Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Internal Comms Executive (5176)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

What will my role entail and what will be my key responsibilities?

The Internal Communications team ensures our people are well informed about our strategy and major updates, connected with one another and actively engaged with Investec's culture. The team is a crucial cog between our leaders and our people, distilling information into communications that make sense and underpin the culture we're so proud of. Through the team's work, our people have clarity on our business, feel a part of our future and are appreciated for what they bring to Investec.
The Internal Communications Executive supports the team to deliver communications effectively and quickly. The role plays an important part in helping us tell a consistent story to our people and driving employee engagement across all aspects of our business. The Executive will:
• Build and distribute communications via email and other internal channels (e.g. intranet, video, media screens in our offices) to ensure audiences have heard and understood key messages, adapting messages for maximum effect across various internal and external channels
• Work with stakeholders to confirm target audiences for key communications and manage distribution lists
• Coordinate the production and approval of assets to support internal campaigns, ensuring the best use of Investec's corporate identity and brand
• Support the internal events team on the planning and delivery of major events for our people
• Coordinate forums and committees involved in key internal communications' campaigns
• Support the team to manage the Internal Comms dashboard which measures audience reach, open rates/click through rates for email campaigns to inform continuous improvement of our channels strategy.
• Support the team to source and engaging stories of interest, drafting content for campaigns and communications

What core skills and knowledge do I need?

• To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)
• Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory)
• Coaching & Assessment (compulsory for Managers and Supervisors)

Technical Skill Set

• Keen interest in writing, creating and editing across channels, particularly intranet, newsletters and email communications
• Strong written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail and good grammatical knowledge
• Interest in financial services and ability to engage on core editorial requirements within this industry.
• Strong communication skill set on reporting and analytics.
• Evidenced experience of delivery of internal communications (through direct, matrix and supplier).
• Professional marketing or communications qualification.

Behavioural Skill Set
• Willingness to proactively engage with the business.
• Ability to build relationships across the team and wider business.
• Very strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
• Assisting in the effective and efficient running of projects.
• Innovative and solutions driven.
• Ability to work collaboratively in the wider communications function and marketing team

Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role?

Understanding of marketing delivery and channels

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Boipelo Tabane

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