Internal Communications Strategist

This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic communications leader to join the Corporate Communications team at Sanitarium Health Food Company, located at Berkeley Vale on the beautiful NSW Central Coast.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, you will be responsible for setting strategic internal communications and executive communication programs across our Australian and New Zealand operations. Working with key business stakeholders you’ll build employee experiences that inspire engagement in our culture and business purpose.

You’ll work in a friendly, collaborative and achievement focused team. You’ll work across a variety of employee communications programs including building line of sight to corporate strategy and our premiere annual employee Spirit of Sanitarium Award program and associated events. You’ll lead change communication initiatives and support issues and crisis communications within our internal network. You’ll see the big picture and know how to measure and report the outcomes of the internal communications strategy.

Equal parts strategist and skilled communicator, your creative skills will give you the ability to go from concept to solutions that deliver effective results. Your service orientation coupled with your experience will mean you can provide quality communications advice and counsel to leaders. Your ability to plan and manage a small team will ensure you can implement a strong and valued communications program on time and in full.

Appointment Criteria

Communications Degree majoring in Public Relations and/or Organisational Development/Internal Communications with ten years’ or more experience in related fields. A degree in Journalism an advantage.
Proven and effective strategic capability, communications, and stakeholder management
Proven ability to motivate, influence and lead people.
Proven ability to work in a multi-tasking environment with the ability to prioritise the volume of communication needs
Advanced and effective written and verbal communications skills
Proven ability to influence and consult with senior management to develop strategic communications solutions that build positive internal brand perception
A creative ability and flare for design and presentation
Experience and proven ability to develop quality communications materials with attention to detail.
Ability to develop mutual understanding and support with key stakeholders and service suppliers.
Excellent organisational and time management skills, an ability to work in a multi-tasking environment and to take initiative in recommending and acting on solutions.

We are an organisation driven by our purpose and values. If you enjoy seeing people engaged in their work and delivering meaningful outcomes, you share our passion and can respect our values this is a great opportunity.

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Applications close: 26 November 2021