Senior Internal Communications Manager

Job Title: Senior Internal Communications Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Reference: 15630366
Job Published: March 15, 2018 00:00

Job Description

EMR are working with a national, FTSE listed company to recruit a Senior Internal Communications Manager, who will produce communications for 150,000 colleagues.

As Senior Internal Communications Manager, you will have had experience running large scale on and offline campaigns, worked with stakeholders up to and including CEOs, used the latest social platforms to communicate with staff and be willing to roll your sleeves and play an active part in writing communications.

As Senior Internal Communications Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and overseeing high profile communication campaigns across the business, such as financial updates, pay negotiations and operational changes
  • Fostering and maintaining relationships with senior leaders
  • Writing scripts, briefs and other materials for senior executives, including the CEO, and coaching them to deliver effective communications
  • Leading on all content for frontline managers, developing presentations and video material
  • Developing and driving an effective and engaging editorial plan across internal channels.
  • Developing new communications channels and creative ideas keeping up to date with industry best practice and latest trends
  • Leading on evaluation of communications channels, driving changes in content and distribution channels based on quantitative and qualitative research
  • Manage a roster of high-quality suppliers used by the internal communications team, ensuring value for money and reducing costs where possible
  • Develop and lead on award entries throughout the year, establishing the team as one of the best in the private sector

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and planning skills
  • Experience of developing effective campaigns from start to finish for large audiences
  • Ability to operate and write quickly, under pressure and across diverse subject areas
  • Ability to understand and communicate persuasively issues and policies to employees
  • Ability to write for different media, purposes and audiences with creative flair
  • Tact and discretion to handle price sensitive or highly confidential information
  • Experience and understanding of evolving digital and social media channels and content requirement in addition to traditional media
  • Understanding of IT software and systems, including ability to upload own stories to content management systems and basic Photoshop skills
  • An industry-recognised qualification in journalism or communications
  • Experience of working in a pressurised corporate environment
  • Experience of developing strong working relationships and influencing senior managers within a large organisation
  • Development of strong coalitions with other functions