Content Specialist/Sr Content Specialist - Minneapolis

Allianz Life

Drive sales though the creation and execution of training campaigns, materials and programs. Identify opportunities to improve existing collateral. Drive proactive collaboration with~crlf~Marketing, Interactive, Distribution, Compliance and Legal. Identify and utilize new technology to create and deliver innovative content. Establish a process for the promotion of new content. Develop metrics around the content being created

Create and execute Distribution Sales Development initiatives that support and drive sales. Demonstrate excellent proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Excel and Word and be willing to learn to use other tools as needed (ie, Brainshark, Articulate). Use new technology to create and innovate training content and delivery. Lead the development of training content in collaboration with a broad range of subject matter experts and clients.~crlf~Execute and manage multiple projects. Drive the creation process of training materials in collaboration with Distribution partners.~crlf~Drive communication to proactively promote training initiatives. Collaborate with Marketing, Product Development, Compliance and Legal during the launch of new products, campaigns and materials. Requires deep technical knowledge of AZL products. Translates complex technical product information into learning material.~crlf~Coordination with Marketing on stories, blast emails, and sales material. This individual will interface with Marketing on a frequent basis and be expected to maintain strong working relationships with Marketing associates.~crlf~Coordination with our Legal and Compliance departments on changes and development of sales training material. Due to increased scrutiny by states and regulators, it is critical that~crlf~all training material be reviewed frequently and updated to reflect new regulatory guidelines. This individual must have a strong working knowledge of compliance and be able to apply~crlf~these standards consistently to all material created. Further, it is expected that this individual be able to maintain close working relations to ensure all legal and compliance guidelines are met.~crlf~

Experience:~crlf~- 4-5 years experience required: Experience would include~crlf~internal or external wholesaling or other field experience; Powerpoint experience.~crlf~- 6-7 years experience preferred: multi media production experience~crlf~~crlf~Education:~crlf~- Four-year degree required~crlf~- Advanced degree preferred~crlf~~crlf~Licenses:~crlf~~crlf~MN Life Insurance Life; FINRA Series 6, 63 and 26 either held or the ability to attain in 6 months~crlf~

Ability to attend evening business functions. Ability and desire to travel occasionally throughout the year. Job may require periods of stooping, bending, sitting or standing.~crlf~~crlf~At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~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.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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