Internal Communications Manager, Nationwide
Location: Swindon Head Office
Salary: £50,337 – £72,709 (this range is based on 35 hours per week), salary dependent on skills and experience
Full time OR flexible working pattern
In this role you’ll be required to be part of an out of hours communications rota
Please send in your application by 8 December 2017.
It’s a great time to be at Nationwide and in particular part of our award winning internal communications team. We have a big ambition to build society nationwide.
We believe we are taking a different and innovative approach to internal communications – we have dedicated news, campaigns, planning and outcomes teams and a business partnering team called our Community and Leadership Engagement team. Now’s your chance to join us.
All of our people have commitments and interests outside of their working day. The diversity that brings is something our colleagues and our members really value.
We recognise that traditional working patterns don’t work for everyone, so we’re delighted to welcome your application for this role on a full time hours basis or on a flexible working basis.
Examples of the types of flexible working we offer include reduced hours, part time and job sharing.
We guarantee that your application will be judged only on the skills and capabilities you can offer compared to the requirements of the role, and also that we’ll be open and transparent in our conversations with you about how your specific preferences can be accommodated against the demands of this position.
Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for someone who is flexible, able to think on their feet and respond to changing situations.
As a minimum you’ll:
- Have extensive experience of managing multiple stakeholders, often with conflicting priorities
- Be resilient, with drive and purpose
- Be comfortable coaching and at ease influencing senior leaders with their communication priorities
- Demonstrable experience of combining strategic and tactical skills to deliver desired business outcomes
- Be experienced in all aspects of change programme planning and implementation from a communication perspective
- Have a genuine willingness to step in and support colleagues across the internal communication team
- Have perfected excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
What you’ll be doing
Our team’s purpose is to help colleagues understand our vision, believe we can make a difference and take personal action to help deliver our strategy.
Your role as a Community and Leadership Engagement Manager will see you work with our most senior leaders across Nationwide advising, guiding and supporting ExCo members on the most effective ways to engage their communities and equip people leaders with tools and resources so they can tell our story in their way.
You’ll create communication and leadership strategies to support business priorities and major change activity. You’ll manage a small team to help deliver our objectives and also take a key leadership role across the entire team. You will support the Head of Community and Leadership Engagement team in making sure the team are the best they can be.