Internal Communications and Engagement Manager

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Reference number: 42688

Title: Internal Communications and Engagement Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 15 July 2018

Salary: £34,750 - £36,956 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: Monday 23 July 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual to join our highly successful Communications Team as an Internal Communications and Engagement Manager. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our Head Office in King's Cross, London.

As our Internal Communications and Engagement Manager, you will play a pivotal role in helping Sense achieve its ambitious plans to become the leading charity supporting people with complex disabilities, and to transform more lives than ever. The post holder will work to ensure that members of staff and volunteers across the organisation are fully informed about key projects and priorities, and are supported to become actively engaged; championing Sense’s compelling vision and values.

This role presents an opportunity to develop an internal communications approach at a crucial time for Sense and Sense International, as we seek to engage our internal stakeholders with next phase of our journey.

About you 

We would like to hear from you if you have a passion for engaging staff and volunteers in work which changes lives.  You will need experience of developing effective communications strategies and processes, and the ability to advise senior leaders on the best approaches to take. 

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex information clearly, and will take an innovative and proactive approach to internal communications.  They will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholder groups.

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Damian Field via

No agencies please.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)