Interim Senior Internal Communications Manager

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    City of London, London

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits

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    Craig Saxby

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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    2 months

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My client is a leading Infrastructure business that is looking to appoint an Interim Internal Comms Manager for an initial 2 month contract.

The Senior Internal Communications Manager will manage the internal communication outputs for the UK & Ireland region, plus the communication requirements of the UK & Ireland Chief Executive and their leadership team.

You will manage the internal communication requirements by sourcing, planning and developing content in line with the company's strategic direction.

The Senior Internal Communications Manager will need to demonstrate the ability to work confidently with senior leaders, develop and implement internal communications strategy, solve problems under pressure and continuously measure the engagement and impact of campaigns and staff engagement.


The Senior Internal Communications Manager will be part of the EMEA marketing and communications team reporting into the EMEA head of internal communications as appropriate and the Chief Executive of the UK and I.

Main responsibilities include:

Internal Communications Strategy

· Develops and implements the internal communications strategy for the UK+I, building on the EMEA Internal communications framework. This includes developing a communications strategy to support the culture change programme underway.

Leadership Communications

· Provides direct internal communications counsel to the UK & Ireland Chief Executive developing and executing their internal communications plan

· Prepares presentation for monthly leader webinars, writes scripts for videos and draft speeches


· Responsible for keeping team of 7000 employees engaged, informed and inspired with vibrant stories and engaging campaigns

· Manages editorial calendar and Team Focus - the UK & Ireland's main communication tool, monitoring its readership statistics

Business Acumen

· Understands how the business operates and promotes campaigns that bring the company's strategic direction to life

Stakeholder engagement

· Builds strong relationships with senior stakeholders across the business from end market leaders, safety team, HR, IT, Sustainability and advises on best practice communication methods.

· Works collaboratively within department to deliver good practice and meet stakeholder needs

Change management

· Is privy to sensitive information and turns complex information into easy to read messages with understandable language

· Leads on aspects of culture campaign, using communications to champion model behaviours and help make aspired company culture manifest

Crisis communications

· Manages the internal communication response to crisis situations, partnering closely with the press team to ensure consistent message and aligned response


· Measures communications effectiveness and staff engagement through a mix of quantitative and qualitative data

· Continuously find ways to improve the impact of internal messages

This role is based out of central London for an initial period of 2 months and the salary is £50,000 - £55,000 pa + benefits or equivalent daily rate.