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Internal Communications Specialist

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School Group
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Austin, TX
New
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Published 2 months ago

Role Overview 

Reporting to the PR and Communications Team Lead, you will develop and manage a forward-looking internal communications strategy, redefining the way we approach cross-departmental communications and engagement, while shaping our organizational culture. Bringing expertise and passion for employees as your customer (in our case remote volunteers), you will act as a guide to create a better virtual workplace with finance, human resources, information technology and other departments as functional partners.   

 

Essential Functions 

  • Developing systems and processes for coordination of internal communications and executing overall strategy based on best practices.  
  • Building close relationships with departmental stakeholders (Finance, HR, IT, etc.).  
  • Serving as an ambassador for the marketing team, demonstrating the value of strategic communications and planning across the organization.  
  • Continually partnering with multiple stakeholders on the measurement and refinement of internal communication plans.  
  • Infusing organization values, behaviors and strategic imperatives into internal communications, whenever possible.  
  • Supporting internal employee engagement events, including virtual member town hall meetings, as necessary 

 

 

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.  

 

 

Key Relationships 

 

  • Add positions consulted for this role, both internal and external. Also include direct reports, if any, and level of supervision. 

 

 

Qualifications 

Basic 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, or English.  
  • 2+ years of internal communications experience in a nonprofit or corporate setting.  
  • Experience developing and managing internal communications plans.  
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship-building and collaboration skills.   
  • Solid writing skills. 

 

Preferred 

  • Experience working remotely as part of a team.   
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment.  
  • Self-directed and disciplined with the ability to work independently in an ever-changing environment.   

 

 

Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.  

 

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers.  

 

  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.  

 

  

Other information 

 

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.  

 

Role Overview 

Reporting to the PR and Communications Team Lead, you will develop and manage a forward-looking internal communications strategy, redefining the way we approach cross-departmental communications and engagement, while…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
., Austin, TX 73301, United States

How to Apply

 

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!  

 

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!  

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