Oct 29, 2021

Internal Communications Manager

  • The Trevor Project
  • Remote
Full-Time Marketing/Communications

Job Description

Overview of the role

The Internal Communications Manager is a new role that will help build and scale a cross-team internal communications function. Over the last few years, The Trevor Project has tripled its staff and volunteers, with growing teams that now work remotely across the country. This role will collaborate with teams spanning the organization to communicate information clearly and effectively, manage internal messaging, and support transparency and morale among staff. An ideal candidate will be a strong writer/editor, have extensive experience collaborating with other teams on messaging, and will understand that internal communications is more strategic than a memo.

What you’ll do

  • Bring professional experience working in writing-intensive fields such as journalism, communications, or copywriting

  • Use strong interpersonal and project management skills to collaborate across teams to build a new, scalable internal communications function. Create and maintain an internal communications calendar

  • Synthesize internal stakeholders’ core activities and goals into high-quality, thoughtful internal communications messages

  • Draft and edit a variety of internal communications, including memos, messaging documents, talking points for internal speaking engagements, staff and volunteer newsletters, org-wide Slack announcements, and more

  • Coach executives and give feedback on any important internal remarks they make to the organization

  • Manage stakeholder approval process and the distribution of internal communications 

  • Build relationships across departments - with a focus on People Operations and Organizational Performance - and establish regular points of contact to stay ahead of upcoming internal announcements

  • Collaborate on owned marketing campaigns as part of the Growth team that promote the health and well-being of LGBTQ young people

  • Ensure internal communications adhere to AP Stylebook and internal brand guide

Hiring Organization

The Trevor Project

Qualifications

Who you are

  • Excellent writer. You are a fast, accurate, succinct, and experienced writer/editor who can communicate clearly and concisely.

  • Detail-oriented. You are a stickler for grammar, and would not let something go out with a typo in it.

  • Culturally Attuned. You are up-to-date with what’s going on amongst all of our audiences. You understand what they care about and what news or media is relevant to them.

  • Self-starter. You are motivated to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Collaborative. You have strong interpersonal and managerial skills that can help build internal stakeholder relationships. 

  • Organized and efficient. You know how to manage complex projects. You can multitask, prioritize, and adapt.

  • Action-oriented. You know how to get things done and are quick to capitalize on new opportunities as they emerge. 

  • Big picture thinker. You think strategically and love to brainstorm big bold ideas. You look at the way things are and then imagine 20 ways they can be improved.

  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world. 

  • Fun. The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too.

Industry/Service Area

Other

Level

Mid-Senior level

Benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including three half-day Fridays during the summer

  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery

  • Flexibility to work from anywhere in the U.S. (we provide the technology, a monthly internet stipend and reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)

  • Fun virtual office environment and passionate team 

  • Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital meditation platform

  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people across America every day

  • The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer

Application Instructions

We’re excited to hear from you! To join Team Trevor, please apply here. Applications without cover letters will not be considered - use this as an opportunity to convey why you want to be the Internal Communications Manager at The Trevor Project!


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