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Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States (remote)
4 days ago

Description

About the Organization

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality. We partner with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive training and consultation, and professional networking opportunities that build inclusive and welcoming work environments.

Since 1996, we have worked with executives, human resources professionals, Employee Resource Groups, and individuals to provide leadership and professional development, education, and research to create workplaces free of discrimination. Out & Equal hosts the annual Workplace Summit where employees and experts from around the world gather to share strategies and best practices to create diverse and inclusive workplaces that foster belonging for LGBTQ people around the world.

Title: APAC Manager, Global Impact Programs

Position Summary

The Global Impact Manager, APAC is a key part of the Global Impact team, responsible for the development and growth of programming and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC). Reporting to the Director of Global Impact Programs, this individual will play a key role in program development and implementation, communications, resource development and partner relations with and for major global and regional business with footprints in APAC. The manager will work with a variety of stakeholders from corporations, non-profit and community organizations and multilateral organizations both in the U.S., APAC, and around the world. This will be a partly public-facing role and relationship building-skills, acute attention to detail, and project management skills and enthusiasm for the organization’s vision and mission with corporate change agents are essential to success.

Reports to: Director, Global Impact Programs

Duties and Responsibilities:

Events & Program Support

  • Support the Global Impact team’s events, taking a lead role on APAC events, which are slowly transitioning back to in-person. Some events throughout the year will remain virtual. This includes programming, communications, list management, production, and agenda development – working in collaboration with internal teams and external partners.
  • For APAC programming, lead processes such as travel logistics, invitations, planning meetings, minutes and other activities as needed.
  • Take on public speaking roles at events (both virtual and in-person) and serve as the organizational authority on APAC-related subjects and acting an ambassador of the organization.
  • Form positive relationships with and continue to grow and work in partnership with our APAC Business Inclusion Council, corporate partners, and other external partners and vendors.
  • Manage the programming, outreach strategy, and communications strategy, in partnership across O&E internal teams, of the APAC Forum.
  • Support with engagement initiatives within our Global Hub to build engagement and membership.
  • Support the Corporate Engagement team to effectively communicate the benefits of membership to partners, including specific opportunities to partner with Out & Equal on APAC programming.
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of APAC content and activities at key conferences and events including the Workplace Summit and Executive Forum.
  • Support Out & Equal’s “Global Toolkit for Change” initiative, engaging in promotion of the toolkit, partner outreach and consultation with partners

Communications

  • Draft, review and proof communications and collateral for APAC initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with our network of global partners and stakeholders, maintaining steady streams of communication regarding relevant updates and Out & Equal’s global programming.
  • Oversee various programmatic email inboxes and respond to all relevant inquiries and requests.
  • Work with the Communications team to create momentum, awareness and drive engagement and attendance at Out & Equal’s APAC programs and events.
  • Represent Out & Equal to various stakeholders at small group business events and in large forums.

Research and Content Development

  • Comfortable monitoring global business trends and relevant legislative and demographic changes as they pertain to Out & Equal’s mission, goals, and programming
  • Deep understanding of contemporary global LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion and broader DEI priorities
  • Manage and support the development of new resources with research, drafting and cataloguing of materials.
  • Conduct research on emerging domestic, global and policy matters in support of the organization’s programs.
  • Utilize conversations with partners, program feedback surveys and relevant emerging topics in the field of workplace inclusion to develop themes for programming and resource development, including background research, consolidating presentations, speaker/partner outreach, logistical preparations, and follow-up communications.

Administration

  • Maintaining steady communication with partners on relevant projects and updates.
  • Schedule and lead calls and meetings with partners, draft call agendas, and record and archive notes.
  • Manage invoicing, reimbursements and logistics for domestic events and globally focused events.

Other

  • Direct experience working in or developing business relationships with people from the Asia-Pacific region
  • Participate in team meetings, staff meetings, and all major organizational events.
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics (KSAOs):

  • Public speaking skills as an ambassador to an organization for in-person and virtual engagements
  • Experience with grant administration and management
  • Detail-oriented and quality-focused writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team; ability to collaborate across the organization
  • Language fluency beyond English a plus, particularly Mandarin, Japanese, Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, or others
  • Direct experience working in or with partners from the American South, Latin America, or EMEA is a plus
  • Experience with LGBTQ+ issues and communities
  • Interest in and commitment to using intersectional approaches to promote Out & Equal’s mission of workplace inclusion
  • Experience handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Adaptive and willing to take on a variety of new assignments
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, manage, and execute multiple projects with accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to produce results despite changing or ambiguous circumstances
  • Lifelong learner who is comfortable with independent learning
  • Willingness and ability to frequently work outside of normal local business hours to accommodate APAC time zones

Required Technology

  • Office 365

Preferred Technology:

  • Salesforce
  • Asana
  • Slack
  • Zoom


Requirements

Language(s): English, other languages spoken in the APAC region are a plus

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field. (Degree may be substituted for years of experience)

Minimum Experience:  4-6 years of relevant experience

Licenses/Certifications: N/A

Location: Remote, DC or San Francisco base preferred.

Exemption Status: Exempt  

Position Type: Full-time

Required Travel: 20%

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristic, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Out & Equal offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, 401k matching, flexible spend accounts, and a generous paid time off policy. 

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates does not sponsor employment visas.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65836255
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Position Title: APAC Manager, Global Impact Programs
  • Company Name For Job: Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
  • Category: Business Development,
    General Business,
    Research,
    Strategy/Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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