Associate Manager, Internal Communications, Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

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Duration: Full-Time

Associate Manager, Internal Communications, Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House, the home to a staggering array of beloved, well-known authors, bestsellers, and emerging voices is seeking an Associate Manager, Internal Communications, to join our fast-paced Corporate Communications team. This role provides a unique vantage point of the company and industry-at-large in a busy, strategic, and highly collaborative environment.
The Corporate Communications team focuses on bringing the Penguin Random House brand to all audiences through executive communications, social impact strategy, media relations, and internal global communications. They tell the story of who we are as a company, what we do, and how we do it. And, of course, we are united in our mission: To ignite a universal passion for reading by creating books for everyone.
We seek an Associate Manager to support the strategy and daily execution of the company’s internal communications while working in close partnership with the rest of the team. We are looking for a highly motivated and thoughtful individual with excellent writing skills and attention to detail. Through internal channels, this individual will spearhead ways to foster connection among colleagues and departments and ensure important company information is shared in a digestible, timely, and innovative manner. The ideal candidate will be interested in communications and publishing and have a strong pulse on current best practices for internal communications and the broader cultural landscape.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online application process.
The Role:
* Write, edit, and manage the company intranet’s news content and handle its daily distribution.
* Create articles, columns, and news briefs for the intranet, regularly interact with colleagues from across departments to aggregate and disseminate divisional content, and develop original editorial content.
* Write and produce engaging internal communications content that aligns with PRH’s brand and enables employees to understand PRH’s mission, culture, key business strategies, and how they contribute to them.
* Partner with Corporate Communications team colleagues to develop PRH’s internal communication strategy.
* Drive greater engagement from employees through great storytelling and innovative programs.
* Position intranet and internal channels as the premier, everyday internal communications resource. Regularly suggest priority corporate content for departments to feature after initial, company-wide publication to ensure it reaches as many employees as possible.
* Create a robust and compelling editorial strategy and calendar.
* Partner to establish metrics, track progress and help develop tools to improve communication effectiveness.
* Regularly edit and proofread copy prepared by colleagues.

 The Essentials:
* A strong history of managing internal communications, digital media, corporate writing, and editing on CMS platforms, either in-house or externally.
* Previous experience working with WordPress
* Deliver exceptional writing skills and attention to detail with deadline-oriented flexibility and timely follow-up focus when communicating with internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
* Fluency in building collaborative interpersonal experiences and can navigate when to work independently in a fast-paced environment
* Able to apply a practical and organized skillset to inbox management, calendar management, and communication
* Self-starter with the ability to develop new projects and departmental initiatives
* A Proactive solutions-focused approach
* A goal-oriented, collaborative team player
* Proficiency in creative problem solving, decision making, and time management
* Genuine interest in media, corporate communications, and book publishing

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

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