Manager, Internal Communications

Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Office (Office)
Req ID:  40010

Position Summary:

The Manager of Internal Communications will develop and execute internal communications strategies to engage and inform Office team members. Additionally, this role will be responsible for executive engagement communications. The role will work collaboratively across the division and company to keep team members connected to our values and business priorities.

The position will own the internal and executive communications plan in collaboration with the Senior Director, Marketing & Communications the and Senior Manager, Communications. 

Job Duties:

  • Work with internal, property, and partner stakeholders to develop content and updates for internal communication channels including email, intranet, video, podcasts, etc.
  • Work with team members and business partners to deliver end-to-end communications plans for internal announcements, news and change management initiatives
  • Oversee meetings such as large company town halls, including agenda planning, key message strategy, content creation and collaborating with colleagues on creative development and event execution, including event logistics
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on the development of executive communications strategies, tactics, messaging and collateral
  • Create content for key documents, presentations, message/talking points and ensure they are delivered through the appropriate channel, often with fast turnaround time
  • Support the design and development of creative collateral and resources for events, meetings, and internal communications
  • Develop relationships within and across divisions to support the organization's objectives; contribute to company-wide internal communications programs
  • Manage work independently, with self-direction, organization and advance planning on all programs, while engaging leadership to remove hurdles and garner buy-in
  • Watch industry trends and identify when/where we need to invest in new systems and tools to keep communications methods and channels current and relevant

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • 5 years minimum experience in a Communications, Internal Communications, or Executive Communications role
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Communications or Marketing
  • Experience in business writing including executive-level content
  • Demonstrated excellence with writing for employee engagement and broad-based communication
  • Detail-oriented and organized, capable of problem-solving and remaining calm under pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in person and by phone with high professionalism
  • Proficiency in delivering strong executive presence and presentations
  • Excellent collaboration & teaming skills with ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff
  • Strong proficiency in Google Productivity Suite (Docs, Slides, Drive, etc)
  • Adobe Creative Suite, or other graphics or multimedia software knowledge highly desirable
  • Video production / editing
  • Knowledge of intranet tools such as Lumapps, SharePoint, etc
  • Strong attention to detail as well as superior presentation and communication skills. Creative writing is a plus.
  • Commercial real estate knowledge is a plus.

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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