Full Time Job

Specialist - Lifeworks & Inclusion

Discovery

New York, NY 11-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, and a great and inclusive place to work.

The Global LifeWorks & Inclusion team is a specialist function of People & Culture (HR) that focuses on building a healthy and inclusive work environment, as well as a culture that supports balance, flexibility and values different points of view in order to help employees perform at their peak at work, at home and in their community.

We embrace a very simple philosophy: When you are successful in your personal life, you will naturally excel at work.

This team supports employees around the world from providing Flexible Working, Health & Wellbeing, Family Programs, Inclusion initiatives and more.

Responsibilities
• Assist in the implementation of programs, services and interventions related to workplace wellness, workplace flexibility, and employee work/life initiatives that improve individual effectiveness and productivity.
• Work under the direction of the LifeWorks & Inclusion Sr Manager to plan, and coordinate communications, marketing and events of assigned programs cross-functionally, ranging from Global activations, to US or Latin America-specific.
• Assist with the coordination and day to day operations of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) located across the US, in partnership with global team. (For example, support ERGs in community projects and on-site events such as cultural awareness and heritage celebrations, career panel discussions, industry organization events, etc.)
• Plan and coordinate on-site events across US offices.
• Complete external awards applications to maintain Discovery's reputation as a recognized employer of choice.
• Participate in the design and launch of new diversity & inclusion initiatives.
• Work with external vendors, helping to ensure legal compliance for assigned programs of responsibility.
• Work closely with team leadership on reconciliation of program expenses to allocated budget.
• Assist in the management and marketing of the company's online tools (i.e. discount portal, health & wellbeing web application).
• Support the team with Discovery's Say Yes to the Prom initiative.
• Provide administrative management support for the team – from processing invoices and scheduling meetings to serving as a webmaster for program updates on internal online platforms.

Qualifications
* Three years' experience managing projects or planning events. Experience on a Human Resources team is a plus. Experience supporting large scale events is a plus.
* Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator a plus.
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-moving environment.
* Must be very organized, efficient and deadline focused.
* Must have the ability to develop and foster effective relationships across a global population.
* Real team player.
* Experience working across a diverse workforce.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjvoq0-54-211-101-93-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.