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Manager, DE&I, Pipeline COE

Company: Warner Bros. Discovery
Location: Burbank
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery the stuff dreams are made of.Who We AreWhen we say, the stuff dreams are made of, were not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBDs vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating whats nextFrom brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.Your New Role...The Manager, DEI, Pipeline COE will manage operationalization of various DEI programs and projects, create timelines and curriculum for Pipeline Programs that ensure efficiency, manage learning and impact assessments of Enterprise DEI strategic efforts, and partner with various businesses and markets globally to operationalize and measure DEI strategic efforts worldwide.This role partners closely with multiple areas of the business, specifically with Enterprise DEI COE, HR, Production, Communications, Legal, and Programming. The Manager will be responsible for supporting and operationalizing strategic efforts including, but not limited to, various projects and programs derived from DEI Pipeline strategy, manage development and measure impact of DEI programs, and support Enterprise DEI team with day-to-day operations.Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Manage execution and advance the Warner Bros. Discovery global DE&I strategy in collaboration with internal partners to support key business needs, goals, and objectives. Work with these BUs to identify pipeline program needs and construct applicable programs based on enterprise interest.
  • Expand, scale, and brand existing and future DE&I initiatives to attract, cultivate, and retain diverse talent.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to implement company-wide DE&I pipeline programs, including training, workshops, and events.
  • Create tools that capture ongoing partnerships, programs and pipeline programs and measure impact and progress of DEI priorities
  • Help identify new partnerships, specifically as they relate to support underrepresented populations.
  • Collect and maintain accurate and timely DE&I data and reporting to measure progress and identify opportunities.
  • Stay abreast of global data and trends in the industry and maintain up-to-date knowledge of global diversity, inclusion and belonging.
  • The role will coordinate and liaise frequently with advocacy organizations, industry groups, and guilds.
  • Work with internal current/development teams to execute programs including identifying internal reviewers, procuring internal mentors, and staffing participants on internal shows upon the conclusion of the program
  • Build curriculums, identify educators/instructors for existing and new programs
  • Produce masterclass style sessions for various programs, including securing speakers and moderating conversations.
  • Work globally with other regions to set up and facilitate pipeline programs.
  • Liaise with program participants through the duration of programs, ensuring programs are inclusive, accessible and equitable.
  • Work with external partners to ensure submission windows are wide-reaching and inclusive.
  • Participate in submission review processes for various programs including interviewing final candidates.
  • Conduct program postmortems and feedback sessions to identify ways to enhance future initiatives
  • Travel as needed for execution of pipeline programs.Qualifications & Experience...
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience necessary
    • 5+ years of prior experience in TV/film production, diversity and inclusion, and/or related experience.
    • Demonstrated passion for diversity and innovation.
    • Proactive collaborator and problem-solver with demonstrated ability to oversee a project from concept to completion.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Able to develop meaningful relationships and effectively partner with individuals and groups of multicultural backgrounds.
    • Able to balance multiple priorities, be resourceful and make quick decisions while working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Self-starter mentality and comfortable working independently.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Production experience and/or deep understanding of TV/film production is a plus.The Nice to Haves
      • Self-starter with ability to prioritise and respond accordingly in a fast-paced environment
      • Great communicator who can build strong working relationships with internal and external partners and vendors.
      • Ability to be discreet and handle confidential information
      • Able to build trust and psychological safety within an organization.
      • Data savvy, being able tell the right stories using data, leveraging insight to measure return on investment and progress against the DEI agenda.
      • Willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current production DEI needs and DEI trends
      • Passion to drive change, highly organised and strong strategic and execution capabilities.
      • Strong analytical and numerical capability to manage DEI program budget
      • Proven passion for the topics of diversity & inclusion, workplace culture and social impact
      • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPointHow We Get Things DoneThis last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.The Legal BitsIn compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $95,550.00 - $177,450.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If youre a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

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