Flexible base (Attingham Hub, Hardwick Hub, Alcester Hub, Birmingham Hub with some home working)
£29,504 pa Permanent p/t (30 hrs pw)
Closing Date
Midnight 1st February 2018

Job Title: Internal Communications Consultant
Location: Flexible base
(Attingham Hub, Hardwick Hub, Alcester Hub, Birmingham Hub with some home working)
Permanent: p/t (30 hrs pw)
Salary:  £29,504 pa 
Closing date: Midnight 1st February 2018


As a regional Internal Communications Consultant, 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 across the Midlands region. 
Supporting the Regional Director, People Business Partner and Management Team, you will deliver a powerful, compelling and effective internal communications strategy, which will bring the regional ambition, priorities and achievements to life.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a regional role where you can be based from one of our National Trust Consultancy Hubs in the Midlands depending on your location: Attingham, Hardwick, Alcester, Birmingham.
What it's like to work here
The National Trust Consultancy is the home to specialists in every field of our work. A national consultancy, where resources are shared across disciplines and boundaries, it’s proving to be a great repository of skills, talent and experience. The diversity and quality of expertise within the Consultancy will enable our properties and places to benefit from an extraordinary range of creative and innovative thinking, as well as deep expertise in all matters relating to our twin purpose of caring for the nation’s heritage and landscapes, and making these accessible to all.
What you'll be doing
Being the voice for all internal communications across the Midlands, you’ll work with senior directors to develop and manage the internal communication plan that will inspire staff and volunteers by bringing the regional ambition, priorities, and achievements to life. 
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. 
Please also read the full role profile attached to the right of this advert. 
Who we're looking for
You’ll be an expert in your field, with 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. 
  • 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 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. 
  • Excellent IT skills, including a good working knowledge of Sharepoint, Adobe Campaign and Photoshop to name a few. 
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
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