Internal Communications Officer

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Job Description

We are seeking an Internal Communications Officer to support the delivery of Historic England`s Internal Communications Strategy. Our Internal Communications goal is to convene conversation and share information to create a well-connected internal community who have pride in their organisation. Playing an important role in bringing the vision and values of the organisation to life, in a way that engages and inspires colleagues to contribute towards our success, you will be part of the Historic England`s ongoing journey.

What you will be doing

This is a new role within the internal communications team that will enable us to deliver the goals of our Internal Communications strategy and increase the impact of Internal Communications at Historic England. As the majority of the organisation adopts hybrid working, strong internal communication is needed more than ever in order to build and maintain a positive culture at Historic England, ensuring all employees remain connected and engaged.

You will be working closely with our Internal Communications Manager to deliver our Internal Communications strategy and build on the existing Internal Communications offering at Historic England. You will help bring to life the purpose, vision and values of Historic England in a way that engages and inspires colleagues to contribute towards our success, and enables colleagues to deliver our Corporate Plan.

This is an interesting and varied role, which offers the opportunity to work with colleagues from across departments and levels, building positive relationships and learning about the different work that goes on around the organisation. As a creative-thinker you will be responsible for producing regular content for our internal communications channels, coming up with new ideas and identifying opportunities for improvement.

You will be joining the Communications team, a supportive and dynamic team which sits within the wider Public Engagement group. Collectively the Public Engagement group is responsible for inspiring people to get involved with the historic environment to ensure it is valued and protected.

What we are looking for

  • Experience of editing content for web and using intranets/Content Management Systems
  • Experience of working in internal or external communications
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Experience of translating complex information into content suitable for a wide audience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of spanning a range of audiences

Please Note to reference to the key essential skills in the advert when you are completing your application and highlight examples of any related knowledge, skills and experienced based on these.

Why you should work for Historic England:

We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the country and personal development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance.

Provisional interview dates: 31st May and June 01st 2022

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