IHG Internal & Owners Communications Manager in Denham, United Kingdom


Internal & Owner Communications Manager, Europe


At IHG we recognise how important having a strong Internal Communications team is to the business. We are looking for someone who is ready for their next big challenge, is passionate about the role of internal communications and is motivated by driving change through internal communications.

The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) is one of the largest hotel companies in the world with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Crowne Plaza. There are more than 350,000 people working across nearly 100 countries and territories, encompassing managed, owned and franchised hotels. IHG is listed on the London Stock Exchange and it is a FTSE 100 company. It is headquartered in Denham, Buckinghamshire.

With an award-winning culture, IHG’s employer brand is brought to life through offering employees the ‘Room to be involved’.

What we need from you:

We are looking for someone with at least five years’ experience in internal communications, preferably in an international business. You will have experience of working within a complex business with a range of stakeholders with different needs and with senior people.

You will have experience of agency management, with strong writing skills and knowledge and understanding of video production.

Experience of working in a franchised/complex business environment would be an advantage. Excellent English and any further languages would be valuable, though not essential. Finally, you will be educated to Degree level – preferably in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

What you can expect from us:

In this role, you will work with the team to develop and deliver both the Europe internal communications plan and the Owner’s communication plan, reporting on progress throughout the year. You will manage and work to improve all our Internal and Owner communication channels.

In addition, you will work with members of the wider team to develop content for all our channels. Identify milestones and engage stakeholders from across the corporate, owner and hotel community to tell our story.

You will act as a partner to senior leaders and the wider regional communications team – ensuring their communications requirements are met, whilst balancing them with the needs of the wider region.

Finally, you will act as a Europe representative for global communications programmes, championing the regions needs and priorities and reflecting this in the local strategies/plans. You will ensure regional needs and nuances are being taken into consideration for global projects.

This role is based in our picturesque office in Denham, Buckinghamshire. Easily accessible on the A4/M40, we provide free car parking. Alternatively, many of our employees commute from London – there are regular trains from London Marylebone taking approx. 20 minutes, or the met or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus. We also have a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package which include healthcare support, pension scheme and hotel discounts worldwide, as well as access to a wide variety of discount schemes and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

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Job: Executive / Corporate

Location: GBR-Denham

Requisition ID: R130618