Internal Communications Manager

RMS is the world's leading provider of analytics and decision science solutions for the quantification and management of catastrophic risks throughout the world. RMS models and services are used by hundreds of insurance and reinsurance companies, hedge funds, corporations, and governments to assess a wide-range of natural and man-made perils, from earthquakes and hurricanes to terrorism and disease pandemic.
Position Summary
As the Internal Communications Manager, you'll help RMSers worldwide stay informed about the company's vision, goals, projects, products and people. You'll help support a strong culture of collaboration, recognition and best-in-class products and services.
Essential Job Functions
Create communications of all kinds delivered across a variety of communications channels.
Connect external messaging with internal communications and promote the latest and greatest happening in the market within the company on a global level.
Manage the company's internal communications channels - maintain the editorial calendar, suggest content, research and track down quotes from busy people, write stories, shoot videos, post and track responses.
Measure and analyze effectiveness of communications and constantly improve them based on the data.
Partner with teams across RMS to communicate specific messages and programs.
Support company meetings from Leadership Council to All Hands through agenda creation, speaker consultation, logistics, and execution.
Solve challenges, remove roadblocks and inefficiencies, and focus on scalable solutions to our most important communication needs.
Minimum Qualifications
Experienced: you bring 5+ years of experience writing in a corporate environment, designing and implementing internal communications strategies to engage and inform a diverse global employee base. You've managed a variety of corporate communications channels, including corporate intranets, mobile, and internal social media channels like Slack. You have a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing Communications or related field, or equivalent experience.
A strategist and a tactician: you can quickly establish trust with executives and other corporate leaders and provide advice and guidance on effective communications strategies. You understand the power of internal communications and take an analytical approach to your work, including measuring and analyzing the effectiveness of your messages.
Team oriented: you're a flexible collaborator who makes it safe for others to provide you with feedback and different perspectives. You develop productive relationships thanks to your impeccable workplace sportsmanship and have a black belt in tact and manners. You can be trusted to work on confidential matters. You bring out the best in outside vendors and contractors - giving clear direction and holding to deadlines and budgets.
Master message-crafter: you write and curate audience-specific content that demonstrates a deep understanding of messaging, positioning and stakeholder needs. You wield the editorial scalpel judiciously, leaving texts healthier than you found them and with nary a scar. You're an outstanding proofreader and committed to high quality.
A creative journalist: you have a nose for a good story, are comfortable interviewing subject matter experts at different levels of seniority, understand how to tell a great story in a variety of formats, write attention-grabbing headlines, and bring some fun into a fairly serious environment...all while following AP Style Guide rules.
Technologically fearless: you know SharePoint and are able to learn new programs easily. You rock at Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and you've played around with Adobe Photoshop. You can skillfully film and edit videos at the drop of a hat. Faced with a new challenge, you apply considerable research skills and diligence to figure it out, though you're humble enough to ask for help when needed. You understand why design matters.
Organized yet flexible: you set expectations carefully and always meet deadlines and budgets. You can freely brainstorm one minute and knuckle down and get things done the next. You like a fast pace and hate being bored. You're nice to be around!
Preferred Qualifications
Don't forget to include a well-written cover letter. We receive a lot of applications, but we'll notice an intro that shows us you take writing and your potential career at RMS seriously.
About RMS:
There's a 5% chance that a hurricane will cause $60 billion of insured losses next year and a 1% chance an earthquake will cause $50 billion of insured loss in the next 12 months. At RMS, we build the simulation models that allow insurers and investors to understand portfolio risks due to catastrophes: natural catastrophes (hurricane, earthquake, flood), terrorism, pandemic, and changes in life expectancy.
We are one of the most exciting companies you've probably 'never' heard of, unless you're one of our hundreds of clients in the (re)insurance, banking or hedge fund sector. We lead an industry we helped pioneer and ultimately our work makes a true impact on the world at large. How we understand and manage risk affects everybody and our passion is nothing less than creating a more resilient world through a better understanding of catastrophic events.
We are evolving our vision by delivering future solutions in the cloud, our cutting-edge risk management platform 'RMS(one)' for the global risk market. RMS(one) will create a holistic and integrated view across the enterprise with one platform for all models, all points of view, and all data. All will be run as equal partners on RMS(one).
RMS has 1,200 employees in 11 countries, including offices in Newark (CA-USA), Noida (India), London (UK), Hoboken (NJ-USA), and Zurich (Switzerland).
To find out more, visit www.rms.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn or @rmsjobs on Twitter.
RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.
RMS is enrolled in E-Verify? and will be participating in E-Verify in addition to our Form I-9 process. www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
To all recruitment agencies: RMS does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not responsible for the payment of placement fees related to unsolicited resumes submitted to open positions, job aliases, or to our employees.

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