills
      • Solid organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
      • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
      • Strong process skills of follow up and follow through
    • Superior judgment when dealing with highly confidential information
    • Demonstrated ability to ‘push thinking’ and think of creative new ways to achieve our goals


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