Internal Communications Manager

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Marketing
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 140677
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LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the nation’s leading real estate services organizations looking to hire on a contract Internal Communications Manager to lead their M&A communications team on one of their growing brands.

As an Internal Communications Manager, you will support their HR Acquisitions & Integration Project Manager in managing incoming M&A projects. Your primary responsibility will be crafting critical communications and contributing to the comprehensive communication strategy aimed at acquired and internal employees. This position involves collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure timely delivery of complex communication tasks, aligning with multiple dynamic deal timelines.

This will be a W-2 contract position that will last until the EOY and possibly be open ended. This Internal Communications Manager can work remotely or go on-site to their Chicago HQ, they will be expected to work full-time hours, 35-40 hours/week.

Internal Communications Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement comprehensive internal communication plans and strategies for M&A activities, ensuring alignment with overall corporate objectives
  • Craft clear, compelling and timely communications targeted at various stakeholders, including employees, executives and external partners
  • Collaborate closely with the HR Acquisitions & Integration team to support seamless integration processes and employee engagement initiatives
  • Manage communication channels such as intranet, newsletters, town hall meetings and other platforms to keep employees informed and engaged throughout the M&A process
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior management on communication strategies, providing insights and recommendations to enhance employee understanding and morale during periods of change
  • Monitor feedback and metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of communication initiatives, adjusting strategies as needed to achieve desired outcomes

Internal Communications Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field. A Master's degree is a plus
  • 5+ years’ proven experience in internal communications, with specific experience in managing communications during mergers and acquisitions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor messages to different audiences and stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and meeting tight deadlines
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate business objectives into effective communication strategies
  • Experience in the real estate industry or related sectors is preferred but not required

To apply, please submit a resume outlining your qualifications and interest in the position. We look forward to reviewing your application!

Thank you,

Cas Ngiramowai
Senior Marketing Recruiter
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.