Internal Communications Senior Executive 24 month FTC

Employer
Ashurst
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Aug 2022
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About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history, celebrating its bicentenary in 2022. We are proud of our history and future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit www.ashurst.com .

We are currently looking for Internal Communications Senior Executive on a 24 month FTC. This role will be based in our Glasgow office.

Department/Role overview:

This role is responsible for developing and executing internal communication strategies to support the firm's transformation programme and firmwide initiatives

Main responsibilities:

  • Work with the Change & Business Improvement function and Business Services leads to deliver communication strategies that support the firm's transformation and strategic agenda.
  • Develop communication strategies and campaign narratives for different internal audiences, to meet specified programme objectives.
  • Develop communications that inspire and drive awareness, participation and action.
  • Build relationships with Project Leads and Change Managers to understand desired outcomes, key milestones and associated comms across initiatives.
  • Ensure communication plans are kept up to date, and meet agreed milestones and deadlines.
  • Manage internal communication channels and content to ensure the best levels of engagement are achieved.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal communication counterparts to ensure a consistent approach to internal communications globally.
  • Input communication activities into the internal communications content planner, identify and resolve message or timing conflicts.
  •  Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in communications, or similar field
  • An understanding of change management and project management principles
  • Excellent time management and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively across all levels of the organisation
  • A good eye for detail, ability to work accurately and effectively even when under pressure
  • Evidence of experience managing and supporting internal communication plans
  • A creative thinker, with the ability to translate business strategies into engaging communications and adapt style to suit different channels or audiences
  • Curious, able to learn quickly and highly proactive
  • Eye for visuals and ability to create dynamic content
  • Comfortable working with teams in different geographic locations and time zones
  • A passionate storyteller, always looking for new and interesting ways to engage employees on Ashurst's business priorities

Desired skills and experience:

  • In-house experience in a global organisation
  • Video and podcast production skills
  • CMS and/or SharePoint experience

Company

Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. The firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 25 offices in 15 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With 400 partners and 1,200 lawyers working across 10 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

Find Us
Telephone
+44 20 7638 1111
Location
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
London
E1 6PW
United Kingdom
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