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Internal Communications Manager | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  NA
Area of Expertise:  Communication & Public Relations
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8684

 

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 10,000 employees located in 55 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

 

What you do:

 

Are you ready to share your storytelling talent and be a culture influencer? Allianz Technology, an entity of one of the world’s largest insurance companies, has an opening for a driven, people-oriented, doer who capitalizes on thought leadership.

 

The Communications Manager serves as the local narrator of the Allianz Technology experience. This key role drives the direction, innovation and development of communications channel(s) as well as builds the strategy and timely execution of communications plans, the foundation of successful operations and a strong company culture. You will provide expert consultation to the executive leadership team on the development of communication strategies supporting efficient operations, business relationships, and our unique technology culture. Not only will you create the presentations, articles, and announcements which engage, inform, and educated our team, but you will help guide the strategy for the delivery. This can be the next exciting step in your growing career journey with a group of professionals who will value your contribution and expertise.

 

This person chosen for this position will work closely with executives, experts and the global communications team colleagues to identify communication opportunities and develop multimedia materials for internal channels.
 

A successful candidate will have background in:

 

  • Support the CEO and executive team in communication matters, including writing articles, briefings and presentations for company employee meetings, board presentations, crisis communications, and key staff announcements.
  • Develop and implement internal communication strategy in line with Allianz Technology strategy
  • Work with a network of global colleagues to gather information, define messaging and support communication activities in Allianz Technology
  • Maintain a pulse on the organization to curate topics for internal communications which inform, educate, and inspire.
  • Communicate during a crisis, develop the right framing, and partner with relevant partners
  • Engage directly with employees to promote a culture of feedback and respect
  • Manage and maintain communication channel(s) and makes decisions about the strategic direction of the channel(s)
  • Drive innovation in communications approaches and tactics
  • Support in the distribution of newsletters, announcements, as well as leading the maintenance of internal distribution lists
  • Maintains a calendar of internal communication activities, overseeing an active schedule of events and internal publications, supporting the delivery of Allianz Technology’s internal communications plans
  • Ad hoc proofreading, consultancy and input as required

 

 What you bring:

 

  •  6+ years’ experience required; 8+ preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, able to communicate ideas in different formats and situations for different audiences
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience and comfort with executive leaders; excellent interpersonal & relationship building skills
  • Ability to understand complex subject matter and repurpose for internal audiences
  • Keen interest in technology and the technology sector
  • Strong eye for detail and accuracy 
  • Proven digital, creative and presentation skills desirable
  • Strong news sense, interest and experience in social media
  • Proven intercultural skills and an international outlook and desire to work as part of a global team
  • A self-starter who will be willing to get involved in all areas of the business and function 
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful scenarios and the flexibility to meet changing requirements
  • Ability to pivot, work in a fast-paced environment, and manage critical situations

 

 

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.  We care for tomorrow.