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Location
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Salary
£45,020 per annum
Closing Date
19th March 2018
Details
Job Title: Internal Communications Business Partner
Location: Based primarily in Heelis, Swindon
Salary: £45,020 pa permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw
Closing date: 19th March 2018
 

Summary
As the Internal Communications Operations & Channels Business Partner you will have a fantastic opportunity to shape the way we communicate with the thousands of staff and volunteers who do so much to look after the beautiful places and spaces.

Supporting the Senior Leaders in our Operations Teams across England, Wales and NI, you will bring the Trusts ambition, priorities and achievements to life.

You will be an expert in internal communication channels and how to create and implement an effective channels strategy that helps us get to our harder to reach audiences. 

PLEASE NOTE: This role is primarily based in Heelis, Swindon but this role covers all locations so there is often the option to work from any of our beautiful places as required. 

What it's like to work here
Our award winning central Internal Communications team is still in its infancy, but we see huge potential to increase the impact and value that brilliant internal communications can have across our wonderful organisation. The National Trust is an internal communications dream, with infinite stories to tell and an incredible variety of staff and volunteers in roles that are unique to us. Over the last couple of years we’ve only started to scratch at the surface of what is possible. Whether you have a passion for heritage, the outdoors, culture, nature or you just want to work for a brilliant cause with some of the greatest people, this is a wonderful place to work. 

The Head of Internal Communications is committed to developing our internal communications talent, so you’ll have opportunities to grow in your role and as an Internal Communications professional. 

What you'll be doing
You’ll manage a small team, making sure you and your team are the voice for all internal communications across our Operations.

You’ll use your exemplary knowledge and expertise of channels, (particularly internal digital channels), and audiences to lead for effective internal communications across the Trust. You will encourage best practice sharing, and promote innovation, staying informed with the latest developments in the communications industry.

With the internal communications team you will develop two-way, measurable channel solutions that provide colleague insight along with analytics and reports to facilitate continual improvement to support ongoing colleague engagement strategies.

You’ll be a brilliant influencer, great at building relationships, with the ability to advise senior directors (up to board level), offering advice on all internal communications issues, from crisis communications to strategic plan messaging.

Using both current and innovative approaches, you’ll provide tactical and strategic internal communications to support and engage our people with our strategic projects, and ensure that messages are delivered in the most effective way to the people who need to hear them.

You’ll get the best out of your role through acting as a senior adviser to the Senior Management Team helping, coaching, and advising them how they and their teams can play their part to communicate our strategy and engage people in our regional plans. 

Who we're looking for
You’ll be an expert in internal communications channels, particularly digital. You will have extensive experience of working with senior leaders to develop engaging and successful internal communication. This will include;
  • Creating, managing and delivering effective internal communication strategies, designed to meet the needs of geographically dispersed teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of SharePoint intranets and Teamsites, as well as other digital channels.
  • An innate ability to connect people a common cause that unites everyone from gardeners to café staff to our many volunteers.
  • Proven experience of delivering an internal communication channels strategy that leads to a change in action, emotion or thought
  • A brilliant networker and influencer, you’ll be highly successful advising and coaching senior directors at board level, offering advice on internal communications issues, from crisis communications to strategic business plan messaging.
  • Great project management skills
  • Extensive experience of successfully managing diverse and varied workloads with tight timeframes and budgets.
  • An excellent multi-tasker and self-starter, you’re highly successful, managing events, acting as a senior adviser to a Director, or reviewing the impact of internal messaging. 

The package
Looking after you 
  • Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing 
  • Discounted gym membership 
 
Looking after your career
  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness
 
Unique to Us 
  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our retail and catering outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking
 
 
To find out more and to apply for the role please visit 
https://careers.nationaltrust.org.uk/OA_HTML/a/#/vacancy-detail/62846

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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