Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader, NBC Sports Group

NBCUniversal
Stamford, CT
Full-time
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Responsibilities

The Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, NBC Sports Group is a senior leader who will drive change across the division and promote a culture where diversity, equity and inclusion are a top priority across the businesses. The executive will leverage their experience and credibility to provide division-wide leadership and influence NBCU and the NBC Sports Group strategy.

  • Establish a comprehensive Diversity strategy for the NBC Sports Group (NBCSG), focusing on workforce goals, employee engagement, content strategy and community awareness/partnership
  • Be a Thought Leader and adviser to division leadership and their teams as they develop capabilities to address employee engagement and editorial issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Lead the NBC Sports Group Diversity Council, a forum designed to partner, set direction and drive initiatives from divisional to local levels
  • Work with HR leadership, Corporate Recruitment and Talent Development to develop plans to meet workforce diversity goals, focusing on acquisition, retention and development of employees and Talent
  • Provide direction to content and production leadership teams across the division to guide the evolution of the content strategy to drive new audiences, and help them consider, review and assess content decisions for programming from a DE&I perspective
  • Coordinate diversity education and awareness initiatives across the various NBC Sports Group sub-businesses and locations. Focus on pipeline development programs and partnerships within NBCU and externally, along with conversion and retention of employees out of such programs and partnerships
  • Liaise with Comcast, NBCU and other divisional diversity teams to drive shared initiatives and partnership across brands
  • Ensure compliance to affirmative action and EEO in partnership with the HR team
  • Act as liaison and provide ongoing partnership and consult to NBCSG employee resource groups

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • • Minimum of thirteen (13) years’ experience of sports business leadership experience in complex organizations
  • • Extensive experience in leading teams and influencing organizational change
  • • Strong awareness of NBC Sports properties and businesses and the sports media industry
  • • Demonstrated track-record for progressing diversity and inclusion initiatives, either directly or indirectly
  • Desired Characteristics

  • • Ability to articulate vision and direction, communicate effectively and manage and measure performance and accountability
  • • Strong ability to develop relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • • Proven collaboration and influencing skills
  • • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • • Ability to leverage data and analytics to drive decision making
  • • Strong execution and project management skills
  • Sub-Business

    NBC Sports Group HQ & Broadcasting

    Career Level

    Experienced

    City

    Stamford

    State/Province

    Connecticut

    Country

    United States

    About Us

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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