ScS Careers

Internal Communications Executive

Sunderland

Job Details

Location

Head Office - Engagement & Communications

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£23,000 - £26,000 depending on experience

Closing Date

15/06/2021 15:00

Role profile

Here at ScS - one of the UK’s leading sofa and carpet specialists - we have an exciting opportunity for an Internal Communications Executive.

With now nearly 2,000 team members contributing to the success of our company, ScS is a diverse and inclusive place to work. We’re looking for someone creative to join our communications team!

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, to help us deliver a great experience for our customers.

Your role

We’re looking for a proactive Internal Communications Executive to join the team to help take our employee communications to the next level.

  • 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 sessions, and reward and recognition programmes.
  • Being a member of the People team you will also have the opportunity to get involved in key business projects, supporting to drive forward the people agenda.
  • 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 People team and senior stakeholders.

Your qualities

Ideally you will have experience of working in a busy communications function but most importantly, you’ll have a creative flair and a real passion for great communications. Our successful candidate will be proactive and innovative and will:

  • Be a great communicator – both verbal and written communication is a key part of the job
  • Be able to adapt your style and approach to your audience
  • 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
  • Have project/communication planning and delivery experience
  • Be proactive and innovative – creating and implementing ideas and new ways of working to better the team and business
  • Be IT literate with good knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office and social media platforms
  • Have confidence in dealing with internal stakeholders
  • Be able to work on your own, showing initiative and working collaboratively with others
  • Live by our company ‘RIGHT’ values (Responsive, Inclusive, Get it Right, Hard Working, Trusted)

Your benefits

  • Generous employee 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