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Associate Director, Inclusion & Diversity Communications

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: careers.bms.com/working-with-us .The Associate Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Communications will play a critical role in leading communications related to inclusion and diversity initiatives and supporting the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer in driving a culture of inclusion throughout the organization.Key Responsibilities:

  • I&D Communications Strategy:
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive I&D communications strategy aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.
    • Collaborate with the I&D team to define key messages, stakeholders and communication priorities related to inclusion and diversity.
    • Ensure that I&D communications are aligned with the organization's brand, values, culture and narrative across our People Business and Resource Groups (PBRGs).
    • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in I&D communications, bringing innovative ideas and strategies to enhance the organization's communication efforts.
      • Internal and External Communications:
        • Lead the development and implementation of internal and external communications plans to promote inclusion and diversity initiatives.
        • Create compelling and engaging content for across a variety of communication channels.
        • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather information and insights for I&D communications.
        • Communicate the value of I&D as key business driver, integrating I&D across functions, systems, processes.
        • Align with Purpose team on I&D components of environmental, social and governance (ESG).
        • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition team to ensure consistent I&D messaging to potential job candidates.
          • Executive Communications Support:
            • Support the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer in developing and delivering executive-level communications.
            • Assist in preparing presentations, talking points, etc. for internal and external events.
            • Provide strategic counsel and guidance on effective messaging and communication approaches.
            • Guide thought-leadership and channels for sharing key messages.
              • Internal Communications Alignment:
                • Serve as a trusted advisor to leaders and employees, providing guidance and support on I&D communication matters.
                • Provide strategic communications support for PBRG activities, including heritage months internally/externally (events, social media, etc.) in line with other company initiatives.
                • Share key I&D events and communications with internal communications editorial calendar to ensure the best timing within the organization and for receipt by colleagues.
                  • Measurement and Reporting:
                    • Establish metrics and measurement frameworks to evaluate the effectiveness of I&D communications initiatives.
                    • Analyze data and feedback to track progress, identify areas for improvement, and make data-driven recommendations.
                    • Prepare regular reports and presentations on the impact of I&D communications efforts.
                      • Stakeholder Management:
                        • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including senior leaders, PBRGs and communications partners.
                        • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather insights, align messaging, and ensure effective communication of I&D initiatives.
                        • Align with Purpose team on I&D components of ESG.
                        • Manage external partners/vendors as needed.Qualifications & Experience:
                          • 8+ years of experience in communications, with a focus on inclusion & diversity communications.
                          • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with the ability to adapt accessible content for different audiences and channels.
                          • Strong strategic planning and project management skills.
                          • Acute business acumen and a deep understanding of strategies for embedding I&D in communications to strengthen the culture.
                          • Ability to interact effectively with colleagues and counterparts at all levels of the company, both within the Corporate Communications team and across the larger matrixed organization.
                          • Self-directed with proven ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple initiatives with competing priorities.
                          • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or a related field. Master's degree a plus. If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career. Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science--- , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site Protocol BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/ eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters. BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Trenton , Associate Director, Inclusion & Diversity Communications, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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