Internal Communications Manager

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • London

Nesta

Are you a collaborative, creative and organised individual with proven expertise of developing and implementing engaging internal communications strategies, campaigns and projects for a wide range of internal audiences? 

If so, Nesta is looking for an Internal Communications Manager to join our dynamic Communications team and support the delivery of high-quality internal communications and employee engagement across the organisation. 

About Nesta 
Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society. Nesta is based in the UK and supported by a financial endowment. We work with partners around the globe to bring bold ideas to life to change the world for good. 

About this exciting opportunity 
This multi-faceted role will see our Internal Communications Manager focus on developing and delivering Nesta’s internal communications strategy, working closely with the Communications and People teams, and supporting colleagues across the organisation to plan and deliver impactful internal communications.

You will also oversee day-to-day internal communications issues and project manage a range of internal communication activities and initiatives, including staff away days, plus: 

Manage the development of our internal communications channels 
Deliver communications across the full channel mix, with particular focus on the intranet, social collaboration and video 
Develop and deliver face-to-face and remote training on good internal communications practice 
Manage overall editorial direction for the intranet 
Develop and deliver operational plans to support cross organisational priorities 
Work with staff across the organisation to build connections between their roles and Nesta’s purpose. 

What we are looking for 
You will be an outstanding communicator with strong writing skills, including the ability to adapt writing style for a range of different channels and internal audiences, and a demonstrable ability to create clear, compelling, messages, distilled down from a complex operational environment. 
You must possess a proven background gained in a similar role and have experience using content management systems to manage company intranets and working with agencies to develop and maintain them, while strong interpersonal and relationship-building capabilities are also vital. 

How to apply 
To find out more about Nesta, and to apply for this role, please visit our website. 

Closing date: 9th March 2020 (8:00am) 
First interviews will be held w/c 16th March 2020. 
Second interviews will be held w/c 23rd March 2020. 

Nesta is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion – we welcome and encourage applications from everyone. 

Please note: After the job advert closes, your answers will go through a sift process: randomising and anonymising answers for taking out individual information that biases hiring decisions and facilitating us to review each answer by more than one person so you can benefit from the wisdom of the crowds.

People scoring the applications will not have seen your CV at this stage so please try your best to answer questions without rephrasing your CV, they will see this later! More about the principles behind the blind review process.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/internal-communications-manager/ →

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