Senior Global Internal Communications Manager

Recruiter
Depop
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus, stock options and benefits
Posted
11 Jan 2022
Closes
08 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in Manchester, New York, Los Angeles and Australia. We have more than 20 million registered users in 147 countries. In the UK, 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered and in the US we have grown 300% over two years. We are also the only European player to have recently entered the top 25 shopping apps by daily active users. 

Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of over 250 people are dedicated to serving the needs of our global community.

We operate on three pillars:

  • Community: Our buyers, sellers and employees are inclusive, diverse and accessible. We are committed to empowering diversity within the fashion community.
  • Entrepreneurship: We support our community and help them build their business with Depop. We thrive on supporting innovation by shaping an environment where creators, makers or hustlers can thrive. 
  • Sustainability: Depop helps extend the life of garments and reduce waste, we care about the world and want to make a positive change within the fashion industry. 

About the candidate

Depop is looking for a Senior Internal Communications Manager to grow and lead our internal communications function globally. This individual will build the internal function within the Global PR and People teams, working closely with executive stakeholders, to increase internal awareness of the company’s vision, purpose, values to support the development of the internal brand and culture, whilst defining creative, clear and strategic communications plans to motivate and inspire our 300+ global employees.

Responsibilities

  • Set the internal communications strategy across People, Culture, Brand and Comms and drive its execution globally
  • Define internal communications pillars that reinforces Depop’s unique brand, progressive community and vision for the future
  • Develop frameworks and plans to effectively deliver company announcements, key strategic priorities and milestones on behalf of the business 
  • Create company process and procedure for consistent internal communications to keep our employees informed and engaged in what is happening
  • Advise on and improve our internal communications channels, defining new methods of measurement and efficiency 
  • Act as a strategic counsel to the Exec team, refining their internal voice to ensure clear and consistent communications
  • Line manage and support the development of Internal Culture & Comms lead

Requirements

  • 8+ years relevant experience working in internal or corporate communications, ideally at a tech company, social marketplace or purpose-led business growing at scale
  • Experience running and extending an internal communication strategy for a global organization, with regional considerations a plus
  • Strong organisational, project management and analytical skills
  • Comfort in working in a fast-paced environment, adapting quickly and flexibly to change
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, experience as a copywriter is a plus

Benefits 

  • Learn and Grow: We want to give our people the opportunity to learn. We offer a personal learning budget for every employee and also sponsor and run a myriad of programs, conferences and meet-ups to up-skill our employees and enhance their journey with us.
  • Wellbeing: We care about our employees' wellbeing. We offer healthcare, an EAP (Employee Assistance Programme), a cycle to work scheme, weekly yoga sessions, a discounted gym membership and eye-care vouchers. 
  • Mental Health: Our employees' mental health is a top priority. We offer Headspace access and subsidised coaching and counselling appointments. We also have trained mental health first aiders available. 
  • Work/Life Balance: We offer a hybrid working model to provide a healthy work/life balance for our employees. We have 25 days of holiday with the opportunity to buy or sell 5 more, a day off for activism to allow you the opportunity to make a difference and we offer sabbaticals for our long serving employees.
  • Family Life: We offer flexible working, generous maternity/paternity and parental leave policies, which include adoption and paid time off for fertility treatments. We also offer life insurance, a pension scheme and parent and carer support.
  • Office Life: We provide healthy snacks, tea and coffee in our offices. All of our offices are also dog-friendly! Do your best work with your best friend. 
  • Fun: We love to hang out with each other at Depop. On Friday we finish an hour early to socialise with free food, and have amazing Winter and Summer Parties to celebrate our successes. We also host internal employee socials, such as quiz night, games night, movie night and more...we’ve taken this virtual for now!

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!