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Head of Employee Resource Groups, Inclusive Experiences, and Communications

Dropbox is a Virtual First company. For this role, we are hiring in Zones 2 and 3. Please refer to our Total Rewards section below to see what neighborhoods fall under each Zone.

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

The People team are ambassadors of enlightened work, delivering meaningful experiences that empower us all to do our best work.

Role Description

This is a critical role with high visibility and impact within Dropbox. You’ll get to work on a wide range of strategic and meaningful projects that will hone your analytical abilities and people skills, while gaining significant exposure to senior leaders and key stakeholders. You will be responsible for driving successful execution of cross-functional initiatives to advance our DEI mission of “designing inclusive and equitable workplace experiences to result in optimal business outcomes and a more enlightened way of working for all”.  Dropbox has a strong DEI foundation and is currently going through a transformation to meet the needs of our changing business and external environment. 

We are seeking an exceptional leader to spearhead our DEI initiatives, including Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and inclusive experiences, while driving strategic DEI communications. Reporting to the VP of DEI, you will be pivotal in advancing our DEI goals, ensuring our DEI efforts are cohesive, impactful, and aligned with our business objectives.

The ideal candidate is a visionary with a strong track record in DEI, capable of leading through influence and collaboration across all organizational levels. You should have extensive experience in program management, communications, and designing DEI learning and development programs.

Responsibilities

Employee Resource Groups and Inclusive Experiences:
  • Serve as the principal liaison for Dropbox’s ERG program, providing strategic consultation, guidance, and governance.
  • Design and implement frameworks to support and elevate ERG development, including strategies, programming, and tracking mechanisms to monitor and evaluate ERG impact and ROI.
  • Establish relationships with external networks and organizations aligned with our DEI and ERG objectives.
  • Utilize data-driven insights to enhance inclusion throughout the employee lifecycle within a Virtual First (VF) environment.
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition and Talent Brand to design DEI experiences that showcase the advantages of DEI at Dropbox.
  • Orchestrate impactful DEI Town Halls and manage special DEI projects.
DEI Learning:
  • Collaborate with the Learning & Organizational Development (L&OD) team to integrate DEI within existing programming.
  • Partner with external experts to design specialized development programs supporting mentorship and sponsorship.
  • Work with People Analytics to evaluate program effectiveness and apply insights to enhance DEI efforts.
Strategy and Operations:
  • Partner with the VP of DEI to drive strategic initiatives, including annual planning, long-term vision development, and cross-functional collaboration.
  • Oversee the tracking and progress of DEI objectives and key results (OKRs).
  • Provide operational support for the DEI team, including budgeting and procurement processes.
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities to drive strategic DEI initiatives.
Communications:
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy that amplifies our DEI mission.
  • Collaborate with internal and external communications teams to define effective engagement strategies and channels for DEI messaging.
  • Produce engaging omni-channel content that resonates globally, emphasizing employee storytelling.
  • Lead the development and publication of critical DEI documents, including Annual and ESG reports.
  • Support leadership in DEI communications through key messaging, talking points, and briefings.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in Communications, Talent Branding within the DEI or HR function, with a demonstrated history of leadership and strategic impact.
  • Minimum of 8+ years in program management, ideally within HR/DEI or a learning function, demonstrating experience in managing complex programs and delivering end-to-end program execution. 
  • Proven experience in leading and consulting ERGs and developing scalable DEI communication strategies.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lead through influence and build consensus-based support for DEI initiatives.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation for actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor's degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with DEI principles and practice.
  • Experience working cross functionally in a corporate environment.
  • Proficiency in data and analytics tools (e.g., Qualtrics, Tableau).
  • Certification in Project Management (e.g., PMP) and/or DEI.
  • Background in the development and execution of enterprise-wide events.
  • Proven ability to connect and inspire a global audience through DEI communications.
This senior leadership position requires a strategic thinker passionate about DEI, capable of delivering impactful communication and experiences. Join us in shaping a more inclusive and enlightened future at Dropbox. 

Total Rewards

US Zone 1
$178,900—$242,100 USD
US Zone 2
$161,100—$217,900 USD
US Zone 3
$143,100—$193,700 USD

The range(s) listed above is the expected annual salary/OTE for this role, subject to change.

Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation.  We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range.

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:
• US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro
• US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington DC metro, and West Virginia (DC metro)
• US Zone 3: All other US locations

Benefits

Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, Volunteer time off and more
  • Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support  

Mental Health and Wellness benefits Free Dropbox space for your friends and family 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).