Internal Communications Executive

CDP

London
£22,000 - £25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

cdp.net

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Thursday, 2nd May 2019  


Are you passionate about communications and the environment? Are you looking for a role that uses your writing skills to make a difference? CDP are looking for an Internal Communications Executive to work at an international level. The role is responsible for keeping the organisation informed, updated and engaged with team, department and organisation activities in our UK and regional offices. You’ll be responsible for continuing the development of the existing Internal Communication function across the organisation globally to ensure maximum collaboration and engagement.

You’ll need to be a self-starter with the ability to build relationships quickly as you’ll be working with representatives from multiple teams and regions. A keen interest in communication and the ability to write clear content on complex topics is also a must. As Internal Communications Executive you will be working primarily in the HR & People Development Team with a dotted line to the Global Communications & Marketing Team.

About CDP

CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Working with 650 institutional investors with assets of US$87 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. More than 7,000 companies representing 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2018. This is in addition to the over 750 cities, states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. Whilst your friends may not have heard of us, CDP’s brand is globally recognised in board rooms of the world’s most influential financial institutions. Please visit www.cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more. 

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Support the development and deployment of the global internal communications strategy and disseminate the key points to the wider organisation
  • Roll-out detail-tailored communication on the newly developed high-level organisational strategies and programmes
  • Take ownership of the recently-introduced, internal communication tool, Microsoft Teams and ‘ways of working programme’ ensuring the related guidance and processes are well-understood and embedded
  • Continue the SharePoint 365 project to ensure all team sites (team intranets) are consistent and kept up-to-date
  • Develop the home intranet landing page and liaise with other team and region representatives to ensure it is maintained
  • Use the internal communication tool and intranet platform to drive staff engagement
  • Continue to build, train and support the organisation with the internal communications function.
  • Edit internal communications from senior managers and the executive leadership team
  • Ensure ongoing alignment with external communications, by developing a strong working relationship with global colleagues in the external communications and marketing team.

Person specification

  • Degree qualified or equivalent level of experience
  • A year’s experience in a communications role from any sector
  • Proven ability to write clear content around complex concepts
  • Fantastic English communication skills, written and spoken
  • Self-starter with the confidence to build relationships at different levels of the organisation
  • Excellent face to face and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience of project management or managing elements of a project is desirable
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and ability to communicate with international teams
  • Organised and methodical approach to plan and deliver against a varied workload, managing competing priorities under your own initiative and to strict deadlines.

Conditions

This is a full-time, permanent role, CDP’s Central London office reporting to CDP’s Global HR & People Development Director.

Salary and benefits: Salary starting at £22,000-£25,000 per annum dependent on experience, annual discretionary bonus, 30 days’ holiday, generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance, training and development opportunities, Central London office location and other benefits.

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

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To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to recruitment@cdp.net with ‘Internal Communications Executive’ in the subject. Deadline for applications is 10am on 2 May 2019.


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