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Head of Internal Communications


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Communications
Work Location:  Hybrid

Location: This role is offered on a permanent basis and will be a hybrid role, offering a combination of being able to work remotely and working at our London Kings Cross office or Corby office 1-2 days per week.


As a dynamic and rapidly changing organisation, we are growing fast and implementing some key programmes that will accelerate the delivery of our strategy, The RS Way, and take us beyond current aspirations, propelling us into an amazing future.


This role will see you taking the lead on employee communications that inspire our people. We are looking for a Head of Internal Communications who is passionate about people, purpose and strategy and understands the impact of engagement on organisational culture. You will be creative and agile, able to work independently and lead virtual teams as well as adapt quickly and effectively to change within a matrix model organisation.


About the role

  • Design, orchestrate, and ensure the delivery of a communications strategy that will unlock and embed our purpose, and strategy
  • Drive a centre of expertise, oversee relationships with external agencies, encourage innovation and bold approaches
  • Own, develop and deliver plans for a variety of internal communications activity including events, announcements, messaging, campaigns, change, and leadership communications
  • Act as a communications consultant, providing counsel, advice, and examples of best practice to ensure communications activity is aligned with our strategy, efficient and effective.
  • Set - and facilitate others to set - clear communication outcomes that align with our strategic plan.


What we’re looking for

  • Communications professional with extensive internal communications experience
  • Excellent writer with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Uses creativity and fresh thinking to continually improve communications and the employee experience
  • Understands  diverse, international employee audiences and the  levers/channels to reach connect and engage them
  • Global campaign and event strategy, planning, and execution
  • Content and channel expertise including O365 Sharepoint, Yammer and Teams


We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At RS Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic culture, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with everything in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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