Diversity and Inclusion Lead

The Guardian

United Kingdom

Full time

Jun 14

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About the job

Guardian Media Group (GMG) is a leading global media organisation, the publisher of the Guardian, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2021, the Observer and the Guardian.com, which attracts over 200 million global unique browsers each month. We are renowned for our ground-breaking independent journalism and our award-winning digital products.

We are now looking for a Diversity and Inclusion Lead to drive and deliver the Guardian’s diversity and inclusion strategy across the organisation.


About The Role

To be a recognised expert who will make recommendations and proactively identify opportunities to support the D&I agenda

Represent the company externally at key D&I meetings and events, building a strong public network and presence in the D&I community 

Work with the People Leadership team to understand key issues within the business and develop informed solutions 

Manage the D&I budget and be part of collaborative project teams for company-wide initiatives as the D&I expert.

About You

Experience leading diversity and inclusion programmes, including building and launching initiatives from the ground-up

Proven experience working with multiple stakeholders, able to build valuable relationships, with an aptness to consult, influence and drive change

A confident subject matter expert in all things D&I

How to apply

To apply, please upload your latest CV. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

About Us

The Guardian offers a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, healthcare, dental insurance options, cycle to work scheme and 2 paid volunteering days per year. 

We have a strong commitment to your learning, development and wellbeing, with hundreds of different courses available - ranging from bite-sized e-learning courses, to on-site workshops and professional certifications.

It’s the talent, energy and commitment our people bring to our business that make us who we are. Across our business we have some of the brightest and best people in media and beyond: award winning journalists, cutting edge commercial teams, industry leading digital talent and much, much more. 

We are a vibrant and diverse community with many events groups and forums to get involved in. Our Kings Place offices overlook Regents Canal, with the newly-developed Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and St Pancras Square shops, restaurants and pop-ups.

We value and respect all differences (seen and unseen) in all people at the Guardian. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. The Guardian actively encourages applications from BAME candidates.

At The Guardian, many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.

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