Europe & EMEAA Internal Communications Manager – EMEAA Corporate Affairs Team

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IHG Corporate

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Description

Who are we?
You may not have heard of IHG, but the chances are you aware of our brands! IHG is one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza.
We believe the culture at IHG is unique as it’s created by our People and founded on strong values. These values are our Winning Ways and they are a set of beliefs and behaviours that are important to us and our customers – that’s one of the reasons why we’ve been certified as a Top Employer UK 2018 by the Top Employers Institute.
The role and responsibilities
We know there’s no one quite like you, your talents, dreams and interests make you who you are and that’s what we want at IHG.
The EMEAA Corporate Affairs Team are searching for a versatile and experienced Europe & EMEAA Internal Communications Manager to join their team. You’ll be working alongside a fantastic team and join one of the biggest hotel companies in the world at our beautiful Head Quarters in Denham!
The Europe & EMEAA Internal Communications Manager will report directly into the Head of Communications and help lead internal communications planning and delivery for significant corporate, change management and strategic business initiatives affecting IHG’s corporate and front line hotel colleagues.
This is a hands-on role that will both develop and deliver the communications required to do the job. The Manager will have a focus on creativity and developing new and interesting ways to engage one of our most important audiences. To be successful in this role you will be acting as a strategic partner to help deliver on key projects.
Key responsibilities:
• Develop communications plans, work collaboratively with stakeholders and project manage campaigns for IHG company priorities.
• Play a lead role in supporting the Head of Communications Europe & EMEAA in developing and delivering communications for the European Leadership Team, including MD Europe
• Key role in the delivery of the full quarterly results communications for EMEAA with an emphasis on copywriting
• Support the communication of the IHG company strategy, e.g. Regional priorities for the year
• Support the development of the Europe internal communications strategy to support the business’s objectives
• Write announcements/senior leader messages
• Manage and mentor the Europe Communications Executive
What were looking for
You will have relevant media relations experience in a fast-paced environment with at least 5 years’ experience in an agency or in-house management role. Similarly, corporate or B2B public relations experience is an advantage. The ideal candidate will be passionate about internal communications and have an in-depth experience in this area, preferably in an international business - working in a franchised/complex business environment would be an advantage.
The ideal candidate will be able to think strategically, prioritise activity per business needs as well as key experience of managing budgets and proactively think of new ways to solve problems. You will be a creative individual with excellent writing skills with strategic know-how. You will demonstrate an ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks in a demanding, fast-paced work environment
You will have the ability to influence at all levels, characterised through strong relationship building skills. Similarly, you will have experience of working within, or representing, a complex business with a range of stakeholders with different needs and interfacing with senior people. You will understand the importance of collaborating across teams and markets yet have a strong initiative to think and act independently.
The successful candidate will have excellent written (story telling) and editing skills, as well as experience of engaging frontline employee communications, and the technical knowledge and creative spark to communicate effectively through new channels
Qualifications –
• University degree (or equivalent relevant work experience)
• Languages would be an advantage but not essential
Benefits
At IHG, you enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package which will include healthcare support and hotel room discounts. We also have free parking on site, a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.
Our picturesque office in Denham, Buckinghamshire is easily accessible on the A40/M40.
Alternatively, many of our employees commute from London – there are regular trains from London Marylebone taking approx. 30 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.
But most of all… we’ll give you room to be yourself!
Hit apply if you think you have the skills we’re looking for!

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite

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