Communications Vacancies x 4, National Grid
Closing date: 22 October 2019
National Grid’s purpose is to bring energy to life. Which means getting the heat, light and power that customers rely on to their homes and businesses. But ‘Life’ also means supporting the communities that we are a part of and live amongst to support the economic growth and sustainability of wider society.
National Grid is a FTSE 20 organisation with the purpose of ‘Bringing Energy to Life’ – getting heat, power and light to homes and businesses, but also working with communities to support economic growth and sustainability.
National Grid is recruiting four new roles within the UK internal communications team.
This is a fantastic time to join, as you will be at the heart of innovative new energy projects, with National Grid being a leading force in a de-carbonised energy future.
All roles are based in Warwick. Working from home from one day a week is fine, but you will need to be in the office for the other four.
We are looking for people who have an established internal comms career, those who are keen to move from external communications to internal communications, or journalists / digital specialists looking to move into communications. It is essential that you have worked for a high-profile or FTSE organisation.
Senior UK Employee Communications Manager
This is a new role with responsibility for the planning, coordination and delivery of Corporate Function internal communications across the UK business. You will also be supporting the head of UK employee communications with planning and events. You will play a key role in shaping a UK-wide employee communications strategy and will be helping to bring the Corporate Functions’ purpose, vision and values to life through brilliant story-telling. You will lead a team of employee communications specialists, and will deputise for the Head of UK Employee Communications.
UK Employee Communications Manager
Reporting into the role above, this position is a business partner to the corporate functions. As well as helping define the Corporate Functions communication strategy, you will also be producing engaging content for the UK audience, using innovative channels such as the new intranet, blogs and Yammer, writing speeches and presentations for the leadership team. You will support the Head of UK employee communications with the UK’s leadership engagement programme and will liaise with media relations and public affairs teams on communications content.
UK Employee Communications Content and Channels Manager
This role is responsible for all UK internal communications channels. You will create high quality content and ideas and will be central to shaping a UK-wide strategy to bring the purpose, vision and values to life through clear stories. You will transform the way the UK business communicates with its colleagues, including reducing volume, increasing quality and aligning with Group level projects and campaigns. There will be a new intranet to launch next year and a drive towards Yammer. You will have exceptional writing skills and be an expert at generating clean and interesting copy.
UK Employee Communications Content and Channels Officer
Reporting into the Content and Channels Manager, you will be responsible for creating high quality content and ideas across a wide range of channels including intranet, Yammer, events and speeches. You will have some digital know-how and be an exceptional writer and story-teller. Experience of social media in a corporate context is essential and you must be a natural multi-tasker. You’ll also need to have experience of working with senior leaders and liaising with multiple teams.