Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

People, Inclusion & Culture Kings Cross, London Req. UMG-5901


Job Title: Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator
Responsible to: Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Department:  People, Inclusion & Culture
Location of work: 4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross


Music is Universal


It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us the world’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.

Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy, or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD, and other forms of neurocognitive variation.

We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email [email protected]


The A Side: A Day in The Life


Working alongside the D&I Director coordinating, administrating and on occasion leading Universal Music’s Diversity and Inclusion work, within projects or discrete areas of work.

Work in exciting, progressive project spaces within a dynamic team. You make projects come to life through strength and ability to assist the director and proactively arrange projects for successful outcomes working with several PIC stakeholders.

Main responsibilities and accountabilities, including but not limited to: 

  • Curate and coordinate internal and external D&I calendar of events and experiences.
  • Supporting internal employee D&I community groups.
  • Coordinating discrete D&I research and engagement projects as agreed by D&I Director.
  • Support with D&I action planning and communications.
  • Taking responsibility for certain projects including developing ‘toolkits’ and researching resources for staff portal 
  • PA administrative support to the D&I Director including but not limited to:
    • Managing all aspects of the diary and work schedule
    • Managing the D&I Director’s work administration, including expenses, travel, itineraries, etc.
    • Arranging, preparing and supporting meetings on behalf of the D&I Director

D&I Communications:

  • Help coordinate and draft comms relating to D&I groups and networks within Universal. 
  • Where needed link with internal comms in managing calendar of D&I events and news.
  • Take a lead on some discrete areas of D&I and respond to queries. 
D&I Training:
  • Coordinate D&I employee learning alongside L&D department
  • Help maintain D&I employee learning experiences within L&D onboarding


The B Side: Skills & Experience


  • Strong measured understanding and ‘on the pulse’ understanding of D&I best practice
  • Thrives and has experience of organising meetings, groups, networks, and small events
  • Experience of co-ordinating projects
  • Curiosity and experience of research in D&I spaces
  • Strong writing ability for engaging and informative content
  • Impeccable organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate in an accessible and inclusive way to different audiences
  • Ability to work well as part of a team but also individually, self-starter that proactively uses own initiative


Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits


  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)


Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable.  However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop.  Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive, and exhaustive statement.