Talent and Brand Advocacy Communications Manager

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Applications have closed

Ernst & Young (EY)
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An opportunity has arisen for a Talent and Brand Advocacy Communications Manager, based in the London office and as part of the EMEIA Financial Services Brand, Marketing and Communication (BMC) team. This role will work closely with the Talent and Brand Advocacy Lead, and both the BMC and Talent teams, to build and execute communications strategies and plans around key employee engagement initiatives.

The opportunity

We’re looking for someone who is an experienced communication and engagement professional, with a proven background in delivering strategic and tactical communications across multiple geographies. The successful candidate will be someone who is keen to support employee engagement and advocacy strategies for the firm. You will be pivotal in helping to build an internal working culture that motivates and enables the business, especially around our people, culture, brand and values, to ultimately raise the profile of the organisation both internally and externally.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Align and integrate the communication objectives of all HR functional teams with the firm’s strategic priorities, through partnership and proactive planning.
  • Create dynamic communications content for both traditional and non-traditional channels to support the firm’s people narrative, including content development and delivery to capture timely, strategic employee stories for internal and external sharing.
  • Research, write and produce a variety of print and electronic media including digital content, videos, executive communications, presentations, memos, feature articles, working with partners across our talent team and the wider business, including performance, reward and recognition, learning and development, sustainability, diversity and inclusiveness and workforce experience.
  • Manage content and editorial calendar for employee engagement activities, working closely with key talent stakeholders, including employer brand to help drive internal and external awareness of company culture, the employee experience and our people’s stories.
  • Ensure excellent user-experience on internal channels regarding people and culture related topics
  • Use feedback from our annual employee engagement survey to shape and inform key communication activities
  • Be comfortable working with colleagues from across multiple geographies to maximise the impact of local communications.
  • Bring the outside in keep up to date with market trends and developments around employee engagement and use it to come up with fresh ideas to engage.

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • A ‘can-do’ approach to work, proactive and calm under pressure
  • Gravitas and ability to influence and challenge senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to write and edit engaging copy
  • Be passionate about ensuring that employees have a great experience of an organisation

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience of implementing dynamic communications across multiple communication platforms, with good knowledge of internal communications and engagement strategies and HR subjects.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships at a senior level and to team across boundaries (geographical and functional)

    Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Extensive experience handling people, culture and employer branding communication, and have a proven track record of taking ideas and turning them into engaging content.
  • Experience of social media campaigns
  • Experience of adobe creative applications (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop)

    What We Look For

    We’re looking for an employee engagement enthusiast to join our team, who is willing to learn, not afraid to fail and confident to challenge. You will need a strong, hands-on style and the commitment and drive to make things happen. You should have strong influencing and engagement skills to ensure there is buy-in and enthusiastic support from project sponsors, the management team, and all other stakeholders.

    What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now. #L-IP

Who We Are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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