Lovevery is a fast-growing digitally native brand co-founded by successful serial entrepreneurs and based in Boise, Idaho. We create stage-based play essentials for children age 0-4, designed by experts for children’s developing brains. Our customers are parents and families, and our mission is to help them feel confident they are giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life. Taking a science-based approach, Lovevery products have won awards from Red Dot, Parents’ Choice, and NAPPA. TIME Magazine named The Lovevery Play Kits subscription offering as one of the Best Inventions of 2018.
We are seeking a Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) to help build and lead programs and initiatives that drive greater awareness, inclusion and belonging in the organization. This role is both strategic and hands-on, reporting into the VP, Talent & Culture and will partner with external vendors, our Co-Founders and leaders across the organization. Success in this role includes the ability to co-design and implement DE&I and CSR programs in collaboration with our E&I Council and to support company culture, talent attraction and retention. The company employs 250+ people across our Boise HQ, remote US, Hong Kong and Amsterdam offices.
- Partner with external consultants, VP, Talent & Culture and Co-founders on the development of the DEI strategy and CSR initiatives.
- Build, integrate, and promote lasting DE&I solutions and plans that cultivate a more equitable, diverse and inclusive environment.
- Develop and manage any employee-led groups, community partners, non-profits, and volunteer programs to build DEI and CSR programs.
- Create and curate high-impact DEI learning experiences, tools, resources that provide continuous growth opportunities for our people.
- Design programs such as diversity talent sourcing, equitable and inclusive hiring practices, and career development in partnership with Talent Acquisition and Talent Development.
- Benchmark against data, insights, and industry trends and provide competitive insights from both an employee and business perspective to lead, influence, support, and facilitate organizational growth and to foster a more inclusive culture.
- Serve as a DEI subject matter expert by sharing knowledge and insights and providing consultation to stakeholders across the organization.
- Partner and advise our E&I Council and support any people-related initiatives.
- Define key DEI metrics for the organization.
- Design and execute employee and leadership events in collaboration with the Director, Talent Development, such as the bi-annual Global Summit.
- Actively participate in the broader Talent and Culture strategy, initiatives, and projects.
- 10+ years previous experience in an HR/People related role, within a high-growth US corporate environment.
- 5+ years Previous experience in an equity diversity and inclusion role.
- You are a clear, transparent, thoughtful and empathetic communicator.
- You foster trust and rapport to help everyone feel respected and valued as their authentic selves.
- You create a culture of accountability and growth that helps each person to continually evolve while doing their best work.
- You have deep cultural competence around many different communities and identities, such as disability, race, socioeconomic status, sexuality, gender, language, and religion.
- You understand intersectionality and respect and value the wisdom of lived experience.
- Solid experience in program design built on DEI values and best practices, where scaling for growth has been a feature.
- Demonstrated experience articulating a vision, translating it into executable strategy.
- Strong project management abilities, capable of prioritizing and balancing multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to effectively collaborate with team members across all levels and geographies of the organization.
- Experience with people analytics and the ability to analyze and present data in a meaningful way.
- Ability to be an effective internal consultant, relationship builder, problem solver and team player.
- Proven leadership skills, intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- The position is remote friendly. Due to the nature of the role, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required.
Benefits & Perks
- Competitive salary, benefits and stock option package
- 3 weeks PTO in year 1+ 14 paid holidays
- 4 months maternity leave and 2 months parental leave
- Free/discounted Lovevery products
- Remote working option available anywhere in US
- Any equipment or accommodations you need to get the job done
- Global summits in Boise to meet your colleagues IRL
Lovevery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in all forms. All employment decisions at Lovevery are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, marital status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.