Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Volunteer role)

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Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Volunteer role)

About Pride in London

Pride in London is wholly run by a group of volunteers who are passionate about equality and diversity. We are a not-for-profit organisation, and any surplus funds we raise are used to support the LGBT+ community and improve the event.

Together, we run the UK’s biggest, most diverse pride, and our job is to make sure we provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow them to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing. 

Pride in London includes people of every race and faith, whether disabled or able-bodied, and all sexualities and genders including lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex, trans*, genderqueer, gender variant or non-binary as well as straight and cis allies. 

Around 250 people volunteer year-round to help us deliver what has become a world-class Pride.  It is our intention for Pride in London to best represent all parts of our community and we’ll do this by welcoming more women and those from the BAME, trans and non-binary communities into the organisation. All applications are important to us so if you’d like to be part of the future of Pride in London please register your interest or share this opportunity with your network. 

Your new volunteer role

The Diversity and Inclusion Manager will help shape inclusion and diversity within the organisation, but particularly with our volunteers (over 250 year-round and 1,000 on the day) through a number of different initiatives. Working with the Head of Inclusion and Volunteer Experience, you’ll be a key driving force behind our Diversity and Inclusion work. 

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Track and analyse diversity monitoring data 
  • Advise and support other teams on external/internal D&I actions 
  • Support internal communications on celebrating stories for relevant awareness days 
  • Help set up diversity networks within Pride in London, ensuring they can thrive and are safe spaces. Each will have champions that run the meeting. 
  • Research and promote initiatives by providing advice, guidance and support on equality and diversity issues. Contribute to discussions at team meetings and participate in cross-functional team meetings as assigned. 
  • Create internal resources library and work with volunteer engagement team members to promote our D&I work 
  • Work with our recruitment and training teams providing advice 

Who you are

  • Demonstrable knowledge of, empathy with and passion for the LGBT+ community, alongside Diversity and Inclusion work including volunteering
  • Experience with Diversity data and reporting 
  • Previous experience in a D&I role or equivalent 
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to act on own initiative, but knowing when to seek advice and/or approval
  • Diplomatic, friendly, efficient and helpful attitude 

Time required as a volunteer will be about 7 hours a week, including attending regular Volunteer Engagement meetings, with occasional need to attend Saturday morning meetings to present to other teams. Time needs will vary throughout the year, but will increase closer towards Pride.

What you’ll get joining Pride in London

  • An induction course and a variety of training that’s offered throughout the year
  • An opportunity to get new and relevant professional and leadership experience
  • A chance to broaden your professional network
  • Play a crucial role in delivering the Pride in London event
  • Social opportunities to meet the diverse and friendly bunch who volunteer for Pride in London

Deadline for applications: 1st October 2020

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Our Culture

Our volunteers are driven and passionate about what they do. Putting on one of London's largest one-day events requires dedication and perseverance. 

Although a lot of our work is completed remotely, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with your team and others throughout the year to not only plan what's ahead but to socialise too. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people to join the organisation so we can provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. 

Already working at Pride in London?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

email
@pridelondon.org
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