Internal Communications Manager (Job share)

Good Energy
Chippenham, UK
24 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About us

One of the biggest things we can all do to tackle climate change is switch to clean power. At Good Energy, we've been giving people that choice since 1999. We supply thousands of homes and businesses with 100% renewable electricity, sourced from local, independent generators. And, by working with our customers, generators and investors, we're achieving our purpose of powering a cleaner, greener future together.

We're now beginning an exciting new chapter in our story, which will see us explore innovative ways to help more and more homes and businesses use clean, renewable power. To do this, we need talented people to join us. And that's where you come in. Join us, and become part of a team whose day-to-day work contributes to building a more sustainable world for us all.

About the role

Our internal communications team focuses on connecting our people with our purpose, values and strategic business priorities and ensuring our people are kept up to date with the latest information, in a creative, compelling and engaging way.

We are currently looking for a new Internal Communications Manager to join our team on a part-time basis as part of a job-share.

In this role you would be responsible for helping to develop and implement our internal communications strategy. As part of this, you'll work closely with key stakeholders to gain feedback on current communications campaigns to ensure that we can continually improve delivery and impact.

Collaboration in this role is key, you''ll work to ensure that people are kept informed at all levels of the business but also in a coaching capacity to ensure all our communications are consistent with our internal voice and brand. You will work alongside stakeholders to support them with pulling together communications to present to employee both written and verbal.

You'll plan, edit and create content for internal comms including weekly updates, 'everyone emails', posters, digital signage and physical display. You'll also manage our internal social media channels to ensure best impact.

In this role, you will also have a focus on developing our communication channels in order to improve engagement and to ensure people continue to feel well informed whilst ensuring all internal comms are consistent with Good Energy purpose, values, brand, tone of voice and visual identity. You will also lead the internal communication response to issues which affect organisational perception and reputation i.e. government changes to renewable energy policy.

About you

You will have previous experience Internal Communications, ideally as an Internal Communications Executive or Manager and will ideally have a degree or equivalent in Communications or PR. You will be able to demonstrate your previous successes delivering and improving engagement acrsoss multiple media including print, intranet, events and presentations. You will have proven experience of delivering and managing internal comms via social media as well as creating regular content for intranet/ESN and driving engagement through these channels.

You will be a strong influencer who has successully collaborated and built relationships at all levels. Strong Project Management skills are also essential as is being a great team-worker to enable you to work effectively as part of job share to ensure a seamless service.

We are also looking for someone who is aligned to our purpose and values and is flexible, agile and able to deal with rapidly-changing situations.

Experience of working within fast paced/ entrepreneurial, people / customer centric, environmental, technology-driven businesses would be an advantage.

About our benefits

We also have some amazing benefits that we offer our people, including:

* Travel allowance at all levels
* Green Travel Allowance
* Bonus at all levels
* Pension matched up to 7.5%
* 5 weeks annual leave with option to buy more
* Flexible working practices across many roles

Along with many more benefits

Our Purpose: 'Powering the choice of cleaner greener future, together'

Our Values:

We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done

We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.

We value people's differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together

In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.

Good Energy is based in Chippenham, Wiltshire. We've been here since the very beginning, and are busy planning a new state-of-the-art headquarters to call our future home. We're just a two-minute walk away from the train station, with fast connections to Bristol, Swindon and the surrounding area.

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