Director, Internal Communications

New York, NY, United States

Director of Internal Communications

                                                                                                      

Job Summary

GLG’s Director of Internal Communications will create and implement communications strategies to inform, engage, and motivate an internal audience that comprises approximately 1,400 employees in 22 offices around the world, including in New York, Austin, London and Hong Kong. As the company continues its rapid growth, this individual will be responsible for moving our mission and values-driven culture forward. He/she will engage internal audiences and drive change by partnering with senior leaders and implementing new and existing communications tools. Primary responsibilities include: creation of internal communications strategies, development of communications materials, and facilitation of major employee events such as Town Halls and Summits, and partial ownership of an annual employee engagement survey. This position jointly reports to the global Head of  Human Resources and the global Head of Public Affairs.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Partnering with Human Resources, Public Affairs and Talent and Development to design and execute internal communications for employees that inspire GLG values and reflect  what it’s like to work at GLG
  • Creating and seeding content related to engagement, workforce/marketplace initiatives, operational communications, and change management best practices
  • Managing digital and print resources, including internal sites, email and mobile content all designed to drive a deeper connection to GLG and impact our business and culture
  • Implementing a company-wide intranet and managing its ongoing content development process
  • Acting as a change agent and driving adoption of new policies and procedures while counseling stakeholders through the process
  • Providing counsel to senior leadership on myriad employee issues as well as speech and written support regarding internal initiatives.
  • Partnering with senior leaders on executing, analyzing, and communicating around our annual employee engagement survey.
  • Ensuring internal communications initiatives are data driven and reporting and providing regular analysis
  • Leading special projects on an as-needed basis

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 6 years’ experience in internal communications or employee engagement
  • Superior oral and written communication and presentation skills with a strong attention to detail and deadlines
  • Excellent management skills and ability to influence and engage leadership and peers
  • Ability to effectively interface with senior management and with diverse populations (across titles, geographies, teams, etc.), always with a results-oriented approach
  • Top problem-solving solving skills and the ability to work quickly, efficiently, and effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrated experience with change management strategies and implementation to help grow and nurture employees at a rapidly evolving company

 

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading platform for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from a membership of more than 500,000 experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s 1,400 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.

 

We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.

 

To learn more, visit www.GLG.it.

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