Morning: In the office just before 8am - Log on, check emails and my schedule for the day.
Quick call with my line manager to cover off urgent actions and obtain sign off for activities where required
Start working on the Virtual Conference event slide deck, collating imagery, audio and text and transferring this onto company templates
Meeting with key business stakeholders to discuss future internal communications intent and content for review by the executive team. Following this meeting I’ll prepare the supporting meeting papers and circulate to the leadership team.
Definitely time to grab a coffee, whilst trying to avoid the numerous cake bakes in the office on my way to the in house Starbucks… my waistline cannot cope with all the treats!
Meeting via Video link with Virtual Conference presenters and the internal communications team to finalise scripts and content. Depending on the decisions we make I may need to liaise with our internal Video Conferencing Team for guidance on IT capability to ensure content is streamed successfully on the day.
Lunch: Grab something to eat and a catch up with the gossip magazines.
Afternoon: Check emails, voicemails and respond to important requests.
Dial into the divisional monthly internal communications call to receive key updates on future internal campaigns and initiatives. We also use this call to share best practice amongst colleagues in similar roles in other business areas.
Catch up with the Group Operations Building the Best Team committee to discuss recent colleague survey results and start developing local engagement action plans
Final check of emails and voicemails before logging off for the day.
Home time: Leave the office so I can get to the gym for Metafit, then finally home to the Sky Planner and whatever 9pm drama is currently on the TV.