Senior Internal Communications Manager

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Ellen Legge
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company

A central government organisation is looking for a Senior Internal Communications manager to join their fast growing communications team. The organisation itself is well established with a progressive attitude and great company values.

Your new role

You will be responsible for:

* Developing and executing the internal communications and engagement strategy, ensuring that business goals, initiatives and people news are communicated effectively to employees.
* Delivering end-to-end internal engagement plans and campaigns to inspire and engage employees.
* Creating and delivering high quality creative communication material/content through your own work and working through others in the team.
* Ensuring the most effective channels and tactics are used within stand-alone and on-going communications so communication is clear and aligned with our business strategy.
* Delivering internal communications for the organisations change programme, including managing the content of the employee Intranet, ensuring that employees' voices are reflected in plans.
* Acting as a trusted adviser to the Communications Director, CEO, ExCo, Senior Leadership Team and Change team.
* Managing the delivery of two all-company conferences per year, including delivery of the event experience for employees and the content.
* Building and fostering relationships across business functions and office locations in to ensure employees are engaged and informed no matter where they are based.
* Managing and enhancing internal communications channels and share company news in an engaging way through communications tools.
* Driving a listening culture and build feedback mechanisms into internal communications to enable employees to have an opportunity for dialogue.
* Working closely with HR and other senior leaders across the business to drive employer brand strategy and employee value proposition.
* Building a strong working relationship with members of and participate in Colleague Forum meetings.
* Oversee the philanthropic programme, including charity partnerships and employee activities such as local volunteering opportunities.
* Participating in any group-wide campaigns by the Communications & Marketing team.
* Accountable for managing budget spend on all internal communications activities and demonstrating return through robust measurement and clear impact.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have:

* Proven ability to build internal relationships, including at a senior level
* Relevant experience in a strategic communications role internal communications.
* A successful track record in a similar role in a commercial or public sector.
* Experience in managing senior stakeholders within a business.
* Excellent writing and editing skills.
* Experience managing direct reports and budgets.
* Strong background of managing multiple projects and tasks effectively
* Able to work effectively and productively with internal stakeholders at all levels.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as experience with social media and communications tools and databases (Dotmailer, Wordpress etc)
* Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the communications, marketing and policy teams
* Strong persuasion and influencing skills.
* Proactive, outgoing, open to new ideas and learning, inquisitive and with a strong sense of new developments in employee engagement
* Membership for the Institute of Internal Communication and/or CIPR Accredited Practitioner

What you'll get in return

On top of becoming a part of growing communications team within a friendly and supportive environment you will also be entitled to great benefits such as:

* 30 days holiday (plus public and bank holidays)
* pension scheme
* life assurance
* performance related bonus
* child care vouchers.

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