Internal Communications Specialist

Marketing, and Communications London, United Kingdom


Position at DNEG

DNEG is seeking a talented and creative Internal Communications Specialist to join its global Marketing & Communications team in London. 

As a communications expert, you will create stories and content to celebrate and spotlight the work of our talented teams of creatives, technicians and producers across our global locations. You will know the right communications approach to take and will work with our teams across the business to highlight and celebrate the amazing work they are creating, as well as keeping them up-to-date with all the latest news and announcements from the business. 

You will draft and share announcements, success stories and inspiring insights into life at DNEG that motivate your colleagues and celebrate and promote the culture of the company. You will quickly apprehend complex and sensitive issues and know how to communicate them appropriately to our teams to ensure maximum understanding and engagement. 

Reporting to the Global Head of Marketing & Communications, you will also: suggest new and innovative ways to share important information with our global teams; have a deep understanding of the value of the communications that you are creating, and how the information is likely to be received by the audiences that it is intended for; track the effectiveness of the communications that you create and adapt future communications to constantly improve engagement; and regularly audit your audience to ensure that we are delivering the information that is most important to our teams.

You will be responsible for:

  • Planning and executing global internal communications initiatives that inform and support our 7000+ employees across the globe.
  • Ensuring all internal communications are on brand and on message and delivered according to our tone of voice guidelines.
  • Building a compelling and exciting brand story for DNEG’s employees, and ensuring that the vision, ambitions and potential of the company are clearly understood.
  • Evolving DNEG’s existing written content and corporate documentation to reflect our company vision and tone of voice guidelines.
  • Embedding an ‘employee-first’ approach to our internal communications and working with our HR and Talent Acquisition teams to promote and support the working culture at DNEG.
  • Working closely with the rest of the global Marketing & Communications team to identify stories of success and achievement that can be shared with our teams.
  • Finding new ways to share content with employees, measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of our internal communications and making recommendations to enhance engagement.

We are looking for: 

  • A university degree in communications, journalism or comparable studies
  • Extensive proven experience in internal communications, preferably with an international remit
  • A strategic storyteller with excellent writing skills, attention to detail and organisational abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, and problem-solve independently
  • Experience moving seamlessly between strategy development and tactical delivery
  • The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a trustworthy manner
  • A confident and persuasive individual who is comfortable dealing with both senior stakeholders and more junior colleagues
  • A willingness and ability to be “hands on” and to deliver to challenging timescales
  • A great team player with an unfailingly positive and enthusiastic approach

Nice to have:

  • Experience operating within brand guidelines for a large organisation
  • Experience in managing change communication
  • Exposure to feature film / TV / gaming production processes
  • Experience in developing and delivering creative briefs to design teams
  • Competence using Mac software

About you:

  • Smart, driven and proactive
  • Team-oriented and organised
  • Positive and solution-focused
  • Flexible and comfortable with change
  • A strong communicator - both verbal and written
  • Able to see the bigger picture
  • Calm under pressure

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).