Advice to help you find your next comms job
Advice to help you find your next comms job
Every week the All Things IC jobs page is updated with the latest vacancies.
From internships to Global Comms Director roles, there’s always a range on offer and often external comms roles too.
The latest companies to place adverts with All Things IC include Kent Fire and Rescue Service, The Fifth Business, mhs homes and NHS Improvement. Thank you.
A question of comms
I’ve published countless articles on my blog over the past eight years offering career advice. Not least, my current A Question of Comms series.
We often put people we work with in the hot seat, so I decided to turn the tables and feature professional communicators.
There’s a lot to learn from the people I’ve profiled so far. I’ve enjoyed discovering their top tips, recommended books and much more.
Thank you to everyone who has answered the questions, I have lots more profiles to share with you over the coming weeks and months.
If you’re an in-house practitioner or freelancer and would like to answer the questions, do please get in touch.
People I’ve featured so far include:
- Rachel Miller, Director, All Things IC
- Lou Robinson, Global Internal Comms Lead, Costa
- Sara Luker, EMEA Content Manager, eBay
- Gary Vyse, PR & Engagement Lead at Alternative Futures Group
- Helen Deverell, Director, Helen Deverell Communications
- Katy Gibbins, Head of Internal Communications and Engagement, Department for Culture Media and Sport
- Shona Sullivan, Communications and Engagement Executive, Capita BBC Audience Services
- Keith Lewis, UK Social Business and Channels Manager for Zurich Insurance
- Kerry Sheehan, Head of Communications at North East London NHS Foundation Trust
- Steven Murgatroyd, Communications and Engagement at River Island.
Discover advice and guidance from my network via articles on the All Things IC blog including:
All you need to know to develop your IC career
How to sustain senior level relationships
Unveiling the mysteries of organisational development
How to create, map and keep stakeholder relationships
10 tips for IC pros to build trust in leaders
The changing face of internal comms?
Why should you consider a career in internal comms?
How to get a job in PR and Comms
How to make your way inside companies.
Save on conference tickets
I’m speaking at the upcoming EuroComm conference from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), here in London on 27-28 March 2017. You can save money using my friends of speaker code, which is automatically applied in this link.
Read my recent blog post to find out more about the conference and what you can expect.
I’ve also got a deal for readers of my blog across the pond, to save you money on the upcoming Strategic Internal Communications conference.
It’s taking place in Boston in July and you can save $200 at the checkout when booking your tickets.
Just use the code AllthingsIC.
Keep an eye on my comms calendar to see what’s coming up.
Boost your comms skills
Want to learn even more to help you develop your career and understanding of internal comms?
Sign up to an All Things IC Masterclass to join me in London for a teaching session.
I run one a month and the next one is on 23 March 2017 at the marvellous Wallacespace in Covent Garden, London, which is handily located for all travel options. Previous Masterclasses have seen attendees fly in from Luxembourg, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.
There’s a couple of spaces left on the March Masterclass. It’s aimed at senior-level practitioners who want to learn about Strategic Internal Communication, boost their skills and network with peers. It costs £499+VAT and if you work for a nonprofit organisation you can save 20% by using the code NFP20 at the checkout.
If you’re a CIPR or IoIC member you can earn CPD points by attending.
It’s a pleasure to run these courses and I always leave each one with a brain buzzing with ideas. Your feedback shows it’s the same for you too.
Find out more via this short video:
I’ve been developing bespoke Masterclasses for a number of clients recently, which I’m thoroughly enjoying. Topics I’ve delivered or am currently developing for All Things IC’s clients include line manager communication and PLC requirements.
Last week I taught an HR function about internal communication theory and shared insights into topics including knowledge management, change communication and working with stakeholders.
Next week I’m running a social media refresher Masterclass for a client. I ran one for them a year ago and am returning to see how they’re getting on.
If you’d like to discuss a bespoke Masterclass, do get in touch to see if I can help you. Please note, due to personal reasons I am unable to travel far from London for the foreseeable future.
Browse and book
Search the Masterclasses website to see what else is on over the next few months.
Following last month’s successful Writing Skills Masterclass (pictured), I’ve asked Helen Deverell to run another one, which is happening in October and costs £399+VAT.
Best of luck with your career plans and decisions.
Do let me know if I can help.
Post author: Rachel Miller.
First published on the All Things IC blog 11 March 2017.
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