Global Communications Officer (m/f/d) Limited for 12-18 months

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

The Communications team at AGCS promotes and supports effective and timely communications to and from colleagues, clients, brokers, journalists and other stakeholders. The team consists of global and regional specialists from around the world and focuses on four key areas: Internal Communications (including leadership communications/project & change communications), Media Relations & External Communications (including crisis communications), Digital Communications (website, newsletter, intranet and social media) and Content (editorial, research, reports and thought leadership). We cover an extraordinary range of topics and challenges, with quite a few opportunities along the way, so in this role, you will be part of a great team working globally, where no day is the same as before.~crlf~ ~crlf~Based in Munich and reporting directly to the Global Head of Communications you will be covering a wide range of activities and projects with a specific focus on digital communications (website, newsletter, intranet and social media). You will be in charge of coordinating and managing the AGCS ‘Connect’ intranet and will work in close collaboration with the Digital Communications Officer, who takes overall responsibility for digital communications. In addition to your digital responsibilities, the Communications team at AGCS also focuses on external communications, content and thought leadership, and internal/change communication and in this role you will be involved in varying capacities across all these activities. You will also work closely with the Global & Regional Communications teams as well as other business stakeholders from other functions (e.g. CEO and Board Members, Global Distribution, HR, Operations, Underwriting, Claims, etc.).

In this role you will be…~crlf~ ~crlf~##Developing and coordinating the effective use of digital communications channels by supporting the Digital Communications Officer mainly with Connect (intranet), but also with website, social media, and other digital channels. You will be working on the channel administration, training new editors, exploring new tools and formats, content generation and development, measurement and analytics.~crlf~##The primary lead for the AGCS ‘Allianz Connect’ intranet platform. You will coordinate content management and editing, train and manage the editor community, management of stakeholders, liaison with the product team within Allianz Technology and Allianz Group Communications, platform improvements, etc.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~##Working on a wide range of communications projects as a key member of the global communications team, from team based strategic projects to individual tactical projects, and providing general input to the global team and to other regions on a wide range of tasks, including administrative and operational communications activities as well as major initiatives (e.g. communications planning and delivery for business initiatives, leadership events, coordination of virtual board member updates, photography and video, event support, contributing to Connect content, etc.).~crlf~~crlf~

##You have a degree in journalism, communications or other relevant fields.~crlf~##At least 3 years’ experience in a professional communications role, ideally in an international environment, working with senior stakeholders.~crlf~##Solid experience of digital communications, including hands on knowledge of platform management, social media and content management.~crlf~##Hands on experience of successful planning and delivery of complex multi-stakeholder projects.~crlf~##Strong communications skills to include planning, copywriting and information research and ability to work accurately on tight deadlines.~crlf~##Excellent inter-personal, inter-cultural/relationship management skills are essential for liaison with teams at all levels, and for external stakeholders. Good sense of humor in face of challenges is also required.~crlf~##Strong IT/digital familiarity and competences in MS Office applications and ability to learn new applications quickly (e.g. Photoshop, video editing, content management systems and web analytics).~crlf~##English as native speaker level.~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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