Internal Communications Manager

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  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire, S. E. England, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £374.00 per hour

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    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Internal Communications Manager; Location: Reading; 6-9 month contract; £374 per day limited.

We are looking to recruit an Internal Communication Manager, to be based at our client's site Reading.

This role will focus on providing internal communications strategic advice, planning and delivery to support the integration of an acquisition into our client's business.
The post holder will specialise in internal communications, with focus on change communications.
Successful delivery in this role involves working with integration workstream leads & sponsors to create and deliver a targeted internal communication plan, aligned to a number of change plans and is an integral part of the overall company Internal Communications strategy.
Company UK Internal Communications strategy is focused on influencing employee behaviours, bringing teams together and generating great employee engagement and advocacy.

The integration Project will cover real estate moves, HR, legal, commercial and operating model changes affecting a broad spectrum of employees in different locations and roles. The individual will need to work closely with all work stream leads to understand the changes and develop an integrated change communications plan, ensuring employees are kept informed of what is changing and when, and how they will be supported through the changes so that they can integrate successfully. In addition, the post holder will be experts in all internal communications channels, tactics and measurement

Key Accountabilities
Provide Communications strategic direction, advice and guidance to work streams leads to develop and deliver a joined up an integrated change & communications plan.
Work closely and influence Real Estate teams to develop a great moving experience using creative ideas and ways to create a feeling of excitement and positivity in what can be a stressful time for employees.
As part of the communications plan, develop key messages and appropriate materials using our external suppliers.
Provide communications best practice, creative ideas, latest techniques throughout the project.
Effective measurement & reporting

Work with Internal Communications Business Partners to plan in wider company updates sharing progress on activities via a number of channels.
Key Experience Required for this position is:
In-depth specialist knowledge of change internal communications disciplines and BAU communications activities.
Demonstrable experience of understanding business requirements and translating these requirements into an internal communications strategy and implementation programme that supports (and flexes with) these requirements.
Ability to deliver within an allocated budget.
Experience working with HR and Legal teams
Proven writing ability for digital, print, and briefings, for a range of internal stakeholders.
Strong, demonstrable project management skills.
Strong, demonstrable team working and best practice sharing skills.

Key Skills Required for this position are:
Willingness to work in one aligned multi-functional Communications team with a common vision and purpose.
Project management.
Able to work with challenging stakeholders
Budget management.
Comfortable working in an environment that doesn't have all the answers yet and able to adapt to changes as they happen.
Tactical delivery, often through others
Communications channel development

Qualifications required for this Position are:
Bachelor's degree in English, Internal Communications / Employee Engagement, Journalism, Public Relations or related Communications field.
Communications and/or marketing post graduate qualification.
Multilingual abilities (specifically French)

Please note that the rate shown is a limited rate.
Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.