Blackhawk Network

Internal Communications Specialist

Human Resources
Position Type
Location : Location

About Achievers:

At Achievers, our software delivers a powerful new way for companies to engage, align, and recognize employees enabling remarkable business success. Every day.


We hire ambitious professionals who thrive on their entrepreneurial spirit and want to Change the Way the World Works.  As Achievers employees, we are passionate about disruptive technology, welcome constant change, and understand the value of employee success in the workplace. We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and L.O.V.E. our culture. Achievers is more than just a software company; we are industry leaders in the HR space. 


The Internal Communications Specialist is accountable for creating and implementing internal/employee communications content, and forums which create excitement, drive engagement, align teams and individuals and shape culture.


  • Ensure internal messages are communicated to employees in a clear, timely and effective manner, using a high impact writing style and format
  • Create specific communications action plans, timelines, and defined deliverables that support the communication of internal messages helping Achievers shape culture, drive engagement, and deliver results
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to integrate employee communications content into overall company goals and messaging
  • Support the development of an employee communications strategy and execution of the strategy
  • Write, edit and produce communications for internal audiences including but not limited to presentations, scripts, briefing documents, aspire/postaway articles, and employee communications, messages and emails
  • Review and edit communications drafted by internal stakeholders and make recommendations to ensure messaging is consistent with internal strategy and tone
  • Support social media communications to deliver a strong employee value proposition
  • Collaborate and support the work of various internal working groups
  • Continually improve, measure, and evaluate effectiveness of employee communications strategy and methods
  • Perform other duties as we may need you to do

As a team member, you will….

  • Be a role model for Achievers organizational culture by creating a positive impact at every touchpoint with people, with every word you say or put in print and everything you do
  • Bring out the best in others
  • Maintain and encourage open and honest business relationships within the team and throughout the company
  • Be a change leader as Achievers continues to adapt to new and exciting ways of delivering business
  • From a distance, make a difference in the lives of our members by helping our team members achieve our mission of Change the Way the World Works
  • Collaborate with your peers and stakeholders to add to the collective innovative thinking that can drive new business ideas for Achievers
  • Actively participate in community events as part of Achievers overall commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Align your values with the Mission, Vision and Values of Achievers
  • Consider health & safety as a primary concern to ensure the overall well-being of yourself and others


  • Have a post-secondary degree in Communications, Journalism or related field, and three (3) to five (5) years professional experience in internal/corporate/employee communications
  • Have the proven ability to create content and craft key messages related to employee/human resources matters
  • Have outstanding listening and communications skills, both written and oral
  • Be confident at influencing at all levels of the organization and be more than approachable with your superior interpersonal skills
  • Be proficient in multiple forms of communications technologies and approaches
  • Be an expert writer in internal and employee communications that are engaging and informative
  • Be adaptable, proactive, deadline-driven, results-oriented, highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrate expert proficiency with MS Windows/MS Office Applications
  • Work hand in hand with Employee Success departments to synergize corporate messaging
  • Embrace change and have experience in supporting change management process
  • Enjoy working within a fast-paced, performance-based SAAS or similar professional environment
  • Be a self-starter, able to work with general direction and exercise independent judgment
  • Use your courage to take action in difficult and challenging situations and deal with uncertainty
  • Do the right things for the right reasons
  • Embrace lifelong learning
  • Be willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as the job demands and travel as required
  • Be aware of and mitigate enterprise risk factors and ensure compliance with applicable regulations, legislation and Achievers policies and procedures
  • Sincerely show in every aspect of what you do that you are a great employee and dedicated team member of Achievers



Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request during the application process.


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