Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Apprentice

Greater London
Full time
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Warner Bros. Discovery
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Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role...

This DEI EMEA Apprentice role sits within the Warner Bros. Discovery Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team, specifically working within the regional Europe, Middle East and Africa team.

You will provide logistical and administrative support ensuring high quality, timely and efficient delivery of projects. As part of a regional dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects across many areas within Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

We are looking for a phenomenal team player to join our diverse team of passionate, supportive, and driven individuals. A person that strives to achieve a world that is fair and encourages everyone to be their true authentic selves. You are keen to learn, you think outside of the box, you have attention to detail, you’re personable, flexible when needed, self-motivated, can manage multiple projects and deadlines, and you can remain calm under pressure.

Your Role Accountabilities…

  • Assist with the execution of DEI events, meetings, and projects (panel discussions, summits, conferences, webinars, professional development programming, etc.) in the EMEA region.
  • Logistics and Administration Support: Travel Coordination, Diary Management and SharePoint ownership.
  • Financial Administration Support: Vendor / Supplier Relationship Management, Processing Invoices and Budget / Expense Management.
  • Creating Marketing Materials.
  • Provide project and ad hoc support to the WBD EMEA DEI team.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • Our apprenticeship positions are designed to be an alternative to university education, therefore we are only seeking applications from people who have not already graduated from university with a degree.
  • A passion for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and prioritisation skills
  • An interest in learning about project management and event planning
  • Good relationship building skills, team player and eager to learn
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Trustworthy and ability to build trusted partnerships
  • Experience using Microsoft Office

The Apprenticeship...

  • Salary: £20,500 p/a
  • Contract Length: 18 months 
  • Start Date: 9th September 2024
  • Qualification: Level 3 Business Administration
  • You will gain hands-on experience working on business-critical projects.
  • You will have access to personal and professional development courses, executive speakers’ series, special screenings and more.
  • You will be part of our Early Talent network of over 100 interns & apprentices, meaning you will have an important support network of other students, graduates and apprentices and plenty of opportunities to socialise!

Next Steps…

  • Stage 1: Submit your CV bySunday 23rd June (you will not be able to apply after this date).
  • Stage 2: Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a written questionnaire in HireVue. The deadline for this isSunday 30th June.
  • Stage 3: Final stage assessment centre will take place in July & August.
Hybrid Working - This role is advertised as a Hybrid work model, that combines remote and in-office work, following our current company policy and to be agreed with your Line Manager. Subject to any applicable laws, WBD / your Line Manager reserves the right to change this working agreement where this is essential to business needs and upon reasonable notice to you.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.