Manager, Equity Inclusion and Diversity, Talent Acquisition

New York, New York, United States
Closing date
23 Mar 2024

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We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what's possible.

At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands - Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman - was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We're always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized.

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visit Our People page to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

In this role, the Manager, Equity Inclusion and Diversity (EID), Talent Acquisition is responsible for end to end recruiting and developing inclusive recruiting strategies and partnerships to support talent, culture, community and marketplace pillars. The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in EID and Talent Acquisition to identify and build relationships with colleges and universities, internal stakeholders, community, non-profit and other organizations to:
  • Develop partnerships and build programs with professional associations, community organizations, universities and colleges to help educate them on Company and employmentopportunities
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Center of Expertise, HR Business Partners, Employee Business Resource Groups) to promote equitable hiring practices
  • Support employer branding efforts
  • Own monthly and quarterly recruiting reporting, insights and analysis, hiring and selection metrics - pivot tables proficiency a must and vlook ups
  • Lead the end-to-end recruitment process and sourcing support for a variety of positions, with a focus on ensuring position postings are seen by diverse talent pools
  • Foster internal mobility and optimize internal hiring process
  • Drive innovative sourcing and pipelining strategies (for recruiters) to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates, to find and engage the best talent in the market for current needs as well as long-term pipelining
  • Review job descriptions and requirements to ensure they promote inclusivity and minimize bias while ensuring that the most-qualified candidates are selected, and top talent is retained
  • Provide hiring managers, interview teams and talent acquisition consultation on recruitment practices, including those related to Equity Inclusion and Diversity to ensure an objective and equitable hiringprocess
  • Partner with North America Talent Acquisition leaders to identify areas of opportunity and optimize the effectiveness of Talent Acquisition in removing barriers for applicants and fostering equity, inclusion anddiversity in recruiting practices and processes
  • Build and maintain proactive partnership with management team and people managers in order to understand their business, anticipate their staffing needs, and offer recruiting solutions and tools
  • Conduct follow-up with managers and teams to determine the effectiveness of pipeline, quality of candidates and other outreach and recruiting efforts

The accomplished individual will possess...
  • 5+ years proven track record of designing and implementing EI&D Talent Acquisition strategies, ideally in a matrix organization
  • At least 2+ years of experience in Talent Acquisition at similarly sized organizations
  • Experience developing recruitment initiatives with demonstrated success in creating diverse pipeline strategies and recruiting plans
  • Demonstrated success in building and cultivating productive partnerships with talent providers, community organizations, professional associations, and educational institutions
  • Ability to establish credibility and influence across all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in MS office, specifically advanced Excel (pivot table, vlook up) and PowerPoint: Required

An outstanding professional will have...
  • Degree level education in a related field, and relevant professional qualifications is desirable
  • Experience working at a large retailer or brand
  • Experience recruiting for a federal contractor and understanding of the OFCCP
  • Ability to articulate vision and direction, communicate effectively and manage and measure performance
  • An entrepreneurial and tenacious spirit
  • Authentic passion for equity, inclusion and diversity

Our Competencies for All Employees
  • Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
    and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Tapestry, Inc. will provide applicants and employees with reasonable accommodation for disabilities or religious beliefs. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Tapestry People Services at 1-855-566-9264 or

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BASE PAY RANGE $90,000.00 TO $110,000.00
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