Internal Communications Manager

Medallia’s mission is simple: to create a world where companies are loved by customers and employees alike. Hundreds of the world’s best-loved brands trust Medallia’s Software-as-a-Service application to help them capture customer feedback everywhere the customer is (on the phone, in store, online, mobile), understand it in real-time, and deliver insights and action everywhere—from the C-suite to the frontline—to improve their performance. Founded in 2001, Medallia is growing quickly with more than 1000 employees globally in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Paris, Sydney, Buenos Aires, Austin, Washington D.C., and Tel Aviv. 

The Role

  • The job of the Internal Communications Manager is to build, create and manage a consistent and strategic approach to communications for all Medallia employees (more than 1,000 people globally).
  • Communications touch points include email, events, video conferences, signage, digital displays, Intranet (e.g., Loop), and more.
  • This position requires flexibility, positivity, fearlessness and a sense of humor. The ideal person has a combination of technical skills and creative skills - someone who can just as easily write a 350-word blog post as well as quickly manage basic Web publishing tasks.
  • Strategic Assessment and Recommendations:
  • Increase transparency and communication for Medallia employees via various channels
  • Work cross-functionally with People & Culture, IT, Executive Team, Marketing and Creative to create high-quality, focused communications in various formats
  • Assess existing tools and processes and develop a new plan for improvement across both digital tools (e.g., Loop, which is the Intranet) and in person events (e.g., Company Meetings)
  • Provide support for company-wide announcements and set strategy for specific channels to determine which announcements are best for which audiences via specific channels
  • Collaborate with People and Culture, PR, Creative and other teams on messaging, look and feel, and creating the Medallia ‘voice’ to nurture a positive and inspiring environment for employees
  • Measure the impact via NPS, surveys and other fun tools (text message surveys during the event) and set goals for improvements (NPS improvements over time)


  • Create excitement around Loop and ensure a steady stream of new content
  • Assist, inspire and train 40 employee ‘store’ owners from each department
  • Unearth positive and timely ‘nuggets of news’ and post content daily
  • Increase usage, engagement and traffic
  • Manage basic Web publishing tasks (mantles, polls, permissions)
  • Support existing company meetings and ensure a regular cadence of exciting events
  • Develop themes and talking points, including a 6-month calendar of company events, Fireside Chats, and Global Huddles
  • Assist in messaging and slide development with Creative team as needed
  • Support executives on special events and projects as needed
  • Send weekly or daily emails, post-event surveys, reminders, and prepare post-event recaps with participation numbers
  • Get creative about new and engaging ways to present useful and relevant information to employees
  • Company-wide email moderationReview and manage company-wide emails on a daily basis
  • Digital signage
  • Manage process for TV monitors in offices globally to ensure creative and inspiring content
  • Other duties as needed
  • Maintain a flexible attitude for ad hoc projects and issues from positive announcements to special events
  • Assist other teams on special projects as needed

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5-6 years of experience in internal communications in a corporate setting
  • Must possess excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Basic proficiency with web publishing and slide development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven track record building an internal communications program from the ground up
  • Proficiency with Jive (software Intranet program)
  • Working in a highly complex organization with a variety of internal stakeholders
  • Graphic design skills a plus

At Medallia, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it and recognize the value it brings to our customers and employees. Medallia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We won't unlawfully discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law.

Medallia is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state disability laws.

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