CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Internal Communications Specialist in Fairfax, Virginia
Internal Communications Specialist
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City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Employment Type:Full Time
CGI seeks an internal communications professional to join its U.S. Marketing Communications department to support the rollout of global and U.S. programs that drive employee awareness and engagement. Based in our U.S. head office, the Internal Communications Specialist will work closely with various senior leaders and teams across Corporate Services and within business units to create and execute internal communications strategies, plans and content.
By joining CGI, you will have the opportunity to develop and nurture a variety of internal programs aligned with CGIs strategy and growth plans. You will serve as an advisor to leaders and colleagues on how to leverage internal communications strategies and channels to engage and inform members on a range topics. With CGIs extensive presence across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, you will have the opportunity to interact regularly with global colleagues and internal communications experts in other countries to generate ideas and share best practices.
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who is willing and able to roll up their sleeves and deliver results, be comfortable wearing many hats, and accommodate tight deadlines and shifting priorities. The candidate must be a team player who thrives in a very fast-paced environment, skilled at both creative thinking and tactical execution in the communications space.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Build and implement clear, understandable communications that make complex concepts real and actionable for employees
Support the development of internal communications plans, and construct and execute tactics to support the plans and measure results
Use creative storytelling methods to bring out an authentic company voice across emails, videos, presentations and other communications
Create and execute deliverables such as: newsletters, memos, employee all hands meeting presentations, videos
Manage U.S. content on the global CGI intranet/networking website, and help develop and execute a strategic vision for the platform while partnering with communications liaisons across the business
Serve as a brand ambassador by consistently using CGI brand standards in all communications and events
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably in an IT or professional services company
Experience delivering internal communications programs
Demonstrated aptitude to understand complex topics from multiple angles, and translate those concepts into understandable and creative narratives
Be a nimble, flexible writer skilled at both starting from a blank piece of paper and refining existing content
Strong ability to edit and proofread, including ones own work
Work effectively with senior executives, as well as multiple stakeholders across a global company; and create executive-ready content
Be creative and resourceful at finding the right stakeholders and building a strong network to facilitate cross-group collaboration
Pay fanatical attention to detail and possess the organizational skills required to manage multiple projects and deliverables across many teams and organizations
Demonstrate a sincere desire for feedback and constructive criticism, with resilience and the ability to respond to feedback constructively
Be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and demonstrate the ability to exercise effective judgment, particularly in narrow timeframes
Strong MS Office experience includes MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint
Flexibility to work occasional nights/weekends in line with business needs or critical deadlines
Flexibility to travel as needed
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
Experience managing external web/video conferencing vendors and executing flawless virtual meetings
Experience creating internal videos
Experience communicating HR/benefits programs
Familiarity with the foundations of solid graphic design; hands-on experience with relevant design software a plus
Experience utilizing Microsoft SharePoint to create and manage web content
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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
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