Sunrise Senior Living

Manager, Internal Communications

Location : Name
Community Support Office
Type
Full-Time
Location : Address
7902 Westpark Dr
Location : City
McLean
Location : State/Province (Full Name)
Virginia

Job ID

2021-150009

JOB OVERVIEW

"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

- Sunrise Leader
 

The Manager of Internal Communications will help build, scale, and execute strategic employee communications for a highly matrixed company, through a variety of online and offline channels, in the pursuit to increase engagement, attract new team members, and standardize the team member experience.

The candidate who will likely thrive in this position also possesses a passion and respect for the company’s mission: to champion quality of life for all seniors.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS

 
Responsibilities:

As a part of the Sunrise team, supporting our Mission, Principles of Service and Core Values is a fundamental part of this job. Our foundational belief is the sacred value of human life. Every year, team members are assigned required training that applies to their role to ensure that these standards are always met. The unique responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the essential functions listed below:

• Support the development and execution of strategic communications with Senior Director – mapped to the end-to-end team member experience, partnering closely with business and HR leaders.
o Support implementation of new programs related to the strategy and framework, with an emphasis on effective team member experience activations by audience segment and according to a cohesive channel plan.
• Regularly contribute to internal communications and change management content, including for the intranet, newsletters, and emails. Ability to grasp desired business outcomes and quickly translate into the development of aforementioned materials, with an eye toward preserving and building internal culture.
• Create informative, emotional content to help bring the company’s purpose, objectives, and culture to life – inspiring and bringing pride to current and prospective team members.
• Collaborate with external communications to ensure all messaging and initiatives are communicated in a consistent and organized manner.
• Help shepherd development and introduction of new channels and formats (videos, infographics, audio recordings) including to reach the frontline audience.
• Advise internal business partners on tailored messaging, channels, and approaches with the goal of delivering the best possible action and organizational outcome.
• Champion annual company-wide theme, working with leadership to sustain momentum in line with business objectives.

 

 

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed throughout this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
• 4-7+ years in internal communications; experience with team member/employee experience and change management preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree, and experience in communications, healthcare or hospitality industry preferred.
• Strategic thinker, creative, understands the principles of storytelling, and eye for detail.
• Willingness to do what it takes to complete projects with a dedication to quality and innovative thinking.
• Extraordinary writing and editing skills.
• Visibility into the inner workings of internal communications strategies and channels, including intranet portals.
• Resourceful, self-motivated, and able to independently prioritize in a high growth, ever changing environment.
• Ability to assist in developing comprehensive, multi-channel strategic communications plans that reflect an understanding of the company’s goals and initiatives, with tactics to help achieve them.
• Strong initiative and ability to handle multiple projects/roles in evolving environments, both individually and within a team.
• Resilient, with the ability to work to deadlines and maintain high levels of professionalism while managing multiple demands.
• Ability to quickly build relationships with Corporate Marketing & Communications team members and work collaboratively to contribute to all team initiatives.

Sunrise maintains a safe and drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a background check and drug test.

 

Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position. Some leadership roles are eligible to receive annual bonuses. All team members have the potential to receive spot bonuses and other incentive awards.  

ABOUT SUNRISE

Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
 
At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
 

 

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.
 

 

Ignite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.
 
Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®

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