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Internal Communications Director - New York

New York City

Do you enhance internal communications like it's your job? It could be.

Day One Agency—Campaign Magazine’s Agency of the Year and PRovoke Media’s Creative Agency of the Year—is hiring! We’re looking for an Internal Communications Director to join our rising team. The right candidate will be ambitious, hard-working, empathetic and has a passion for storytelling that rallies employees to a common mission. You’ll take pride in your work, show initiative, and go the extra mile to ensure that we communicate with our teams in the best way possible. We’re looking for self-starters with creative agency experience who are willing to work collaboratively, quickly and thoughtfully with our crew. Strong writing, creative thinking and excellent organizational skills are imperative. In return, you’ll be in a rewarding learning environment with a great opportunity to grow and further your knowledge and career.

Our company culture is at the core of everything we do. It defines our vibe. It’s what makes every day, day one. We value empathy, transparency, authenticity, creativity and having our team members’ backs at every step. We offer a highly collaborative environment (even as we embark on hybrid work) where smart and hyper-passionate people come together to solve creative communications challenges.

We emphasize and value all of our relationships—they’re what powers us. Our colleagues, clients, and partners are the most important part of our business. So if you want to join a fast-growing, award-winning, creative team, we’d love to hear from you.

This role is full time and available in New York City.

Responsibilities

Working closely with our Senior Vice President, HR and Agency Leadership, this role will be instrumental in building and enhancing our policies, company meetings, and communications strategies to keep our team members engaged and informed as we grow. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate closely with colleagues at all levels and work across functions.

  • Build out and execute internal communications strategies that delivers on our agency goals, while also considering our agency tone, culture, and values

  • Partner with Agency Leadership and HR to continually evolve our narrative as an employer of choice, using storytelling to bring the employee experience to life and understanding how how programs and initiatives impact our people

  • Provide communications support to Agency Leadership on company-wide announcements, talking points, meetings/town halls, slides, and blog posts in their authentic voice

  • Use words and visuals to help drive long-term commitment to our agency vision and priorities, painting a clear picture of what it means to our team

  • Build and maintain relationships with a senior leadership to increase visibility and improve the quality of communications throughout the agency and helping define ways to drive employee engagement

  • Collaborate closely with the editorial and studio team on internal D1A newsletters, multi-media collateral and other ongoing mediums identified in the channel strategy

  • Partner with HR to develop communications plans and materials for company-wide HR initiatives (e.g., annual Employee Engagement survey, performance reviews, Benefits Open enrollment, HR policy changes & enhancements, etc.)

  • ​​Maintain internal Wiki/Intranet pages and all-hands meeting notes and agendas

Requirements

  • 7-9 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, English, Public Relations or Marketing preferred

  • Expertise in written/verbal communications with a strong attention to detail

  • Experience building communication plans as well as executing against them

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Passion for employee experience and company culture

  • Organized, self-motivated, proactive and can drive projects forward through completion

  • Must be able to work — and thrive — in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate flexibility and resourcefulness

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Experience managing all-hands meetings, internal newsletters, and reporting on key learnings

Major Bonus If You

  • Have agency or PR experience

  • Have experience supporting HR communications

  • Have experience in change management

  • Have experience in employee engagement/culture-building

Compensation + Benefits

We value all of our employees and are happy to provide comprehensive benefits to help support them holistically in the best way we can. We offer all our employees:

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • Paid Time Off and Company Paid Holidays

  • Summer Fridays

  • Fresh Thinking Fridays

  • Annual Technology Stipend

  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Company Credit Card

  • Uber Business Account

  • New Business Referral Bonus

  • Employee Referral Bonus