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The LEGO Group Play Director in Billund, Denmark

Play Director

  • Location Billund, Denmark

  • Job ID 0000014124

  • Category Communications & Corporate Affairs

Job Description


ONE of a kind position in the LEGO Group: Are you ready to bring Learning through Play to our fantastic colleagues globally and engage them in volunteering? Then we’re looking for you!

Be ready to lead and inspire our Employee Play Engagement team in creating outstanding employee experiences and volunteering opportunities that will encourage our colleagues to bring more Learning through Play into work, home, and communities, to enable the LEGO Group to lead by example as a Global Force for Learning through Play.

Core Responsibilities

  • Drive and innovate the direction and strategy for the Employee Play Engagement Agenda globally. Transform strategy into impactful implementation through yearly plans and strong collaboration and engagement to make the implementation sticky

  • Deliver impact for the organization, and activate our vision to become a Global Force for Learning through Play among colleagues, through a varied portfolio of online and offline offerings. You’ll get an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to scale programs and inject operational efficiency

  • Inspire and develop the Employee Play Engagement Team, responsible for the global agenda, through role-modelling playful culture and a trusted and safe space

  • As part of the Social Responsibility Leadership Team, contribute to setting the direction for Social Responsibility as one team, and help us deliver on the Social Responsibility Aspiration 2032 to multiply our impact

  • Grow and orchestrate the close relationship with key functions to build and embed Learning through Play across the company and into key processes

Play your part in our team succeeding

This role is critical in creating the right environment and experiences to integrate learning through play into our ways of working and key processes as well as continuing to build and even accelerate a movement to activate as many colleagues as possible to enable us to become a Global Force for Learning through Play. Further, focus is also on driving and implementing creative solutions for our day-to-day work through our digital platform, integration in processes and teams, directing our signature event, the global Play Day, as well as continuously innovating our approach to volunteering. This role works cross-functionally and depends on creating a strong network across the organization.

Do you have what it takes?

  • University Degree or equivalent experience in a business, creative or learning function or similar

  • Demonstrated ability of leading a ground-breaking program/agenda, working with company culture, and leading diverse teams to success. It’s a plus if you’ve worked with building and driving movements

  • Skilled communicator, preferably with playful learning experience and comfortable presenting in front of audiences of all backgrounds

  • Strong collaboration skills, motivated by an excellent understanding of business needs and corporate processes. Working thoughtfully across diverse functional teams, and being able to drive complicated networks to joint success

  • Strategic toolkit and sound project management experience

  • Embraces a playful attitude to work and ready to be a role model in the Global Force for Learning through Play

  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken

What’s in it for you?

Here are some of what to expect:

  • Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.

  • Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.

  • Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you'll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes run by local teams where you are based.

  • Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.

  • Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached and if eligible, you'll be rewarded through our bonus scheme.

  • Your workplace –When you join the team you'll be assigned a primary workplace location i.e. one of our Offices, stores or factories. Our hybrid work policy means an average of 3 days per week in the office. The hiring team will discuss the policy and role eligibility with you during the recruitment process.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

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