Internal Communications Officer
Location: Office based in Maidenhead with hybrid working arrangements, a minimum of 2 days per week in the office. You should be within a reasonable commute of Maidenhead, which has fantastic, direct train links and is located a 10-minute walk from the station. Maidenhead is a direct line stop from Paddington, London, with journeys taking approximately 35-45 minutes.
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £37,800 per annum, depending upon experience
Hours: Full Time
About the CWGC
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world.
Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told.
About this Role and You
We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person to join our Directorate Team, based in Maidenhead. In this key and challenging role, you will join a highly motivated team within the Director General's office to champion news, information, and the intranet for your colleagues around the globe. You will own the process of sourcing, creating, and disseminating internal communications content, using multiple channels. You will liaise with staff across the business and work with them to disseminate key messaging on behalf of the Director General to the rest of the organisation.
To be successful within this position you will have significant experience in internal communications across digital platforms and paper format. You will bring creativity and stakeholder management skills to the role.
You will be responsible for collecting and helping to create all internal communications, the day-to-day running of the intranet (The Hub) and the monthly company-wide newsletter. Along with several other smaller communications and projects as required.
You will be able to demonstrate:
- A friendly and outgoing personality
- An ability to network throughout the organisation
- Excellent writing skills
- Experience with creating online content platforms
In addition, we are looking for applicants who share our Values of Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Communication, Professionalism and Commitment.
What We Offer:
- Hybrid working plus flexible working arrangements. You will be required to attend the office two days a week, with Tuesdays at the office mandatory. The second day can be arranged with your Line Manager. Every Friday we work from home.
- A generous holiday allocation of 25 days plus paid public holidays and office closure between Christmas and New Year
- Paid public holidays and paid office closure between Christmas and New Year
- Generous Pension Scheme, with CWGC contributing up to 15%
- Up to six times salary Life Assurance cover
- We offer peace of mind for our employees travelling on business via International SOS
How to Apply
Simply apply by sending us your CV, completed application form and cover letter Visit our careers web page for more details about the role and for a downloadable copy of the application form.
We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.