Full Time Job

Director - Inclusion and Diversity


Los Angeles, CA 05-17-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Inclusion and Diversity Leader will be a results-oriented and forward thinking leader who is capable of establishing themselves as a credible strategic partner. This person will be responsible for developing and executing inclusion and diversity strategies and is passionate about attracting and developing top talent from varied backgrounds and experiences. To accomplish this work, the role will develop strategic goals and measures for success; identify additional sources for diverse talent and build networks with key stakeholders at these sources; and crafting processes and programs for integrating and developing diverse talent. The Diversity Leader will work closely with the recruiting and HR business partner teams, the focused diversity project team and, agents/executives in the business to implement the strategies identified by the Diversity Executive.

This position reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Global Head of HR Operations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Serves as an I&D subject matter expert by giving perspective, insights, and knowledge in a consultative manner
• Create, obtain agreement, and implement company-wide and business specific diversity strategic plan
• Partnering with business leads to ensure a robust business case and messaging
• Develop critical measures of success for I&D strategies including creating deep insight using our data to guide decision making
• Identify policies and processes required for the attraction and inclusion of diverse talent and construct recommendations for either modifying existing ones or creating new ones
• Identify non-traditional sources for diverse talent and build networks with key stakeholder in these sources
• Work with Agents/Executives responsible for diversity strategies focused on the external business to ensure alignment and consistent messaging
• Participate in talent planning processes to ensure diverse candidate pipelines for roles
• Utilize labor market expertise to educate key stakeholders on market trends and corresponding short-term and longer-term strategies required for ensuring a diverse workforce
• Serve as a coach (in addition to HR Business Partners) to agents/executives regarding engagement strategies for diverse talent and building personal narratives around diversity
• Partner with Professional Development to embed Inclusion skills in all programs

Education and experience:
• Bachelor's degree required; Entertainment Business experience is a plus
• Minimum 6 years of Human Resources experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience working in the Inclusion and Diversity field
• Deep understanding of the Human Resources Function and how to work across the business and HR to deliver results
• Proven ability to balance the strategic with the day-to-day execution
• Identifies needs and develop and execute strategies to address these needs
• Demonstrated ability to influence, build relationships and deliver results in a complex, cross-functional organization
• Outstanding communication skills, high level of confidentiality, strong follow through& attention to detail
• Extremely flexible, proactive, highly organized, and ability to shift priorities, multi-task, and handle heavy work flow processing
• Passionate about providing exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients
• Ability to succeed in a fast paced, highly demanding, and high-volume environment

Job location, hours, travel:
• Typical days and hours of work are: Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 7:00pm with occasional long hours and weekend work as needed
• Some out-of-state travel may be required in order to implement strategic HR initiatives with various team members at our multiple office locations

Company Profile

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.