Community: Global Marketing & Communications
Location: Reston, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 4, 2021
Internal Communications Director
We’re looking for an Internal Communications Director to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.
Blackboard’s Internal Communications Director will play an integral role in identifying opportunities to strengthen employee engagement and driving efforts to enhance employee understanding of the corporate strategy. As a key member of the Global Communications, Brand and Events team, the Internal Communications Director will play a leadership role in creating, shaping, and managing a robust internal communications and employee engagement program for a global workforce of over 1,500 employees.
In this role, you will focus on developing communications and messaging to foster greater community and increase brand ambassadorship among a geographically diverse employee base. You will lead and manage efforts to communicate organizational goals and initiatives and identify ways to increase exposure for activities that increase awareness and engagement. You will also focus on communications to support change management processes at the company. You will also be responsible for fostering a two-way exchange between the employee base and management.
The successful candidate must be able to function as a leader and individual contributor, but also as part of a multi-functional team of stakeholders including the company’s leadership team, Human Resources, Corporate Strategy and Global Communications. This position reports to the Vice President of Global Communications, Brand and Events.
Specific responsiblities will include:
This position can be remote based within the broader Washington-DC metro area. This individual will need to work in our Reston office location as needed.
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).
Blackboard has an office in the vibrant Plaza America in Reston, VA.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.