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Internal Communications Executive

Sunderland

Job Details

Location

Head Office - Engagement & Communications

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£20,000 - £23,000 depending on experience

Closing Date

30/10/2020 12:00

Role profile

An exciting opportunity for an Internal Communications Executive has arisen within ScS, one of the UK’s leading sofa and carpet specialists.  For over 100 years ScS has been providing customers with an excellent customer experience, with outstanding value, quality and choice.

With 1,700 team members contributing to the success of our company, ScS is a diverse and vibrant place to work.   We are recognised as a 5 Star Trustpilot company and the only furniture and flooring retailer with over 230,000 Trustpilot reviews from our customers!

Our people are key to creating a thriving business – and we need the support of an Internal Communications Executive, to drive our people agenda even further.

Your role

We’re looking for a proactive Internal Communications Executive to join the team to help drive communications within the business.

  • You will support the development and delivery of high quality internal communications, working with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation.
  • You will be responsible for planning, producing and measuring a range of internal publications and campaigns as well as facilitating the use of social tools across the business.
  • You will also support a number of key employee engagement activities including listening sessions, annual survey workshop sessions, and reward and recognition programmes, as well as providing administrative support where needed.
  • As a real team player and contributor, you will be working closely with the Engagement and Internal Communications Manager (providing cover for any periods of leave) as well as the wider HR team and senior stakeholders.

Your qualities

Ideally you will have experience of a busy communications function. Our successful candidate will be passionate, proactive and innovative and will:

  • Have exceptional communications skills – both verbal and written
  • Be able to develop and implement internal communications activity that delivers against clear objectives
  • Be able to prioritise tasks, work at a fast pace and deliver to sometimes tight deadlines
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Be creative, spotting opportunities for the development of strong, engaging content
  • Be able to adapt your style and approach to your audience
  • Have project/communication planning and delivery experience
  • Be IT literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Have confidence dealing with internal stakeholders
  • Be able to work from own initiative
  • Be proactive and innovative – creating and implementing ideas and new ways of working to better the team and business
  • Live by our company ‘RIGHT’ values (Responsive, Inclusive, Get it Right, Hard Working, Trusted)

Your benefits

  • Generous Staff Discounts on our sofa, carpets and furniture range
  • Terrific discounts from major High Street retailers and holiday companies, gym membership discounts and much more
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Long service annual leave benefits
  • Share incentive plan (S.I.P)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance

Apply today...you’ll be in good company!