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Internal Communications Manager

Internal Communications Manager 

Salary: £35,688 - £43,619 per annum 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 Hours per week 
Location: Head Office, West Didsbury 
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more. 


We’re looking for an inspirational Internal Communications Manager that delivers results 

About the role: 

We are an organisation that’s going places and, as Internal Comms Manager, reporting to the Director of Communications, you will play a key role in ensuring that we take everyone with us. That means developing internal communications that engage, motivate and inspire, as well as inform. 

You will be working with colleagues across the business, keeping them informed of the latest developments and business priorities, and making sure that they understand their personal relevance. 

Your work will involve evaluating our internal communication channels to match the requirements of different stakeholders, as well as developing and implementing ways in which functions can talk to each other to meet individual, team and business requirements. 

About you: 

•You have extensive experience of working successfully in a communications environment. 
•You have the ability to listen, to manage focus groups and conduct interviews, and to learn from them. 
•You can engage a variety of audiences by writing in an appropriate style and format. 
•You understand how the requirements of different functions and different individuals can vary across an organisation. 
•You can work independently within set guidelines. 
•You understand best practice for internal communications, engagement and the choice of channels. 
•You fully appreciate the need to align communication priorities with business goals. 
•You understand the range of communication media from digital channels to film and video. 
•You have experience of event planning. 
•You have experience of building relationships with and influencing stakeholders and the skills needed to motivate a large and diverse workforce. 

You may have experience of the following: Internal Communications, Communications, CIM, Marketing, Employee Engagement, Employer Branding, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Brand Manager. 

About our company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.