Hybrid – London & Remote
The job of a Save the Children UK’s Internal Communications & Engagement Manager is creative and varied.
- Do you have excellent writing and editorial skills with the ability to distil complex information into clear, compelling communications?
- Are you great at building and maintaining professional relationships?
- Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive but thrives and can go on to change the world – and of inspiring and leading others to do the same?
If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!
To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications are received. This is to ensure that we can manage application levels whilst maintaining a positive candidate experience. Unfortunately once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications.
Save the Children UK believes every child deserves a future. In the UK and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children’s unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach.
Reporting directly to the Head of Internal Communications and Engagement, you will be responsible for delivering excellent internal communications which increase understanding of and engagement with Save the Children’s mission, vision and strategic priorities.
As an Internal Communications & Engagement Manager, you will play a key role in building an inclusive and impactful workplace culture, making Save the Children UK a place where everyone can thrive.
This role will allow you to get to know colleagues across every part of the organisation and help them to share information and stories with one another. This means getting involved in everything from emergency responses to youth-led campaigns, to wellbeing initiative.
This is a varied role where there’s always something new to learn and massive potential to make your mark.
As a rights-based organisation, we are committed to anti-racism and actively opposed systemic oppression of any form. You will support our commitment to celebrate diversity, challenge inequality, and build an inclusive environment for every one of our employees so we can better represent the children we protect.
The Internal Communications & Engagement Manager key duties will be to:
- Create, edit, commission and curate content for use across internal communication channels. This will include written, visual, video and audio products
- Develop and deliver creative internal communications campaigns to support strategic priorities
- Oversee SCUK’s internal events programme, including All Staff Meetings, Lunchtime Talks and our annual Eglantyne Jebb Staff Awards
- Measure the performance of our internal communications and strive for continuous improvement, using data and insight to develop and optimise our channels
- Convene the SCUK Communicators Network, bringing together colleagues from across the organisation to share information and insight and create a community of best practice
- Advise colleagues on their internal communications and engagement approaches.
You will have knowledge and experience in all of the areas below:
- Excellent writing and editorial skills - ability to distil complex information into clear, compelling communications
- Excellent at building and maintaining professional relationships
- Working with Content Management Systems (CMS) – ideally SharePoint, but other CMS experience is likely to be transferrable
- Event management (virtual and/or in-person)
- Excellent planning. organisation and prioritisation skills
- Discretion in dealing with confidential information
You will show commitment in all the areas below:
- A demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
- A commitment to Save the Children UK’s aims and core values of accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity, and integrity
Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.