Communications Executive

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    We are seeking a communications/PR generalist who will help deliver the company’s ambitious media relations, internal communications and social media goals. You will work closely with AllianzGI’s experienced spokespeople and colleagues in the wider global communications team to support the delivery of media coverage in target publications and develop multimedia materials for external and internal channels. ~crlf~The right candidate will be a natural self-starter who is keen to develop their communications career within an ambitious, global team.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ##Develops relationships with key journalists across national, international and broadcast media, as well as the specialist financial trade press ~crlf~##Acts as a responsive first point of contact for in-bound and out-bound, day-to-day press engagement~crlf~##Actively identifies upcoming news hooks from AllianzGI’s global organisation, helping craft articles and commentary for external and internal channels~crlf~##Supports in the distribution of media announcements, as well as helping maintain targeted media distribution lists and preparing coverage round-ups~crlf~##Participates in delivery of events for media including press conferences and networking events, as well as internal events~crlf~##Plays an active role in creating and suggesting content for various social media channels, in particular for the @AllianzGI_Media account and internal information screens~crlf~##Develops a vibrant calendar of internal communication activities for our London office, supporting the delivery of AllianzGI’s Global Internal Communications plans

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##A promising track record of effective media relations since graduating – agency or in-house~crlf~##Proven digital and creative skills desirable – i.e video editing experience~crlf~##Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate ideas in different formats and situations for different audiences. ~crlf~##A self-starter who is willing to get involved in all areas of the business while being a strategic thinker and colleague who has a strong interest in the news and social media ~crlf~##Knowledge of financial topics desirable as well as interest in global current affairs and intercultural skills with an international outlook and desire to work as part of a global team - a second language would be helpful

  • About Allianz

    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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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 Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

    Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire 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 since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

We are seeking a communications/PR generalist who will help deliver the company’s ambitious media relations, internal communications and social media goals. You will work closely with AllianzGI’s experienced spokespeople and colleagues in the wider global communications team to support the delivery of media coverage in target publications and develop multimedia materials for external and internal channels. ~crlf~The right candidate will be a natural self-starter who is keen to develop their communications career within an ambitious, global team.

Key Responsibilities

##Develops relationships with key journalists across national, international and broadcast media, as well as the specialist financial trade press ~crlf~##Acts as a responsive first point of contact for in-bound and out-bound, day-to-day press engagement~crlf~##Actively identifies upcoming news hooks from AllianzGI’s global organisation, helping craft articles and commentary for external and internal channels~crlf~##Supports in the distribution of media announcements, as well as helping maintain targeted media distribution lists and preparing coverage round-ups~crlf~##Participates in delivery of events for media including press conferences and networking events, as well as internal events~crlf~##Plays an active role in creating and suggesting content for various social media channels, in particular for the @AllianzGI_Media account and internal information screens~crlf~##Develops a vibrant calendar of internal communication activities for our London office, supporting the delivery of AllianzGI’s Global Internal Communications plans

Key Requirements/ Skills

##A promising track record of effective media relations since graduating – agency or in-house~crlf~##Proven digital and creative skills desirable – i.e video editing experience~crlf~##Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate ideas in different formats and situations for different audiences. ~crlf~##A self-starter who is willing to get involved in all areas of the business while being a strategic thinker and colleague who has a strong interest in the news and social media ~crlf~##Knowledge of financial topics desirable as well as interest in global current affairs and intercultural skills with an international outlook and desire to work as part of a global team - a second language would be helpful

About Allianz

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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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 Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire 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 since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~


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