Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Program Manager

<p>Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.</p>

Los Angeles; New York; Chicago; Philadelphia; San


<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5> https://materialplus.io/

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Overview: <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">About the role</span></strong> <br /><br />Help, Material Employees discover who we are, what we do, and why we do it. Diversity Equity &amp; Inclusion is key to Material&rsquo;s success. Material is seeking a strategic and hands-on Program Manager who will partner with employees, people managers, and leaders on the design, launch, execution, and management of a wide range of initiatives and programs. We are seeking a collaborative, innovative, and skilled Program Manager, with a significant commitment to DEI, working closely with multiple cross-functional partners, and the proven ability to influence and support leaders and key stakeholders. Integral to this role is the ability to think strategically, act purposefully, interact with multiple people at all levels across the organization, tenaciously prioritize, navigate ambiguity, and operate with an employee-first mindset.&nbsp;<br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>About us</strong></span> <br /><br />With a demonstrated track record of innovation and rapid growth, Material is built and powered by analytics, deep human understanding, and design thinking! Material is a modern marketing services company that helps teams solve their toughest business challenges - building strategies, products, and experiences that make brands more vital to their customers. Our capabilities are wide and varied, but our approach is forward-thinking and calibrated to any size challenge across Analytics, Insights, Growth Strategy, Brand Marketing, Product Design, and Loyalty &amp; CRM. We&rsquo;ve spent 40+ years uncovering what&rsquo;s important to people and creating experiences that make an impact. We work globally across all industries, and with many of the world&rsquo;s largest and most remarkable brands. To do this well, we depend on a team and organizational culture that reflects, values, and understands the importance of diverse communities, backgrounds, and cultures. We&rsquo;re one team from many disciplines. Researchers and strategists. Data miners and definers. Creators and technologists. Designers and storytellers. Learn more at materialplus.io.&nbsp;
Responsibilities: In this role you will: <ul> <li>Influence, manage relationships, and drive impact through a cross-functional, collaborative internal ecosystem of partners from Employee Resource Groups, Diversity, Equity &amp; Inclusion, and internal business stakeholders</li> <li>Build strong engagement across a myriad of partners to effectively grow and keep historically under-represented talent across our organization.</li> <li>Effectively utilize data to propose solutions, track program key performance indicators and insights. Identify trends, ensure projects and programs align to company Diversity Equity &amp; Inclusion priorities and key research</li> <li>Prepare executive-level reporting on key metrics and project status and share updates regularly with employees and Material leadership</li> <li>Focus on crafting tools and frameworks that enable ERGs and other internal partners to keep the organization meaningfully informed and engaged in critical DEI initiatives</li> <li>Propose industry-defining, creative solutions, and influence leadership to take action</li> <li>Lead and support projects, when appropriate, from initiation through to execution in order to scale and operationalize Diversity Equity &amp; Inclusion programs across Material</li> <li>Champion diversity equity and inclusion internally and externally by approaching programming with diversity, equity and inclusion in mind on all initiatives</li> </ul>
Requirements: About you: <ul> <li>2 or more years of experience with project management or operations</li> <li>Desire to gain experience translating diversity data and insights into operational plans of action</li> <li>Experience influencing cross-functional teams and driving a program/project against key performance indicators through to completion</li> </ul> Preferred Qualifications: <ul> <li>Effective interpersonal, communication and leadership skills to influence operational changes and maximize adoption of new insights, tools and practices</li> <li>Experience and desire to collaborate and work with internal stakeholders across different locations and time zones</li> <li>At least one year of proven Diversity Equity &amp; Inclusion engagement, with focus on purposeful activation of underrepresented talent</li> <li>Flexibility to prioritize multiple tasks concurrently with acute attention to detail and deliver high quality work</li> <li>Experience in fast-paced work environment and demonstrated agility during changes in priorities</li> </ul>