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Internal Communications Specialist

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School Group

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ROLE DESCRIPTION

Position

Internal Communications Specialist

Department

Marketing, Public Relations, and Communications

Reports to

PR and Communications Team Lead

About School Group

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development - improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service - and have the time, skills and know-how to match - we want you as a School Group volunteer.  

Role Overview

Reporting to the PR and Communications Team Lead, you will develop and manage a forward-looking internal communications strategy, redefining the way we approach cross-departmental communications and engagement, while shaping our organizational culture. Bringing expertise and passion for employees as your customer (in our case remote volunteers), you will act as a guide to create a better virtual workplace with finance, human resources, information technology and other departments as functional partners.   

Essential Functions

  • Developing systems and processes for coordination of internal communications and executing overall strategy based on best practices.  
  • Building close relationships with departmental stakeholders (Finance, HR, IT, etc.).  
  • Serving as an ambassador for the marketing team, demonstrating the value of strategic communications and planning across the organization.  
  • Continually partnering with multiple stakeholders on the measurement and refinement of internal communication plans.  
  • Infusing organization values, behaviors and strategic imperatives into internal communications, whenever possible.  
  • Supporting internal employee engagement events, including virtual member town hall meetings, as necessary

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Key Relationships

  • Add positions consulted for this role, both internal and external . Also include direct reports, if any , and level of supervision .

Qualifications

Basic

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, or English. 
  • 2+ years of internal communications experience in a nonprofit or corporate setting.  
  • Experience developing and managing internal communications plans.  
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship-building and collaboration skills.   
  • Solid writing skills .

Preferred

  • Experience working remotely as part of a team.   
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment.  
  • Self-directed and disciplined with the ability to work independently in an ever-changing environment.   

Why volunteer with us?

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.  

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers.  

  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.  

Other information

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer - run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.  

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About School Group

Location:

1700 Atlas RD, Cedar Park, TX 78613, US

Mission Statement

To establish a leading global educational research and development organization with a goal to improve learning, performance, evaluation, and measurement in the educational sector.

Description

School Group is a platform that aims to connect schools from various parts of the world. Our goal is to provide an e-learning community that focuses on a cross cultural peer learning experience. In doing so, we hope to promote collaboration, communication and to bridge the educational gap in a rapidly changing 21st century generation. For more information, please visit our website www.schoolgroup.org.

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1700 Atlas RdCedar Park, TX 78613

(30.52629,-97.83884)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Content Management Systems

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 hr/week
  • How to apply    Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!    

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