Senior Internal Communications Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive salary + bonus, pension, healthcare
Team
Communications
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

We are looking for an experienced, intuitive communicator to join Dyson’s global internal communications team as our Senior Internal Communications Manager. This role is instrumental in keeping people across Dyson on-top of our Blueprint (our annual strategy), sharing stories that feed our culture, and communicating news both good and bad. 


Accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Global Head of Internal Communications, you will manage Dyson’s internal communications programme to inspire our people about Dyson’s technology, philosophy, leadership and performance
  • You will develop and execute our internal communications plan – calendar, content and platforms of communication – Including intranet updates, newsletters and monthly events
  • You will provide daily counsel to our most senior leaders on the messaging for organisation-wide announcements and longer term horizon scanning – helping them share news in a factual, enjoyable way with our people globally
  • You will develop and implement new digital channels and devise a global approach to internal communications measurement.
  • You will work closely with our HR team on employee engagement initiatives that champion Dyson’s people agenda
  • You will work hand-in-hand with our Head of South East Asia Communications to ensure we have consistent internal communications across our main sites.  And you will work with our communications teams globally to ensure messages reach all our people
  • You will manage a Communications Executive with responsibility for their weekly priorities, quarterly objectives and longer term career development
  • You’ll demonstrate the ability to build relationships quickly with the most senior members of our organisation, and be able to influence multiple stakeholders to achieve your objectives

Skills

  • Coming in as our Senior Internal Communications Manager, you will have extensive experience managing internal communications and employee engagement, ideally in a fast growing global commercial organisation or communications agency
  • You will demonstrate strong project management and leadership skills: with outstanding organisational, budget management and planning skills.  We are looking for a proven track record of developing a team in a multi-faceted organisation 
  • You’ll have the utmost discretion and be calm, logical, and confident – comfortable communicating with all levels and able to instill confidence
  • Working with discretion, you will be comfortable dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues and situations
  • You will demonstrate that you are commercially astute and can align your team’s objects with that of the wider business  
  • You will be self-motivated, able to work autonomously: a do-er, reliable, and with excellent presentation skills. 
  • You will be confident bringing new ideas to the table, hold a firm opinion, but also accept a valid alternative.  You’ll be able to think of new solutions quickly when a situation changes 
  • You will demonstrate first class communication skills, written and verbal, and be a natural storyteller
  • Degree level education: 2:1 or above

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company bonus (paid annually)
  • Pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Discount on Dyson machines
  • Free on-site parking at Head Office
  • Subsidized café and restaurants at Head Office

Posted: 20 January 2019