Communications Lead Consultant (Remote - Home Based Work)

Allstate Insurance Company

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Position Details

Communications Lead Consultant (Remote - Home Based Work)
Northern Illinois
Northbrook (Remote - Home Based Work), IL

Job Summary:

This Communications Lead Consultant is primarily accountable for developing and executing the strategic plan, transformation and governance for the agency communications platform while working to meet future needs. This work includes, but is not limited to communication counsel, planning and execution, enterprise business partner services, business system stakeholder management and conference content and communication vehicle delivery to improve business partner engagement. The ideal candidate will be a change agent, strategic visionary and have a strong people leadership background with experience in a cross functional team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy development:

  • Develops communication strategies to support new plans, programs & processes 
  • Solicits and integrates input from key stakeholders 
  • Proactively evaluates procedures and processes regularly and determines/recommends alternatives or improvements 
  • Ensures processes are followed and applied consistently throughout team/department 
  • Evaluates and implements process improvements to internal and external compliance requirements/standards

Project Management:

  • Consistently plans, implements, manages, and/or sponsors projects of moderately high to high complexity 
  • Forecasts short-term and long-term deliverables cross functionally 
  • Formulates strategies to achieve plan objectives 
  • Communicates and presents project information to project team as well as providing presentation/updates to senior level management 
  • Actively builds strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives 
  • Manages all-project-related expenses 
  • Supports governance process

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • This job does not have direct reports

Education and Experience:

  • 7+ years experience required 
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred (Communication, English, or Journalism a plus) 
  • Previous management experience a plus

Functional Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Strong communication and project management skills required 
  • Strategic and critical thinking required

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit

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