Internal Communications Specialist / Senior | Hybrid

Allianz Life

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) has been keeping its promises since 1896. As a leading provider of annuities and life insurance, today we carry on that tradition by helping Americans achieve their retirement income goals. We’re also part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with a presence in more than 70 countries and more than 150,000 employees worldwide.

Position Details

Internal Communications Specialist / Senior | Hybrid
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

What you do:

  • Strategic communications: Develop strategic communication plans for important partners (business/product, strategy, major change management campaigns, etc.). This includes developing and editing and culture building messaging, presentations and visual promotions. Tailor plans accordingly with consideration of the importance of the topic, whether employee action is required, how it supports our organizational strategy, etc. 
  • Writing/editing/design: Create clear, compelling technical/business and human interest content that appropriately balances competing organizational priorities. Distills complex topics into easy-to-understand, concise topics using AP style and visual design capabilities (e.g., Powerpoint designs/layout, etc.). Design content for visual communications vehicles (e.g., onsite TVs and signage, intranet graphics). 
  • Meeting management: Manage content and logistics for large-scale meetings/events. This includes organizing presenters, drafting and compiling content, ensuring Powerpoint materials are visually appealing and meet brand requirements, arranging for facilities/technology/meeting support requests, managing rehearsals and Q&A. 
  • Department processes: Support internal communications processes, including developing content, editorial calendar management, creating visual assets for digital signage, intranet and print needs, building intranet content in Sitecore, pulling Google analytics, etc. 
  • Relationship-building: Develop relationships with important leaders/team members to deliver strategic consultation and support. Use connections to enhance understanding of our business and their partners' priorities and to build trust and confidence in internal communications expertise. Operate as a strong team player, supporting colleagues and upholding our values in each interaction.

What you bring:

  • 5 years of experience required in a corporate or agency environment required. Design experience appreciated. 
  • Four-year degree required in Communications, PR, English, Journalism or Marketing

What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we're proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes diversity. Our great benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we're recognized as a top workplace employer.

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