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Employee Engagement Specialist at Discovery+

| Greater NYC Area
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Overview
Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, and a great and inclusive place to work.
The Global LifeWorks & Inclusion team is a specialist function of People & Culture (HR) that focuses on building a healthy and inclusive work environment, as well as a culture that supports balance, flexibility and values different points of view in order to help employees perform at their peak at work, at home and in their community.
We embrace a very simple philosophy: When you are successful in your personal life, you will naturally excel at work.
This team supports employees around the world from providing Flexible Working, Health & Wellbeing, Family Programs, Inclusion initiatives and more.
Responsibilities
  • Assist in the implementation of programs, services and interventions related to workplace wellness, workplace flexibility, and employee work/life initiatives that improve individual effectiveness and productivity.
  • Work under the direction of the LifeWorks & Inclusion Sr Manager to plan, and coordinate communications, marketing and events of assigned programs cross-functionally, ranging from Global activations, to US or Latin America-specific.
  • Assist with the coordination and day to day operations of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) located across the US, in partnership with global team. (For example, support ERGs in community projects and on-site events such as cultural awareness and heritage celebrations, career panel discussions, industry organization events, etc.)
  • Plan and coordinate on-site events across US offices.
  • Complete external awards applications to maintain Discovery's reputation as a recognized employer of choice.
  • Participate in the design and launch of new diversity & inclusion initiatives.
  • Work with external vendors, helping to ensure legal compliance for assigned programs of responsibility.
  • Work closely with team leadership on reconciliation of program expenses to allocated budget.
  • Assist in the management and marketing of the company's online tools (i.e. discount portal, health & wellbeing web application).
  • Support the team with Discovery's Say Yes to the Prom initiative.
  • Provide administrative management support for the team - from processing invoices and scheduling meetings to serving as a webmaster for program updates on internal online platforms.

Qualifications
* Three years' experience managing projects or planning events. Experience on a Human Resources team is a plus. Experience supporting large scale events is a plus.
* Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator a plus.
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-moving environment.
* Must be very organized, efficient and deadline focused.
* Must have the ability to develop and foster effective relationships across a global population.
* Real team player.
* Experience working across a diverse workforce.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
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What are Discovery+ Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Annual Impact Day where the office volunteers together. Opportunities to volunteer through People Portal. New Hires are given $25 to donate to cause of their choice. Discovery offers matching programs
Partners with Nonprofits
RISE, Turn Up Fight Hunger, Adopt a Family, Oceana, Discovery Project CAT, Give a Little TLC, Inspire a Difference, Building a Difference, Talent Unlimited.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Parents at Discovery, Discovery GreenD, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Diverse slate required for leadership roles.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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