Internal Communications Manager

Summary

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

Description

We are looking for an exceptional Communications Manager to advance Dyson’s story and share important updates with Dyson People. The role is instrumental in keeping people across Dyson on-top of our Blueprint (our annual strategy), sharing stories that bring to life our culture and communicating news, both good and bad.

Accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager, Internal Communications, you will support 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, company meetings and events
  • You will provide counsel to functional leaders on the messaging for broadcast announcements and longer term horizon scanning – helping them share news in a factual, enjoyable way with our people globally
  • You will work hand-in-hand with communications representatives in our markets to ensure we have consistent internal communications across Dyson spaces
  • You will report to the communications team on weekly priorities and quarterly objectives
  • You will devise, manage and run a regular calendar of events to engage and inspire Dyson people
  • You will support the team to implement new channels of communication and use measurement tools to gain insight on the impact of internal communication
  • You will undertake a continuous programme of improvement for the team and our key stakeholders

Skills

  • Coming in as our 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: 27 June 2019