DEI Manager (R6326)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles are baked into the company's foundational Source Code (check it out and let us know what resonates with you the most). Just as our DEI journey is never-ending, so is our commitment to continued progress. Our small team is growing, and we are looking for an EMEA based DEI Manager to help drive DEI outcomes for employees, customers, and society by building upon our foundation and implementing DEI priorities around the globe. Reporting to the Director of DEI, the DEI Manager will work closely with them and other internal partners to define and deliver on Elastic’s DEI vision, strategy, and goals and build a more mature culture of inclusion.

We want a seasoned DEI professional with experience driving the design, development, and delivery of global initiatives that foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. We also want someone who is self-motivated and thrives in a fast-paced, global, changing environment. If this describes you, join us!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Help craft and deliver DEI programs and initiatives from end to end.
  • Collaborate with peers across the company to progress DEI maturity across all functions. Initial focus on partnerships with training and manager enablement on content, employer brand, and Elastic Cares [employee goodness & giving] on campaigns.
  • Own the employee resource group (ERGs) program and serve as the subject matter authority.
  • Help identify, define and establish metrics for measuring the efficiency and success of DEI efforts.
  • Collaborate with internal communication owners to ensure that DEI is considered in all internal and external communications while owning regular communication of diversity initiatives, events, and progress.
  • Maintain familiarity with DEI trends, successful strategies, and industry standards; benchmark external trends and transfer key insights to improve DEI maturity.

What You Bring Along:

  • Direct experience as a DEI practitioner developing and implementing programs and initiatives. Experience with DEI matters and understanding how to advocate for underrepresented or marginalized groups; experience reviewing DEI research and applying principles from relevant data points to advise and advance the work in a corporate setting.
  • 5+ years of proven experience managing concurrent projects and delivering results against established goals and metrics.  Experience using project/program management tools (MS Project, Monday, etc.) and/or PMP or equivalent certification is a plus!
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization across cultures; ability to promote ideas persuasively, to influence and shape opinions, win consensus for initiatives, and build followership with multiple cross-functional groups to ensure operational alignment and high-impact execution.
  • A global view of DEI - we operate in 40+ countries!
  • Detailed understanding of standard methodology DEI analytics and success metrics.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to empower, influence, and optimize leadership, partners, and peer groups without direct authority.
  • A sense of humor and the ability to adapt to obstacles (be flexible) is a plus!

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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