Internal Communications Manager

Location
England,West Midlands,Birmingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
13816243/001
Contact
Lucy Powell
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Coordinate and deliver our day-to-day internal communications, organise internal events and campaigns, and develop new digital approaches to enable better communications and engagement for up to 250 staff members


Client Details

Public sector organisation based in Birmingham


Description

* Management of day-to-day digital channels, which includes a daily email briefing, and writing and editing intranet (SharePoint) news stories and blogs.





* Organise and deliver monthly Director's Briefing sessions for all staff (alternating video conference and tele conferences).





* Design, coordinate and deliver internal conference for all staff (delivered twice a year).





* Coordinating and executing monthly campaigns which will celebrate our people, focus on external activity in the water sector, and create a sense of excitement around housekeeping and compliance activity.





* Working with key projects and programmes as our communications lead on change, embedding our values and culture, and organisational development, alongside internal governance and assurance activity. This includes creating and delivering communications plans and strategies, and measuring the efficacy of our activity.





* Design and deliver a new regular digital newsletter.





* Support the development of a new intranet and ESN (likely to be SharePoint and Yammer respectively).





* With all of the above activities, work collaboratively with our people, developing and nurturing relationships, and building a good understanding of the sector we work within.


Profile

* Experience of developing internal communications and engagement plans.





* Ability to translate complex policy and technical documents for an internal audience and to write in clear and accessible language.





* Ability to plan for and coordinate a large number of activities, events and tasks in any given time period.





* Demonstrable experience of leading projects to design new communications channels, including staff engagement activities and leading user testing.











Desirable:



* Some exposure to SharePoint intranet, mailchimp emailer, and Yammer ESN.





* Experience of campaign management.





* Experience of change management.





* Experience of working in a regulated industry.


Job Offer

Interim assignment for a minimum for 3 months