Internal Communications and Engagement Manager

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17 January 2021
Cats Protection
Location: Home Based
Salary: £42,778.65
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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced internal communications and engagement manager who has drive and a creative flair to develop and embed a new internal communications function within Cats Protection.

Cats Protection is the UKs leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2019 we helped around 191,000 cats and kittens, an average of more than 520 per day!

We are embarking on an exiting new strategy and the role of the team will be to engage and inspire our people in delivering even more impact for cats. You will have experience of developing an internal communications team, advising and working with Directors, CEOs and Trustees and inspire others in communicating about the impact we have of thousands of cats across the UK.

Your main responsibilities will be leading on the development and implementation of the corporate internal communications plan for employees and volunteers. You'll work in close partnership with our Communications team and partner with our CEO, Directors and Senior Managers to develop and deliver communications to engage employees and volunteers. You'll also provide leadership and management to the internal communications and engagement team while acting as a role model for leadership behaviours and approach across Cats Protection.

The successful candidate will have strong experience in developing internal communications, developing strategies and advising Senior Managers on effective internal communications. Experience of working with volunteers in essential as well as managing an intranet or content management system (preferably SharePoint). You'll have excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to deliver messages in an engaging and innovative way.

Please note, the interview process for this role will include a competency based interview with a presentation and a short written assessment.

To apply for this position, please click the APPLY ONLINE button. Our application process requires you to submit a CV and answer screening questions including explaining your interest and suitability for the role. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly.

For further details, please download the job description, which is available after you have clicked the APPLY ONLINE button:

- Job Description 

- Candidate information sheet

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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.