Internal Communications Lead (m/f/d)

Job Purpose:

Lead the timely and consistent communication and engagement between the Policy Team and its members with the relevant stakeholders at the European, National, Regional, Provincial, and Local levels, and all members within Volt

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Improve and develop a range of communication channels, including the implementation, regular use and championing of an internal communications platform, providing an effective flow of information with all Volt members
  2. Develop an engaged internal community of groups online, promoting the adoption of sharing and social collaboration
  3. Developed further communication teams’ minutes or briefings and the Policy Team newsletter, enabling Volt members to connect to and access information more easily, share knowledge and experience, and feel more engaged in what is going on across Volt
  4. Manage the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect team perception and reputation
  5. Interpret internal communications data and user feedback to evaluate and improve internal communications and member engagement
  6. Identify, commission and promote quality content and usage across internal communications platforms
  7. In addition, ensure all internal communications content is consistent with our brand and tone of voice.
  8. Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communication channels for communicating with managers and people internally, ensuring the alignment of internal and external messages and communications.
  9. Stakeholder management
  10. Announcements


  • Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written, demonstrating accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and handle sensitive situations, maintaining confidentiality, where necessary
  • IT skills including use of social media, content management, word processing, spreadsheets, email, image editing
  • Good judgement and ability to interpret information
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload effectively but also to be flexible and adapt/respond to emerging issues, short deadlines and other demands or challenges
  • Good understanding of some of the issues and policy areas of the 5+1 Challenges would be an advantage
  • Available and willing to commit to 15 hours a week in a flexible working environment

We value and encourage diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age and sexual ideology, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Please note that role is a volunteer position.

How to apply

Please send an email to the policy leads, Claudio Lanza and Inês Bravo Figueiredo, presenting yourself as a candidate together with a CV that should show clearly your skills, professional experience and academic background. 

Additionally, you should include a brief motivation letter that describes why you are interested in joining the European Policy Team and why you believe you are a suitable candidate for this position.

If shortlisted, you will be contacted to have two interviews with the Editorial Review Lead and the European Policy Leads.

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