Internal Communications Manager

| Chicago

iManage combines artificial intelligence with content and email management to free, secure, and understand information. Over 3000 companies and 1 million users worldwide rely on our market-leading software to share and protect their most valuable data. Our work is not always easy but it is ambitious and rewarding.

 

So we’re looking for people who love a challenge. People who are happiest when they’re solving problems and collaborating with the industry’s best and brightest. In exchange, we’ll make sure the work you do here is worth doing. That’s the iManage way. It’s how we do things that might appear impossible. How we develop our employees’ strengths and unlock their potential. It’s how we find meaning in everything we do.

 

Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you work. Make it mean something at iManage.

 

Being an Internal Communications Manager at iManage means…

 

You will serve as a global communication thought leader, and subject matter expert of communication know-how within the People Operations team, and across our company. You will create communication strategies that will provide visibility into the business strategy, vision, key initiatives and culture and inspire the iManage employees to make their time here mean something.

 

During this ever-changing, expanding phase of our company, in collaboration with our leaders, you will propose, design and implement strategies and programs to connect our entire workplace community. You will provide leadership within People Ops about how best to communicate company-wide initiatives to advance our People Ops Strategy and Roadmap, to guide and enhance employee experience, increase employee engagement and inclusion, and increase the skill of developing and delivering change communication plans across the management team. Your approach will be creative and innovative and you will maintain the iManage brand voice across all channels.

 

Responsibilities

  • Partner with key stakeholders in People Operations, Executive Teams, and Corporate Communications, to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate strategic, impactful and memorable internal communications.
  • Grow and execute channel communications and oversee existing communications channels
  • Lead strategies to initiate and execute internal global communications that drive strategic alignment and engagement and strengthen our company performance and inclusive culture
  • Create and execute the content strategy for company all-hands and other employee engagement events
  • Develop internal communications channels and work closely with company leadership to build a steady stream of content with a consistent brand voice
  • Create feedback loops across the company globally and work with leadership to promote open two communication channels
  • Partner across People Ops to synthesize and articulate the strategic view toward organizational change, employee experience, engagement/inclusion and overall talent philosophy
  • Advise organizational leaders on delivering impactful communications to serve their strategic and department priorities and support organizational change initiatives
  • Partner with members in People Operations and other departments to understand upcoming company-wide and department-specific initiatives and/or changes; develop integrated communications plans, then execute
  • Continuously improve the Internal Communications function by utilizing metrics and user feedback, by developing team members, and by raising colleagues’ understanding of excellent communication

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • Proven track record leading an innovative internal communications function and executing creative internal communications plans globally, including remote members of the workforce
  • Knowledge of HR functions, change management communication, technology industry
  • 5+ years of working on a team in global internal communications, marketing communications, or a related discipline with a focus on both promotion of business vision/strategy, employee engagement and development of team members
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, including the ability to interact with and influence senior executives and stakeholders who have a variety of communication styles, perspectives and priorities
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across HR and other functional areas and partner to produce clear communications that meet the needs of specific departments and enhance the effectiveness of organizational changes
  • Ability to manage projects and implement multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented and rapidly changing environment

 

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Location

Located a short walk from Chicago's major train stations and transit lines. Not to mention just down the street from West Loops trendiest restaurants!

An Insider's view of iManage

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

When it comes to work-life balance, life comes first, and our company knows this. It's great that I can take the time I need off to enjoy the "life" side.

Dave

Business Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We have a very open environment and believe ideas can come from anyone independent of seniority. We are constantly learning and evolving as an organization, and encourage our teams to have a deep hunger for learning. We are constantly innovating and introducing new mechanisms to improve efficiency through machine learning and AI and concepts.

Mohit

CTO

How does the company support your career growth?

iManage supports career growth by providing opportunities to move within the organization to learn other parts of the business. Career growth presents itself in opportunities to engage in process improvement and the ability to lead and take responsibility for initiatives within my department

Jacqueline

Cloud Services

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to create a workplace that enables our employees to thrive and be happy. An environment where they can be their best selves, to grow professionally and intellectually. You are able to learn and try new ways of doing things; for example leveraging the latest technologies and applying them to solve interesting problems for our clients.

Neil

CEO

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Employees are given the freedom to expand and define their role. Everyone has their personal brand, and you can actually see how each individual plays an important part in our continued growth.

Grace

Program Manager

What are iManage Perks + Benefits

iManage Benefits Overview

Compensation and Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries based on market data. Our benefits include Health/Vision/Dental/Life insurance, 401k matching, performance bonuses, flexible working environment, and generous PTO.

Company Culture:
We have a collaborative open floor plan, casual dress code, company outings and team activities, happy hours, and offer commuter benefits!

Opportunity to learn new skills:
We're working with the latest tech, and you have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest. We offer training & development, lunch and learns, and constantly invest in our people. We also support getting qualifications and networking.

And More...
- Centrally located offices just short walks from major transit stations!
- We are in rapid growth stages, expanding FAST with no plans to slow down soon!
- Free snacks, breakfast on M/F, drinks + beer/wine
- Game room + Ping Pong table

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
iManage offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees
Company Outings
Game Room
iManage's game room is filled with Ping Pong, Foosball and many board games. Play at your own risk; The ping pong table gets COMPETITIVE!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Every Monday and Friday we bring in breakfast for the office. Monday and Tuesday fresh fruit is delivered!
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Every year we set aside a budget for each department to spend on further education and development opportunities. Continuous learning is core to who we are!
Lunch and learns
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