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Inclusion and Diversity Communications Specialist
Inclusion and Diversity Communications Specialist
H&M
Post Date: 01 Apr 2024

JOB OVERVIEW

Company Description

At H&M, our purpose is to liberate fashion for the many. We want to shape a new world in Fashion. A world with one ultimate goal: to unleash your self-expression. As an H&M colleague, you’re encouraged to be yourself & more. You’ll take on new responsibilities from day one, learn skills for life, and find new ways to make your big dreams come true.

Our company is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging, and we actively seek colleagues who share our commitment.

Job Description

As an Inclusion and Diversity Communications Specialist in the Inclusion and Diversity function, your main focus will be bringing to life the storytelling element of H&M’s I&D strategy throughout the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico. Working collaboratively with the PR/Communications team, the specialist will support H&M in demonstrating the importance of our commitment to I&D through a range of internal and external communications touchpoints.

This hybrid role reports into our Regional Head of Inclusion and Diversity and is based out of the New York City Support Office.

A Day in the Life

Working at H&M means no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will include the following responsibilities*

  • Develop approach for the communications that aligns with H&M’s strategy for I&D in USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico
  • Collaborate with the Communications team around shared I&D storytelling priorities
  • Support H&M Colleague Resource Groups in promoting their programs and activities in collaboration with I&D Talent Engagement Lead
  • Collaborate with HR about people communications to support I&D goals and align with employer brand efforts
  • Serve as a liaison to Global I&D Communications Lead
  • Assist in the development of I&D internal and external communication content including presentations, press releases, social media posts, messaging, etc.
  • Develop I&D content for internal platforms such as Viva Engage, the Snapshot Newsletter, etc.
  • Serve as liaison to Area teams for I&D store activations
  • Capture and maintain a repository of Function and/or external partner I&D “proof points”
  • Develop framework and guide design of the I&D Impact Report
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to determine approach for:
  • Sharing diversity-specific talent related metrics
  • Capturing and sharing diversity-specific communications metrics
  • Maintain Region Americas I&D SharePoint site
  • Develop monthly Inside Inclusion executive newsletter
  • Maintain I&D activation asset library
  • Manage external I&D survey participation
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10% of the time


Qualifications

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in developing and managing a similar initiative
  • Passion for inclusion and diversity
  • Solid knowledge of communications discipline, media platforms, influencers, etc.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Creative mindset and flair for engaging, compelling messaging
  • Basic skills in video creation and editing a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Orientation as a change manager


Additional Information

Why You’ll Love Working at H&M

  • We value diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, and disability
  • We pride ourselves on being a values-driven organization, guided by our 7 unique values that have been part of our success story for over 75 years
  • You’ll have access to our Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs) to find community and networking opportunities among colleagues
  • We are an inclusive company where you’re encouraged to be yourself at work
  • You will have access to a large global talent community, where career growth and aspirations have no limits
  • We believe in supporting your overall wellbeing and offer comprehensive benefits inclusive of health insurance, wellness and family support programs, company match 401k, paid leave programs, and paid time off, including a community day to serve your local community
  • You’ll be able to express your personal style with our employee discount at H&M, & Other Stories, and COS


Compensation: salary range is $86,804 – $97,655 annually**

  • This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, and responsibilities assigned for this job at the company’s discretion.
  • H&M, in good faith, has assessed this posted range of compensation as the accurate range for this role and location at the time of this posting. H&M may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications. This range may be modified in the future.


Job Status: Salary, Exempt

EEOC Code: PRO

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, NY
Fields

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