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Internal Communications Manager
We are seeking an Internal Communications Manager to be responsible for developing and delivering the communication and engagement strategy in conjunction with the HR and business leadership teams for the new business.  

HERE’S SOME INFORMATION FOR YOU?

Perform is a newly created standalone digital sports business created out of the Perform Media business. It encompasses a world-leading sports data business providing services to both the betting and media industry with brands like Opta and Runningball in our portfolio. 


Alongside this is our cutting edge digital sports journalist offering – Omnisports which we provide to brands like Microsoft, Yahoo, Daily Mail online to name a few.  This adds up to a dynamic multi-national and multi-cultural environment which suits both Sports lovers and non-lovers alike.


The Internal Communications Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering the communication and engagement strategy in conjunction with the HR and business leadership teams for the new business.


The individual will need to be a good self-starter with experience of developing and delivering internal communication strategy and providing business leaders with communication advice. Excellent writing skills and a good knowledge of internal communication planning and practices are a must. We are looking for someone with experience in channel management (ideally SharePoint), video creation, and use of internal social feeds like Yammer.


The person must of course be creative and always looking at new ways to get messages across to a diverse international dispersed audience.


The successful candidate will be confident in their own abilities and able to lead the Internal Communications team with autonomy. The role holder will ideally have an interest in sport and the desire to work in a fast-paced global media company.


HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Internal communication strategy development and delivery
  • Internal communications support (to included planning and delivery) for business projects and launches across various teams / departments / divisions
  • Content creation – particularly articles, ghost-writing emails, FAQs and videos
  • Channel management including training and maintenance, specifically focusing on the Office 365 tools including SharePoint and Yammer
  • Network building and team support including all communication activities and events
  • Reporting and analytics of communications metrics and activity
  • Other as required.

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Experience of creating internal communications strategies and delivering on them
  • Great flair for writing, able to write in different voices for different media
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365.

 

IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD THESE DESIRABLES TOO

  • Experience of digital communications, including Yammer (or other community platforms) community management/moderation
  • Experience of working in a complex Global business
  • Proven track record of providing senior management with communication support
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role.

 

HERE’S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US

Perform is the complete sports content provider. With over 1500 employees in 30+ global territories, we work with our partners and customers to change the way people experience sport around the world.


We create, collect and distribute cutting-edge sports data via Opta, performance data and tools to drive on-pitch success through OptaPro, sports news and content through Omnisport, and high-quality betting content through Perform Betting, all of which are underpinned by our globally trusted integrity operation.


By delivering more content, quicker, more accurately and in more detail than anyone else, we allow our customers to create experiences that engage fans and drive revenues.


THE BENEFITS YOU WILL ENJOY WHEN YOU JOIN WILL INCLUDE…

UK Benefits:  25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years); Private medical insurance*Life AssurancePension; Travel LoanCycle to Work Scheme*; Subsidised Canteen.


……..And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform  online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. There’s also a structured management development programme for you


*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.


Find out more at  www.performgroup.com  


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