Associate Manager, Employee Communications and Events

ANN Corporate - New York, NY

Associate Manager, Employee Communications & EventsWe are looking for an Associate Manager of Employee Communications and Events to develop and execute communications strategies and activities that accurately reflect the vision, business objectives and culture of our brands: Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey
The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, strong collaborator, and an influencer who is able to build an internal communications capability for our brands, leveraging cross-functional partnerships and both new and existing technology. Experience communicating with employees and C-level executives, a strong focus on employee engagement, a proactive and strategic in approach, and ability to function well in a fast-paced environment.
Primary owner of brand’s Intranet – develops and manages all content.
Leads employee engagement initiatives and events as well as coordination with internal and external partners.
Manages Town Hall agenda, communications, content development, logistics and execution. Aligns with senior leadership, internal stakeholders and IT support teams to ensure a successful outcome.
Develops best practices and “voice” for the brand’s internal communications. Leads internal segment and cross-brand and enterprise communications ensuring aligned and cohesive messaging.
Works closely with Brand Presidents to develop and manage narrative and create ongoing messages
Manages critical communication events that include business/leader updates, agendas, leader guides, etc.
Works with HR Business Partners to develop and execute communication strategies for strategic HR programs and initiatives. Provides communication support for functional and cross-brand reorganizations.
Meets weekly with the Corporate Affairs COE and creates enterprise content as needed.
Continuously evolve/elevate support & service levels based on industry trends and best practices to ensure strategies and programs resonate with, engage and motivate targeted audiences.
Participates in concept creation and owns the planning, execution and budget management for Home Office philanthropy related events & activities.
Evaluates impact in terms of awareness, understanding, acceptance and action; identifies and addresses opportunities for improvement (communication content & vehicles, etc.).

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