Associate Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Open to Remote)

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

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Duration: Full-Time

Penguin Random House has an exciting opportunity for a collaborative professional who is looking to expand their DEI career. Reporting to and partnering with the EVP Strategy for DEI, you will join a collaborative team working together to support the strategy and execution of PRH-wide DEI initiatives. The DEI Team goal - meaningful advancement of the work on our PRH DEI Pillars for the benefit of our workforce, readers, and authors.

This new role is part of a passionate and high-achieving 3 person DEI team, which includes the EVP and an Associate Director of DEI. 

What you’ll do:
* Collaborate on, support and help drive DEI initiatives that relate to the PRH DEI Strategic Plan and DEI Pillars (Leadership Investment, Diversity + Representation, Career Growth, Psychological Safety and Content + Marketplace).
* Act as consultant, community-builder and DEI subject matter expert to both underrepresented and majority groups.
* Collaborate with stakeholders across the company to help design, coordinate, track and measure divisional DEI initiatives and overall plan.
* Lead/participate in various DEI-related projects as they arise. Examples of projects are those relating to subject matter such as: data collection relating to our publishing programs and author demographics; efforts to make systems, processes, procedures and their functionality more inclusive; employee storytelling projects; and much more. 
* Serve as advisor and partner to divisional DEI Pillar and/or Subcommittee Leads to support implementation and to ensure divisional programming has strategic goals and measures that are aligned with corporate DEI strategy.
* Help create succinct narratives for delivery of DEI information to various stakeholder groups and promote leadership engagement by providing feedback to senior leaders.
* Partner with HR Generalists on DEI matters.
* Partner with the Learning + Development team on DEI training and education initiatives.
* Partner with EVP to develop a formal DEI metrics, analytics and insights strategy; work in collaboration with other colleagues including the HR, L+D and Strategic Development teams to execute.

Who you are:
* Clear, collaborative, and tactful communicator
* Deep and empathetic listener
* Can-do, hands-on leader
* Entrepreneurial, with a drive for results
* Resilient, tenacious and resourceful
* Excellent organizer with notable attention to detail
* Strong mentor who enjoys seeing others develop and thrive
* Able to build relationships with colleagues at all career levels
* Able to work independently and decisively on multiple projects concurrently with multiple stakeholders
* Able to take a metric-driven approach toward developing accountability strategies for DEI progress

Experience you’ll need:
* At least 5 years of corporate experience in the aggregate in any industry
* At least 3 years of relevant experience in the diversity, equity and inclusion space
* Experience leading or supporting diversity, equity and inclusion data collection and analytics efforts is a plus

The salary range for this position is $90,000-$100,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results.

About Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.

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