Internal Communications Manager (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Marketing & Business Dev
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 13166
FTE: 1

Marketing&Business Development

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

Develop and implement communications strategies, initiatives, programs and projects in support of the hospital and clinics strategic goals and objectives. Ensure communications engage and inform employees of the mission, strategic goals, relevant news and updates regarding the hospital. Build and maintain a collaborative relationship with the hospital's senior management and other function communicators across all aspects of communication activity to ensure alignment and integration of key messages and initiatives.

Essential Functions

  • Advise and counsel senior management on internal communication issues and opportunities and provide support in the planning, design, development and management of strategic communication projects and initiatives.

  • Develop and implement Intranet communications strategies to disseminate employee information in a timely manner.

  • Develop and manage project and event budgets as appropriate.

  • Ensure consistent key messaging in all internal communication vehicles, leveraging the full array of communication solutions (face-to-face, print, electronic and broadcast, etc.).

  • Evaluate and measure the effectiveness of internal communications programs and use results to strengthen the planning and execution of future programs.

  • Plan and coordinate special events such as town hall meetings, employee forums, employee recognition events, open houses, community events, meetings and /or tours.

  • Reinforces hospital mission, strategy, values, and senior management viewpoints and initiatives, to guide and influence employee awareness and strengthen employee understanding and engagement.

  • Research, write and edit materials for senior management, such as monthly "CEO Message", fact sheets, articles, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations and speeches.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to evaluate, write and edit content for a wide range of communication products.

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others.

  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.

  • Knowledge and experience in managing broad and effective employee communication initiatives at the corporate level.

  • Knowledge of communication vehicles and how to apply them in disseminating information and direction to employees.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.