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After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin is back on the grid for 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 500 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.

The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.

We are a brave and united team who value authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.

Internal Communications Manager

PURPOSE

  • Develop and own the internal communications strategy, plan and execution to communicate effectively with the team’s employees and promote employee engagement across Aston Martin F1.

  • ·Play an active role in helping staff connect at the factory and racetrack, and understand and engage with the team’s objectives, celebrate success, and support the Environmental, Social & Governance commitments.

  • Draw upon your experience, skills and creativity to build and deliver compelling, relevant and timely communications across channels.

  • Own and content manage the team’s intranet, ensuring that content remains engaging and current.

  • Build relationships with leaders across the organisation and support them to develop effective and engaging two-way communication.

  • Help to increase awareness and engagement with sponsor-partners across the wider team.

  • Actively contribute towards the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top-three team in the FIA Formula 1 World Constructors’ Championship.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and implement an integrated communications strategy. Lead and shape the internal communications agenda for the team with input from various departments.

  • Ensure team initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees across all relevant channels.

  • Provide valuable guidance to senior management on all internal communication strategy and initiatives.

  • Be responsible for the end-to-end processes of key internal communication events such as our post-race debriefs.

  • Inform staff of any key dates and events taking place at the factory (e.g., driver visits).

  • Draft messages or scripts from senior executives for presentations to employees in written or spoken form.

  • Ensure internal communication messages are consistent across all channels and are appropriately presented for different departments in the team.

  • Provide a forum for internal feedback, adapting internal communications strategies and tactics to optimise employee engagement.

  • Work closely with the Partnership team to help increase awareness of sponsor-partners across the team.

  • Research and write high-quality articles, briefings, presentations, articles and blogs.

  • Chair, attend and proactively participate in meetings as required.

  • Maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard and maintain current and thorough working knowledge of Communications.

  • Encourage further evolution of the Intranet and co-ordination of the content posted by each department.

  • Any other duties as reasonably requested aligned to your job role.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Proven experience developing and implementing effective internal communication strategies and employee engagement campaigns.

  • Be a skilled, creative storyteller with excellent English language writing and editing skills, and the ability to turn complex and technical messages into simple and compelling content for a range of audiences.

  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders across the team at all levels.

  • Be a confident presenter and able to speak to large audiences.

  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing abilities.

  • Writing and strategic communication planning.

  • Be highly organised and be able to prioritise and multi-task in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Self-motivated and motivates others to thrive in a challenging environment.

  • Have a flexible attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and rapidly changing environment.

  • Be enthusiastic and versatile and be able to build, develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues.

  • Be available to travel as and when required to fulfil the requirements of the role.

The role will be based at the Silverstone Factory / Brackley premises and has a requirement to travel as and when requested to meet the requirements of the Company.

This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.

You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.

Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued.

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