Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist

  • People Engagement
  • Employee - FT
  • Europe
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With over 400 million users, Change.org is the world’s largest technology platform for civic action and social change. We’re a social impact business (a public benefit company) on a mission to mobilize and engage hundreds of millions of people to fight injustice so that our world is a place where no one is powerless in time.

We’re excited to open up a position on our team for a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Specialist to contribute to this critical mission. This key member of our People Team will execute effectively in growing, integrating, and delivering our diversity, equity and inclusion programming across the 18 countries our team of 150 people spans as we pursue systemic change, internally and externally. 

You will be based in Europe and report to our Senior Director of People & Inclusion, who is based in the United States. You’re a perfect fit for this role if your superpower is empowering underrepresented communities through building safe and inclusive spaces

Key responsibilities:

  • Expanding our DEI programming across the organization and our operations
  • Coordinating our emerging anti-racism/anti-oppression efforts across teams
  • Deepening DEI knowledge/skill on staff, specifically in Europe and Australia markets
  • Tracking DEI data and organizational progress against key DEI metrics
  • Supporting the capacity building of staff representative groups 
  • Managing fellowship and/or sponsorship programs for marginalised groups

Experience:

  • Demonstrated depth of knowledge of social justice work - and professional experiencewith DEI, especially with cultural dynamics in a European context
  • Action-oriented, versatile and well-organized project management skills - to meet goals that aim to transform the organization in its pursuit of justice.
  • An effective cross-cultural communicatorand influencer - who possesses great interpersonal skills to build solid connections with people of many backgrounds.
  • An empathetic and nimble facilitator - who works to build accessible, safe, welcoming and collaborative working environments in any situation.

  • We understand that it’s rare that a candidate has a ‘perfect’ set of relevant experiences. This is not our expectation, which is why all candidates are encouraged to apply, even if you feel like you’re missing some of our interests listed below. The experiences we’ll be looking out for, and which we think will be helpful coming into a role like this, are:


Additional capabilities we'll consider:

  • Experience with anti-racism, anti-oppression work within an organization
  • Analytical capabilities and metrics orientation
  • Experience running sponsorship and/or mentorship programs
  • Problem-solving skills in navigating ambiguity
  • Knowledge of DEI best practice with recruiting/hiring
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive data and information
  • Modeling of inclusive behaviors and building understanding
  • Effective emotion management, empathy, resilience 


We are accepting applications until October 16, 2020.

If this opportunity speaks to you, here is some more information to keep in mind:This is a full-time role that can be done remotely or out of one of our European-based offices (Berlin, Madrid, London, Paris, Rome and Warsaw). Our team is a collection of high impact, low-ego, individuals who contribute to a unique culture of generosity and togetherness. We connect with people who share these qualities.

We especially encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We’re actively working to assemble a team with a broader set of lived experiences and perspectives and to foster a workplace and a world where everyone can thrive. The DEI Specialist will play a critical role in helping us continue to actively question where we’re falling short so we can create more equitable outcomes within our team and among those who hold less power in society. 

Our compensation philosophy is rooted in pay equity and pay transparency. For this role, we are open to hiring at two levels, and the midpoint annual salaries for those levels are £49,000 and £59,500 in London (and would be adjusted for cost of living as necessary).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical ability, or length of time spent unemployed.
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