Please apply online at https://www.hrc.org/careers.
The Community Inclusion Manager will serve as an integral member of the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) department to ensure that HRC governors and steering committee members have the strategic direction, guidance and support needed to meet the diversity, inclusion and engagement goals of the organization.
- Provide direct guidance, onboarding and ongoing support to members of HRC’s Board of Governors and steering committee Community Engagement Co-Chairs and sub-committees to develop and implement clearly defined D&I programs, strategies, and action plans.
- Coordinate and support HRC’s National Board of Governors diversity & inclusion Co-chairs and committee
- Partner with other HRC staff working with board and steering committees to extend training to volunteers and boards.
- Manage systems to monitor goals and benchmarks and ensure accountability, tracking, and monitoring of steering committee and governors D&I efforts and impact.
- Work with the Director of Diversity & Inclusion and the Field team to provide support around the development, execution and tracking of progress towards achieving annual steering committee community engagement goals for each steering committee.
- Provide coaching to develop culturally competent volunteers who are able to embrace and embody the core principles and practices of diversity and inclusion that are critical to our organizational success.
- Prepare and deliver engaging/effective in-person and online training, presentations and discussions on a wide variety of diversity and inclusion topics.
- Help prepare periodic reports to senior HRC leaders.
- Inspire volunteers to achieve new levels of D&I expertise, confidence, and productivity.
- Keep abreast of HRC’s climate by regularly talking with all stakeholders.
- Represent HRC at various community, civic, and professional meetings and conferences as requested.
- Provide organizational support to implement internal D&I goals.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Commitment to LGBTQ equality is required.
- Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) and minimum three years related experience. Candidates with substantially greater experience will be considered for hiring at a senior level.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Experience with public speaking, facilitation and training & development of diversity and inclusion initiatives.
- Foundational knowledge about racial and gender justice issues, and inclusion concepts like intersectionality required.
- Demonstrated cultural competency across multiple communities. Experience working within underrepresented/marginalized communities a plus.
- Well-organized, detail-oriented, goal-driven and confirmed ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with a positive attitude, meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative environment.
- Must be self-motivated.
- High emotional intelligence and ability to negotiate through conflict. Excellent active listening skills.
- Strong project management skills.
- The ability to maintain confidentiality, strong professional ethics and business acumen are required.
- Ability to effectively work across a wide variety of constituency groups (including volunteers and donors) and organize support for goals and plans.
- Ability to function with a high level of independence and to work collaboratively.
- Excellent judgment, political sensitivity and the ability to act collaboratively and discreetly.
- Exceptional time-management skills, work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines and multi-task.
- Ability to create and maintain relationships with national and local LGBTQ groups and organizations from all communities.
- Ability to effectively use a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Access, Google Apps, Project and other applications, including web-based tools
- Fluent Spanish is a plus.
- This position requires a willingness, ability and flexibility to regularly work hours that vary from standard office hours, including weekends and evenings to support events and meetings.
- Some travel is required, including weekends.
All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.