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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Director

Dotdash Meredith

New York, NY 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Director

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

As Dotdash Meredith's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director, you will support the VP, Talent Development & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in delivering key DE&I strategies and programs. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for overseeing initiatives and partnering across the company to cultivate and support a workplace culture of inclusion and engagement. The incumbent will also be responsible for building relationships with external partners to grow a pipeline of candidates from underrepresented backgrounds. Additionally, you will assist in the development and administration of DE&I training, workshops and special events, as well as track, analyze and report on essential diversity metrics.

II. Essential Job Functions |Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
• Implementation and support of DE&I programs for employees and brands across all locations and businesses.
• Advocate for employees and strive for increased employee belonging, engagement, and retention.
• Develop a comprehensive DEI strategy aligned with the organization's goals and values. Continuously assess and refine the strategy to drive meaningful change.
• Lead the implementation of DEI programs and initiatives, including training, workshops, mentorship programs, employee resource groups, and diversity recruiting efforts.
• Develop and deliver DEI training programs for employees at all levels to raise awareness, build cultural competence, and foster an inclusive environment.
• Collect and analyze demographic data, employee feedback, and other metrics to assess the organization's DEI efforts and identify areas for improvement.
• Build relationships with external organizations, community groups, and stakeholders to support DEI initiatives and contribute to broader diversity and inclusion efforts.
• Provide guidance and support to senior leadership and managers to integrate DEI principles into decision-making processes, leadership development programs, and team dynamics.
• Serve as a resource for employees providing support, guidance, and conflict resolution assistance as needed.
• Develop internal and external communications to promote DEI initiatives, celebrate diversity, and communicate progress and achievements to stakeholders.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Proven experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a minimum of 5 - 7 years in a leadership role.
• Deep understanding of DEI principles, best practices, and current trends.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data related to diversity and inclusion.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing DEI programs and initiatives.
• Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and drive change at both strategic and tactical levels.
• Commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent project management, attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral communication and presentation skills; including high competencies in cross-group collaboration.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employees of various levels and interpersonal styles.
• Self-starter with excellent problem solving, follow up and follow-through skills.

% Travel Required (Approximate): occasional; as may be assigned

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing ddm.hr@dotdashmdp.com.

Pay Range
Salary: $120,000 - $140,000

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjov12-44-211-26-178-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $120,000 to $140,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Dotdash Meredith

Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.