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Communications Executive

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Dublin, IE, D04Y6Y6

Due Date:  14th January 2022
Area of Expertise:  Communication & Public Relations
Unit:  Allianz Ireland
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3594

The Opportunity

As the trusted insurance partner to over 500,000 customers across the island of Ireland Allianz plc has built a local and global brand based on trust, integrity and outstanding customer service for over one hundred years.

 

Our vision for the future is to build on this strong reputation by creating valuable products and propositions for our customers to allow more people and communities to choose Allianz to ensure their future. To deliver this goal we are now hiring a Communications Executive to drive key brand objectives, grow our reputation through all corporate communications activity which includes PR, media relations, content creation and social media channel management. 

 

Job Purpose / Role

 

This is a newly defined role that will report into the Marketing Communications Manager and assist in managing the Allianz reputation externally in collaboration with our agency partners and the wider marketing team.

 

The Communications Executive will be responsible for managing corporate communications in line with Allianz Ireland’s strategic objectives. The successful candidate will be accountable for the development and execution of a communications roadmap to build our brand and reputation including corporate responsibility. 

 

A key part of this role will be to engage with the broader market management team as well as forging strong relationships with senior management, the global communications team, external partners, agencies and journalists.  

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an in-house or agency communicator that has experience in PR, content creation, has exceptional writing skills, is super organised and who wishes to join a small, fast paced, excellent marketing team with big ambitions.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of a communications roadmap to build our brand and reputation including corporate responsibility & sustainability
  • Lead the development and management of external communications, media relations and PR activities for Allianz Ireland to grow brand and reputation
  • Work with Global communications team to leverage content and ensure local activity is aligned with group strategic objectives
  • Work with the Market Management team to develop and amplify brand activity in the external market.
  • Continually seek new opportunities to enhance reputation and increase visibility of Allianz in the media through regular proactive consumer PR communications & corporate campaigns; report & track
  • Identify and write compelling content for media releases, thought leadership articles, LinkedIn; & speaking notes to promote the work of Allianz
  • Monitor current affairs, prepare briefing documents & report on coverage of the organisation within the media
  • Ensure appropriate governance, compliance and risk management of all corporate communications related activity

 

Essential Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role and experience of managing media queries and interacting with journalists
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of storytelling, content creation, social media content development and knowledge of social media platforms
  • Experience of devising, delivering and evaluating communications plans
  • Excellent organization skills with an eye for detail
  • A proven record of managing communications and PR related projects/campaigns

 

Desirable Experience

  • A third level or relevant postgraduate qualification in Marketing, PR or Business
  • Experience in managing third party relationships or vendors

 

 

 

 

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. 
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.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.