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Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, North America

at Wunderman Thompson
New York, New York, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.   

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world, where our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities, to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM,CX, data, production and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Officer. This is a newly created position designed to support and partner with Wunderman Thompson’s Global Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer; members of Wunderman Thompson North America’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Council; and other stakeholders across the organization. This role will be a member of the North American Executive Committee and will help bring to life our Behaviors of Listening, In It Together, Creative Bravery and Positivity across Wunderman Thompson’s North American Offices

The candidate will leverage their DE&I experience, skills and network to deliver high impact results for the benefit of our talent, our agency, our clients and our industry with the goal of making Wunderman Thompson employer and agency partner of choice in our industry.

Our ideal candidate will have broad experience working within a matrixed organization. A track record of success in the DE&I space is a must and experience serving in roles supporting our core business is a major plus. The candidate will be highly motivated, organized and experienced in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders. Comfort operating autonomously and an ability to navigate corporate structures, uncertainty and change are mission-critical to the candidate’s success in the role.

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as a Trusted Advisor | Serve as a trusted advisor to Wunderman Thompson’s North American CEO and provide a DE&I lens to:
    • Influencing a culture of collaboration and the sharing of ideas and practices across the Wunderman Thompson Offices
    • Creating efficiencies around people and data (employee data, employee surveys, etc.)
    • Standardizing practices and policies that impact culture (parental leave; mobility, 360 feedback, leadership development and executive coaching are some areas to consider).
  • Build Bridges & Connect Dots | Help serve as a bridge builder and connector of people, resources and opportunities. Liaise with all internal stakeholders to ensure there is clarity and alignment about how to support different engagements across marketing, corporate communications etc.
  • Lead the North American DE&I Council | Lead and foster an atmosphere of collaboration where all members are empowered to contribute to the co-creation of a strategy, policy and programming agenda of mutual interest. Set the cadence for meetings, follow-ups, communications and deliverables to ensure the group’s continued evolution
  • Support & Guidance Provide guidance surrounding best practices that underlie ERG operations. You will also provide guidance about how to maximize the impact of ERGs and mine insights both qualitatively and quantitatively. Provide guidance to the People Leads surrounding the negotiation of sponsorships and contracts with external partners. Identify and deliver professional development workshops geared towards giving our talent the tools to nurture diverse, equitable and inclusive work environments. This would include screening external vendors. Help identify and nurture relationships with external partners that can help build and evolve pipelines of diverse talent into Wunderman Thompson across all career stages. Assess current policies across Wunderman Thompson and develop recommendations for harmonization with sensitivity to DE&I considerations such as the use of inclusive language.
  • Champion Optimize and amplify best practices related to promotion tracking across Wunderman Thompson. Identify, optimize and amplify best practices related to succession planning, making sure DE&I is an intentional component across Wunderman Thompson. Draft DE&I POVs that intersect with client business and support Wunderman Thompson’s business leads and New Business teams.  Craft language for use in RFPs that showcases Wunderman Thompson’s positioning and dedication to DE&I as it relates to its talent, its business and its clients’ business. Assess current supplier diversity programs already in place, optimize and amplify across Wunderman Thompson for the betterment of client relationships and business.
  • Oversee DE&I Budget | Oversee the DE&I budget to ensure all spending is in line with annual allocations.

Who you are:

  • Passionate | Excited about DE&I and making Wunderman Thompson ever more engaging and inclusive of all talent.
  • Trustworthy | Of high integrity, reliable, empathetic, fair, creative, curious and detail-oriented.
  • Leader | A pro-active problem solver skilled at managing projects, people and deadlines.
  • Builder | Relationship-oriented with an ability to instill trust in others.
  • Collaborate | Able to manage diverse stakeholders and bring them to consensus.
  • Finger on the Pulse | Invested in staying up to date with DE&I trends, language, topics, tools etc.
  • Data Driven | Experienced at working with data and analytics to assess impact.
  • A Strong Communicator | Effective in both written and verbal communication.
  • A voice for the Agency | Ready, willing and able to serve as Wunderman Thompson’s DE&I ambassador both inside and outside of the organization.

What you'll need:

  • 10+ years in the industry 5 of which are tied directly to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • An ability to ideate and activate strategies, initiatives and tactics to make Wunderman Thompson the industry’s employer and partner of choice.
  • A passion for DE&I work and a demonstrated awareness and understanding of diversity in all its facets including cultural, ethnic, racial, religious, gender, educational, age, sexual orientation, linguistic, professional, ability, veteran status and other differences that make us unique
  • Demonstrated experience and desire to build a culture of belonging in the workplace
  • The ability to lead complex initiatives and handle difficult conversations
  • A can do attitude that is solutions-oriented
  • A natural drive to always do your best and anticipate the impact of decisions
  • An ability to operate autonomously, navigate ambiguity, manage timelines and competing priorities resulting in high quality outcomes
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly cross-functional organization
  • An appreciation and respect for confidentiality 

This role may be located in any Wunderman Thompson office in North America or remote.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit us at www.wundermanthompson.com and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment.

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