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Communications Manager (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

PARIS, 75, FR, 75002

Available until:  17/04/2023
Area of Expertise:  Communication & Public Relations
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AGI FRANCE BRANCH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  23146

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!

We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.

AllianzGI is one of the world’s leading active investment managers. This position provides an opportunity to play a leading role in the development of a vibrant internal communications calendar for our Paris office, as well as contributing to both our French and global media agenda.

The right candidate will grow with the chance to drive local internal communications activity, as well as helping deliver the company’s broader, global Communications goals.

The right candidate will be proactive, agile, adept at finding opportunities and risks with excellent written skills. They should thrive on handling diverse stakeholders and be keen to develop their communications career within a dynamic global team.


Role & responsibilities



  • Develops a vibrant calendar of internal communication activities for our Paris office, supporting the delivery of AllianzGI’ s Global Internal Communications plan.
  • Takes the lead for local internal events.
  • Writes internal news and works on further internal materials where appropriate.
  • Acts as communications advisor for local Investment, Distribution and HR colleagues.



  • Develops relationships with key journalists across national print, online and broadcast media, as well as the specialist financial trade press in France.
  • Supports steering of the local PR agency and acts as an adaptable first point of contact for in-bound and out-bound, day-to-day press engagement.
  • Arranges press meetings, preparing briefings where necessary.
  • Writes and edits thought-leadership pieces from portfolio managers and senior executives for use with the media.
  • Supports the Lead Global Media in the preparation and distribution of global media announcements, preparing of global coverage round-ups and reports, supporting the delivery of AllianzGI’ s global media plan.
  • Maintains targeted local media distribution lists.
  • Plans and implements media events.
  • Arranges media trainings for spokespeople.
  • Supports the preparation of content for social media.


Key relationships within Communications


  • Members of the global media and internal comms teams
  • Content teams for efficient leverage
  • Social media channel owners


Other key relationships outside Communications


Close working relationships with:


  • Head of Paris Office
  • Colleagues in Investment, HR, Marketing


Experience / Qualifications and Skills


  • 5 years of professional experience within public relations, employee communications or corporate communications at an agency or in-house, within a financial services environment: Knowledge of the asset management industry is plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French (native mandatory). Proficient in English writing, editing, and presentation skills; Spanish is a plus
  • Ability to understand complex investment subject matter
  • Proficiency with Microsoft suite, in particular PPT
  • Strong eye for detail and accuracy, be it written, visual or numerical communications
  • News sense, and Strong about driving internal employee engagement
  • Proven intercultural skills and an international outlook and desire to work as part of a wider global team
  • Collaboration with global media and internal teams
  • Engaging internal content, positive feedback on internal events
  • Initiating activities to position AllianzGI in earned media
  • Media coverage volume and tonality in French earned media
  • Integrity – understands the importance of representing the company and its values
  • Curiosity – interested to learn and grow as a communications professional
  • Tenacity – recognizes that some of the most rewarding experiences come from being challenging
  • Collegiality – works well will with a diverse group of individuals across teams and locations as well as immediate colleagues.
  • Master’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, integrated communications, or closely related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French (native preferred). Proficient in English writing, editing, and presentation skills; Spanish is a plus
  • Proficient with professional communications standards, including writing style guides and corporate communication best practices, utmost attention to details and excellence


About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 600 investment professionals in over 20 offices worldwide and managing EUR 506 billion in assets. Data as of 31 December 2022.


We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.


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. 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.


We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.If you need support to navigate our websites or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to


Active is: Allianz Global Investors


AllianzGI completed the transfer of investment teams (including 87 Investment Professionals) and USD 101bn of assets they manage to Voya Investment Management as part of a strategic partnership. Two thirds of the assets continue to be managed on behalf of AllianzGI clients outside of the US.


23146 | Communication & Public Relations | Professional | Allianz Global Investors | Full-Time | Permanent