Director, Internal Communications

Chicago, Illinois, USA Communications Full-time
Cision Ltd is a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision’s Communications Cloud platform allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact of PR and Communications Teams’ campaigns. Cision has over 4,500 employees with offices in 23 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about our products and services, visit www.cision.com and follow us on Twitter @Cision.
 
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Cision, a leading global provider of software and services to communications and marketing professionals, is looking for a Director, Internal Communications.
 
This role is responsible for working globally with leaders, creating communications plans & strategies, and a variety of internal communications. This role will partner with Cision’s diverse leaders and stakeholders to develop and implement an integrated communications strategy that incorporates key messages, compelling content, business savvy, and is rooted in fostering a positive company culture.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes internal communications plans and content to help drive the strategic, operational, and culture goals of the business. 
  • Creates cohesive, accurate, and credible communications that meet the needs of various stakeholders and audiences.
  • Handles Executive communications, company-wide Town Halls, and internal events.
  • Manages and writes internal change management communications and plans for key transformational initiatives.
  • Plays a leading role in keeping fresh content on the company’s intranet site.
  • Works closely with the HR team to support the company’s engagement, culture, and employee communications.
  • Establishes effective relationships across all levels of the business through strong communications consultancy, influencing, and communication delivery.
  • Acts as point of advice and support for internal communications on key cross-functional projects.
  • Measures the effectiveness of internal communications messages and channels on an ongoing basis, and makes recommendations to amend the strategy to continuously improve the function. 

Qualificiations

  • Exceptional writer—business writing, grammar, attention to detail
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing high impact internal communication plans.
  • Strong editorial skills and the creativity to generate inspiring communication ideas
  • A proven ability to develop and manage digital content in ways that drives campaign engagement and activity both internally and externally
  • IT literate/tech-savvy, experience of using design packages, mail distribution, graphics, etc.
  • Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and to adapt work plans depending on external opportunities
  • Ability to balance execution and operational delivery with strategic thinking.
  • Strong professionalism 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field
  • 10+ years in corporate communications
  • Prior experience in an Internal Communications role in an International fast paced/matrixed environment.

Company Insight

  • State-of-the-art office
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • FSA (Health & dependent care)
  • ·Life & disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Casual work environment
  • Gym on site
  • Tuition reimbursement & professional training 
Cision is committed to building an environment where all employees are set up to thrive and reach their full potential. We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
 
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
 
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