Internal Communication Specialist - Amsterdam

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Internal Communication Specialist - Amsterdam

We are looking for an Internal communication specialist who wants to help implement an effective, inclusive, internal communication and engagement strategy worldwide.

Full-time · Amsterdam

UNStudio is an international, architectural design studio with its headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Dubai, Melbourne and Frankfurt. We are specialising in architecture, urban development and infrastructural projects. We design healthy, sustainable environments, with little impact on the planet and with lasting impact on the people involved. In all of our projects, we respond to the complex economical, societal and climate-based challenges the built environment is confronted with.

In 30 years, UNStudio has grown to over 300 people. A passionate, expert, conscious, dynamic, and creative group of professionals that we value for what they contribute to our clients. We understand the essence of knowledge sharing and we care about our ‘internal united network’.

Our growth ambition will open new opportunities for both our current and future colleagues. In that context, we are looking for an internal communication specialist who wants to help implement an effective, inclusive, internal communication and engagement strategy, involving and engaging our colleagues from all over the world.

The Position

This role is new to UNStudio and requires a both knowledgeable and pioneering mindset. You will be responsible for initiating and managing internal communication and engagement at UNStudio, globally. This means supporting our leadership and involving all our colleagues working at the various locations, from many cultures and in different time zones.

You will participate in formulating and editing communication materials, setting up presentations, and helping circulate information using various media. At the same time, you will manage the flow of communications across different departments and international entities.

Team

You will be part of the Strategic Development team, a global team based in Amsterdam, with strong ties to team members in our international offices. The responsibility of the 14-person team spans from Reputation & Brand positioning, Communication, Business Development to Content Creation, Media and Marketing. A dedicated role for an internal communication specialist is new to the team. This new position can still be invented, built-up and shaped according to the insights and needs of the organisation. You will be reporting to the Director Strategic Development.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute UNStudio's internal communication strategy
  • Initiate, build and support internal communication around strategic initiatives and milestones
  • Support leaders with qualitative key messaging and conducting constructive conversations
  • Manage the flow of communication across different departments and international entities, all while prioritising timeliness and accuracy
  • Help capture, visualise, and share the professional joys of working at UNStudio

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a creative communicator in an international, multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and establish strong working relationships with (key) colleagues and different departments and entities across UNStudio
  • Enthusiastic, self-starting professional, able to translate complex subject matters into written and visual content that is clear, concise, and engaging
  • Proven project management skills, with ability to manage multiple activities or projects with competing deadlines
  • Strong, state of the art understanding of channels and online tools
  • Experience with change communication
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in communication
  • 6+ years of experience in internal communications

Want to know more? Call Machteld Kors, Director Strategic Development at +31 20 570 20 40

Interested?

We look forward to receiving your CV/resume + short motivation letter.

When you work at UNStudio

  • You have the opportunity to work on high profile challenging projects worldwide
  • You will be working in the city centre of Amsterdam, one of the world's most attractive cities
  • Research is an integrated and valued part of your daily work
  • You will have the opportunity to initiate and develop research projects with external companies and institutions
  • Your experience is highly valued, but your innovative and entrepreneurial attitude is ranked highest
  • You work in a young international team that is highly ambitious, collegial and social
  • You design through discovery
  • You work in a team that is made up of recently graduated architects, experienced senior architects and everything in-between
  • You learn on the job
  • You get as much creative freedom as you are willing to take
  • You find yourself in a responsible position as soon as you are ready
  • UNStudio never skips Friday Afternoon Drinks
  • Our annual Summer and Winter Events have become legendary

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