Manager, Internal Communications

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Work Status: Full-time

Overview

At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.

Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.

Objectives
·        To assess and strengthen the Internal Communications function building upon the current practices and introducing new best practices for a growing global company
·        To lead a team to initiate and execute internal communications that drives alignment and engagement and strengthens our company performance and culture with a focus toward enhanced vehicles, global and remote inclusion, and culture-enhancing style and approach 
·        To raise the skill level throughout HR of planning for changes through communication plans
·        To raise the team members’ level of knowledge of business, industry and product internally through close collaboration with Corporate Communications
·        To promote internal stories and activities externally to promote Relativity’s employment brand

Roles Responsibilites

  • This position will lead a small team to partner with HR and key stakeholders throughout the organization to develop, manage and implement communication strategies for major initiatives, keep team members 'in the know' about significant business and workplace community information, and promote two-way dialogue and feedback from team members. This role will act as an adviser to HR about how best to communicate Talent-related information and updates to guide and enhance employee experience, how to increase the skill of developing communication plans and coaching leaders for organizational changes at all levels.
  • Partner with key stakeholders in HR and other departments to understand upcoming company-wide and department specific initiatives and/or changes; develop integrated communications plans, then execute
  • Build upon and continuously improve our internal communications strategy and function as we grow globally (including content, systems, cadence, channels, change support).
  • Assist C-level and senior leaders with developing and delivering impactful communications.Draft key messaging, FAQs, presentations, and other support materials to be shared with company or presented by C-level leaders.
  • Lead and develop the internal communications team at Relativity to expand capability and expertise
  • Manage and help to execute the creation of memorable, engaging communications across all channels that drive awareness of key initiatives and inspire employees to become more aligned with the vision/mission and to take action.
  • Enable effective collaboration with our Corporate Communications team to ensure employees around the globe are informed about developments in the industry, product initiatives, and other items we are discussing, positioning, and announcing to the public, and to generate material that can be shared externally to promote our employment brand. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven track record leading an innovative internal communications function and executing creative internal communications plans globally, including remote members of the workforce
  • Highly creative writer experienced in crafting compelling messaging and narratives; can generate and execute "breakout" ideas and cultivate positive reader experience 

Minimal Qualifcations

  • 5+ years of managing a team in communications, marketing communications, or a related discipline with a focus on both results and development of team members
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to interact with and influence senior executives and stakeholders who have a variety of communication styles and perspectives
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across functional areas and partner to produce clear communications that meet the needs of specific departments
  • Ability to manage projects and implement multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented and rapidly changing environment

Supervision

  • Individual contributor on Internal Communication team

About Relativity

Relativity has over 160,000 users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and all of the Am Law 200. Relativity's cloud solution, RelativityOne, offers all the functionality of Relativity in a secure and comprehensive SaaS product. Our company has also been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for seven consecutive years. If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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