Internal Communications Manager
Onward Search

New York, New York

Onward Search is hiring an Internal Communications Manager on a 6-month contract basis for global music streaming company


Our client’s internal communications team works to cultivate a culture of transparency where employees globally feel inspired by the company’s mission, informed about what’s happening around the company, and empowered to engage each other with interest and respect.

In particular, this role will manage internal communications for the company’s Consumer & Platform Business Unit, which is inclusive of the company’s research and development group and made up of the bulk of the company’s engineering teams. In this role, you are expected to have impeccable communication, project management and problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively across multiple organizations and geographies. A working knowledge of tech concepts including AI, machine learning, tech research and engineering is highly encouraged.


Develop a business unit-wide communications strategy that unifies all missions within the BU that engage and align with the company’s key business initiatives and priorities, while also considering the company’s external employment brand
Support leader internal communications plans and messaging ensuring consistency with our strategy and goals
Work within existing comms channels like Town Halls, while also streamlining or adding channels as necessary
Work in close partnership with HR and HR comms to onboard new employees
Liaise with Strategy Operations, Global Workplace Services, Human Resources to ensure integrated communications planning and execution
Provide counsel to internal partners, executing programs, ensuring satisfaction, and anticipating needs and potential issues as they arise
Work within a team of two supporting both the internal and external comms efforts for the Business Unit
Exemplify the company mission and values in daily work


Over 5 years of internal communications experience working for a global company
Excellent writing and communications skills - journalism or related background preferred
Experience working with a workforce of engineers or tech talent encouraged
Existing understanding of machine learning systems, and curiosity to understanding of how company technologies and platforms work
Ability to work within a team, exercise good judgment, adapt quickly and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work effectively across multiple functions to develop, manage and drive internal communications narratives
The role is based in New York; travel may be required

Employer Details:
Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

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