Senior Employee Communications Assistant
Section/ Branch: PPTO
Location: Buckingham Palace
Contract type: Permanent
Starting Salary: £27,000 per annum, plus benefits
Hours of work: 37.5 per week
About the role:
It's building your skills on a new platform.
It's being encouraged to take on new challenges. And it's the pride in joining the team at the heart of a world famous institution. This is what makes working for The Royal Household so different.
Working as part of our professional and supportive HR team, you'll underpin all aspects of our employee communications and will join at an interesting and important time.
With c.1200 employees spanning a diverse range of roles, our internal digital platforms are currently more important than ever; ensuring everyone is informed, connected, engaged and able to work effectively regardless of their location. And as we look ahead, more flexible ways of working is likely to continue post pandemic, making your role key to our future.
Day-to-day, you’ll manage our social intranet to ensure it’s a ‘must visit’ place for every employee. You'll co-ordinate news, source and write content, support local editors and be a point of technical know-how. You’ll also use analytics to review impact and engagement and put forward ideas for future developments.
With a key role in all internal communications activities, from annual events and briefings to one-off campaigns, you’ll apply your creative flair and technical expertise to create a variety of digital and other assets, including videos, animations, artwork and resources.
But that’s not all. We're just as focussed on our external audience, explaining who we are and the work we do in order to attract future talent. And so as brand ambassador for our recruitment communications, you’ll lead on the development of our external web and social media presence.
No two days will be the same. And as you support others, you'll have exceptional opportunities to grow your own career. We don't stand still here; and you'll be encouraged to make an impact at the heart of this world-famous institution.
Educated to degree level, with some experience of internal or employee communications, you'll be keen to develop your career further in this area.
Digitally fluent, with experience as a system administrator and/or editor of websites, intranets or social media channels, you’ll be an asset to the team.
With creative flair and technical expertise, you’ll have experience of storyboarding, filming and editing your own video content, ideally using Adobe Premier Pro or a similar programme.
With an eye for design, you can also create eye catching resources and artwork for various platforms/channels.
Analytical and numerate, you’ll work with data to analyse trends and spot opportunities to improve our digital channels.
And with excellent copywriting skills and an eye for detail, you’ll draft a range of engaging communications for different audiences, from online content to advertising copy.
Well organised and planned, yet able to adapt quickly, you’ll juggle a varied workload and effectively balance changing priorities and deadlines.
At your best working in a team, you can quickly build relationships with a range of people.
And being proactive with lots of initiative, you’ll be keen to put forward new ideas and suggestions that will support the development our employee communications.
Above all, you’ll be keen to grow your digital skills and take on the variety of challenges that come your way.
Closing Date: 7th February 2021