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Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: New York, NY

Company: Chobani


The Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging will guide our company-wide diversity and inclusion strategy, initiatives, programs, and partnerships. You will be a strategic partner, and leader for Diversity at Chobani by applying your deep expertise and by keeping your finger on the pulse of industry best practices, benchmarks, and the latest DEIB approaches. You will be a critical partner to our Leadership Team, People Team and all employees at Chobani. 


  • Develops and drives the implementation of Chobani’s DEIB strategy, including the integration of DEIB into core people and business processes along the employee lifecycle with a strong early emphasis on recruiting and including learning and development, performance management and succession
  • Partners with the People Leadership Team to create impact through DEIB metrics and track progress toward goals
  • Partners across the organization to launch employer brand, recruitment marketing, recruiting, and retention initiatives that allow everyone to increase and retain underrepresented employees across the company
  • Listens and integrates the voices of Chobani Circles (Employee Resource Groups) into the overall DEIB strategy and use their power of connection, community, and engagement to enhance outcomes
  • Provides oversight to relationships with external communities and organizations that are driving toward meaningful social change through leadership development
  • Leads and consults internally and externally on broader issues that impact communities of color and other underrepresented communities to support effective and innovative solutions that achieve meaningful results within all verticals of the business


  • 15+ years of work experience, including people management, with at least 5 years of DEIB experience
  • Demonstrated experience developing a vision, translating it into an executable strategy and tangible goals, and driving adjacent teams to accomplish the plan
  • Experience successfully facilitating company-level initiatives with and across the senior leadership teams
  • Experienced in interpreting data and analytics to develop insights, tell stories, guide decisions, and measure impact
  • Expertise in communicating internally to a broad set of stakeholders and employees including hourly employees

About Us

Chobani is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people, while elevating our communities and making the world a healthier place. In short: making good food for all. In support of this mission, we are a values-driven, people-first, food-and-wellness-focused company, and have been since Hamdi Ulukaya, an immigrant to the U.S., founded the company in 2005.  We produce yogurt, oatmilk, dairy- and plant-based creamers, ready-to-drink coffee and plant-based probiotic drinks. Chobani yogurt is America's No.1 yogurt brand, and it’s made with only natural ingredients without artificial preservatives.

Chobani uses food as a force for good in the world – putting humanity first in everything we do. Our philanthropic efforts prioritize giving back to our communities and beyond: working to eradicate child hunger, supporting immigrants, refugees and underrepresented people, honoring veterans, and protecting the planet. We manufacture our products in New York, Idaho, and Australia. Chobani products are available throughout North America and distributed in Australia and other select markets. For more information, please visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.


Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.

Compensation Range: $128,000.00 - $192,000.00, plus bonus.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City