The Role 

We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our team as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program Associate. Reporting into the co-heads of DEI, this individual will work closely across business teams, employee resource groups, and the Talent Acquisition, Communications and Human Capital Management space to help execute the firm’s ongoing commitment to DEI.  The DEI Program Associate will facilitate the implementation of initiatives aligned to our DEI strategy across the broader organization and ensure DEI is embedded within the innerworkings of the business. This is a high impact role that will be instrumental in executing our DEI strategy and vision into actionable programs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                

What you’ll do 

This individual will help manage the Schonfeld DEI Alliance and sub-communities.  They will help develop and drive DEI initiatives based on assessment of existing internal and external programs in collaboration with our leaders and measure progress. They will be responsible for maintaining the DEI calendar, budget, and communications.  They will develop a big picture understanding of our business, brand & values, and act as a champion of our tag line “Talent is our strategy.”  This person will assist in executing all DEI related events including in-person events, panels, weekly coffee chats and service days.  In coordination with our communications team, they will prepare and create content for a DEI newsletter, DEI marketing materials and communications that will be internally and externally.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • 5+ years of experience in the DEI, Talent Management, Communications or Human Capital Management Space
  • Strong relationship building and networking abilities across internal stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience supporting employee resource groups
  • Knowledge and understanding of diversity space including partnerships, conferences, and best practices
  • Experience with event planning and end-to-end execution
  • Ability to continually prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic, fast paced environment 
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptionally organized 
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form
  • Passion for impact across all things DEI
  • Collaborative but also able to work independently
  • Self-Starter and forward-thinker

We’d love if you had:

  • Prior experience in manipulating, and visually displaying, data
  • Analytical Acumen
  • Web/digital experience

Our Culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

The base pay for this role is expected to be between $110,000 and $150,000. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance bonus and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications, and experience.




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