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With offices nationwide, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.
This role sits within the Internal Communications (IC) team, part of the Communications department within the Corporate Affairs function.
This role is pivotal in the execution of our internal communications plan and primarily involves managing communications and engagement activities for the Partnership Office in the firm.
In this role, you will work closely with the Head of Partnership Office to deliver high quality and engaging communications to our Partners at KPMG across a range of channels.
You will report into Internal communications and liaise closely with other communications professionals in the team, as a collaborator for existing Partner communication channels.
In the first year, communications activity will focus on transformation of the Partnership Office, from the second year, this role will focus on business partnering, establishing frameworks to communicate effectively for the longer term.
Support the co-ordination and delivery of Partner communications – assisting with key message preparation, writing and editing content
• Help devise plans and transformation activity as we introduce a new Technical solution to manage the equity
• Support the Head of Partnership Office in the development of the PO Communication plan
• Work with the Content planning team to map Partner communications and identify opportunities to collaborate, source content and further the corporate narrative through our firmwide channels
• Manage the distribution of Partnership Office content through a range of Partner-specific channels and evaluate the effectiveness of those channels
Project management, including leading the planning and execution of Partner-specific events that aid understanding and increase engagement with Partners, such as webinars, roadshows, and Partner briefings
• Manage creative/production/event briefs, working alongside in house and external suppliers
• Collate, share and act upon feedback from Partners, internal communication measurement and best practice to improve future activity.
• Work closely with colleagues in the broader communications team to align Partnership Office messages and activities, and take into account the wider communications agenda
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced (3-5 years)communicator looking to take the next step in their career. We are looking for someone with significant experience in managing communications projects and who is happy rolling their sleeves up to get the job done. It is a varied role demanding a flexible and adaptable approach, as well as sound communications judgment, discretion and an enthusiasm for delivering the tactics.
The Partnership Office manages all Partnership matters, including pay, risk, ethics, wellbeing, development and success planning. The person must have the gravitas to manage confidential and very sensitive information in a professional and empathetic way to best support the needs of the Partners.
The person will be able to demonstrate great writing skills, strong attention to detail, creativity in driving engagement, event management and with a strong track record in working with senior leaders.
Demonstrable track record of delivering great communications in a fast-paced and complex environment –with proven experience in an internal communications role
High-quality written and verbal communication skills, in fluent English
Credible in senior stakeholder management, and able to build relationships with senior leaders
Experience of planning and delivering communications events, such as town halls and briefings
Knowledge of key communication channels and content development, including email, intranet, film and digital, and face to face (including events)
Experience of working on internal events, including content development, planning and logistics.
Strong sense of how to add true value as a communications professional, making a solid contribution to the success of the business
Ability to think creatively bring innovative ideas to develop and deliver impactful communications
The ability to influence stakeholders about the value of good internal communication and act as an ambassador for Internal Communications/Corporate Affairs
A strong team player who is used to working collaboratively and independently within a high-performance culture
Energy, commitment and the ability to work at pace under pressure and to tight deadlines, with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to manage a number of tasks and respond to changing priorities
A sound understanding of professional services and/or experience within a comparable environment would be advantageous