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Employee Communications Manager
Can you bring creativity and strategic thinking to a key role in our Group Employee Communications team? We’re looking for someone with business partnering skills and a flair for writing and editorial planning to join our Farnborough-based team as Employee Communications Manager.
In this role, you’ll work with stakeholders from around the BAE Systems Group to develop and deliver a multimedia content and channel plan for employee audiences, in direct support of the company’s strategic priorities. You’ll be a storyteller – shining a light on the work we do for our customers, our technology and innovation and our employees’ fantastic achievements. Motivated by continuous improvement, you will evolve our channels, content and measurement to engage colleagues in the UK and around the world.
Your responsibilities will include:
Managing employee communications content and message planning, in support of Company and Communications strategic goals, co-ordinating across our channels
Creating engaging, accurate multi-media campaigns and content and supporting others to do the same
Working closely with Communications and business colleagues to develop content that’s effective for multiple audiences and channels where appropriate, always ensuring consistency and alignment across plans and campaigns.
Working closely with the Employee Communications Digital Manager to align channel development, implementation and measurement
Developing and executing a plan to maximise employee engagement in our Community Investment activity across the UK.
Supporting the Head Office community to ensure relevant and timely communication and engagement with this audience
Leading on specific communication programmes and/or key relationships as required, flexing to support team priorities
Daily management and delivery of key employee communications content and channels including, but not limited to: global news on intranet; Head Office intranet; podcast; listening forums; Team Briefs; and Head Office e-newsletter.
Your skills and qualifications:
Proven writing and editorial skills
Proven experience developing multi-media campaigns to engage audiences
Experience of working in a complex global organisation beneficial
Experience with social media as a communication tool would be desirable
Experience with creating content using Photoshop, Sharepoint or equivalents also desirable
What we’re looking for in you:
We’re looking for someone who’s curious, creative, thoughtful and tenacious. You’ll need to influence stakeholders and work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels to deliver short, medium and long term goals. We’ll value the insights and best practice you bring to the team through your experience and research.
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Head Office is in Central London, with a number of support functions and functional specialists based in Farnborough, Hampshire. Head Office is home to a wide range of vital departments, from Strategy and Legal, to HR and Procurement. It is an exciting environment, where people at all levels in the business exchange ideas and develop new projects.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
Join us and you’ll be at the heart of BAE Systems corporate management. The sheer technical, commercial and cultural diversity of our worldwide business will give you enough challenge and variety to last a career. Throughout it all, we’re committed to help you pursue your own ambitions and fulfil your interests within the business.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all
backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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