About The Role
Our Society is all about people, whether it's our members, our communities or our colleagues. We believe great internal communication is essential to our success. And as we grow and transform as an organisation, it's crucial that we support our 3,000 colleagues in understanding our goals and ambition, and the difference they can make in delivering for our members.
It's an exciting time to join us! This role sits within our Colleague Communications team with real opportunities to develop and progress.
You'll take ownership of our Society-wide colleague communications strategy for our technical and digital transformation, influencing and shaping decisions about how we communicate with and engage colleagues.. You'll be accountable for gaining buy-in to internal communications plans, working with key stakeholders and third-party change experts in developing and delivering tactical solutions.
The knowledge and relationships you build will enable you to understand your audience needs and challenges, and give you plenty of opportunities to put your creative skills into practice.
Developing an excellent understanding of the Society's technology and change priorities is a must - you'll need to know how they fit in with the wider Society strategy, and how to engage people with our plans. And you'll support our IT and wider Change areas with their internal communications needs too.
You'll coach, advise and, where appropriate, lead delivery in conjunction with functional teams.
Building a strong network and credibility with the relevant senior management teams and third-party change experts is important for success in this role, as well as becoming a valued member of the wider Colleague Communications function.
We're looking for someone who has:
- A clear understanding of communication and change management principles and methods.
- Strong communication and planning skills, and a collaborative approach to work, as you'll need the credibility to influence senior stakeholders and third-party change experts across the Society.
- Experience in change communications to help you develop comprehensive plans and translate complex information into engaging communications.
- Resilience and flexibility to to adapt your approach, and work with tact and diplomacy at all times.
- The energy and drive to succeed and take the lead when needed. This 'can do' attitude and sense of ownership are essential skills for success in the role.
The closing date for applications is 15th June 2021