Internal Communications Executive

Location
England,London
Salary
£41000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
24 Aug 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Ref
LT5927
Contact
Colette Norfolk
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and engaging internal communications professional seeking to help realise ambitious commercial objectives and drive behavioural change in a fast-paced environment within a leading legal firm.

As an integral part of an award-winning team, the successful candidate will work with the Communications and Marketing teams to shape and drive a multi-channel internal communications programme to support the business development strategies and engage employees.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Establishing strong internal networks across all areas of the business to build deep understanding of the firm's culture and strategy; and using that knowledge to support the development of effective internal communications strategy, tactics and messaging;
* Devising and delivering an internal communications programme that: a) supports the lawyers in developing business; and b) engages and motivates the whole firm, supporting behavioural change when necessary;
* Developing and delivering communications plans for specific projects, both pro-actively as set out within the strategy and reactively as they arise;
* Acting as a central point for the firm's UK internal communications needs, ensuring coordination between departmental communications and spotting opportunities for collaboration;
* Owning and curating content for homepage of the intranet;
* Drafting and/or editing of key management communications;
* Working closely with the wider Communications team on crisis communications planning and activity - advising on messaging, working with the PR Manager to ensure consistency internally and externally, and supporting the coordination of international communications when necessary;
* Providing support to the management and wider BD and Marketing teams in developing international internal communications initiatives;
* Coaching/advising spokespeople on their internal communications style to maximise effectiveness;
* Measuring the impact of internal communications, responding to feedback and adjusting communications accordingly;
* Reporting to the UK Board on a regular basis.

You must have prior experience working within the professional services sector and be an organised individual with excellent communication skills.

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