Internal Communications Manager (12mth FTC) - Sunbury on Thames

Claremont Consulting Limited
£55k - £65k pa + negotiable
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Internal Communications Manager - 12 month fixed term contract
Johnson Controls

What you will do
The role of the Internal Communications Manager will be to own and deliver Internal Communications Plan in the UK & Ireland, developing an understanding of the relevant business units, target audiences and taking responsibility for a range of existing and new internal publications and communication vehicles (online and offline).

The successful candidate will be a strategy-oriented individual capable of developing communication content and channels that support the businesses employee engagement and growth Strategy. He/she will have a thorough understanding of business objectives and the ability to link the strategic needs of the business with the inclusion and support of its workforce.

The Internal Communications Manager will work within the Communications Team (including PR, brand and media) as part of the wider Marketing & Communications Group, which includes the Digital Team, Product Team and Channel Marketing. You will be passionate about communications, and will strive to continually evaluate and improve our resources and communication vehicles for all employees, and customers, regardless of role and location.

How you will do it
The Internal Communications Manager will be able to read, understand and decipher key messages in our business strategy and communicate them in a simple, engaging and informative way and will be proactive and innovative - bringing new ideas to the table to enable the business to continually improve the way in which it communicates.

You will create strategies that enable us to effectively communicate two way with our field operations employees to engage them in the company growth and innovation strategy. Putting communication vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities.

You will develop and monitor metrics to assess communication deliverables and build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders ensuring consistent, honest and open communications throughout the business.

The Internal Communications Manager will drive awareness and understanding of Johnson Controls strategy, values and customer promise amongst its workforce and will develop reliable and strong relationships with employees across the country to encourage involvement and engagement in company initiatives.

What we look for
*Educated to degree level (or equivalent).
*Communications experience essential (minimum of 4 years)
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Excellent project management skills
*Highly proficient in using Microsoft Packages - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
*Use of Indesign, Photoshop and / or other design software, or the ability to learn quickly
*Intranet experience (including content management, engagement strategy)
*Use of Social Media platforms, their development, integration and evaluation

*PR / External communications experience or awareness
*Creative experience
*Re Branding experience

Who we are
At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email ******************************

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