Director of Diversity & Inclusion

San Francisco, CA

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OVERVIEW

To us, food has the power to comfort, create conversations, strengthen bonds, remove barriers and honor cherished traditions, and more importantly, bring people together, and we believe that no matter what you bring to the potluck, there is a seat for you at the table. As we scale our business, we are looking for a leader who will build a holistic diversity and strategy that supports our four-sided marketplace. We recognize that in order to best serve our customers, retailers, employees and shoppers, we must reflect the diverse communities we support and serve.

The Director of Diversity and Inclusion will continue to build and scale our culture and business. This innovative and compassionate leader with a partner with our senior leadership team, and key cross-functional teams to concept, build and execute company-wide D&I strategies and initiatives.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Establish the charter of the D&I function, and assist in the creation of a long-term vision for the company
  • Work cross-functionally with senior leaders to understand, identify and scope company-wide hiring and diversity goals
  • Partner with Recruiting to build diverse pipelines and feed diverse candidate pools
  • Collaborate with core teams like HR, Recruiting, Workplace and Communications to ensure belonging across the candidate and employee experience
  • Partner with various teams and organizations (internal and external) to design, build and managing D&I programs
  • Manage Employee Resource Group (ERG) programs and partner with ERG groups to advocate and amplify their voices across Instacart
  • Collaborate with the product and engineering teams to infuse a lens of inclusion and diversity into product roadmaps
  • Partner with the Social Impact and Community Affairs Team to expand diversity partnerships and organizations
  • Act as an inspiring leader and help elevate Instacart’s employer brand

ABOUT YOU

  • 8+ years organizational experience with at least 3 years experience designing, building, managing and measuring D&I strategies
  • A dynamic leader, skilled in leading groups and companies through organizational change
  • Strong sense of EQ and ability to strategically influence and nudge people to challenge the status quo
  • The ability to influence cross functionally through education and relationship building
  • A deep passion for attracting and keeping diverse talent within the workplace
  • A balance of intellectual curiosity, creative thinking, and pragmatism
  • Ability to zoom in and out between strategic and tactical; prioritizing initiatives and resources accordingly
  • Solid understanding of D&I standard methodologies, forward thinker who subscribes to modern HR and people practices and active watcher of trends across industries
  • A proven track record of working independently and autonomously

ABOUT INSTACART

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart’s same-day delivery and pickup services bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. Since its founding in 2012, Instacart has become an essential service for millions of families, while also serving as an immediate, flexible earnings opportunity for hundreds of thousands of shoppers across North America. The company partners with more than 400 retailers and delivers from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. Today, Instacart is accessible to more than 85% of households in the U.S. and more than 70% of households in Canada.

We believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck—everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal: to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. If this resonates with you, then Instacart just might be the place for you.

Equal Opportunity

Instacart is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.


ABOUT INSTACART

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart’s same-day delivery and pickup services bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. Since its founding in 2012, Instacart has become an essential service for millions of families, while also serving as an immediate, flexible earnings opportunity for hundreds of thousands of shoppers across North America. The company partners with more than 400 retailers and delivers from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. Today, Instacart is accessible to more than 85% of households in the U.S. and more than 70% of households in Canada.

We believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck—everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal: to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. If this resonates with you, then Instacart just might be the place for you.

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