Brook Street

Internal Communications Manager

Brook Street
Reading, Berkshire, England
£50000 - £55000 per annum
12 Sep 2018
10 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Internal Communications Manager
Contract is until June 2019 initially

Brook Street is currently working on behalf of our Global IT Client to recruit an Internal Communications Manager. This is a contract role based in Reading until June 2019 initially, with the potential to extend after.

As a Brook Street contractor you will be entitled to 25 days holiday per annum, 8 days paid Bank Holidays pro rota, discounted gym membership, use of the onsite health facility, access to online learning and training, free parking and an excellent subsidised restaurant.

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum, based on experience, plus benefits

Job Description
This role will focus on driving the management and execution of communications programmes, processes, strategies and tactics in support of our company's Internal Communications goals in the UK. This role closely aligns and integrates with the overall communications vision and narratives for our company. You will work closely with the Head of Internal Communications, Internal Communications graduate and retained internal communications agency as well as key business stakeholders. An expert in all matters related to internal communications and employee engagement, the role is balanced between strategy development, implementation and expert communications counsel.

A typical day in this role can include:
o Consistent management, delivery and execution of internal communications programmes to positively impact and advance company internal communications goals.
o Advises and supports business stakeholders and leaders based on communications expertise in building the right plans/execution in support of company's internal communications goals in the UK.
o Partners with in house resources and teams, in the UK, Redmond, and agency to help create compelling comms deliverables and programmes ensuing coordination and alignment of messages and activities.
o Supports development, tracking and reporting of UK internal communications impact.
o Leads implementation, delivery and progress tacking for key UK internal communications programmes and campaigns.

Candidate Requirements
The ideal candidate will be:
o Employee communications and engagement ~ 10 years +
o Programme/project management ~ 10 years +
o Content Development

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
" Experienced communications practitioner including a proven track record in running impactful internal communications programmes in large multinational organisations in the technology sector.
" Strong track record in managing internal communications campaigns and agency resources to deliver tangible results.
" Extensive knowledge and understanding of internal communications discipline, practices and techniques, including strong working knowledge of communications platforms, channels, creative content generation, tone of voice, frequency and messaging.
" Strong understanding of the use of digital tools to deliver internal communications and to understand the internal employee environment and sentiment
" Proven experience in managing multi- discipline campaigns, manage competing issues, work with and through others, maintaining alignment with the company's strategic direction and goals
o Ability to effectively and efficiently plan, deliver and assess/report impact of internal comms campaigns, content and programmes, on time and to budget
o Respected as a highly valued partner to all relevant business groups and stakeholders
o Takes a highly collaborative approach to communications, including the ability to resolve conflict and ambiguity and achieve outcomes that deliver a tangible positive impact

Deadline for CV submission: Friday 14th September @ 2PM