Director Internal Communications

International Data Group

International Data Group

Marketing & Communications
United States · Needham, MA, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

Director Internal Communications

Job Location(s) US-Remote | US-MA-Needham
Job ID 2024-5245
Company
IDG Corporate
Category
Operations
Unit
Corporate Finance
Employee Type
Regular (Full Time)

Overview

IDG is seeking an experienced Director, Internal Communications, to join our global team. Reporting to the Vice President, Internal Communications you will be responsible for supporting, collaborating, and executing on comprehensive internal communications strategies that are designed to foster engagement, alignment, and a positive organizational culture across IDG’s diverse global employee base.

At IDG we are committed to building relationships through trusted content and data. Our rigorous standards, rich history in the IT industry, and connected global teams serve as the foundation for our continued growth. At the core of IDG is a corporate team of experienced professionals that provide integrated, innovative solutions to help our partners navigate the ever-changing business landscape.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and support the global IDG internal communications strategy to foster a culture of engagement across IDG's multiple regions and distributed workforces.
  • Develop and execute communication plans for new initiatives, policies, and programs.
  • Communicate change management initiatives
  • Assist in establishing, optimizing and implementing sound processes, policies, procedures, and standards for an effective Internal Communications program.
  • Oversee day-to-day editorial and strategy for IDG’s global intranet
  • Produce relevant and compelling content for various internal communications channels, including employee events, emails, newsletters, and IDG's intranet
  • Responsible for evaluating emerging communications tools in the industry to ensure internal communications are relevant to connect with IDG employees
  • Ensure messaging is consistent, transparent, and reinforces the company’s values
  • Provide IDG Leadership Team with internal communications expertise, ensuring corporate messaging is aligned and disseminated throughout the organization
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and collaborators
  • Implement mechanisms for gathering employee feedback on communication effectiveness
  • Use data and analytics to assess the impact of internal communication initiatives and make data-driven improvements

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree; advanced degree preferred; in English, Communications, Writing or relevant field
  • A minimum of 8-10 years experience making an impact in communications for a global, largely distributed organization
  • Proven track record in a senior communications role, ideally in the technology industry.
  • A passion for writing and ability to craft messages using the voice of your executive stakeholders
  • Creative thinking, strong experience communicating and creating communication programs that leverage written, audio, and visual mediums and channels
  • Strong organizational skills; skilled at determining and managing requests and timelines necessary to get work done.
  • Ablility to synthesize multiple, complex business situations and ideas
  • Proven experience in developing a strategic communications approach that resonates with stakeholders and is easily understood by employees of all levels
  • Experience working in a global context, understanding cultural nuances in communication.
  • This position is a remote role in a US approved location. Availability to travel for events and team meetings ocassionally is required.

All candidates are asked to include a portfolio of relevant work.

About IDG

For more than five decades IDG and its businesses have been at the forefront of every major shift in the technology market, providing critical insights for tech suppliers and buyers. Our vision is to make the world a better place through technology. Through our global brands, IDC and Foundry, we offer proprietary data, innovative platforms, and trusted content.

IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

At IDG,we are committed to fair and equitable pay practices. We pay our employees equitably for their work, commensurate with their individual skills and experience. Salary range and additional compensation, including discretionary bonuses and incentive pay, are determined by a rigorous review process. This process considers the experience, education, certifications, and skills required for the specific role, equity with similarly situated employees, as well as employer-verified US region-specific market data provided by an independent 3rd party partner. The expected total annual compensation, depending on location and experience, is between $180,000 and $220,000 and is inclusive of base salary and variable compensation (if applicable).

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