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Digital Internal Communications Assistant

Department: Marketing
Locations: Variable
Role: Business Support
Closing Date: 6th July 2022

The opportunity

Do you enjoy creating engaging, multi-channel content? Do you have previous digital and/or communications experience? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

We can offer you:

  • A great mix of work across multiple channels at an exciting time of transformation, innovation and growth in our business.
  • A culture of trust and empowerment with responsibility and autonomy over your work and the freedom to manage when and how you do it
  • The support and encouragement of a great team behind you and friendly colleagues who all want to help you thrive
  • A competitive remuneration package with great benefits

The role:

This role supports the delivery of business-wide internal communications to ensure messages across the firm are consistent, timely and engaging. The role holder will manage internal communications channels to help maintain the flow of internal messaging, feedback and insights, to inform future internal communications and decision-making and ensure continuous improvement.

Your key duties will be:

  • Creating clear and concise content for digital channels – including email, employee engagement app and website
  • Creating and managing content for internal engagement platforms across specific brands within the Ampa group as well as at a group level
  • Editing and deploying videos for a diverse internal audience
  • Creating and deploying emails using a CRM
  • Creation of reports using relevant analytics, applying insights to inform future communications
  • Supporting the co-ordination and delivery of internal events, including virtual and in-person ‘town halls’
  • Supporting ongoing projects, product launches and change management initiatives

Skills and experience you will have:

  • Demonstrable previous experience in a digital or internal communications role
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Premiere Pro, InDesign and/or Photoshop is highly desirable
  • Proven ability in planning, organising, project management and delivery of work
  • Ability to prioritise multiple work-streams and meet key deadlines
  • An understanding of the role of internal communications within an organisation
  • The ability to inspire and motivate others, and engage their commitment

Key competencies you will need:

  • Excellent writing skills with attention to detail
  • The ability to think creatively and generate inspiring ideas for employee engagement
  • Excellent time management with the ability to work on multiple projects to tight deadlines within a fast-paced, fast-changing working environment
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate, negotiate and bring others on board with new initiatives, gaining the confidence of internal contacts
  • The ability to learn to use online platforms and systems quickly
  • A flexible approach with the ability to work on new communications as circumstances change
  • A confident and positive perspective that aligns to our values of Authenticity, Collaboration, Trust and Bravery

Our Team:

To provide truly outstanding client service we work as one team. Our Business Operations Group is made up of business professionals who work with our legal professionals to provide market-leading expertise to our clients. The groups include our Finance & Risk, Buildings & Infrastructure, Marketing & People, C-Suite teams.

Our multi-disciplined Marketing team offer a range of services including client and business development, digital, growth-led marketing, PR, content, communications and events for the firm. The team is aligned to the business, shaping, embedding and delivering against the strategy, helping to retain and attract new clients whilst putting the client at the heart of everything we do.

Let us introduce ourselves…

It is the people at Shakespeare Martineau that make us so special. By understanding what our people want, giving them the support they need, recognising everyone’s contribution and realising the unique power of teams; together we win.  As a firm we are focused on proactively building and developing diverse teams, bringing different backgrounds, personalities and perspectives together. We play to our strengths, pushing ourselves to be consistently better than yesterday and deliver amazing solutions for our clients. We empower our teams with a high degree of individual responsibility; we self-manage and encourage everyone to be responsible for their own learning, knowing it makes us even better at what we do!  

We believe in trusting our people to make the right decisions for themselves from how you dress, to how, when and where you work – we focus on outputs.

Agile Working:

We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work.

We appreciate that people have different needs and preferences and we’re keen to be flexible, after all, we value what you do, not where you do it.

We have hubs in Birmingham, Leicester, London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon, Lincoln and Sheffield.  This role will offer a blend of home and office working within any of our office hubs. 

Additional information

Please be aware, for some vacancies, where we receive high numbers of applications we may need to bring the close date forward.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted. Details of the checks can be found here.

 

Equal opportunities

Shakespeare Martineau is a committed equal opportunities employer. We seek to attract, develop and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We value and respect individuality and encourage a culture within our business where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and experiences. Everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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