Associate Director, Global Business Programs

Human Rights Campaign


Washington, DC 20036

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.


Position Summary:

The Associate Director of Global Business Programs reports to the Director of the Workplace Equality Program (WEP), and directly manages the HRC Foundation’s initiatives related to advancing workplace equality for LGBTQ people living outside the United States. 


The position includes outreach and direct consultation with corporate contacts and supports external consultants in fielding HRC’s existing Equidad CL (Chile) and Equidad MX (Mexico) programs, surveys and reports and launching new partnerships for programs in Brazil and Argentina. In addition, the Associate Director will lead efforts to grow these existing programs and reach. 


The position manages other workplace-related projects, including building and managing partnerships to create business coalitions to support LGBTQ equality globally, revising international standards within the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), engaging businesses in the dialogue supporting LGBTQ equality across the globe, creating special reports, webpages, marketing and communications pieces and event planning/execution. 


The Associate Director participates in Foundation meetings and projects and must be bilingual in English and Spanish.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the leader of the Workplace Equality Program and external partners on Equidad program expansion strategies, survey outreach strategies, survey revisions, website and report content plan and implementing other Equidad activities, including meetings, conferences, publications, collaborations, policy analysis, etc.
  • Collaborate closely with other HRC staff on LGBTQ global workplace inclusion-related projects and developing Equidad expansion efforts - including the Director of Global Partnerships      and Corporate Relations staff.
  • Manage Equidad and Global Business Engagement marketing and communication efforts in collaboration with Communications and Marketing staff.
  • Support external partners in survey execution and outreach including target identification, research, implementation of communication efforts, analysis of results, and strategies for enhanced success.
  • Analyze Equidad data for the Equidad reports, Board reports, and other internal and external purposes.
  • Draft or otherwise assist in preparation of Equidad annual reports.
  • Prepare and deliver written and oral presentations about Equidad programs and LGBTQ workplace equality, representing WEP internally and externally, as needed.
  • Support HRC’s engagement in global coalitions of NGOs and businesses advancing workplace inclusion and LGBTQ equality.
  • Develop other LGBTQ workplace-related resources and materials including special reports, webpages, blog posts, and events.
  • Track current research and publications relevant to LGBTQ global workplace inclusion and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and experts in the field.
  • Work with social media and communications teams to amplify WEP and global business engagement activities and related topics.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience), with at least five years’ experience in project management, preferably in the field of diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including proficiency in developing reports and website content development.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive) and web-based survey applications; high aptitude for database applications and experience with Salesforce preferred.
  • Must be entrepreneurial and must have the relevant skills to engage in an in-depth planning process required for leading successful programmatic initiatives, 
  • Demonstrable success in organizing and managing projects that are multi-faceted and mission-driven.
  • Success in marketing, outreach and related relationship-building.
  • Skilled in program development, implementation, analysis, and evaluation.
  • Flexibility with work schedule; must be willing to travel and work some evening and weekend hours. 
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% to 20% of work time.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish required. 
  • Experience with and knowledge of LGBTQ workplace inclusion preferred.
  • Knowledge of LGBTQ issues required. 


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.


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