Position Details

INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS AND EVENTS MANAGER

Internal Communications and Events Manager
Direct Hire
Salary is DOE; ~100-105k +10% bonus
San Diego, CA 92130 (Torrey Hills, just off the 5)

Required Skills/Experience:
• Strong communications experience in a corporate environment including key messaging, news releases, proactive media pitching, and storytelling that delivers impactful, positive outcomes; must have internal communications experience
• Experience with some event planning
• Prior experience with digital communication tools for posting and promoting relevant content; some graphics and desktop publishing experience (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)
• Prior experience preparing materials for business leaders and/or executives and strong public speaking required
• Deep knowledge of internal communications strategies and channels, including effective use of digital and video communication
• Office and communication tools (Graphic Editing programs, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, & Microsoft Office)
• Previous leadership experience is a plus
• Comfortable with travel

Soft Skills:
• Organized and able to handle multiple projects, prioritize and act with a sense of urgency
• Strategic, high-level thinker with an ability to understand complex business issues and use them to craft easily understood messages for targeted audience groups
• Passion for engaging in new and innovative communications driving breakthrough audience experiences
• Excellent written and oral communication to drive concise, simple, yet engaging messaging across the organization
• Passion of engaging in new and innovative communications driving breakthrough audience experiences
• Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work effectively in an environment with competing demands; possess strong time management skills
• Ability to self-motivate and self-direct

Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with senior leaders to build and execute robust, strategic internal communication plans that increase employee awareness of key messages and business initiatives
• Source and create strategic, dynamic written communications, presentations and other content for a variety of communication channels
• Manage Company All Hands, Leadership Offsite, and miscellaneous internal events for executives and their teams to drive compelling stories that amplify the message
• Manage core internal communication vehicles including Company Intranet, messages, digital, and video, and more
• Ensure all content is approved, on-brand, and consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone
• Develop methods to collect employee communication and engagement metrics, sharing results with relevant team members to acknowledge progress and inform decision-making
• Support employee engagement activities across multiple domestic facilities
• Identify, monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure effectiveness of communications
• Build a strong community of engaged employees fostering an inclusive, and inspired culture
• Lead and manage day to day work of communication specialist(s) supporting internal communications and employer branding initiatives
• Collaborate across the business with admin and support functions of delivery of employee events and with counterparts at Best Buy to ensure seamless coordination

Summary:
You will be responsible for generating, executing, and measuring the effectiveness of an internal communications strategy that drives employee engagement. You will work with partners across the business, translating high-level business strategy into easily digestible, creative and visual stories. You will be responsible for delivering efficient and effective communication messaging and materials for business initiatives. Content creation may include newsletter articles, leadership messages, executive presentations, social media content, Company videos, employee stories and multi-media campaigns as appropriate. You will be responsible for initiating and driving innovative practices through a matrixed and cross-functional organization. This position requires outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency at long-term planning while driving daily progress. This is a fast-paced environment that involves strong organizational skills, productive partnerships, and an ability to keep a strong pulse on the overall organization. This role is focused on delivering relevant and meaningful stories to connect employees to our purpose, values, and culture.

Team:
This position reports to the Director of Organizational Development & Employee Engagement. Our HR team is comprised of experts in employee relations, organizational development, payroll, benefits, wellness programming and talent acquisition. As a team, we strive to advocate for our employees, support leadership, foster a culture where our employees can do meaningful work, maintain policies and procedures, and deliver relevant and compelling communication.

Company:
We are a leader in connected health for active aging and a wholly-owned subsidiary of a well-known Fortune500 company. With health and safety solutions for older adults and their family caregivers, our innovative suite of easy-to-use mobile products and award-winning approach to customer care helps aging consumers live more independent lives.

Benefits:
• Bonus
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• 401k Match
• Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance
• FSA
• EAP
• Holidays and Vacation Time


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