At Virgin Orbit, we launch the small satellite revolution, accessing space for missions that were previously unimaginable and fostering new ideas and technologies to create a truly spacefaring civilization. We deliver Virgin’s legendary customer service by pairing technological advancements with a clear focus on our customers’ needs. We build a workplace and a workforce for the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today will launch the industries of tomorrow. We engage a diverse and inclusive community of dreamers and achievers in a shared mission to access space to improve life on Earth.
The Learning & Development team plays a critical role in enabling our brilliant people to do the most impactful work of their careers. This team cares deeply about leveling up our talent while being true ambassadors of the Virgin culture. At Virgin Orbit, we boost imagination. Search all of our job openings on our career portal.
Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member of our team to lead our Diversity, Belonging, and Culture team. If you join us in this position, you will lead the strategy, design, delivery, and evaluation of programs that help us open Space for Everyone from Everywhere! We are committed to fostering a culture that is as inclusive and representative as the communities we serve with programs that are as exciting an innovative as our rocket technology.
This new role is both strategic and tactical, and will have a direct connection to People and companywide initiatives. We’re looking for an experienced leader in the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) field who gives a damn about making a difference in the aerospace industry and in our communities and has the creativity, tenacity, and expertise to help further enrich our culture.
This is a full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California with regular travel to our test site at the Mojave Air and Spaceport and flexibility for some remote work.
If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…
… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.
This isn’t a cookie-cutter role, and we’re not looking for just any teammate. We’re committed to creating an inclusive team with various superpowers, and know that different applicants will have different strengths and experience. If you’re a fit in one or more of these areas, we’d love to learn more.
At Virgin Orbit, we are STRAIGHT UP, which means we encourage honest and transparent communication. Our goal is to help you interpret the pay range you see and understand that compensation is much more than simply base pay. Individual compensation packages are based on candidate-unique attributes, including, but not limited to, skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related factors. Cash compensation is only part of the total reward package, and the range reflects a strong market-based salary. Some jobs may also be eligible for bonus, overtime pay, weekend work compensation and differentials. In addition to cash compensation, all Virgin Orbit teammates are eligible for equity which includes stock options and/or RSUs (Restricted Stock Units) and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
At Virgin Orbit, you work alongside some of the best and brightest, on the coolest premier dedicated small satellite launch service. We also know that benefits and belonging are an important piece of your total rewards package. At Virgin Orbit we offer some of the best around:
At Virgin Orbit, pay and total rewards is about offering competitive programs for any stage of your life and career. We constantly look for opportunities to enhance our programs and reward our teammates and we update our benefits offerings regularly.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Our idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson’s belief is “If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success.” From the very start, we have placed top priority on growing and fostering a team of creative, diverse, and talented women and men.
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