Internal Communications Manager

Remote ( South America, Europe, UK) - Full-time, Independent Contractor

A well-established and growing international law firm is looking for an Internal Communications Manager to support our growing team.

Our Firm

Sterlington was founded by a senior partner from a large NY-based law firm. We are headquartered in New York, though candidates work remotely. Our clients include private equity and other investment funds, multi-billion-dollar family offices, public and private companies, investment banks, high-net worth individuals, and startups.

We are seeking a dynamic person with a passion for entrepreneurship and sophisticated work. Join our cutting-edge, tech-savvy law firm and immerse yourself in a forward-thinking environment that encourages innovation.

 

The Role

This is a standalone role working within our marketing team where the Manager will build and develop the internal communications infrastructure across the Firm. The Manager will ensure that, as we continue to grow, our culture reflects the Firm’s identity and that our remote, international teams feel connected as we collaborate towards achieving firmwide objectives. Working closely with HR and Operations teams, the Internal Communications Manager will embed and communicate the Firm’s people strategy and business change projects, this will include selecting and rolling out an effective platform and repository for internal communications – therefore, experience of leading businesses through growth and change projects across multiple jurisdictions would be preferred. As a remote working Firm, we work across many jurisdictions, including the US, UK, and Europe – therefore, knowledge and/or experience in scaling businesses internationally is advantageous.

 

Responsibilities

  • Takes the lead to work with HR and establishes a communications strategy for the business change and people strategy initiatives. A core part of this role is to ensure that the remote, international teams feel connected and heighten their collaboration as we continue to experience high growth.
  • Owns and manages all internal comms channels and platforms (newsletters, apps, emails, intranet, webinars etc).
  • Collaborates with internal teams on firm or global team-wide comms across multiple areas (HR, D&I, IT, accounting etc).
  • Supports on key internal events and get-togethers, including comms & planning.
  • Understands the overlap between communications and brand. Can visualize and concisely explain communications concepts to wider team members to ensure ideas reflect our brand.
  • Designs and rolls out a ‘town-hall’ programme, to provide our global team members with senior leadership updates. The internal comms manager will be confident in their written and oral presentation skills and will take a lead on MCing these events.
  • Proactively seeks to make recommendations to improve ways of working and suggests ideas and process improvements across the team and the firm.

 

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Demonstrable experience of leading strategic internal communications projects – desirable if these projects were run multi-jurisdictional.
  • c.4+ years’ experience working within an internal communications role with some of this experience gained at Manager level.
  • Vendor analysis, selection, and implementation experience around internal communications / intranet platforms.
  • Exceptional written, oral, and presentational skills in English. Persuasive and inspiring in their communications style and effectively influences stakeholders at various levels within the Firm.
  • Working knowledge of professional services (partnerships) environment would be advantageous, given our organizational structure, however it is more important that the candidate demonstrates their ability to work across different countries, noting cultural and communications nuances.
  • Highly adept at prioritizing a busy workload with multiple stakeholders.
  • Comfortable working in a diverse, fast-paced, international business.

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Sterlington is a 100% international virtual law firm. We are headquartered in New York, though candidates may work from anywhere.

Kindly be aware that salaries are presented in the local currency specified in the job advertisement. We invite qualified candidates from around the world to apply, emphasizing that those chosen for the position will have the opportunity to engage in discussions regarding local market rates and the corresponding salary for the advertised role.

This position is not currently open to recruiting agency submissions.