Location
UK flexible location
Job Function
Corporate Services
Salary Details
Up to £41,656 per annum (plus £3,344 Inner London Weighting if applicable)
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
21 Aug 2022

About The Role

Internal Communications Manager
Location: UK flexible (hybrid role working between home and office) 
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: Up to £41,656 per annum (plus £3,344 Inner London Weighting if applicable) 

Can you manage the strategic delivery of our ‘global’ communications channels, ensuring a people-centric experience? 

About this opportunity


As Internal Communications Manager, you will manage our organisation-wide communications channels for our staff and volunteers, ensuring our internal communications deliver a people-centric experience that is simple, inspiring, measurable and inclusive.

Reporting to the Head of Internal Communications, you will have a great opportunity to help develop and re-shape the Internal Communications team, developing strategic partnerships with colleagues to enable excellent understanding of our staff and volunteer internal audiences – identifying and building capability in business areas to deliver ‘local’ communications, along with collaborating and planning with colleagues in the People Engagement team to ensure our communications are supporting the strategic people engagement plan for the organisation.

You will play an active management role both in the Internal Engagement team and in the wider Media team management team, supporting the Head of Internal Communications and at times lead the organisational communications response on corporate issues and announcements.

Diversity is something we celebrate

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation

This role might be for you if…

You have strong experience of internal communications management and delivery and can show evidence of increased audience engagement as a result and a good knowledge of internal communication effectiveness evaluation metrics and techniques.

You have experience of using audience insight to develop internal communications plans and approaches and of managing the delivery of internal events, in partnership with other teams. 

You have experience managing and developing people and can demonstrate strong people management skills – setting clear day-to-day direction and building long-term development plans, along with the ability to build positive working relationships, working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to deliver joint outcomes.

You have strong influencing skills including persuasive speaking, presentation and writing skills and you can adapt to changing and / or new, sudden onset demands revising plans, content, approaches as needed.

Ideally you will have experience of working in a complex organisation with a national and international reputation.

Meet the team 

Our Strategy and Communications team tells the stories about who we are, what we do, what we believe, and the difference we make to people's lives. 
 
Our goal is to help people act, behave, or make decisions in a way that results in a positive change for people in crisis.

(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification)

Closing date for applications is (23:59), Sunday the 21st of August 2022 with interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 29th of August.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:
  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) 
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Genuine investment in your development
A little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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