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Diversity & Inclusion, Project

REQ ID:  6632

New York, New York, US, 10022

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.


As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.


Position Summary: The person in this role will work with the D&I team to execute the company's D&I strategy and initiatives. This person will be responsible for supporting the execution of D&I related projects, events, training and overall employee engagement.


Major Responsibility:

  • Manage development, rollout and execution of companywide D&I trainings
  • Assist with logistics and planning around D&I training and events (new hire training, cultural celebrations, career fair, etc.)
  • Assist with development and execution of differentiated onboarding experience for new hires
  • Research D&I best practices (e.g., ERG recognition programs, employee special interest group structure, calibration discussions)
  • Manage internal D&I website
  • Manage and distribute monthly D&I newsletter
  • Manage application submissions and draft communication for development programs
  • Manage Cultural Celebrations survey from NBA teams
  • Provide support with planning and execution of D&I events
  • Provide additional support to the D&I team as needed


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to prioritize effectively, while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task with an exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Autonomous, resourceful, collaborative and adaptive


Education: Bachelor's Degree or related work experience preferred


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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