Associate, Affinity Recruiting

Chicago, ILLINOIS | 6 months
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Bain & Company

Job Description

Position Summary:


As a member of the Diversity Recruiting team, the Recruiting Associate plays a critical role in supporting the Bain GLBTQ Network (BGLAD) and Veterans at Bain (VABs) recruiting efforts for the Associate Consultant/Associate Consultant Intern and Consultant/Summer Associate positions.  This role will also support an effort to more broadly redefine our operating model for diversity recruiting, as capacity allows.


  • Serve as main point of contact for Diversity Team Leads (DTLs), school recruiters and office recruiters to coordinate logistics for BGLAD and VABs events such as advertisements, presentations, dinners, etc.
    • Coordinate calendars with school teams to secure target event date
    • Confirm event venue and contract details as necessary
    • Draft target event advertisement for distribution via DTLs and school teams
    • Confirm any presentation materials if necessary
    • Coordinate BGLAD and VABs formal contribution to closing efforts/teams
  • Utilize our recruit tracking system for event staffing, data entry, event management, and reporting
    • Ensure BGLAD and VABs events are updated and accurate in the system
    • Staff target events from membership list and track BGLAD and VABs commitments
    • Pull event registration lists and candidate data for each event for DTLs
    • Ensure pre-wire emails are sent to appropriate stakeholders
    • Collect post-event feedback from DTLs and make sure relevant information is entered in the system
    • Pull resume review lists for each school for DTL review same day as school team makes list available
    • Ensure each resume review list is returned to school team prior to school deadline
    • Track number of students moving through the process at all stages
  • Facilitate interoffice communications for BGLAD and VABs candidates
    • Keep track of candidate maps
    • Keep track of Leadership Team introductions
  • Handle instructional correspondence with DTLs
    • Coordinate annual DTL kick off calls
    • Regular procedural reminders
  • Assist with recruit expense reimbursements
  • Support Diversity Recruiting Manager in redefining operating model for diversity recruiting going forward, as capacity allows
  • Assist with other administrative duties related to recruiting as required
  • Work with other diversity teams as appropriate


  • BA/BS required
  • 1 year work experience in a professional service firm a plus 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, project management, and analytical skills
  • Flexible work-style to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines and manage last-minute changes
  • Passion for working with and learning from individuals from various backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Word required.  Knowledge of PowerPoint a plus
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner


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