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Manager, Internal Communication
Title:Manager, Internal Communication
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Posting Date:09/23/2021
Location:College Park, MD


The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a strategic Manager, Internal Communication. In this role, you will work with senior leadership to cultivate an approach to company-wide internal communications that ensures effectiveness and consistency. The successful candidate will be proactive in their support of organizational change initiatives by developing, implementing, and managing communication campaigns to support our digital transformation and educate and engage our workforce on the company’s mission and strategic priorities.


  • Establish and maintain an internal communications strategy in collaboration with AIP staff leadership.
  • Craft messaging and develop best communication methods for sharing information coming from the Executive Management Team and across levels of AIP, e.g. blogs, newsletters, emails, videos, responses to all staff questions, etc.
  • Assist in the crafting of change management communications as a key member of a cross-functional digital transformation initiative.
  • Ensure key organizational initiatives, programs and projects are effectively communicated to AIP employees and other adjacent stakeholders (member societies, committees, board, etc.).
  • Provide leadership for content development and manage the staff intranet to inform staff about AIP’s mission, activities, and successes and become useful repository for staff resources
  • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums including, but not limited to, the annual report, staff intranet, blogs, email bulletins, and newsletters.
  • Develop draft messages, scripts and/or presentations for executive leaders to deliver at AIP and external events consistent with AIP’s editorial voice and brand image and aligned to externally communicated messages.
  • Respond to feedback and questions from staff and, when appropriate, adjust communications content accordingly.
  • Handle internal crisis communications consistent with AIP’s crisis communications plan.
  • Collect and curate staff feedback related to challenges arising from staff communications, and suggest action to senior leadership to address concerns.


Proposal Packet Must Include: Cover letter, resume, a completed application, and 2 writing samples that demonstrate your abilities in effective internal communications. (Incomplete proposal packets will not be considered for employment)


What is AIP?

We are the American Institute of Physics. Our mission is to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. We promote the physical sciences through effective communication, education, and policy initiatives.


The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a 501(c)(3) membership corporation of scientific societies. AIP pursues its mission—to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity—with a unifying voice of strength from diversity. In its role as a federation, AIP advances the success of its Member Societies by providing the means to pool, coordinate, and leverage their diverse expertise and contributions in pursuit of a shared goal of advancing the physical sciences in the research enterprise, in the economy, in education, and in society. In its role as an institute, AIP operates as a center of excellence using policy analysis, social science, and historical research to promote future progress in the physical sciences.


Why Work for AIP?

AIP wants you to be safe!


During the COVID 19 pandemic AIP took appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all AIP staff by providing a flexible approach to remote work that ensured a safe and productive workforce could continue to pursue our mission and provide continued value to our stakeholders. The safety, health, and wellbeing of our staff are of the utmost importance to our Institute.


In addition to your safety, AIP wants you to love working at the Institute, and we have a workplace culture that supports that goal. With our commitment to community service, institute-wide social opportunities, and ongoing Learning and Development, we work hard to make sure AIP is a rewarding place to work. Did we mention that you will work with amazingly talented colleagues in a variety of departments?


We offer a comprehensive and generous total compensation package including competitive pay, multiple healthcare options to meet your needs, commuter benefits, free parking (once we return to the office), tuition assistance, and an outstanding retirement plan.



Diversity Welcome!

We encourage and invite people from diverse backgrounds to apply and join our team. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, creed, marital status, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, personal appearance, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability.



  • BA in journalism, communications, public relations, or marketing
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills, and ability to source stories from employees
  • Strong oral communication skills to support message and presentation delivery to staff


AIP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE, including disability/Vets

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