Diversity & Inclusion Director, NBC News & MSNBC

Posted: 6/13/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Planning & Strategy
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Responsibilities:
  • Work with a team to coordinate diversity initiatives across NBC News & MSNBC. Focus on diversity development programs for external partners
  • Conceptualize annual conference representation with senior leaders and work with teams across the company to fulfil vision
  • Serve as primary contact for journalism association relationships pertaining to conferences and convention activations
  • Develop and execute NBC University programing working closely with NBC News & MSNBC leaders and O&O partners
  • Assess and select candidates for NBC University attendance
  • Manage execution of activations at various conferences and conventions, including NBC University
  • Liaise between the News, NBCUniversal and Comcast Diversity Teams for initiative support and partnership across brands
  • Assess opportunities to extend the NBCUniversity concept beyond journalism associations. Identify potential partners that can help build talent pipelines at entry level and beyond.
  • Research emerging platforms to showcase NBC News & MSNBC brands
  • Partner on content and execution of learning and development programming for current news employees
  • Identify and pipeline external talent into news roles
  • Keep abreast of new development and engagement tools, tactics and ideas to grow and retain news employees


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Strong knowledge of current journalism practices and organizations
    • Knowledge of NBC News and MSNBC brands, shows, Talent, and Contributors
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience in news editorial including broadcast or digital writing and producing
    • Experience critiquing and evaluating produced content and talent potential
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Diversity and News field
    • Ability to travel to conferences and conventions

    Desired:
    • Ability to think creatively to attract new audiences to NBC News & MSNBC brands
    • Skill forming relationships with external and internal stakeholders
    • Exceptional collaboration skills
    • Strategic vision and proven ability to use creativity to create compelling content propositions
    • Strong execution and project management skills

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