Internal Communications Manager

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a motivated and talented professional to join our Marketing and Communications Team as an Internal Communications Manager on a permanent contract.

As Internal Communications Manager you’ll play a pivotal role in engaging and developing Ambition Institute’s workforce of talented and passionate staff. Your ultimate aim is to help us achieve our mission to help teachers and school leaders serving children from disadvantaged backgrounds to keep getting better.

Through the thoughtful leadership of all staff communications you’ll ensure staff are informed, empowered and able to do their best work. Through the thoughtful leadership of all staff communications you’ll ensure staff are informed, empowered and able to do their best work.

The successful candidate will be a proactive and knowledgeable guardian of our brand and identity and will provide expert advice and training that empowers employees to use our communication channels effectively.

In this role you will also support senior leaders and line managers to cascade information effectively, engaging staff to support understanding and feedback.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Staff Development and Communications, this role will lead the development and implementation of an internal communication strategy for the organisation that supports the charity’s strategic aims, organisational values and strengthens our brand.

The role will work closely with the HR and Marketing and Communications teams to build a culture of learning and development at Ambition and create a staff experience in which all employees are heard, valued, included and connected to the broader organisation, our mission, and our strategy.

Applications will be considered for all office locations.

For more details, please refer to the detailed Job Description and Person Specification in the Job Pack, available in the Downloads section of this page.

Our offer

We are happy to announce that we will be able to offer you:

  • Agile working culture, so you can control how you work.
  • Staff affinity networks that help keep equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work.
  • Enhanced maternity pay after a year’s service.
  • Shared parental leave package.
  • Access to free, confidential 24/7 wellbeing and support line.
  • Professional development offer for all staff.
  • 25 days’ annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% national insurance rebate).
  • Interest free season ticket / bike loans.

How to apply 

All applications must be received by the closing date, 9am on 20th September 2021.
Interviews will take place on 27th and 28th September 2021.

To apply for this role, please click here

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and the most vulnerable in our society and, as such, we are unable to employ individuals with relevant convictions, including the following: a conviction for an offence involving violence or dishonesty, of a sexual nature or against minors, or for any other offence that is relevant to the nature of the services provided by our organisation.

For any questions or queries please email us at [email protected]

As an employer, we have a responsibility to prevent illegal working in the UK by ensuring that our employees have the right to work in the UK. Therefore, as part of the recruitment process to verify your eligibility you will be required to produce relevant documentation.