DEI, Communications & Culture Intern - 14049

Remote, United States


Work, Play, and Grow at BlackLine, recognized in 2020 as a Best Place to Work in Los Angeles! It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing! BlackLine is seeking a DEI, Communications, and Culture intern to join our global People Team in the U.S. You will have the opportunity to support multiple functional People Team initiatives. This is a full-time paid internship remotely located, and based out of Los Angeles, California. BlackLine’s employees contribute their unique talents, experience and backgrounds to help our customers move to modern accounting. Diversity, equity and inclusion are deeply rooted in our culture. Our programs are designed to attract, develop and engage exceptional talent.

The role you’re applying for:

Our BLInternship program allows students to learn and grow in an inclusive environment. You will engage in meaningful work and contribute to the success of the People Team. Our interns learn by doing. By helping us carry out our mission and vision, you will have an opportunity to make a real impact, develop personally and professionally, and learn from people who are experts in their fields.


What You’ll Do:

In collaboration with DEI leadership, develop monthly DEI communications that educate and engage BlackLiners about monthly events, activities, and learning opportunities that support our DEI goals and objectives.

Develop and execute events for employees that support our DEI goals and objectives (July, August); plan engagement events for the remainder of the year (September - December, as applicable).

Draft social media posts to share and promote monthly DEI events at BlackLine.

May work with cross-functional teams on various diversity and inclusion initiatives, including partnering with internal Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

Analyze program outcomes for effectiveness and efficiency, make recommendations based on feedback.

Culture and engagement (social / culture)

Research what companies are doing / engagement

Inclusive meetings toolkit

Develop and publish engaging news posts (press releases, awards, leadership communications, events) that inform and engage employees via our company intranet, Bullhorn.

In collaboration with Internal Communications leadership, build and/or enhance Bullhorn structure and content.


You must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate/graduate in Spring 2022 with expected graduation in winter 2022 or spring 2023.

Excellent time management and organizational skills, with attention to detail

Ability to apply creative, independent, and critical thinking skills through development and presentation of proposed solutions to encountered obstacles and problems

Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to translate complex problems into simpler terms

Current knowledge and understanding of DEI best practices desired

Prove program management experience desired

Proven ability to perform under deadlines

Experience with researching best practices, what other companies are doing to advance DEI efforts

Work independently and as a member of a team on project work to ensure delivery of desired outcomes

Demonstrated self-motivation and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Ability to handle confidential documents and information with appropriate discretion

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite collaborative tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)


Work is primarily sedentary in nature; no special demands required.

DEI, Communications & Culture Intern - 14049

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