Internal Communications Manager
Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.
The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.
Salary: £43,000 – £48,000 per annum depending on experience
Location: Initially working from home, with return to London HQ when reopened
Hours: 35 hours per week, 12 months fixed term contract
Are you an exceptional communicator with a passion for employee engagement? Can you advise senior leaders on how best to manage internal communications during a period of change? Do you thrive under pressure, and have success supporting others? If so, you’re just who we’re looking for.
The Royal Institute of British Architects has a talented workforce, with staff based around the UK and overseas. From leading campaigns that influence change, to awarding the world's most remarkable buildings, our work is incredibly varied. And so are the skills and jobs of our staff.
We are architects, leaders, communicators, tech professionals, business experts, archivists, marketing and membership specialists, lobbyists, teachers, and more. Collectively, we help architects and students to thrive in their practice and profession, while inspiring future generations and educating non-experts through primary school workshops, university networks, public events and exhibitions.
This is a great time to join the RIBA. We are going through an exciting period of transformation, in order to operate more efficiently now and in the future - and successful internal communications is vital.
As Internal Communications Manager, you will develop and deliver a strategy that builds employee support and is closely aligned with our external messages and campaigns. You will be accountable for driving measurable improvements to our communications channels and processes, and leading a small, results-driven team. You will work closely with colleagues right across the organisation, advising and collaborating with our most senior staff and managers.
We’re looking for someone who has worked in a complex organisation, delivered impactful internal communications, developed channels and measured their effectiveness, and who thinks both strategically and tactically.
This role is crucial in managing a small team, with high expectations and a significant volume of work. It would suit someone who will approach the role with enthusiasm and creativity, excels under pressure and who understands how to maintain a happy and productive work environment.
The RIBA offers employees a range of staff benefits including 26.5 days of annual leave + half-day for Christmas shopping, paid closure between Christmas & New Year, season ticket loan and generous pension scheme. For more details on our benefits click here
If you would like to apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter using the form below. Additionally, please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application.
Please read job description: Internal Communications Manager
Closing date: 29 November 2020
Interview date: 9 & 10 December 2020
The RIBA is a progressive employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.
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