Internal Communications Advisor (Educational Publishing)

Posted 25 January by Atwood tate Ltd

A Senior Internal Communications Advisor is required to join an international educational publisher in London to analyse and write new, globally consistent HR, finance, procurement, supply chain, and rights and royalties communications, to unite employees around the world. This a one year temporary role, starting mid February 2018.

Key duties:

  • Planning, developing and delivering overarching program communication activities, working directly with the Program Communication Lead and VP, Change, Communication & Training
  • Planning, developing and delivering internal and external Wave-specific communication activities
  • Ensuring all internal and external communications and content are consistent with the program and company’s overarching narrative, tone, messaging and visual identity
  • Measuring the effectiveness of communication and key stakeholder engagement activities, and reporting on this, as needed
  • Written communications to impacted employees, key stakeholders and external parties, as needed
  • Briefing packs and leader talking points
  • Content for intranet and externally accessible sites, incl. blog posts, articles, videos, animations
  • Monitoring intranet spaces for comments and questions, and developing quick, accurate responses

Experience / skills required:

  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills
  • Ability to absorb large amounts of complex information and simplify for a broad employee audience
  • Adept at working at pace and under pressure, and in managing multiple tasks and priorities
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision, and to adapt to changing briefs
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Suite (in particular, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Experience in content management systems, including - ideally - Jive-n.
  • Filming and video editing skills, and - ideally - animation (drag and drop) software skills
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Strong experience of delivering communications for large-scale change programs, ideally with the introduction of new technology
  • Experience of working in a global, matrix environment
  • Experience in developing and executing detailed tactical communication plans, with an ability to think strategically
  • Experience in measuring communication effectiveness

Atwood Tate acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent and contract vacancies and an Employment Business for interim and temporary recruitment.

Required skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Copywriting
  • Internal Communications
  • Video Editing
  • Stakeholder Management

Reference: 34321067

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