Communications Associate

Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is seeking a self-starter to join its Global Marketing & Communications team. This New York-based role will sit within US Communications and report directly to the regional team lead. The ideal candidate is interested in gaining communications experience and exposure to the asset management industry at one of the world’s leading investment management firms. This role will support both internal and external communications in employee engagement, media relations, and social media efforts, working with a team of global colleagues, US leadership, HR, IT, and office services.~crlf~~crlf~Responsibilities include:~crlf~## Assist with building and protecting AllianzGI’s brand in the US market by researching, identifying, and maintaining lists of key media outlets and contacts for the firm’s various business channels ~crlf~## Proactively distribute investment insights and research to key journalists across national, international, and financial trade press to promote awareness of the firm’s capabilities and offerings ~crlf~## Create and manage calendar of interview pipeline, pending and secured press coverage~crlf~## Track latest reporter and publication changes, including new columns or sections launched, to suggest alternative press engagement opportunities~crlf~## Research and maintain lists of conferences, speaking engagements, magazine editorial calendars, and award submissions to track deadlines and participate as suitable ~crlf~## Create media briefing documents and coverage reports to prepare for and support press interviews ~crlf~## Actively package and promote suitable content for AllianzGI’s social media channels~crlf~## Support in planning and scheduling logistics, invitations, and engagement for events such as employee Town Halls, Lunch & Learns, Open Forums, celebratory/seasonal parties, media roundtables, and receptions~crlf~## Support the sourcing and publishing of critical office announcements, internally on local intranet pages and employee emails in addition to in-office monitor slides and posters ~crlf~## Assist creative services and design team in the production of communications materials, including branded announcements and posters~crlf~

## Entry-level candidate with experience and interest in communications. ~crlf~## Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, or a related field. ~crlf~## Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook required. ~crlf~## Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with ability to adapt to different audiences and be a resourceful thinker. ~crlf~## Collaborative team-player, self-starter, multi-tasker, with detail-oriented work ethic. ~crlf~## Ability to support and manage senior executives and complex calendars preferred; comfort working with people at all organizational levels required. ~crlf~## Interest in investment management, financial services and current affairs required. ~crlf~## Desire to learn and support media relations, employee and conference event planning/execution, social media/digital efforts, and communications materials creation, including research/reporting.~crlf~## Bilingual English and Spanish speaker preferred (but not required) to support Latin America business. ~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 750 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 546 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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